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    Polish and Ukrainian infrastructure ministers sign memorandum for Via Carpathia
    Oct24

    Polish and Ukrainian infrastructure ministers sign memorandum for Via Carpathia

    The Minister of Infrastructure and Construction Andrzej Adamczyk and the Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan have signed a memorandum of cooperation for the Via Carpathia route, that will form a part of the TEN-T passageways. Adamczyk stressed that including Via Carpathia in TEN-T will help procure financing for the investment…....

    Ukrainian With Handguns, Grenades Opens Fire on Border With Russia – FSB
    Oct24

    Ukrainian With Handguns, Grenades Opens Fire on Border With Russia – FSB

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has announced a Ukrainian national possessing an arsenal of handguns and grenades being wounded during shootout when trying to illegally cross the border with Russia. “Officers of the Russian FSB border department in the Kursk region have detained a 31-year-old national of Ukraine who...

    I’ll Call That Interesting
    Oct24

    I’ll Call That Interesting

    Robert Mueller is now looking into Democratic uber-lobbyist Tony Podesta as part of his probe into lobbying work tied to Paul Manafort. This is not part to the Russian tampering in the 2016 election but rather the 2012-14 era work in Ukraine that Podesta worked with Manafort on. Tierney Sneed has our story. …read more Source:...

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’
    Oct24

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. To read the U.S. coverage these days about the Russian president, you’d think he’s 10 feet tall, a puppetmaster who merely has to yank the strings of his hacker army in the Kremlin to make democracy-loving Americans quake over their iPhones, an...

    Apathy Is the Greatest Insult to the Memory of Fallen Soldiers
    Oct24

    Apathy Is the Greatest Insult to the Memory of Fallen Soldiers

    KYIV, Ukraine—I’ve experienced our country’s wars both as a combatant and a witness. I deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq while I was an Air Force special operations pilot, and I’ve been back to report on both of those wars as a journalist. I’ve also reported on U.S. military operations at other places in the Middle East and...

    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort
    Oct24

    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort

    A prominent Democratic lobbyist whose brother happened to chair Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign has become the subject of a criminal inquiry as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, NBC News reported Monday. Mueller’s reported interest in Tony Podesta, and his Dem-leaning lobbying firm the Podesta Group,...

    Egyptian exports to France up by 17% in H1 2017
    Oct23

    Egyptian exports to France up by 17% in H1 2017

    Egyptian exports to France increased by 17% in the first half (H1) of 2017, scoring a value of €321.3m, up from €274.9m in H1 2016. According to the latest report of the Economic Department of the French embassy in Egypt, imports from France increased by 11% in the same period, reaching €915.9m, compared to €825.7m. Trade exchange between Cairo...

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism
    Oct23

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism

    This past weekend’s elections in the Czech Republic show the ideological permissiveness of populism. Czech voters dallied with a dizzying array of populist parties from extreme Right to extreme Left, with multiple shades in-between. In a proportional representation system with a 5 percent threshold, three of these parties together garnered...

    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta
    Oct23

    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta

    Robert Mueller (Credit: Getty/Andrew Burton) Much like the mid-90s saw story after story showing how extensive Chinese government operations within U.S. politics were, the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election is demonstrating the size of Russia’s. That’s the overall takeaway from a series of news reports, including one from NBC...

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence
    Oct23

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence

    Russia’s influence in the Balkans is real and easily observed. Both before and since the Ukrainian crisis, it has affected the region in a multitude of ways. Moscow’s rising military might has far reaching consequences for the security posture of NATO and its members bordering the Black Sea. The Russian oil and gas companies, Gazprom,...