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    General: US considers expanding Ukraine training to army
    Jul13

    General: US considers expanding Ukraine training to army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is considering a plan to expand its military training of Ukrainian forces to include army soldiers, the commander of… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Far-Right: Sifting Facts From Fiction
    Jul13

    Ukraine’s Far-Right: Sifting Facts From Fiction

    On July 4, 2015, one thousand far-right supporters and pro-government fighters marched through the center of Kiev, calling for the end of the Minsk ceasefire, the nationalization of Russian businesses, and a declaration of all-out war on Eastern Ukrainian separatists. The presence of visceral white supremacist symbolism and the leadership role...

    Russia Protests Closing of News Agency Account in Britain
    Jul13

    Russia Protests Closing of News Agency Account in Britain

    The Russian Foreign Ministry demanded Monday that Britain immediately clarify why the London bank account of Russia’s main state news agency has been closed. The ministry said it had information that Rossiya Segodnya’s (Russia Today) account with Barclays was closed Wednesday because of sanctions on its general director, Dmitry...

    General: US considering training for Ukrainian army
    Jul13

    General: US considering training for Ukrainian army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe says the United States is considering a plan to train Ukrainian army soldiers beginning in late November. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine
    Jul13

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition battle schools in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Can Saakashvili Do It?
    Jul13

    Can Saakashvili Do It?

    Odessans living in the city’s center were shocked awake by the sounds of a bomb exploding at the Angelovyh Café in the early morning hours on a Wednesday morning in early July. The bombing campaign which had reached a near weekly peak this spring had commenced mysteriously at around the time of the second Minsk accords. Terrorists, widely...

    Russia Says U.K. Closes State Media Giant’s Bank Account Over Ukraine Sanctions
    Jul13

    Russia Says U.K. Closes State Media Giant’s Bank Account Over Ukraine Sanctions

    Russia says a London bank account held by its state-owned media behemoth Rossia Segodnya has been “closed” by British authorities in a move it linked to Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the EU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania to remove remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul13

    Lithuania to remove remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania is removing all the Soviet statues remaining in its capital, prompted by renewed calls to take down the symbols of an oppressive Soviet occupation amid the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: CNS...

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition battle schools in Ukraine
    Jul13

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition battle schools in Ukraine

    Canada, along with its allies, have dusted-off a Cold War playbook in order to push back against Russian influence in Ukraine. Separate from the upcoming military training program, the Harper government is spending over $49 million in an attempt to fight Kremlin influence with grassroots ideologue rather than tanks, artillery and troops. The...

    Putin knows his military muscle isn’t much without economic muscle
    Jul13

    Putin knows his military muscle isn’t much without economic muscle

    While Ukraine is the central point of conflict between Russia and NATO, economics may be the next battlefront. According to Robert Dannenberg, a Goldman Sachs security analyst and CIA veteran, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin recognizes the importance of gaining power through international economic agencies. “Putin is conservative...