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    This Ukrainian Regiment Began With Civilian Volunteers. Now It’s Going Pro.
    Sep03

    This Ukrainian Regiment Began With Civilian Volunteers. Now It’s Going Pro.

    URZUF, Ukraine—At the Azov Regiment’s base in this beach resort town on the Sea of Azov coast, you can sometimes hear the sounds of shelling from the front lines, which are about 42 miles east of here, toward the Russian border. Yet, on this blustery summer day in late August, tourists are out swimming on the public beach down below the...

    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview
    Sep03

    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview

    More than a year after dubious Twitter claims had been discredited, the Russian president tried to reinject them into the debate about an air disaster over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview

    More than a year after dubious Twitter claims had been discredited, the Russian president tried to reinject them into the debate about an air disaster over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Army unprepared to deal with Russia in Europe
    Sep03

    U.S. Army unprepared to deal with Russia in Europe

    The U.S. Army’s rapid reaction force in Europe is under-equipped, undermanned and inadequately organized to confront military aggression from Russia or its high-tech proxies, according to an internal study that some who have read it view as a wake-up call as the Trump administration seeks to deter an emboldened Vladimir Putin.The...

    Russian Diplomats Vacate Three Properties on US Orders
    Sep03

    Russian Diplomats Vacate Three Properties on US Orders

    SAN FRANCISCO—Russian diplomats worked to vacate three properties in the United States on Saturday including the six-story consulate in San Francisco, complying with a U.S. order issued in retaliation for Moscow cutting the American diplomatic presence in Russia. Staff at the San Francisco consulate were seen moving equipment, furniture and small...

    Krakow JCC’s new preschool signals hope for a community’s rebirth
    Sep03

    Krakow JCC’s new preschool signals hope for a community’s rebirth

    Sara Zielinski, with her mother Elizabeth, center, and a volunteer at a pre-Shabbat program at the Jewish Community Center of Krakow. Sara is part of the inaugural class of Frajda, the first pluralistic Jewish nursery and preschool in Krakow since World War II. (Courtesy of Jewish Community Center of Krakow) KRAKOW, Poland (JTA) — Michal...

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle
    Sep03

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle

    As the Texas coast looks toward recovery amid the death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Harvey, several lawmakers from the state were at a popular tourist spot in the Czech Republic this weekend. Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, a senior Appropriations Committee member, was spotted taking a tour of Prague Castle on Saturday. Carter was seen...

    Saakashvili’s Brother Detained In Kyiv, Faces Deportation Amid Escalating Feud
    Sep03

    Saakashvili’s Brother Detained In Kyiv, Faces Deportation Amid Escalating Feud

    The brother of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is facing deportation from Ukraine on allegations that he was in the country illegally, a move that comes amid a fierce standoff between the ex-head of state and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco
    Sep01

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco

    (WASHINGTON) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the...

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.
    Sep01

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.

    A common narrative presented by opponents of President Donald Trump is that he is, at best, too friendly with Russia, and at worst, actively working with the adversarial nation to further his own personal or business interests. If that was ever the case, it doesn’t appear to be so anymore, as the Trump administration announced Thursday that...