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    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus
    Sep12

    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus

    Two opposition candidates won seats in the Belarusian parliament for the first time in 20 years, raising hopes that relations will warm further between the West and the authoritarian government of President Alexander Lukashenko. Following Sunday’s vote, Belarus election officials announced early Monday that Anna Konopatskaya from the United...

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma
    Sep12

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian MFA receives note over impossibility of holding State Duma elections in Ukraine
    Sep12

    Russian MFA receives note over impossibility of holding State Duma elections in Ukraine

    The Russian leadership has received a note from the leadership of Ukraine over the impossibility of holding State Duma elections for Russian citizens in the territory of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show
    Sep12

    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show

    What should we be watching for in Russia’s State Duma election? Listen to the Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Donald Trump gets a pass
    Sep12

    Why Donald Trump gets a pass

    Donald Trump’s trip to Mexico was declared a success even after he mischaracterized the crux of his conversation with Mexico’s president. The GOP nominee is now described as “presidential” for shifting from insult-filled, ad-lib performances to insult-filled scripted speeches. And he scored points for confidence and style despite...

    Ukraine tries to force Russia to court
    Sep12

    Ukraine tries to force Russia to court

    General prosecutor to target officials in absentia then go to The Hague over Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Kyrgios Davis Cup fitness ‘encouraging’ – Hewitt
    Sep12

    Kyrgios Davis Cup fitness ‘encouraging’ – Hewitt

    SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt said Monday Nick Kyrgios had a good chance of playing in this week’s World Group playoff and backed his young star after a slew of on-court controversies.Australia’s number one, who Monday rose to a career-high 15th, in the world, was forced to quit his third round US...

    Latvia keeps €50m believed stolen from Ukraine
    Sep12

    Latvia keeps €50m believed stolen from Ukraine

    Latvia has got a windfall of €50 million to add to its state budget after seizing cash believed to have been stolen from Ukrainian state coffers, investigative news show De Facto reported September 11. …read more Source:...

    Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon
    Sep12

    Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon

    Five paintings stolen from a museum in Friesland more than a decade ago could be back home within weeks after… …read more Source:...

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran
    Sep12

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran

    The Obama administration has quietly voiced warnings that its putative deal with the Russian government is at a breaking point, and said it is running out of patience over Moscow’s prevarication and failed promises on Syria. However, there is a clear contradiction between the stance of the US defense secretary, Ashton Carter, who is skeptic...