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    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea
    Aug25

    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea

    Russia’s defense ministry says President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Seas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West
    Aug25

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West

    Earlier this month, several Chinese lawyers were convicted of “subversion” for colluding with “foreign forces” — read: the United States. The fear is that America’s aim is to ultimately foment regime change in Beijing with a popular uprising, like the “color revolution” in Ukraine and those of the...

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas
    Aug25

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia calls snap military drills
    Aug25

    Russia calls snap military drills

    The drills come a week after Russia for the first time since it began its operation in Syria used an air base in Iran, and after President Putin lashed out at Ukraine for allegedly sending its military intelligence office to carry out acts of sabotage in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    For Ukraine, an independence day marked by deep public frustration
    Aug25

    For Ukraine, an independence day marked by deep public frustration

    Ukrainians’ patience is running out as the economy stagnates, the fight against corruption shows little progress, and Moscow-backed rebels in the east remain defiant. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Morning Vertical, August 25, 2016
    Aug25

    The Morning Vertical, August 25, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To Donbas
    Aug25

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Japanese Driver Kills Woman While Playing Pokemon Go Behind the Wheel
    Aug25

    Japanese Driver Kills Woman While Playing Pokemon Go Behind the Wheel

    A Japanese driver who was playing Pokémon Go behind the wheel has killed a woman after hitting two pedestrians with his car. The 39-year-old man has been taken into custody after admitting to not watching the road due to playing the augmented reality game. The other pedestrian was seriously injured. The suspect was named as Keiji Goo, a farmer,...

    Ukraine’s Independence Is Under Threat
    Aug25

    Ukraine’s Independence Is Under Threat

    On August 24, 1991, Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union following a referendum that received 90 percent support. Twenty-five years later, the country is still struggling to escape the shadow of its neighbor. Russia now controls Crimea and is increasing its military presence there. Moscow supports separatist forces in a conflict...

    Do China’s Olympic Drug Cheats Know They’re Doping?
    Aug25

    Do China’s Olympic Drug Cheats Know They’re Doping?

    Four years ago, just down the street from the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Liu Chunhong was heaving discs of metal into the air, just as she had done from the time she was a little girl. By the time I met the Chinese weightlifter, she was already a legend, a double Olympic champion and world-record holder in the 69 kg weight class. Liu stood at...