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    U.S. Treasury Hits Russia With More Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Sep01

    U.S. Treasury Hits Russia With More Sanctions Over Ukraine

    The new penalties come as Russian troops conduct military drills on the border with Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet
    Sep01

    Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

    Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump among several key demographic groups, but she has also locked up a surprisingly large portion of one small but notable niche: neoconservatives.In an interview with Der Spiegel published on Friday, Paul Wolfowitz, who served as deputy secretary of defense during George W. Bush’s presidency, said he would...

    Fighting Halts In East Ukraine For New School Year
    Sep01

    Fighting Halts In East Ukraine For New School Year

    Violence has abated in Ukraine’s east as the warring sides made a fresh attempt at a cease-fire in a separatist conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people since April 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force
    Sep01

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force

    Poland’s military is set to launch an ambitious campaign to recruit volunteers for a militia to counter potential Russian aggression. The new Territorial Defense Force is expected to have 35,000 members. Poland hopes to enlist a growing number for patriotic citizens who’ve already joined paramilitary groups. (Camera: Marek Hajduk....

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande spoke ahead of an expected meeting...

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack
    Sep01

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack

    Lithuania has constructed a fake town the size of 20 football pitches to allow it to practice its military readiness for a potential city attack and it is inviting its Baltic neighbors to visit and do the same, Euronews reports. The town will be used for training purposes by Lithuania’s armed forces in order to simulate a Russian attack on...

    Polish President: No Return to Imperial Ambitions in Europe
    Sep01

    Polish President: No Return to Imperial Ambitions in Europe

    Poland’s president has warned that Europe must learn lessons from World War II and must not tolerate any return to imperialist land grabs, an apparent reference to Russian aggression in Ukraine.Andrzej Duda was speaking Thursday at a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of… …read more Source:...

    Russian Awards For Combat Surge Since Ukraine Conflict: Report
    Sep01

    Russian Awards For Combat Surge Since Ukraine Conflict: Report

    Thousands of Russian armed forces have taken part in operations in eastern Ukraine, according to Russian military awards analysis by investigative group Bellingcat. The report, published Wednesday, is one of the latest to contest Moscow’s claims that the pro-Russian armed separatists stationed on Ukraine’s eastern border regions with...

    The Morning Vertical, September 1, 2016
    Sep01

    The Morning Vertical, September 1, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding
    Sep01

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding, after months of fighting …read more Source: U.S....