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    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation
    Jul30

    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation

    In the tumult and uncertainty that marked Russia after the Soviet Union imploded, when the state was weak and many institutions tottering, a vital lifeline was extended from the West. The U.S. government, as well as foundations and philanthropies, responded generously. The financier George Soros, through his Open Society Foundations, provided...

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election
    Jul30

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election

    Canadian elections are usually 5 weeks but PM Harper to begin longest campaign since 1872. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat
    Jul30

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat

    GWEN IFILL: General Breedlove, thank you so much for joining us. GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE, NATO Supreme Allied Commander: Oh, thanks for having me. GWEN IFILL: I want to start by talking about Turkey. How significant is it that Turkey has allowed us to start using Incirlik for a basing to attack ISIS? GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE: Those things that we are...

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act
    Jul30

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act

    Russia’s leader wins President Obama’s praise for his role in the Iran nuclear deal. But ongoing disputes from Syria to Ukraine raise doubts about the prospects for truly friendly relations. …read more Source: Foreign...

    REPORT: Investigators believe newly found aircraft debris was likely the same model as MH370
    Jul30

    REPORT: Investigators believe newly found aircraft debris was likely the same model as MH370

    An unnamed US official told the Associated Press that aircraft wreckage found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean this week likely came from a Boeing 777 — the same type of aircraft as Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. According to the AP’s Joan Lowy and Lori Hinnant, the official said that air safety investigators have a “high degree...

    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November
    Jul30

    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November

    Heavily indebted Ukraine may borrow $1 billion in November via a new sale of U.S.-backed bonds, part of a broader international support package Kyiv expects to receive by the end of the year. The finance ministry said on Wednesday it anticipated international assistance worth more than $3.2 billion up to the end of 2015, including $1 billion of...

    NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia
    Jul30

    NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia

    The post NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Russia blocks UN tribunal on downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Jul30

    Russia blocks UN tribunal on downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    Jared M. FeldschreiberUNITED NATIONS, July 29 (UPI) — Russia vetoed a UN resolution Wednesday to create an international tribunal and prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia Vetoes Tribunal For Malaysia Airlines Flight Downed Over Ukraine
    Jul30

    Russia Vetoes Tribunal For Malaysia Airlines Flight Downed Over Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.Eleven countries on the 15-member council voted in favor of the...