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On the fourth leg of a grueling overseas trip, President Trump lectured NATO allies in Brussels on not spending enough for collective defense, and declined to plainly endorse Article 5 of the alliance
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All the offices of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine operate in a regular manner with certain restrictions, Principal Deputy Chief of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Alexander H
Ukraine has become a second home for award-winning U.S independent filmmaker Chad Gracia, director of the “Russian Woodpecker.” The movie, a documentary about a Ukrainian victim of the Chornobyl nucle
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