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    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow
    Aug25

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches. Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his...

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’
    Aug25

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’

    Russia’s RIA Novosti, a state-run Russian-language outlet, published a story on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day to celebrate the annexation of Crimea as “the first step in the reunification of Russia.” …read more Source:...

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’
    Aug25

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’

    Russia’s RIA Novosti, a state-run Russian-language outlet, published a story on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day to celebrate the annexation of Crimea as “the first step in the reunification of Russia.” …read more Source:...

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans
    Aug25

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans

    They just couldn’t resist. Two North Korean spies were caught on camera stealing what they thought were top-secret missile designs — giddily snapping pictures of the plans — which in reality, were completely fake. The gullible government agents were tricked by authorities in Ukraine during a 2011 sting operation, according to CNN. Officials...

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk
    Aug21

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk

    The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, is expected to meet with a Russian representative on August 21 in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange
    Aug21

    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange

    Iconoclastic Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed that he had met Wednesday with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who still remains in his self-imposed five-year exile at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, afraid he will be subject to U.S. arrest if he leaves. The reason for the unusual meeting (Rohrabacher claims he is the first...

    U.S.-Based Group Sending Veterinarians To Treat Stray Dogs Of Chernobyl Area
    Aug21

    U.S.-Based Group Sending Veterinarians To Treat Stray Dogs Of Chernobyl Area

    A Boston-based international animal-welfare group says it is sending a veterinary team to Ukraine to treat dogs near the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland
    Aug20

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland

    (JTA) — A leader of Russian Jews called on Poland to avoid any exclusion of Russia from an international forum that is responsible for preserving for educational purposes the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor. Mikhael Mirilashvili, the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, issued the call Sunday, following claims by Russian officials that...

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit
    Aug20

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit

    The Arbitration Court of Moscow has declined to place a freeze on gas turbines manufactured by the German firm Siemens that were transferred to the illegally annexed region of Crimea earlier this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack
    Aug20

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack

    Officials in Ukraine have accused Russia-backed separatists of firing on the settlement of Zaitseve, in a government-controlled part of the Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...