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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son
    Sep21

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son

    ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine—The last time Marina Kasyanenko saw her son, Daniel, she begged him not to return to war. “It was hard for him,” she later says of her son, a 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier. “I didn’t want him to go to war. But he was determined—he had to be the one to go.” It was July 2015, and Daniel had gone home to his parents’...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine
    Sep21

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine

    A top European Union finance official said Kyiv needs to do more in fighting corruption and to pass pension and land reforms as conditions for receiving more financial aid from Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Ukraine’s president has repeated his call for a full United Nations peacekeeping mission, telling the world body that such a mission should be authorized to patrol Ukraine’s border with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign
    Sep21

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

    By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Adam Entous | Washington Post Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the...

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Ukraine’s president has repeated his call for a full United Nations peacekeeping mission, telling the world body that such a mission should be authorized to patrol Ukraine’s border with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire
    Sep21

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire

    Investigators are scrutinizing Paul Manafort’s emails. While working unpaid for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Paul Manafort mused about how he could use his new prominence to get financially “whole,” and offered to give private political briefings to a Russian billionaire who had recently sued him. That’s according to...

    Manafort used Trump email to contact Ukrainian operative: report
    Sep21

    Manafort used Trump email to contact Ukrainian operative: report

    Former Trump campaign head Paul Manafort used his official Trump campaign email to contact a Ukrainian political operative, … …read more Source: The...

    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?
    Sep21

    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?

    President Donald Trump, who is noted for his frequent exaggerations, just might have been right about the Obama administration’s attempts to derail his campaign. CNN, a hostile news source that had previously denounced Trump’s claims that he had been wiretapped at Trump Tower, reported late on Monday that former Trump campaign manager...