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    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...

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations
    Aug21

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations

    The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine continue to accuse each other of violating a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Brazil Wins 1st Men’s Soccer Olympic Gold
    Aug21

    Brazil Wins 1st Men’s Soccer Olympic Gold

    Host Brazil beat Germany on penalties in Rio to win their first men’s Olympic soccer gold medal and send the soccer-mad nation into ecstasy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Austrian High Court Rejects Ukrainian Firtash’s Extradition Appeal
    Aug20

    Austrian High Court Rejects Ukrainian Firtash’s Extradition Appeal

    Austria’s Constitutional Court has refused to consider an appeal by Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash in an attempt to fight his extradition to the United States, where he is wanted on corruption charges …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Erdogan Tells Poroshenko Turkey Won’t Recognize Crimea As Russian
    Aug20

    Erdogan Tells Poroshenko Turkey Won’t Recognize Crimea As Russian

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reassured his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko that Ankara will continue to recognize the Crimean Peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia, as Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow
    Aug20

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged both Russia and Ukraine to show restraint one day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned he could not rule out “a full-scale Russian invasion.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport
    Aug19

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport

    Forget duty-free vodka and “matryoshka” dolls: Travelers looking for a last-minute souvenir of Russia can now pick up an assault rifle — well, a plastic replica — before heading for flights out of Moscow’s main airport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns
    Aug19

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns

    Paul Manafort’s resignation on August 19 comes amid a campaign shake-up by Trump and reports about Manafort’s lobbying work for a Ukrainian political party that was pro-Russian. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Dmitry Livanov as the president’s envoy on trade and economic ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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