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    Army leader: Russia is top threat to U.S.
    Aug13

    Army leader: Russia is top threat to U.S.

    The outgoing Army chief of staff said Wednesday that Russia posed the “most dangerous” threat facing the United States today, thanks to its “sophisticated” operations in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    American Troops in Ukraine Rattle Putin
    Aug13

    American Troops in Ukraine Rattle Putin

    The Kremlin is worried about not just what the Americans are teaching the Ukrainians, but what they may be learning from them and the Donbas battlefield. …read more Source: The Daily...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Cease-Fire Is Imperiled as Fighting Erupts
    Aug13

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Cease-Fire Is Imperiled as Fighting Erupts

    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday accused each other of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement. …read more Source: The New York...

    Prosecutors Ask for No Bail for 5 Accused in Insider Trading Ring
    Aug13

    Prosecutors Ask for No Bail for 5 Accused in Insider Trading Ring

    Given their strong ties to Ukraine, a country with which the United States has no extradition treaty, the five men are flight risks, the Brooklyn prosecutors maintained. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Debt: Putin’s Trump Card
    Aug13

    Ukraine Debt: Putin’s Trump Card

    American retirees are inadvertently doing the Russian president’s dirty work. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq
    Aug13

    Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If Iraqi forces aren’t making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, the Army’s retiring top general said Wednesday.Gen. Raymond Odierno, who retires as Army chief of staff on Friday, said the U.S. forces would not...

    No ‘Causal Connection’ Between Russia And MH17 Fragments In Eastern Ukraine: Investigator
    Aug13

    No ‘Causal Connection’ Between Russia And MH17 Fragments In Eastern Ukraine: Investigator

    The team investigating the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 said that fragments found in the eastern Ukraine, where the aircraft went down, might include parts from a Russian Buk surface-to-air missile system. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) looking into the MH17 crash released a statement Tuesday that “several parts, possibly...

    Ukraine Reports Intense Battles Near Mariupol
    Aug12

    Ukraine Reports Intense Battles Near Mariupol

    Ukraine has reported intense battles with pro-Russian separatists near the government-held coastal city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine, rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the recent escalation in fighting in east Ukraine with his Security Council on Wednesday, according to the Kremlin. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Britain broadening training for Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug12

    Britain broadening training for Ukrainian soldiers

    Richard TomkinsLONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops are to receive training from Britain in defensive urban warfare tactics and IED awareness from Britain. …read more Source: United Press...