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    Ukraine Probes Putin, Berlusconi Wine Drinking in Crimea
    Sep18

    Ukraine Probes Putin, Berlusconi Wine Drinking in Crimea

    Ukrainian prosecutors launch probe into Putin, Berlusconi drinking 240-year-old wine in Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    How Russia Invaded Ukraine
    Sep18

    How Russia Invaded Ukraine

    Russia has deployed as many as 10,000 troops in eastern Ukraine for more than a year and has actively sought to hide the deaths of its soldiers, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive assessment of the Kremlin’s invasion of its neighbor. The report was published Thursday by the Interpreter, a daily online journal that...

    The Guns of August, the Cease-Fire of September
    Sep18

    The Guns of August, the Cease-Fire of September

    Is a back-to-school peace breaking out in eastern Ukraine? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian Hacking Network Found Spying On U.S., Europe For Years
    Sep18

    Russian Hacking Network Found Spying On U.S., Europe For Years

    Russia has been cyberspying extensively on the United States and countries throughout Europe and Asia for seven years, Finnish data security firm F-Secure said in a report published September 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia May Be Eyeing Payoff for Military Buildup in Syria
    Sep18

    Russia May Be Eyeing Payoff for Military Buildup in Syria

    Russia’s unrelenting military buildup in Syria is worrying U.S. defense and intelligence officials who say Russia’s intentions are anything but clear and who remain suspicious of repeated calls by Moscow for direct military-to-military talks. Yet Moscow’s moves are also forcing some U.S. officials to concede that there likely is...

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally
    Sep18

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of members of pro-defense forces marched in downtown Warsaw on Thursday to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in it. …read more Source: CNS...

    Poland’s Pro-defense Forces Hold First Nationwide Rally
    Sep18

    Poland’s Pro-defense Forces Hold First Nationwide Rally

    Hundreds of members of pro-defense forces marched Thursday in downtown Warsaw to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in it. “We have come here to tell Poland that we are ready to defend her and to see to the security of our countrymen in time of...

    Russia’s Import Substitution Plan Runs into Quality, Economic Problems
    Sep18

    Russia’s Import Substitution Plan Runs into Quality, Economic Problems

    Russia is touting import substitution, a policy aimed at replacing foreign products with locally produced goods. The plan was sparked by Western sanctions over Ukraine and Moscow’s retaliatory ban on Western food. Some countries, like China, expect to benefit from the ban, but, as VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, substituting...

    Russia’s Third Circles
    Sep18

    Russia’s Third Circles

    As TAI already noted this morning, General Lloyd J. Austin III, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, indicated that the Pentagon was still completely flummoxed as to what Russia’s broader objectives were in sending arms and troops to Syria. That’s troubling but not...

    Ukraine Bans Silvio Berlusconi for Three Years After Crimea Visit: Reports
    Sep18

    Ukraine Bans Silvio Berlusconi for Three Years After Crimea Visit: Reports

    The former Italian leader was reportedly outlawed from the country to preserve “national security.” …read more Source:...