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    Russian captured by Ukraine in rebel-held territory says ‘everything is fine with me’
    May19

    Russian captured by Ukraine in rebel-held territory says ‘everything is fine with me’

    Representatives of Amnesty International and the OSCE have visited the two captured fighters whom Ukraine claims are Russian soldiers in a Kiev hospital. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine
    May19

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) β€” Representatives of Amnesty International and the OSCE have visited the two captured fighters whom Ukraine claims are Russian… …read more Source:...

    To Russia’s Annoyance, US Hones Ukrainians’ Fighting Skills
    May19

    To Russia’s Annoyance, US Hones Ukrainians’ Fighting Skills

    Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practice setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. Dotted around the vast, wooded Yavoriv military training area in western Ukraine, soldiers of the U.S. 173rd...

    AP Interview: Georgia’s leader warns of Russian expansion
    May19

    AP Interview: Georgia’s leader warns of Russian expansion

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) β€” Russia is poised to use its armed forces to expand further into former Soviet states, Georgia’s president said Tuesday, calling on the West never to accept any Russian aggression. Russia’s 2008 war with neighboring Georgia and its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 showed that Moscow is ready to exploit any...

    Economic Toll of Conflict Builds up for Ukraine
    May19

    Economic Toll of Conflict Builds up for Ukraine

    There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine’s economy. The extent of the damage caused by the conflict in the country’s east was highlighted in a report showing the economy had shrunk by almost a fifth since the violence began last year. Other indicators likewise show a country on the edge, with inflation rampant and the state out of...

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine
    May19

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

    There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine’s economy…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Chechen Teen Bride Scandal Puts Putin In Bind
    May19

    Chechen Teen Bride Scandal Puts Putin In Bind

    MOSCOW (AP) β€” The groom is approaching 50, a silver-haired boss in the Chechen strongman’s feared police force. The bride is 17, a shy beauty reportedly devastated at the idea of wedding a man nearly three times her age. Many Russians expressed outrage over the nuptials, causing a firestorm in the media and putting Chechen leader Ramzan...

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine
    May19

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

    There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine’s economy. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. should buy Mistral-class ships that were built for Russia
    May19

    U.S. should buy Mistral-class ships that were built for Russia

    Defence analysts Gene Germanovich and Noel Williams have an interesting commentary at the War on the Rocks website: they argue that the U.S. should purchase the Mistral-class ships that France built for Russia (and will not deliver because of Russia’s actions in Ukraine). β€œAn American purchase of these assets would relieve a key NATO ally...

    Lose The Territory, Win The War
    May19

    Lose The Territory, Win The War

    The endgame in the Ukraine conflict promises to be as strange and counterintuitive as every other aspect of this through-the-looking-glass hybrid conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...