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    US, Russian Diplomats Look to Calm Tensions in Talks

    U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet in Finland next week in a bid to calm diplomatic tensions that have risen to levels of the Cold War. The State Department’s third-ranking official, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon, will meet Monday and Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. Shannon and...

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes
    Sep09

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes

    North Korea’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear tests indicate that the nation’s nuclear-arms program is rapidly advancing, nearing the point at which Kim Jong Un can credibly claim to possess the means of nuking the United States. But they also demonstrate something else: No matter how many sanctions you impose, no...

    Who in the hell is Felix Sater?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person
    Sep09

    Who in the hell is Felix Sater?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

    Felix Sater (Credit: Salon/Ilana Lidagoster) (In this brand new, hastily conceived premise, Salon will use the otherwise unlimited space of the site to profile a person in the news who has, until recently, lived largely under the radar. And by under the radar, we mean above gratuitous satire.) LEGAL FAKE NAME: Felix Henry Sater (born Felix...

    U.S., Russia diplomats look to calm tensions in talks
    Sep09

    U.S., Russia diplomats look to calm tensions in talks

    WASHINGTON — U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet in Finland this coming week in a bid to calm diplomatic tensions that have risen to levels of the Cold War. RELATED LINKSPutin says Trump ‘not my bride, and I’m not his groom’ U.S. seizes control of Russian posts in San Francisco, D.C., NY Russia lashes out after Trump orders diplomatic...

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes
    Sep09

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes

    North Korea’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear tests indicate that the nation’s nuclear-arms program is rapidly advancing, nearing the point at which Kim Jong Un can credibly claim to possess the means of nuking the United States. But they also demonstrate something else: No matter how many sanctions you impose, no...

    Blast in Kyiv Kills Georgian Man
    Sep09

    Blast in Kyiv Kills Georgian Man

    A Georgian citizen was reported to have died Friday in a car explosion in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said an explosive device went off inside a black Toyota Camry during rush-hour traffic. Interior Ministry spokesman Artem Shevchenko said the victim was identified as Timur Makhauri. Shevchenko said...

    New Russian Ambassador To U.S. Says Ready To Improve Relations
    Sep08

    New Russian Ambassador To U.S. Says Ready To Improve Relations

    Russia’s new ambassador to the United States, arriving at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries, says Moscow is ready to take “concrete” steps to improve ties with the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Support for Ukraine main theme at commemoration in Illinois
    Sep08

    Support for Ukraine main theme at commemoration in Illinois

    CHICAGO – The 26th anniversary of renewed Ukrainian independence was celebrated on August 26-27 with the traditional raising of the flag at Daley Plaza and the Ukrainian Days Festival in the newly selected venue in the heart of Ukrainian Village. The Ukrainian community was honored by the participation of Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago […]...

    Kyiv Car Bomb Kills Man In Suspected Targeted Attack
    Sep08

    Kyiv Car Bomb Kills Man In Suspected Targeted Attack

    A bomb has exploded in a car in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, killing one man and injuring two other people in what police suspect is the fourth targeted car bombing in just over a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return
    Sep08

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return

    After being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by President Petro Poroshenko, Mikheil Saakashvili will try to return to his once-adoptive country despite the threat of extradition to Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...