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    THE DAY OF UNITY OF UKRAINE AND THE WAR IN DONBAS
    Jan24

    THE DAY OF UNITY OF UKRAINE AND THE WAR IN DONBAS

    President Petro Poroshenko congratulated the Ukrainian nation on the Day of Unity. The reunion, or as it was called at that time – zluka, has originated from the national liberation struggle of the Ukrainian people, historic movement of Ukrainians…(Президент Петро Порошенко привітав український народ з Днем Соборності. “Соборне...

    Some 4,500 NATO Troops Take Part in War Drills in Poland
    Jan24

    Some 4,500 NATO Troops Take Part in War Drills in Poland

    Some 4,500 troops from six NATO countries on Monday took part in new military maneuvers in northwestern Poland, a country in which the Atlantic Alliance’s activity has increased since the Crimea crisis. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Russians Helping Ukraine In Moscow War? 5 Russians Under Investigation For Ties To Far-Right Ukraine Nationalists
    Jan24

    Russians Helping Ukraine In Moscow War? 5 Russians Under Investigation For Ties To Far-Right Ukraine Nationalists

    Five Russian nationals are under criminal investigation for alleged ties to a far-right Ukrainian nationalist group, RIA Novosti reported Monday. The Russian Investigative Committee opened cases against Igor Chudinov, Gennady Khamrayev, Georgy Stotsky, Roman Strigunkov and Alexander Valov for alleged ties to the Right Sector, committee...

    The Role of Luck, Accidents and Misjudgments in Wars and Politics
    Jan24

    The Role of Luck, Accidents and Misjudgments in Wars and Politics

    Many factors are cited to determine the outcomes of key turning points in wars and politics–economics, military capacity, geography, demography and leadership, to cite only a few. But, there is another factor less often cited: the role of luck, accidents and misjudgments. These factors are not easily calculable but helped determine many...

    How Sajjan won the argument over peacekeeping
    Jan24

    How Sajjan won the argument over peacekeeping

    Days into a Trump administration that looks more chaotic by the minute, it’s becoming even more clear that the Canadian cabinet shuffle of January 3 was conducted almost entirely in response to President Trump — while also reflecting a broader plan to reactivate elder statesmen in Canada-U.S. relations of the stature of Brian Mulroney and...

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia
    Jan24

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia

    The task force consisted of the FBI, the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the National Security Agency. The US intelligence community has opened investigations into several members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle over the past year, focusing on the advisers’ potential...

    Vox Sentences: The US is officially no longer down with TPP
    Jan24

    Vox Sentences: The US is officially no longer down with TPP

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Some of the biggest demonstrations in US history; President Trump’s first...

    The mystery that is Rex Tillerson
    Jan24

    The mystery that is Rex Tillerson

    Rex Tillerson’s nomination for secretary of state has been advanced by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by a margin of 11-10 — every Republicans voted for him, and every Democrat opposed him. His final confirmation by the full Senate is all but assured, as three Republicans widely seen as the key swing votes — Marco Rubio, John...

    Estonia Supports Russian Sanctions, Visa-Free Travel For Ukrainians
    Jan24

    Estonia Supports Russian Sanctions, Visa-Free Travel For Ukrainians

    Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has told visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that she supports continued sanctions against Russia over its involvement in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source
    Jan23

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source

    Angela Merkel will be facing an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of this year's elections. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of elections this year, according to EU findings, a source close to the matter said Monday.The source, who asked not to be identified,...