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    U.S. and Ukraine Troops Join NATO Baltic Artillery Drill
    Aug01

    U.S. and Ukraine Troops Join NATO Baltic Artillery Drill

    U.S. and Ukrainian troops will join Baltic allies for two weeks of artillery drills in Lithuania from Tuesday. Military drills by NATO allies in Eastern Europe and the Baltic have increased in significance since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, shocking many former Communist states by how quickly Moscow was able to mobilize a force and...

    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine
    Aug01

    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine

    Donald Trump campaign Chair Paul Manafort denied Sunday a two-week-old report that the campaign pushed for changes in the Republican platform that softened the party’s stance on helping Ukraine defend itself against Russian aggression. Asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” by host Chuck Todd about his involvement in changing the...

    Kiev in Denial
    Aug01

    Kiev in Denial

    Ukraine’s leaders think their country is too important to fail. They’re wrong. …read more Source: Foreign...

    OSCE Official Says Monitors Need ‘Unfettered’ Access In Ukraine
    Aug01

    OSCE Official Says Monitors Need ‘Unfettered’ Access In Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is demanding unfettered access across eastern Ukraine after one of its monitoring missions there was threatened at gunpoint by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump co-chair on Crimea: He was ‘thinking about something else’
    Aug01

    Trump co-chair on Crimea: He was ‘thinking about something else’

    Donald Trump’s campaign co-chairman offered up an alternate explanation for the Republican nominee’s recent comments about the geopolitical situation between Russia and Crimea: He “was thinking about something else” when he said that Vladimir Putin would not invade Ukraine.“I think, you know, I’ve run for office and I would —...

    Putin Unveils Russian Army Monument in Slovenia
    Aug01

    Putin Unveils Russian Army Monument in Slovenia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin joined his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor at Slovenia’s Russian Chapel and unveiled a monument to Russian troops during a visit on Saturday, Slovenian state news agency STA reports. Putin visited Slovenia over the weekend, marking the 100th anniversary of the holy site near the Vrsic Pass in the former...

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Comments On Crimea
    Aug01

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Comments On Crimea

    In a TV interview, U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said that, if elected, he would consider recognizing Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. That stance would be a reversal of the Obama administration’s refusal to recognize the 2014 occupation and annexation of Crimea. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service...

    Paul Krugman Reveals the ‘Real Sinners’ Behind Trump
    Aug01

    Paul Krugman Reveals the ‘Real Sinners’ Behind Trump

    Trump poses a very real threat to our democracy. How are these so-called leaders justifying their support? Paul Krugman is incredulous about the mounting horrors of the Trump campaign and spends his Monday column once again trying to inject some reasonable thinking into the debate about how to vote come November. Depressingly, he notes that a...

    The Latest: Trump explains Russia-Ukraine comment
    Aug01

    The Latest: Trump explains Russia-Ukraine comment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT):10 a.m.Donald Trump is trying to explain comments that suggested… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Trump explains Russia-Ukraine comment
    Aug01

    The Latest: Trump explains Russia-Ukraine comment

    Donald Trump is trying to explain comments that suggested he wasn’t aware that Russian troops were in Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....