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    25 Years Ago: Failed August Coup Changed U.S. Diplomatic Approach Toward Soviet Union
    Aug18

    25 Years Ago: Failed August Coup Changed U.S. Diplomatic Approach Toward Soviet Union

    A failed coup in August 1991 by hard-liners in the Soviet government is widely seen as contributing to the dissolution of the Soviet Union by the end of 1991. To mark the 25th anniversary of the so-called August coup, RFE/RL spoke with former U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns about Washington’s perspective...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: President
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: President

    Earlier on Thursday, the Ukrainian military reported that three servicemen had been killed and six wounded in fighting over the past 24 hours …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military… …read more Source:...

    Trump’s new campaign manager vows to let Trump be Trump
    Aug18

    Trump’s new campaign manager vows to let Trump be Trump

    The woman in charge of running Donald Trump’s campaign wants to let Trump be Trump, but in a more disciplined way.Kellyanne Conway, a Republican pollster and longtime Trump associate who was elevated to be his campaign manager this week, indicated Thursday in separate television interviews that under her guidance, the campaign will be more...

    Prominent Russian Lawyer Barred From Leaving Russia
    Aug18

    Prominent Russian Lawyer Barred From Leaving Russia

    Prominent Russian human rights lawyer Mark Feygin has been barred from leaving Russia in a move he says is aimed at preventing him from defending Crimean Tatars at an Organization for Security and Cooperation event in Warsaw. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Rally In Support Of Anticorruption Bureau
    Aug18

    Ukrainians Rally In Support Of Anticorruption Bureau

    Protesters demonstrated in front of Ukraine’s National Anticorruption Bureau on August 17 amid a growing conflict between that body and the Prosecutor’s Office, which raided the bureau last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kings of the Battlefield No More: Are Tanks Obsolete?
    Aug18

    Kings of the Battlefield No More: Are Tanks Obsolete?

    Michael Peck Security, What does history tell us? It has been over four decades since the death of the tank was announced. The iron monsters had blitzed through Sedan, Kiev and Tobruk in World War II. In 1967, Israeli armor had swept through the Sinai like lightning. And then in October 1973, hundreds of burning Israeli tanks, draped in anti-tank...

    Ukraine President Warns Of Conflict Escalation, Possible ‘Martial Law’
    Aug18

    Ukraine President Warns Of Conflict Escalation, Possible ‘Martial Law’

    Ukraine’s president has said the likelihood of an escalation of the conflict with Russia and Russia-back separatists in eastern Ukraine “remains significant” and said he cannot rule out “a full-scale Russian invasion.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Twitter Bot that Sounds Just Like Me
    Aug18

    The Twitter Bot that Sounds Just Like Me

    The tweet came in Monday afternoon: “@kavehwaddell …what are they looking for that isn’t backed up to iCloud data—and can produce if subpoenaed.”To most people, that tweet is the opposite of clickbait: It’s opaque, technical, and kind of boring. But the tweet wasn’t directed at most people—it was directed at me, a...

    The Latest: Ukraine’s Cheban takes canoe gold
    Aug18

    The Latest: Ukraine’s Cheban takes canoe gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):9:55 a.m.Defending Olympic champion Yuri Cheban… …read more Source:...