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    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine
    Oct07

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the resurrection of the Ukrainian Youth Association (UYA) in Augsburg, Germany. The Ukrainian Youth Association was originally established in Kyiv in 1925 as an underground organization whose goal was to achieve an independent Ukraine (at that time Ukraine was under Bolshevik and Polish rule). UYA was...

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah
    Oct07

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah

    (JTA) — Jewish pilgrims in the central Ukrainian city of Uman lit fires in at least five apartments in a string of incidents involving rowdiness during Rosh Hashanah. In one incident, firefighters rushed to a residential apartment rented by pilgrims who started a fire in the balcony to fry kosher meats they had brought with them, the news site...

    Another Donald Trump adviser with Kremlin connections: GOP lobbyist for Russian pipeline crafted Trump’s major foreign policy speech
    Oct07

    Another Donald Trump adviser with Kremlin connections: GOP lobbyist for Russian pipeline crafted Trump’s major foreign policy speech

    Paul Manafort; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon) Months after firing his second campaign manager and a little over a month before the election, Donald Trump is facing a report of yet another top adviser with considerable connections to the Kremlin. A top Republican lobbyist earned hundreds of thousands of...

    The Great Russia-China South China Sea Naval Hook Up (and Why It Matters)
    Oct07

    The Great Russia-China South China Sea Naval Hook Up (and Why It Matters)

    Huiyun Feng Security, Asia More than meets the eye. In September 2016, Russia and China started their routine naval drill, ‘Joint Sea-2016′, off the coast of China’s Guangdong province. This was the fifth joint naval drill between the two nations since 2012, but the first to take place in the South China Sea. The decision to carry out...

    It’s a new academic year in Gdansk
    Oct07

    It’s a new academic year in Gdansk

    Gaudeamus igitur, iuvenes dum sumus! Let us rejoice while we are young! With this Latin song traditionally sung by University Choir at the inauguration ceremony, a new record number of students began their studies in Gdansk. We are happy because from year to year the number of students, both Polish and foreign, grows. They can study in six public...

    Russia Might Restore Its Military Bases In Vietnam And Cuba
    Oct07

    Russia Might Restore Its Military Bases In Vietnam And Cuba

    Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power during the Cold War, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday.“We are dealing with this issue,” the agencies quoted Pankov as saying in Russia’s...

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage
    Oct07

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was detained in Russia on September 30, has been charged with espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany opens door to sanctions against Russia over its role in Aleppo bombing campaign
    Oct07

    Germany opens door to sanctions against Russia over its role in Aleppo bombing campaign

    ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russia on Friday to use its influence with the Syrian government to end the devastating bombardment of Aleppo, as her government opened the door to possible sanctions against Russia for its role in the conflict. In some of her harshest comments to date, Merkel said there was no basis in international...

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline
    Oct07

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech. In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000...

    The Morning Vertical, October 7, 2016
    Oct07

    The Morning Vertical, October 7, 2016

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