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    The Special Counsel Comes to Town: It’s the Moscow Trials, Revisited
    May19

    The Special Counsel Comes to Town: It’s the Moscow Trials, Revisited

    Donald Trump ran on a platform of improving relations with Russia: his victory was a mandate for that policy. Yet the real power in this country doesn’t reside within the ballot box, and that reality was brought home when the Justice Department appointed a “special counsel” to investigate “any links and/or coordination with the Russian...

    OPINION. Ukrainian Legislation Will Finally Split Kiev and Moscow
    May19

    OPINION. Ukrainian Legislation Will Finally Split Kiev and Moscow

    Paul Goble. Eurasia Review. Spain. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    The Nixonization of Donald Trump
    May19

    The Nixonization of Donald Trump

    (Photo: Mike Maguire / Flickr) The comparisons are multiplying. There was Trump’s appeal to the “silent majority” during the presidential election, his later adoption of the “mad man” theory in his foreign policy, his possible taping of conversations, his arm-twisting of top officials, and his all-around involvement in the scandals...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 5/15-5/19
    May19

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 5/15-5/19

    The latest on KI.org: Global illicit financial flows – and how to stop them. U.S. A look at the FCPA after 40 years. Michael Flynn and other advisers to Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last 7 months of the 2016 presidential race. The FBI warned a...

    While the Deep State ‘Death Star’ Seeks to Finish Off Trump, ‘Mr. Massacre’ Returns Pushing for Greater Albania
    May19

    While the Deep State ‘Death Star’ Seeks to Finish Off Trump, ‘Mr. Massacre’ Returns Pushing for Greater Albania

    Amb. William Walker, instigator of US attack on YugoslaviaThe fake news is flying thick and fast in Washington this week. On the heels of Donald Trump’s Oval Office visit with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other American and Russian officials, it finally seemed the fledgling US administration was turning the corner and...

    A Weakening State in Azerbaijan
    May19

    A Weakening State in Azerbaijan

    By Antonia Colibasanu Located on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, with Russia to its north and Iran to its south, Azerbaijan is a geopolitically strategic country. It is also a country facing serious economic problems, and if these problems trigger instability and weaken the government’s control, Azerbaijan will become vulnerable to...

    Changing the Rules of the Game in Moldova

    In Moldova, changes to the electoral system are afoot – but the motivations seem far from democratic. From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia detains Crimean Tatars for honouring the victims of the Deportation
    May19

    Russia detains Crimean Tatars for honouring the victims of the Deportation

    Russian police and FSB have thus far marked the 73rd anniversary of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatar People with detentions and harassment of people, many elderly, gathered in prayer …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred
    May19

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred

    A parliamentary bill that could have killed crucial investigative work by Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau has been sent for reworking a day before a scheduled second reading. The danger to Ukraine’s efforts to fight corruption has been deferred, but not eradicated …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations
    May19

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations

    Transatlantic TakeDonald Trump’s 11-day trip abroad, beginning in Saudi Arabia, will be his first international trip as president. The trip will set the tone for U.S. diplomatic relations throughout the president’s time in office. Yemen or Ukraine, Syria and Iraq or Southern Sudan, there is no lack of the use of arms of the cruelest...

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