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    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS
    Sep01

    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS

    It’s a most peculiar war: rarely has the U.S. been killing so many while risking so few. The U.S. is beating ISIS handily, judging by Vietnam’s body-count metric. The total number of ISIS battlefield deaths claimed by U.S. officials has jumped, from 6,000 in January 2015 to 45,000 last month—a bloodbath for an enemy force estimated to...

    Ukraine’s Asset-Declaration System ‘Ready To Go’
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s Asset-Declaration System ‘Ready To Go’

    Ukraine is to officially launch on September 1 a delayed online system that monitors the incomes and assets of government officials. I …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma
    Aug31

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma

    (JTA) — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemned an attack on Roma villagers in southern Ukraine. Dozens of Roma, also known as Gypsies, fled their homes in the village of Loshchynivka, after a mob of local villagers destroyed their property and set fire to at least one home on Sunday night. The mob attack came after a local man was...

    Don’t Look Now, But Russia’s Got Ukraine Surrounded
    Aug31

    Don’t Look Now, But Russia’s Got Ukraine Surrounded

    Moscow has been quietly laying the groundwork to keep its neighbor destabilized for years to come. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Relatives of MH17 Victims Seek EU Help in Getting Radar Data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 Victims Seek EU Help in Getting Radar Data

    Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the EU’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators. An international team of investigators is seeking to file criminal...

    Mob attacks Roma community in Ukraine after man arrested in connection with rape, murder of girl
    Aug31

    Mob attacks Roma community in Ukraine after man arrested in connection with rape, murder of girl

    Residents said tensions between non-Roma and Roma, already high, boiled over after the girl’s body was found. After her death, hundreds demanded the Roma be expelled …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Mob attacks Roma community in Ukraine after man arrested in connection with rape, murder of girl
    Aug31

    Mob attacks Roma community in Ukraine after man arrested in connection with rape, murder of girl

    MOSCOW — Several dozen people in a Roma community in southern Ukraine were forced to flee their homes after a mob tore through their neighborhood over the weekend, breaking windows, tearing down fences and even setting a house on fire while the heavily outnumbered police stood by and watched. The violence in the small town, Loshchynivka, was...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the EU’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators. … …read more Source: The...

    EU Prepared To Prolong Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug31

    EU Prepared To Prolong Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

    European Union ambassadors appear set to prolong asset freezes and visa bans against 146 individuals and 37 entities that, according to the EU, are responsible for actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Relatives Of MH17 Victims Appeal To EU Over Radar Data, Intelligence
    Aug31

    Relatives Of MH17 Victims Appeal To EU Over Radar Data, Intelligence

    Frustrated relatives of people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine have appealed to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine, and the United States to provide investigators with intelligence and radar data about the tragedy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...