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    The Briefing: War And Independence
    Aug22

    The Briefing: War And Independence

    As Ukraine marks 25 years of independence, fears of a new Russian offensive are in the air. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tensions mount between Russia and Ukraine following ‘terror incident’
    Aug22

    Tensions mount between Russia and Ukraine following ‘terror incident’

    Fears of an invasion have arisen again in Kiev. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Foreign students in love with Gdansk
    Aug22

    Foreign students in love with Gdansk

    You can meet them on the streets of the city more and more frequently. Young people talking in Swedish, English, and other foreign languages. It is easy to know they are not tourists. They have come to stay for a longer time. These are our foreign students who come to study at Gdansk universities. Their numbers grow every year. Especially popular...

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say a Russian activist has requested political asylum in their country. Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service said in a statement on Sunday that a Russian citizen requested political asylum at a border crossing in western Ukraine, citing his activism in Russia. The agency described the man as a political...

    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis
    Aug22

    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis

    A techtonic shift has occurred in the balance of power in the Middle East since the failed Turkish coup of mid-July, and virtually no one in Washington is paying attention to it. Turkey and Iran are simultaneously moving toward Russia, while Russia is expanding its global military and strategic reach, all to the detriment of the United States and...

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history
    Aug22

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history

    His 1988 work helped fuel the country’s independence movement as the Eastern Bloc started to crumble …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia
    Aug21

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the...

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin
    Aug21

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager cautioned against reading too much into the departure of Donald Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort, suggesting today that Russia is still at the “core” of the Republican nominee’s campaign and that Trump himself could be a “puppet” for the Kremlin. “Paul Manafort has been pushed out, but that...

    Ukraine: ‘Famous Russian Writer’ Asks Kyiv For Political Asylum
    Aug21

    Ukraine: ‘Famous Russian Writer’ Asks Kyiv For Political Asylum

    Ukraine says that a “famous Russian writer” and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked Kyiv to grant him political asylum after arriving at the Ukraine-Belarus border. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne
    Aug21

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne

    Once a tourist resort, the village of Shyrokyne near the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol has been the scene of fresh clashes between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. On the night of August 19-20, an exchange of fire from machine guns and mortars lasted for more than three hours. The footage comes as both sides in...