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    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Special operations forces edition
    Aug04

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Special operations forces edition

    Despite their “quiet professional” ethos, special operations forces have received a lot of attention in the past several years. From movies such as “Zero Dark Thirty” to speeches at football games and graduations, recent, public conversation about special operations forces has dispelled many of the myths and legends about this long misunderstood...

    Cossacks Face Reprisals As Rebel Groups Clash In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug04

    Cossacks Face Reprisals As Rebel Groups Clash In Eastern Ukraine

    August 4, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Debunking Russia’s Narrative of Rampant Anti-Semitism in Ukraine Again
    Aug04

    Debunking Russia’s Narrative of Rampant Anti-Semitism in Ukraine Again

    The Congress of National Communities of Ukraine’s latest reports on xenophobia in Ukraine have struck another blow to Moscow’s persistent attempts to present the country as a hotbed of anti-Semitism. The reports make no mention of the “pogroms” alleged by the Russian Foreign Ministry, nor do they back Russian President...

    Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government
    Aug04

    Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government

    Plus, Russian shoppers get a welcome break from high food prices, and archeologists map the site of the demolished Great Synagogue of Vilnius. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Southern Gas Corridor’s Advances Cool off Energy Cooperation Between Italy and Russia
    Aug04

    Southern Gas Corridor’s Advances Cool off Energy Cooperation Between Italy and Russia

    The European Union–backed Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project continues to gain traction against the Moscow-led Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline initiative. The game-changer in the Euro-Russian “battle” for pipelines and energy hubs could be the participation of the major oil and gas producers Iran and Turkmenistan in the planned European...

    Elections in Donetsk-Luhansk ‘People’s Republics’ And Russia’s New Conflict-Freeze Model
    Aug04

    Elections in Donetsk-Luhansk ‘People’s Republics’ And Russia’s New Conflict-Freeze Model

    Western governments regularly disagree with the Kremlin over the meaning of democracy and free elections. Nevertheless, Western diplomacy currently supports Moscow’s goal for local elections to be staged in the Russian-controlled territory of Ukraine’s east. If validated as apparently intended by the Organization for Security and...

    Russia Insists on Own Impunity, Gains Pariah Status
    Aug04

    Russia Insists on Own Impunity, Gains Pariah Status

    The Russian nyet in the United Nations Security Council, which blocked the resolution on setting up an international tribunal on the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, was entirely predictable (see EDM, July 30). President Vladimir Putin had described the proposed legal body as “untimely,” and many Russian officials and...

    Retribution in the New Crimea
    Aug03

    Retribution in the New Crimea

    In March 2015, the Atlantic Council and Freedom House published a report by Crimean journalist Andrii Klymenko showing how Russia’s occupation and annexation of Crimea has unleashed an ongoing chain of human rights violations across the peninsula.Five days after release of the report—Human Rights Abuses in Russian-Occupied...

    Putinformation
    Aug03

    Putinformation

    Traveling recently in what might be called “new frontline” states—Estonia, Ukraine, and Moldova—I was struck by the depth of concern I encountered about Russian propaganda. And not just propaganda aimed at the Russian population and neighboring countries. At a conference in Tallinn, a Politico reporter and experienced Russia hand who had just...

    Ukraine Calls On Russia To Negotiate End Of War In East
    Aug03

    Ukraine Calls On Russia To Negotiate End Of War In East

    August 3,2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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