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    East Ukraine city dying under siege
    Aug04

    East Ukraine city dying under siege

    A man walks past a pro-Russian rebels army’s agitation poster, left, in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. The poster reads ‘Protect the Republic!’. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia waging massive war games as Ukraine recovers more territory
    Aug04

    Russia waging massive war games as Ukraine recovers more territory

    Russia launched massive air-force exercises in territory along its border with Ukraine on Monday that will include air-to-ground firing practices and missile tests, the Defense Ministry announced in Moscow. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Flight 17: Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Disaster Site Search Yields More Belongings
    Aug04

    Flight 17: Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Disaster Site Search Yields More Belongings

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The head of a team of international investigators says more personal belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in eastern Ukraine have been found, but no human remains. Speaking from the Ukrainian capital Kiev, Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg said 88 experts Sunday searched an area of six square kilometers...

    Israel and Russia: Rogue States in Public Opinion?
    Aug04

    Israel and Russia: Rogue States in Public Opinion?

    Two recent blog posts by Aaron Blake on the Washington Post website (July 22, “What Russia and Israel Have in Common” and July 29, “Young Americans Take a Dim View of Israel’s Actions”) should give pause to any assumption in Israel that the American public — and American media — will support whatever the...

    East Ukraine city dying under siege
    Aug04

    East Ukraine city dying under siege

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Residents say the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk is dying. The power grid was completely down Monday, the city government said, and fuel is running dry.Store shelves are emptying fast, and those who haven’t managed to flee must drink untreated tap water. With little medicine left, doctors are sending patients...

    400 Ukrainian soldiers cross into Russia, says Russian official
    Aug04

    400 Ukrainian soldiers cross into Russia, says Russian official

    A Russian border security official said Monday that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed into Russia, although both sides gave conflicting accounts as to why they did it. …read more Source: Toronto...

    World Leaders Gather in Liege to Commemorate World War I Centenary
    Aug04

    World Leaders Gather in Liege to Commemorate World War I Centenary

    King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium hosted dozens of heads of state and other international delegates on Monday to mark the centenary of the start of World War I. The dignitaries gathered on a forested hill overlooking the city of Liege, just a few dozen kilometers from the border where German soldiers took their first fateful steps 100...

    More Than 300 Ukrainian Troops Cross Into Russia, Confusion Reigns
    Aug04

    More Than 300 Ukrainian Troops Cross Into Russia, Confusion Reigns

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Monday it was in talks with Moscow over the return of 311 Ukrainian soldiers and border guards who had been forced by fighting with separatists to cross into Russia, but Russian border authorities said the troops were seeking asylum. Both sides seemed set to use...

    Imagining World War III — In 2034
    Aug04

    Imagining World War III — In 2034

    VLADIVOSTOCK — If the next world war is to happen, it will most likely be in Asia and feature a clash between the incumbent hegemon, the United States, and the principal challenger, China. The good news is China does not want war now and in the foreseeable future, primarily because Beijing knows too well that the odds are not on its side....

    Ukraine Crisis: Ukrainian Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia, But Moscow And Kiev Give 2 Different Reasons For Move
    Aug04

    Ukraine Crisis: Ukrainian Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia, But Moscow And Kiev Give 2 Different Reasons For Move

    Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russian territory Sunday, but Kiev said Monday they were forced there after running out of ammunition. Moscow is offering another version: The soldiers deserted the Ukrainian army. Russia gave more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers safe passage into its territory overnight, and only 180 of them asked to be returned to...