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    Russia-gate’s Shaky Foundation
    Oct10

    Russia-gate’s Shaky Foundation

    Photo by Alberto Cabello Anyone who watches the news knows that Russian hackers gave Democratic National Committee documents to WikiLeaks and hacked voter databases in 21 states. Prominent Democrats call these shenanigans “a political Pearl Harbor.” On the blog Daily Kos, one contributor cries “we were robbed!” (arguing that somehow Russian...

    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable
    Oct09

    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable

    Any escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula is unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that “only one thing will work” in dealing with Pyongyang, hinting that military action was on his mind....

    NATO to Launch Black Sea Force as Latest Counter to Russia
    Oct09

    NATO to Launch Black Sea Force as Latest Counter to Russia

    NATO is set to launch a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Crimea. Initially a small force relying on troops from 10 NATO countries including Italy and Canada, as well as Romania, the land, air...

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea
    Oct09

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, during a visit to Ukraine, that Turkey won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit
    Oct09

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit

    EU sources say the bloc is ready to welcome Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka to its Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit next month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City
    Oct09

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City

    NEW YORK – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding here in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress convened a conference, “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The North American Vector,” at the Princeton Club of New York on September 16. The event brought together leaders of the UWC, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America […] …read more...

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP
    Oct09

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP

    OTTAWA – Canada could push Russia to support Ukraine’s proposal for a United Nations peacekeeping mission along the Ukrainian-Russian border but should start sending arms to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels in the Donbas region, says James Bezan, the Official Opposition Conservative shadow minister of national...

    Ukraine successfully places Eurobonds, but may lose the support of IMF
    Oct09

    Ukraine successfully places Eurobonds, but may lose the support of IMF

    Ukraine has placed 15-year Eurobonds in the amount of $3 billion, President Petro Poroshenko announced on September 18. Mr. Poroshenko, who was on a visit to New York at the time for the United Nations General Assembly, noted that Ukraine had never borrowed so much for so long before. Investors’ newfound confidence in Ukraine stemmed […]...

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders
    Oct09

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders

    President Petro Poroshenko recently announced that the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) would issue instructions to tighten and strengthen Ukrainian borders, a major feature of which would be the stringent requirement that Russian citizens possess biometric passports when entering Ukraine (President.gov.ua, September 1). This NSDC...

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor on Monday blamed a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency for the killing of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Voronenkov was gunned down in March on orders from Vladimir Tyurin, a former partner of Voronenkov’s wife, Maria Maksakova....