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    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...

    Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers
    Aug28

    Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers

    MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year’s European Championship.Del Bosque called up De Gea even though he has not played for Manchester United so far this season amid speculation over...

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices for Winter Season
    Aug28

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices for Winter Season

    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,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict Update: Ceasefire Violations Could Result In ‘Full Scale Armed Clashes,’ Says Russian Official
    Aug28

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict Update: Ceasefire Violations Could Result In ‘Full Scale Armed Clashes,’ Says Russian Official

    Russian authorities said Friday that Ukraine had again violated a peace agreement and warned that continuing violations could result in full-scale violent clashes, Tass, Russia’s state news agency, reported. Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin warned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to ensure that all Ukrainians followed the...

    How a Photographer Captured the USSR’s Dramatic Rise as the U.S. Economy Tanked
    Aug28

    How a Photographer Captured the USSR’s Dramatic Rise as the U.S. Economy Tanked

    Celebrating a country’s birthday or independence typically follows a well-known set of rituals, including fireworks, public festivals and passionate political speeches. Marking the occasion of a country’s collapse, however, is a trickier task, and one that Russians and citizens of the former Soviet Union confront each year on August...

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season
    Aug28

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

    MOSCOW (AP) — Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine is asking Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season.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 Russia via Ukraine to the...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Names Names
    Aug28

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Names Names

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...