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    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout
    Oct07

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov defended the right to host a mixed martial arts competition for children, accusing the head of the sport’s Russian association of “violating ethics” with his criticism. The series of bouts were part of a tournament in Chechnya, attended by Kadyrov earlier this week. Kadyrov posted a clip of his own 10-year-old...

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine

    “Vladimir Putin’s Outlaw State,” editorial, The New York Times, September 29 (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/vladimir-putins-outlaw-state.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0): President Vladimir Putin is fast turning Russia into an outlaw nation. As one of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, his country shares...

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse

    Dear Editor: For people who care about the future of Ukraine and the United States, there is reason to be worried. Indeed, terrified. After years of Republican leadership against a potential Soviet and later Russian threat to Western liberty, the current nominee for president is a man who has openly, repeatedly and emphatically expressed his […]...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...