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Biden decries reports about Trump, Ukraine’s president

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there.

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Russia, Ukraine swap dozens of prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea region in 2014.

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Report Finds Rising Military Spending In Europe Amid Russia Fears

Military spending in Ukraine and several other Central and Eastern European countries rose sharply in 2018, largely in reaction to perceived threats from Russia, a leading research institute says in a new report.

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Russians Told To "Prepare For Worst Outcome" As US Prepares New Sanctions

A bipartisan team of US senators is preparing to hit Russia with additional sanctions over its 2016 US election interference and military operations in Syria and Ukraine.

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Merkel Presses Putin In Phone Call On Detained Ukrainian Sailors

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a call discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, with Merkel pressing Putin on the continued detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors seized by Moscow’s forces in the Kerch Strait.

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IMF Backs US$3.9 Billion Loan For Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund has approved a new $3.9 billion loan agreement for Ukraine, a small victory for President Petro Poroshenko ahead of the presidential election next year.

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Russian diplomat points at League of Nations’ sad end after calls to expel Russia from UN

The League of Nations fell apart and was unable to prevent the World War II after the Soviet Union was excluded from it, Russia’s first deputy UN envoy Dmitry Polyanskiy said in response to Ukraine’s call to expel Russia from the United Nations.

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Ukraine’s first ever martial law to come into effect

Thirty days of martial law will take effect in 10 of Ukraine’s 27 regions on Wednesday with President Petro Poroshenko saying it aims to prevent an all-out Russian invasion.

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Trump says ‘not considering’ lifting Russia sanctions, still accused of ‘treason’

US President Donald Trump set tongues wagging when he admitted he could potentially “consider” lifting sanctions on Russia if Moscow ever makes concessions and does something “good” for Washington on issues like Syria and Ukraine.

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No agreement at Merkel, Putin meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met outside Berlin for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn US ire.

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U.S. Prosecutors Rest Case In Trial Of Trump Ex-Campaign Chairman Manafort

U.S. prosecutors on August 13 rested their case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he hid millions he earned for political consulting work in Ukraine to escape taxes.

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Ukrainian intelligence officers detain pro-Russian spies at the demarcation line in Donbas

Ukrainian intelligence officers detained two men that were collecting intelligence on the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Joint Forces Operation’s area on the demarcation line, reported Ukraine’s military Task Force Pivnich (North) on Facebook.

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US Secretary Pompeo, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the phone about Ukraine and improving relations between Russia and the United States. It was reported by the press service of the US Department of State.

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Russian journalist Babchenko, critic of Kremlin, shot dead in Ukraine

Prominent Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, a critic of Russian actions in Ukraine and Syria, has been shot and killed in Kiev, Ukraine officials said late Tuesday.

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Ukraine violence shows RT is dangerous, says SNP’s McDonald

The SNP’s defence spokesman Stewart McDonald has called for greater engagement in Europe’s “forgotten war” in Ukraine – and warned his own party to be wary of the “dangerous instrument” of Russian propaganda.

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Russian hackers infect 500,000 devices around globe for cyber-attack on Ukraine

Russian hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with malware, probably preparing to launch a cyber-attack on Ukraine. Reuters reported this.

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