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    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War
    Jul27

    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. Trump’s vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir...

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine
    Jul27

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and Odesa region governor who has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, lashed out at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a video statement posted on Facebook on July 27. “I love Ukraine with all my heart and I will continue the fight here, in Ukraine, whatever the...

    Pentagon on Alert as Russia Preps for Huge Military Exercise
    Jul27

    Pentagon on Alert as Russia Preps for Huge Military Exercise

    Sandra Erwin Security, Europe Should NATO be worried? The investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election is consuming the White House and gripping official Washington. The Pentagon, meanwhile, is turning its attention to Russia’s increasing military might. Defense and military experts from around the world will be...

    Trump transgender military ban at odds with allies like Canada
    Jul27

    Trump transgender military ban at odds with allies like Canada

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – The Canadian Forces says it is pressing ahead with improvements to its transgender policy, even as U.S. President Donald Trump...

    HBO Announces Five-part Miniseries on Chernobyl Accident
    Jul27

    HBO Announces Five-part Miniseries on Chernobyl Accident

    HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident. The series will dramatize the events of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear catastrophe that resulted in widespread radioactive fallout. Thirty...

    Russian Supreme Court Extends Crimean Tatar’s Prison Term
    Jul27

    Russian Supreme Court Extends Crimean Tatar’s Prison Term

    Russia’s Supreme Court has prolonged to 15 years the prison term for a jailed Crimean Tatar man, who was earlier sentenced to 12 years in April after a court found him guilty of creating a cell on behalf of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Lashes Out, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine
    Jul27

    Saakashvili Lashes Out, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and Odesa regional governor who has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, is vowing to resist what he called the “cowardly” move and to “continue fighting for a real European Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who moved to Ukraine to lead one of the country’s most corruption-ridden regions, says he will fight to keep his Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who moved to Ukraine to lead one of the country’s most corruption-ridden regions, says he will fight to keep his Ukrainian citizenship. President Petro Poroshenko … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Ex-Georgia leader vows to regain Ukrainian citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who moved to Ukraine to lead one of the country’s most corruption-ridden regions, says he will fight to keep his Ukrainian citizenship. President Petro Poroshenko … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...