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    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace
    Sep16

    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace

    Ukraine feels its reform efforts have been vindicated by the International Monetary Fund’s decision to give it another $1 billion in aid, but the country still faces a struggle to speed economic growth and achieve lasting change. After waiting for nearly a year for Kyiv to accelerate reforms, the IMF announced the release of more aid...

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn
    Sep16

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn

    The GOP nominee prefers his KFC by the bucket, devours the fries before the Big Mac, and only eats greens out of taco bowls perched atop white linen napkins — but make no mistake, these are Donald Trump’s salad days.Counted down in the dark days after his gloomy Cleveland convention, with polls showing him behind by double digits, Trump has...

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych
    Sep15

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych

    A European court has partially upheld sanctions imposed on Ukraine’s ousted former president, Viktor Yanukovych, his son Oleksandr, and the former head of the presidential administration, Andriy Klyuyev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction
    Sep15

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction

    NATO and Russia officials have held talks on “ways to increase transparency and risk reduction,” the military alliance says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Analysis: Russian Military Activities from South China Sea to Sevastopol
    Sep15

    Analysis: Russian Military Activities from South China Sea to Sevastopol

    Russian troops participating in the Kavkaz-2016 exercise Donald Thieme | USNI Russia is simultaneously conducting operations along the eastern Ukraine border, participating in large bilateral naval exercises with China in the South China Sea and conducting large-scale amphibious exercises in the Black Sea around the Crimean peninsula. The Russian...

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million
    Sep15

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million

    Another week, another major arrest among the siloviki in Russia: on Sunday, the FSB detained deputy chief of the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Committee for Economic Security and Combating Corruption, Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko. The special forces officers found $120 million of cash, in dollars bills, during searches conducted in the...

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site
    Sep15

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspected construction work on a bridge aimed at linking the annexed Crimean Peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network
    Sep15

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network

    A sweeping new investigation has raised questions about the little-known Trump Organization and potential conflicts of interest should Trump become president. The investigation published in Newsweek magazine reveals the Trump Organization is a vast financial network that stretches from New York City to India, Ukraine, China, Brazil, Argentina,...

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding
    Sep15

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says a new cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions
    Sep15

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions

    Ukraine has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge Russia over restrictions on freight transit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...