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    French farmers vow to step up protests over prices
    Jul22

    French farmers vow to step up protests over prices

    Paris (AFP) – French farmers protesting over falling food prices threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites on Wednesday, as the government prepared to unveil emergency aid for them.Farmers have dumped manure in cities, blocked access roads and motorways and hindered tourists from reaching Mont St-Michel in northern...

    The Daily Vertical: Mood Hardens In Ukraine
    Jul22

    The Daily Vertical: Mood Hardens In Ukraine

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Right Sector Leader Declares ‘New Stage Of Ukrainian Revolution’
    Jul22

    Right Sector Leader Declares ‘New Stage Of Ukrainian Revolution’

    Hundreds of supporters of Ukraine’s Right Sector rallied in Kyiv on July 21 to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly standoff between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west. Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh called for a no-confidence vote on the government of President Petro Porshenko, and...

    U.S. could send tanks to Hungary for military exercises: report
    Jul22

    U.S. could send tanks to Hungary for military exercises: report

    The military exercises would be part of NATO’s response to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine’s Right Sector Calls For Referendum To Impeach Government
    Jul22

    Ukraine’s Right Sector Calls For Referendum To Impeach Government

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rallied in Kyiv on July 21 to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly standoff between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Right Sector Leader Calls For Petro Poroshenko To Resign
    Jul22

    Ukraine Right Sector Leader Calls For Petro Poroshenko To Resign

    Hundreds of Ukrainians rallied in the capital of Kiev on Tuesday in support of the ultranationalist Right Sector group after a series of tense standoffs with government forces in recent weeks. The radical group played a major role during protests in Kiev last year and helped topple the regime of former president Viktor Yanukovych. …read...

    China bets on North Korea in gamble to save rustbelt
    Jul22

    China bets on North Korea in gamble to save rustbelt

    Hunchun (China) (AFP) – At China’s very farthest limits, a town sandwiched between North Korea and Russia stands at the heart of Beijing’s plan to revitalise its bleak, frigid northeastern rustbelt.Beijing has a vision of turning the nondescript outpost of Hunchun into a regional Asian trading hub, and is spending tens of...

    Top U.S. General Backs Giving Lethal Weapons To Ukraine
    Jul22

    Top U.S. General Backs Giving Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

    The United States should “seriously consider” providing Ukraine with lethal weapons and putting U.S. air strike controllers near combat areas in Iraq, a top general said July 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt
    Jul22

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips
    Jul22

    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips

    Dutch flowers represent a sanitary “threat” to Russia and could be banned, the Russian agricultural safety regulator said July 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...