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    Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces
    Aug28

    Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine for threatening to take more territory and hold their own elections. …read more Source: CNS...

    Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces
    Aug28

    Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine for threatening to take more territory and hold their… …read more Source:...

    Reflecting On U.S. Power and Leadership During Hard Times
    Aug28

    Reflecting On U.S. Power and Leadership During Hard Times

    Expressions of populist anger, resentment toward unresponsive government institutions, and deep-seated frustration with “politics as usual” have dominated the rhetoric surrounding the Republican Party’s ongoing presidential primary campaign. The underlying theme is that the United States is declining (in both material and moral...

    Ukrainian-Russia Conflict: Russian Generals Fighting In Ukraine Are Identified
    Aug28

    Ukrainian-Russia Conflict: Russian Generals Fighting In Ukraine Are Identified

    Ukraine’s security service on Thursday revealed the names of four Russian generals fighting in Ukraine, according to a statement issued by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, which said that Ukrainian forces were facing “structured military units of Russian regular army” troops organized along the same formations as...

    Ukraine finance minister: Restructuring deal meets ‘all of its targets’
    Aug28

    Ukraine finance minister: Restructuring deal meets ‘all of its targets’

    Jared M. FeldschreiberKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 27 (UPI) — Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said Friday that the deal to restructure the country’s debt meets “all of its targets.” …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Has Reached a Debt Deal. Now What?
    Aug28

    Ukraine Has Reached a Debt Deal. Now What?

    James CardenThe deal has worrying implications for the IMF’s treatment of Russia. …read more Source: The...

    New Walls Rise After Iron Curtain’s Fall
    Aug28

    New Walls Rise After Iron Curtain’s Fall

    The idea of erecting barriers to keep undesirables at bay did not crumble with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Iron Curtain. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Parties Of Ukraine President, Kyiv Mayor Merge
    Aug28

    Parties Of Ukraine President, Kyiv Mayor Merge

    The parties of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Kyiv’s Mayor Vitaly Klitschko have merged ahead of local elections in October. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kelly McParland: Under Russia’s bizarre new import ban, Russians suffer so Putin can thumb his nose at the West
    Aug28

    Kelly McParland: Under Russia’s bizarre new import ban, Russians suffer so Putin can thumb his nose at the West

    When he hasn’t been diving to the depths of the Black Sea in another demonstration of his he-man virility, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been busy overseeing an unusual import-substitution program. The plan – like his numerous manly-man stunts – is intended to demonstrate no one can push around a proud Mother Russia. In a steady...

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices
    Aug28

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices

    Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did this week. Gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cut-offs of supply in the past, and one standoff in 2009 caused serious disruptions in gas flowing from...