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    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books
    Dec08

    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books

    A new film about Ukrainian “cyborg” soldiers who bravely fought for, but ultimately lost, Donetsk airport is the latest in Ukraine’s push to document the ongoing war in art form. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess
    Dec08

    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess

    Being hauled off a rooftop by police may be the most normal thing that’s happened in Ukraine to Mikheil Saakashvili, the combative former Georgian president and Odesa governor. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said sanctions against Moscow will remain in place until Russia withdraws from Ukraine. Tillerson made the comment in front of his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at a December 7 meeting in Vienna of foreign ministers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). (Reuters)...

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding
    Dec08

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding

    The United Nations is appealing for $187 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.3 million of the most vulnerable Ukrainians who, it says, have reached the limits of their endurance after four years of conflict. Most people view the ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine...

    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine
    Dec08

    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine

    VIENNA — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russia from forging a closer relationship, suggesting that all other disputes were secondary. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Russia’s involvement in Ukraine remained the major barrier to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow.Tillerson, who met with representatives to the Organization for Security and… …read more Source: The...

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity
    Dec08

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity

    The Washington Post ran a headline two weeks ago that captured the country’s fevered mood perfectly: “Wondering if the Russians reached you over Facebook? You can soon find out.” In a middling bit of clickbait, the Post managed to conjoin the prevailing sentiment of collective victimhood with the media’s favorite theme of 2017:...

    Tillerson: Biggest Snag in U.S.-Russia Relations is Ukraine, Not Election Meddling
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Biggest Snag in U.S.-Russia Relations is Ukraine, Not Election Meddling

    U.S. ‘badly’ wants to mend fences with Moscow, Secretary of State Tillerson says. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Never Accept Crimea Annexation
    Dec08

    Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Never Accept Crimea Annexation

    The American secretary of state and the Russian foreign minister traded barbs at a security conference in Vienna. …read more Source: The New York...

    FBI Says Its Support for Anti-corruption Unit Abides by Ukrainian Law

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is challenging suggestions of illegal conduct in an undercover sting operation targeting allegedly corrupt government officials in Kyiv, which the FBI conducted in concert with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The United States and European Union have provided logistical support and...