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    Ukraine Launches Western-style Police Force
    Jul06

    Ukraine Launches Western-style Police Force

    The first 2,000 recruits of a new Ukrainian police force fanned throughout the capital Kyiv over the weekend, intended by the government as a visible sign of its commitment to shake off a deep-rooted culture of corruption in public institutions. Trained by U.S. and Canadian forces, and given less militaristic uniforms and the name...

    Isolated? Putin Prepares to Host Two Major Summits
    Jul06

    Isolated? Putin Prepares to Host Two Major Summits

    Far from being isolated after fueling separatist violence in Ukraine and annexing Crimea 16 months ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin this week is hosting two major summits of groupings whose overlapping membership accounts for two-fifths of the world’s population. …read more Source: CNS...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, July 6
    Jul06

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, July 6

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a series of strikes targeting the Islamic State group’s stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif were locked in...

    Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jul06

    Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Malaysia has told the U.N. Security Council that it plans to submit a resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: CNS...

    Step inside the tiny Soviet country that doesn’t technically exist
    Jul05

    Step inside the tiny Soviet country that doesn’t technically exist

    We all take pride in our roots, but photographer Anton Polyakov has a unique love for his homeland. Polyakov was born and raised in the breakaway province of Transnistria, an approximately 125-mile-long sliver of territory along the Dniester River running between Moldova and Ukraine. In the aftermath of the USSR’s collapse in the early 90s,...

    Land Mine Blast in East Ukraine Kills 5 Soldiers, Wounds 3
    Jul05

    Land Mine Blast in East Ukraine Kills 5 Soldiers, Wounds 3

    Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. The presidential administration spokesman for the military operation, Alexander Motuzyanik, told reporters Sunday that the explosion occurred the previous day near...

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3
    Jul05

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3
    Jul05

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    MOSCOW — Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists.The presidential administration spokesman for the military operation, Alexander Motuzyanik, told reporters Sunday that the explosion occurred the previous day...

    Five Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In East
    Jul05

    Five Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In East

    Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and three injured by a land mine in the restive east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3
    Jul05

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: San Francisco...