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    Russia steps up terror offensive with armed raid on mosque in Occupied Crimea
    May07

    Russia steps up terror offensive with armed raid on mosque in Occupied Crimea

    Armed and masked men cordoned off a Crimean mosque on May 6 as people were leaving after Friday prayers. Several dozen men tried to detain about 100 Crimean Tatars and take them away in police vans for a supposed ‘check …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    US Ambassador to Hungary: Overthrow Assad, Let in Refugees, and Fight Russia…or Else!
    May07

    US Ambassador to Hungary: Overthrow Assad, Let in Refugees, and Fight Russia…or Else!

    US Ambassador to Hungary, Coleen BellIf anyone wants a short course on what’s wrong with US diplomacy look no further than US Ambassador to Hungary Coleen Bell’s speech Friday to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament. In typical diplo-speak there was plenty of flowery language about shared values, fish swimming...

    Belarus Reforms Its Elections and Commemorates Chernobyl
    May07

    Belarus Reforms Its Elections and Commemorates Chernobyl

    Western organizations tend to use a single set of criteria to evaluate the electoral processes and the sundry aspects of the democracy and human rights situations in various non-Western countries. Many consumers of those ratings give no second thought to this practice, implicitly believing that everybody should be like “us.” Some, however, like...

    Aleppo – Syria’s Stalingrad?
    May06

    Aleppo – Syria’s Stalingrad?

    In a message on Thursday addressed to Vladimir Putin felicitating Russia on its Victory Day, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad compared the fighting around the city of Aleppo to Stalingrad, which turned the tide of World War II. It’s a powerful metaphor for the Russian psyche, driving home that winning the Syrian war in Aleppo’s battle...

    How Ukraine Can Solve Its Local Election Conundrum
    May06

    How Ukraine Can Solve Its Local Election Conundrum

    Even when it is effective, diplomacy can be an unsightly business. Perhaps nothing illustrates this better than that ugly, illegitimate child of Mother Russia’s war in Ukraine: the Minsk agreements. In recent months, Germany and France have been pressing Ukraine to pass a local elections law as the basis for holding elections in the Donetsk...

    Information Wars: Ukraine and the West vs. Russia and the Rest
    May06

    Information Wars: Ukraine and the West vs. Russia and the Rest

    In the media battle between the West and Russia over what really has been going on in Ukraine, round one went to Russia — at least among audiences in former Soviet Union republics. Pro-Russian protesters remove a Ukrainian flag and replace it with a Russian flag in front of the Donetsk Oblast Regional State Administration building in March of...

    Russian Orchestra Plays in War-Torn Syria
    May06

    Russian Orchestra Plays in War-Torn Syria

    Symbolic concert honors victims of terrorism, as Russian and Syrian dignitaries look on. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Rethinking CTF Strategy: From Stopping Terrorist Financing to Using Finance to Stop Terrorists
    May06

    Rethinking CTF Strategy: From Stopping Terrorist Financing to Using Finance to Stop Terrorists

    Rather than focusing on the near-impossible task of stopping terrorist financing, policy-makers should instead focus on using financial intelligence to stop terrorists.As Europe struggles to come to terms with the latest attacks on the continent inspired by Daesh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS), this time in Brussels,...

    Russia Says Foiled Terrorist Attacks
    May06

    Russia Says Foiled Terrorist Attacks

    Security service says arrested Central Asians had been planning major attacks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Uncovering ancient Ashkenaz – the birthplace of Yiddish speakers
    May06

    Uncovering ancient Ashkenaz – the birthplace of Yiddish speakers

    Did Ashkenazi Jews descend from ancient Turkey? Everett Historical/ShutterstockThe search for the location of Ashkenaz – thought to be the birthplace of Ashkanazic Jews and the Yiddish language – is one of the longest quests in human history. It has been lasted at least 1,000 years and is perhaps second only to Noah’s Ark, which has been...

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