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    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy
    Sep02

    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy

    In the crowd that gathered on July 1, 2014, to celebrate the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, Nicholas stood out. The group at government headquarters that day was heavy on umbrella-wielding old-timers; they moved in packs and wore matching T-shirts, like visitors from out of town. Nicholas, meanwhile, was 24 years...

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet
    Sep02

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet

    The fate of a Russian photographer who disappeared nearly a month ago in eastern Ukraine remains a mystery despite scattered claims that DNA testing confirmed Andrei Stenin was dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Minister Urges Europeans to Eat More Fruit
    Sep02

    German Minister Urges Europeans to Eat More Fruit

    Europeans should eat more fruit and vegetables to remedy the impact of Russian restrictions on food imports from the West, Germany’s agriculture minister said on Tuesday. “Eat! You should eat, I should eat, we should eat,” the minister, Christian Schmidt, told German radio. Europe faces disruption to food markets from import restrictions...

    Vladimir Putin’s ‘I’ll Take Kiev in Two Weeks’ Comment ‘Taken Out Of Context’
    Sep02

    Vladimir Putin’s ‘I’ll Take Kiev in Two Weeks’ Comment ‘Taken Out Of Context’

    Vladimir Putin’s claims that he could take Kiev in two weeks have been taken out of context, according to the Russian president’s senior foreign policy adviser. Yuri Ushakov also castigated EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso for violating confidentiality by revealing Putin’s comments. …read more Source:...

    Russia threatens to release Putin’s disputed phone call
    Sep02

    Russia threatens to release Putin’s disputed phone call

    Kremlin says Russian leader’s ‘I can take Kiev’ comment misquoted, distorted. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces
    Sep02

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces

    A new school year has started in Ukraine but thousands of children in the war-torn east are unable to attend because of ongoing clashes with pro-Russia rebels. In Ukraine’s capital, patriotic education has become the norm along with donations to support injured security forces fighting to take back rebel-held areas. Schoolchildren across...

    IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war
    Sep02

    IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the coun… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia
    Sep02

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia

    Kremlin blasts EU leader over Russian president’s controversial remark as Ukraine says Russian troops seen in 2 rebel-held cities …read more Source:...

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military
    Sep02

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military

    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit
    Sep02

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit

    Says former State Department official Stephen Krasner: ‘If Russia succeeds in undermining democracy and the authority structures in the Baltic States, that’s it for NATO’ …read more Source: The Globe and...