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    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons

    The Pentagon chief stressed that the nonlethal weapons would only be supplied to defend Ukraine against Russian aggression. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk
    Aug21

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk

    The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, is expected to meet with a Russian representative on August 21 in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S.-Based Group Sending Veterinarians To Treat Stray Dogs Of Chernobyl Area
    Aug21

    U.S.-Based Group Sending Veterinarians To Treat Stray Dogs Of Chernobyl Area

    A Boston-based international animal-welfare group says it is sending a veterinary team to Ukraine to treat dogs near the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange
    Aug21

    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange

    Iconoclastic Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed that he had met Wednesday with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who still remains in his self-imposed five-year exile at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, afraid he will be subject to U.S. arrest if he leaves. The reason for the unusual meeting (Rohrabacher claims he is the first...

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland
    Aug20

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland

    (JTA) — A leader of Russian Jews called on Poland to avoid any exclusion of Russia from an international forum that is responsible for preserving for educational purposes the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor. Mikhael Mirilashvili, the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, issued the call Sunday, following claims by Russian officials that...

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit
    Aug20

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit

    The Arbitration Court of Moscow has declined to place a freeze on gas turbines manufactured by the German firm Siemens that were transferred to the illegally annexed region of Crimea earlier this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report
    Aug20

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report

    Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Vladimir Lenin, the first Soviet dictator, following a government campaign to remove its Soviet-era symbols. In every village, town, and city controlled by Kiev, monuments to the communist leader—considered a dictator by many—were removed. The initiative was made law by President Petro Poroshenko in May...

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack
    Aug20

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack

    Officials in Ukraine have accused Russia-backed separatists of firing on the settlement of Zaitseve, in a government-controlled part of the Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...