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    Loss of Russian market has cost Ukraine $15 billion, Poroshenko says
    Sep06

    Loss of Russian market has cost Ukraine $15 billion, Poroshenko says

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Ukraine’s exit from the Russian market meant the loss of $15 billion in exports, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told parliament Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine President: NATO Membership Remains Strategic Goal
    Sep06

    Ukraine President: NATO Membership Remains Strategic Goal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said NATO membership remains a “strategic goal” and “an unwavering course” for his country. Speaking to lawmakers at the opening of Ukraine’s new parliament session Tuesday, Poroshenko said Kyiv had reached an unprecedented and very close level of cooperation with alliance members. The cooperation with...

    War In Peace
    Sep06

    War In Peace

    ­­­­­What if warfare—the kind we see in World War II movies—never occurs again? The two great wars of Europe were total, unambiguous, and definitive. There was a beginning (a declaration), a prosecution of conflict, and a clear and declared end, including a postwar occupation and recovery. Histories of such conflict have made great books, and no...

    Russia’s Top Pollster Fears Closure After Being Branded Foreign Agent
    Sep06

    Russia’s Top Pollster Fears Closure After Being Branded Foreign Agent

    Russia’s top non-governmental pollster is being threatened with closure, after the Ministry of Justice denounced the organisation as a “foreign agent” on Monday night. The Levada Center has been providing market and political research in Russia since 1988, but its widely cited surveys have been about the popularity of Russian President...

    Ukraine’s President Warns Of European Appeasement Of Russia
    Sep06

    Ukraine’s President Warns Of European Appeasement Of Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned European allies against the dangers of appeasement in the face of “Russian aggression.” In his annual speech to the country’s parliament on September 6, he cast doubt on the resolve of some countries to back Ukraine as it battles Russia-backed separatists in the east of the...

    Ukrainian TV station, criticized as pro-Russian, burned, picketed
    Sep06

    Ukrainian TV station, criticized as pro-Russian, burned, picketed

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 6 (UPI) — The Kiev headquarters of Ukraine’s Inter TV channel was blockaded by protesters Tuesday, the day after arson struck the news department. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau
    Sep06

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau

    Canada’s mission to Ukraine is being conducted in conjunction with the U.S. and the United Kingdom — but U.K. prime minister Theresa May also wasn’t in the meeting …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau
    Sep06

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau

    HONG KONG — The fact Justin Trudeau wasn’t invited to a meeting with American, French and German leaders about Ukraine at the G20 wasn’t a snub, says the prime minister’s former international affairs adviser. “France and Germany and the United States are front and centre on the international diplomacy relating to Ukraine. … They...

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau
    Sep06

    Ukraine meeting that excluded Canada wasn’t a snub, says former adviser to Trudeau

    The fact Justin Trudeau wasn’t invited to a meeting with American, French and German leaders about Ukraine at the G20 wasn’t a snub, says the prime minister’s former international affairs adviser. “France and Germany and the United States are front and centre on the international diplomacy relating to Ukraine. … They are central...

    Will Hillary Enmesh Us Deeper in the Syrian Quagmire?
    Sep06

    Will Hillary Enmesh Us Deeper in the Syrian Quagmire?

    Unless some unforeseen miracle happens for Donald Trump, Hawkish Hillary (at least as accurate a nickname as Crooked Hillary) is likely to be the next president of the United States. Although Hillary has run legitimate political ads implying that Trump’s temperament is too volatile to be left with command of the military, especially nuclear...