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    US Agrees to Help Enhance Ukrainian Forces, Dispatches Adviser
    Sep08

    US Agrees to Help Enhance Ukrainian Forces, Dispatches Adviser

    The United States and Ukraine agreed Thursday to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine’s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also named a senior U.S. adviser to oversee the effort. Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan...

    Putin’s Popularity: The Envy of Other Politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s Popularity: The Envy of Other Politicians

    Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton. The comments...

    Retired General Appointed as Special Envoy to Ukraine’s Defense Minister
    Sep08

    Retired General Appointed as Special Envoy to Ukraine’s Defense Minister

    Gen. John P. Abizaid, who once led the United States Central Command, will advise on ways to strengthen Ukraine’s military. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton....

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton....

    Clinton Slams Trump’s ‘Unpatriotic’ Praise of Vladimir Putin
    Sep08

    Clinton Slams Trump’s ‘Unpatriotic’ Praise of Vladimir Putin

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton publicly condemned her Republican rival, Donald Trump, over his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin during Wednesday’s Commander-in-Chief Forum on NBC News. “Last night was yet another test, and Donald Trump failed yet again,” Clinton said during remarks at a press conference Thursday...

    Russian Fighter Jet Came Within 10 Feet Of American Plane Over The Black Sea
    Sep08

    Russian Fighter Jet Came Within 10 Feet Of American Plane Over The Black Sea

    A Russian fighter jet came within 10 feet of an American anti-submarine plane in the Black Sea on Wednesday, stoking tensions in the disputed waters just south of Crimea.Unnamed US defense officials told Reuters on Wednesday that the Russian Sukhoi SU-27 fighter jet had intercepted an American P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane in the Black Sea.The...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 8, 2016 
    Sep08

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 8, 2016 

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Thomas Carothers explains how opponents of democracy promotion have gained the upper hand in Washington policymaking circles. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez covers a major anti-government protest in Venezuela that looks like a rare opposition victory. Vladislav Davidzon...

    Why Ukraine’s newest Holocaust memorial is so important
    Sep08

    Why Ukraine’s newest Holocaust memorial is so important

    Eli Brauner rarely makes it to the Ukrainian city of Lviv. When he does, it’s a painful experience. …read more Source: USA...

    U.S., Ukraine To Deepen Defense Cooperation
    Sep08

    U.S., Ukraine To Deepen Defense Cooperation

    The United States and Ukraine have agreed to deepen defense cooperation, with a retired U.S. Army general being appointed special adviser to Ukraine’s defense minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...