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    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals
    Jun04

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Evan Vucci) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump asked a good question: “Wouldn’t it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?” Few Russia watchers — indeed few Americans — would disagree. The debate is over how. Would easing economic sanctions on Russia promote...

    Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun04

    Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ukraine

    More than three years after the occupation and illegal annexation of Crimea by Russian forces, and the subsequent military actions in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, collectively referred to as the “Donbass”, eastern Ukraine is in danger of becoming Europe’s “forgotten war”, writes Gary Cartwright What is certainly being forgotten, or...

    What Winston Churchill and George Orwell had in common
    Jun04

    What Winston Churchill and George Orwell had in common

    A new book from Thomas E Ricks explores the similarities between two 20th century mavericks. In his essay “The Prevention of Literature”, published in 1946, George Orwell describes attending a meeting of PEN, the club founded in 1921 to defend the interests of writers, on the tercentenary of Milton’s Areopagitica, in which the poet...

    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine
    Jun04

    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine

    ATHENS — The neighborhood of Exarchia in central Athens has always been home to those who fight the system. Before Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing Syriza Party came to power in 2015, groups of police would stand on street corners bordering the area, riot shields at the ready, waiting for the streets to erupt...

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years
    Jun04

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Investors are ready to invest 290 billion rubles ($5.1 billion) in the Crimean economy in the near future, Andrey Melnikov, the minister of Economic Development of the Russian Republic of Crimea said Saturday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). “This is more than 290 billion rubles,...

    Carla Suarez Cruises into 4th Round at French Open
    Jun04

    Carla Suarez Cruises into 4th Round at French Open

    Spain’s Carla Suarez made it into the fourth round of the French Open after a straight sets win over Ukrainian Elena Vesnina on Saturday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open
    Jun04

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu of China advanced to the third round of women’s doubles in the French Open on Saturday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Madison Brengle of the United States and Anna Smith of Britain. Dabrowski and Xu are scheduled to be back on the court at Paris on Sunday for a match against Raluca Olaru of...

    “Trump or Merkel?” Ukraine beer depicts world leaders
    Jun04

    “Trump or Merkel?” Ukraine beer depicts world leaders

    A brewery in Lviv, western Ukraine, has a special line of craft beer themed after world leaders. …read more Source: BBC

    Putin leaves Russians guessing on economic reform plan
    Jun04

    Putin leaves Russians guessing on economic reform plan

    ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA: Russia’s leading economic thinkers say the country needs bold action to avoid stagnation. After President Vladimir Putin set out his ideas for the economy in a keynote speech on Friday, they are still waiting to hear what that action will be. Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual...

    Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation Seems To Be Growing
    Jun04

    Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation Seems To Be Growing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in...