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    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings 
    Aug24

    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings 

    A tycoon and power broker with close ties to Vladimir Putin, Viktor Medvedchuk has influenced policy for two tumultuous decades in Ukraine. As a peace deal he helped push through in a conflict with Russia-backed separatists threatens to unravel, the outsize role of a man critics call the “Prince of Darkness” is in the spotlight again....

    Ukraine Makes Show Of Force To Mark 25 Years Of Independence
    Aug24

    Ukraine Makes Show Of Force To Mark 25 Years Of Independence

    Amid rising tensions with Russia, Ukraine marked 25 years of independence with a massive military parade in Kyiv. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Punitive Medicine? Crimean Tatars Shaken By Leader’s Confinement To Mental Asylum
    Aug24

    Punitive Medicine? Crimean Tatars Shaken By Leader’s Confinement To Mental Asylum

    Russia’s confinement of a Tatar activist to a psychiatric clinic in Crimea is raising fears that Moscow is reviving a Soviet-era practice to intimidate opponents of the peninsula’s annexation into silence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Olympic Weightlifting Medalists Fail Doping Retests From 2008
    Aug24

    Olympic Weightlifting Medalists Fail Doping Retests From 2008

    Eleven Olympic weightlifting medalists will be stripped of their medals after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 24, 2016
    Aug24

    The Morning Vertical, August 24, 2016

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

    Ukraine Celebrates 25th Independence Day As Tensions With Russia Worsen
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates 25th Independence Day As Tensions With Russia Worsen

    Ukraine marked 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union on August 24 with a massive parade of soldiers and heavy weaponry through central Kyiv, in a show of force designed to boost the morale of the country’s servicemen and reassure Ukrainians amid heightened tensions with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine At 25
    Aug24

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine At 25

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine At 25 (Transcript)
    Aug24

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine At 25 (Transcript)

    The very idea of an independent Ukraine is offensive to Vladimir Putin, who has famously said that Ukraine “isn’t a real country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012
    Aug24

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012

    The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign aides in 2012 fought the release of Ukrainian political leader Yulia Tymoshenko when she was in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug23

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    The Kremlin has announced that the leaders of Russia, Germany, and France will meet on the sidelines of an upcoming G20 summit to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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