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    Car-Bomb Murders Terrify Ukraine’s Capital, and Many Suspect the Kremlin’s Behind Them
    Oct27

    Car-Bomb Murders Terrify Ukraine’s Capital, and Many Suspect the Kremlin’s Behind Them

    KIEV, Ukraine—On Wednesday at 10:05 p.m., Ukrainian Member of Parliament Igor Mosiychuk, his bodyguard Ruslan Kushnir, and a political analyst named Vitaly Bala were walking toward their cars after appearing on a live broadcast of Espresso TV when they were hit by a powerful blast. It killed Kushnir, the bodyguard, as well as a retired police...

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts
    Oct27

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

    When a bomb exploded outside a television station in Kiev, the Ukraine capital, lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party was exiting after an interview. Mosiychuk was wounded, and his bodyguard and a pedestrian were killed, police said Thursday. Four others were wounded…. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know
    Oct27

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know

    Corruption in Ukraine is not exactly a fresh news story, but I don’t think most people understand the depths of the problem. As President Petro Poroshenko pleads with the Trump administration for aid and weapons under pressure from the Russian bear, it seems the machinery of government below him is … …read more Source: The...

    Former NATO head says Putin is ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved
    Oct27

    Former NATO head says Putin is ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved

    The former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘must be laughing’ at how successfully he’s undermined Western democracy and exploited the Trump administration’s mixed messages. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO Challenges Russia on Scope of War Games
    Oct27

    NATO Challenges Russia on Scope of War Games

    NATO has accused Russia of misleading the Western military alliance about the military exercises it held last month with Belarus. “There is a discrepancy between what Russia briefed before the exercise … and the actual numbers and the scale and the scope of the exercise,” NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. Russian...

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine
    Oct27

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine

    Ukrainian politicians anticipate that the Trump administration will soon decide to send “lethal aid” to their country, which is embroiled in an armed conflict with Russia along its eastern border, Foreign Policy reports. Sending arms to Ukraine would be a terrible idea. It would needlessly escalate tensions between Russia and the West...

    Former NATO head: Putin ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved
    Oct26

    Former NATO head: Putin ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved

    The former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “must be laughing” at how successfully he’s undermined Western democracy and exploited the Trump … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Sources: Putin Ally Wins Right to Develop Prime Moscow Plot
    Oct26

    Sources: Putin Ally Wins Right to Develop Prime Moscow Plot

    A company with ties to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has won the right to develop a prime piece of Moscow real estate near the Kremlin, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters. Moscow city government auctioned off the plot, which lies on the bank’s of the Moskva river and includes a number of historic buildings, and it...

    Ukraine Expects Trump to Approve Arms Deliveries
    Oct26

    Ukraine Expects Trump to Approve Arms Deliveries

    Ukrainian lawmaker optimistic White House will give green light for long-sought weapons. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Bombing In Kyiv Kills Two, Wounds Lawmaker
    Oct26

    Bombing In Kyiv Kills Two, Wounds Lawmaker

    An explosion in the Ukrainian capital late on October 25 killed two people and wounded several others, including lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party. The head of the party called the bombing a “terrorist attack.” (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...