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    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise
    Aug31

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise

    The United States has sent a reinforced detachment of fighter planes to police the skies over NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during a major Russian military exercise in the Baltic region next month. The Zapad war games, set for September 14-20 in Belarus, western Russia and Russia’s exclave of Kaliningrad, have caused unease in...

    Moldovan Party Accuses President Of Treason, Files Lawsuit
    Aug31

    Moldovan Party Accuses President Of Treason, Files Lawsuit

    A Moldovan political party says it has filed a criminal complaint accusing President Igor Dodon of treason and of fomenting divisions in the interest of Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Austrian Court Rejects Spanish Extradition Request For Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash
    Aug31

    Austrian Court Rejects Spanish Extradition Request For Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash

    A court in Austria has rejected a Spanish extradition request for Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation
    Aug31

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation

    Ukrainian authorities say they have expelled a Russian state TV journalist, despite condemnation from Russia and a pan-European security organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access
    Aug31

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access

    NATO says it will send three observers to Belarus and Russia to monitor the upcoming Zapad-2017 military exercises, but is repeating its calls on the two countries to allow broader monitoring of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine
    Aug31

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine

    Julie Thompson Security, Europe Arming Ukraine could put the United States in an awkward position vis-à-vis its NATO allies. On Thursday, weeks after rumors swirled around Washington that the State Department and Pentagon want the president to arm Ukraine, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the White House is considering sending...

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine
    Aug31

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine

    Julie Thompson Security, Europe Arming Ukraine could put the United States in an awkward position vis-à-vis its NATO allies. On Thursday, weeks after rumors swirled around Washington that the State Department and Pentagon want the president to arm Ukraine, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the White House is considering sending...

    5 Points On The Moscow Deal Trump And Co. Pursued During The Campaign
    Aug29

    5 Points On The Moscow Deal Trump And Co. Pursued During The Campaign

    There’s been a steady drip-drip-drip of information over the past 24 hours stemming from correspondence that the Trump Organization was turning over to investigators on the House Intelligence Committee, which is probing Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. New details about a development proposed by the Trump Organization in...