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Angela Merkel faces her greatest challenge
Nov21

Angela Merkel faces her greatest challenge

A political crisis severely tests the German Chancellor’s abilities. “Gradually, her long-term vision gave way to her short-term memory. She focused only on the here and now. But at the end that didn’t work”. These lines are a (rough) translation from Die Kanzerlin – Eine Fiktion, a novel about the Chancellor Angela Merkel by the...

Putin seeks reflected glory of Russian tsars as he unveils statue in Crimea
Nov19

Putin seeks reflected glory of Russian tsars as he unveils statue in Crimea

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Ukraine summons Polish envoy as diplomatic row between neighbours deepens
Nov18

Ukraine summons Polish envoy as diplomatic row between neighbours deepens

WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukraine has summoned the Polish ambassador in Kiev after Poland denied entry to a Ukrainian official in an escalation of a diplomatic spat over the two neighbours’ troubled past. …read more Source:...

Alex Salmond: a portrait of degradation
Nov17

Alex Salmond: a portrait of degradation

Russia Today, which this week showcased its newest acquisition, a talk show hosted by Alex Salmond, is the most accomplished English language propaganda channel in the world. Other global news services – BBC World, the German Deutsche Welle, the EU’s Euronews, France 24, the US’ CNN – try to adhere, to a “fair, balanced and impartial”...

A new party for Cyprus’s Russian exiles and expats

HUNDREDS of Western-trained Cypriot lawyers and accountants earn a living by handling the affairs of Russian and Ukrainian offshore companies. The relationship has flourished since the island became a base for proto-capitalists from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s, thanks to a communist-era treaty on removing double taxation. A relaxed...

The five most interesting claims in the Donald Trump dossier
Nov16

The five most interesting claims in the Donald Trump dossier

Credits Win McNamee/Getty Images Alt Text Donald Trump surrounded by his cabinet takes a more measured tone than on Twitter The former MI6 officer who compiled the report says 70-90% of it is true Analysis Kyler Sumter Thursday, November 16, 2017 …read more Source: The...

Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case
Nov14

Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is puzzled by the lack of a U.S. response to requests it has made to question former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a witness over two cases involving misuse of Ukrainian state funds, the chief investigator said. …read more Source:...

Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau launches case against sister agency
Nov14

Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau launches case against sister agency

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian investigators on Tuesday said they had opened a criminal case into suspected extortion by officials at a sister anti-corruption agency, based partly on information from a whistleblower who also implicated the president’s office. …read more Source:...

Poland has problems. An overwhelming influx of refugees isn’t one of them
Nov13

Poland has problems. An overwhelming influx of refugees isn’t one of them

Let’s stop buying the fiction of Europe’s far-right populists. From the banners Polish nationalist demonstrators held up at a 60,000-strong march this weekend, it would be easy to think the country was overwhelmed with failed multiculturalism. Slogans included “Pure Poland, white Poland” and “Refugees get out”. Others held fascist...

Poland has problems. An overwhelming influx of refugees isn’t one of them
Nov13

Poland has problems. An overwhelming influx of refugees isn’t one of them

Let’s stop buying the fiction of Europe’s far right populists. From the banners Polish nationalist demonstrators held up at a 60,000-strong march this weekend, it would be easy to think Poland was overwhelmed with failed multiculturalism. Slogans included “Pure Poland, white Poland” and “Refugees get out”. Others held fascist symbols...

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