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    Saakashvili Says Georgia To Charge Him With Plotting Coup
    Aug27

    Saakashvili Says Georgia To Charge Him With Plotting Coup

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is also a former governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, has accused the authorities of Georgia and Ukraine of planning to accuse of planning a coup in Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Says Georgia to Charge Him With Plotting Coup
    Aug27

    Saakashvili Says Georgia to Charge Him With Plotting Coup

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is also a former governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, has accused the authorities of Georgia and Ukraine of planning to accuse of planning a coup in Georgia. Saakashvili wrote on Facebook on Saturday that the Georgian authorities “in complete coordination with officials in...

    How James Mattis Tried to Explain Trump to the World
    Aug27

    How James Mattis Tried to Explain Trump to the World

    The stifling heat of the tarmac beneath the wings of his C-17 aircraft, the dragon’s breath backwash from nearby helicopters, and the unmistakable, acrid smell of summertime Baghdad must have brought back distant memories when Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis touched down there earlier this week. Like many of his peers, Mattis, a retired...

    Saakashvili Says Georgia to Charge Him With Plotting Coup
    Aug27

    Saakashvili Says Georgia to Charge Him With Plotting Coup

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is also a former governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, has accused the authorities of Georgia and Ukraine of planning to accuse of planning a coup in Georgia. Saakashvili wrote on Facebook on Saturday that the Georgian authorities “in complete coordination with officials in...

    Soviet-Era Program Gives Even Unoppressed Immigrants an Edge
    Aug26

    Soviet-Era Program Gives Even Unoppressed Immigrants an Edge

    While refugee camps swell with families escaping Islamic fundamentalists and civil war, a 1990 act conveys a favored status on Ukrainians and other applicants from former Soviet areas. …read more Source: The New York...

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug26

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas

    Vladimir Putin has slammed the brakes on a much-ballyhooed Duma proposal to offer Ukrainians in the occupied Donbas region Russian citizenship on a simplified basis (Kommersant, July 18). Almost certainly, the initiative was abandoned because, if these individuals were to obtain that status – as the residents of the breakaway “republic” of South...

    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline
    Aug26

    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline

    The State Duma of the Russian Federation passed an amendment to its citizenship laws on July 12, easing the procedure for Ukrainians to acquire Russian citizenship. According to the new amendment, those wishing to acquire Russian citizenship would no longer need to provide Russian authorities with paper certification from Kyiv that they were...

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries
    Aug26

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries

    (JTA) – A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries. Separately, unidentified individuals smashed 24 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement wrote that the incident in Ukraine was discovered Tuesday at...

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers
    Aug26

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a cease-fire established ahead of the start of the new school year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...