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    François Fillon, the right-wing hard-liner who just won a major French election, explained
    Nov28

    François Fillon, the right-wing hard-liner who just won a major French election, explained

    A hard-right politician, written off by pollsters and establishment pundits for month, rockets to the top of the polls in his party’s presidential primary. He vows to “conquer Islamic totalitarianism,” promises to clamp down on mass immigration, and calls for a closer relationship with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. When the vote is finally...

    Ukraine ex-President Viktor Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine ex-President Viktor Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

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    Donald Trump, who advocates closer ties to Vladimir Putin, says Cuba must improve its human rights
    Nov28

    Donald Trump, who advocates closer ties to Vladimir Putin, says Cuba must improve its human rights

    A stencil graffiti featuring Fidel Castro’s image says in Spanish “Fidel among us,” in an alleyway in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (Credit: AP) In the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s death, President-elect Donald Trump issued the following tweet on Monday: If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban...

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN – The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called on Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. The Syrian army and its allies… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. His testimony to a Ukrainian court via a video link from neighboring Russia was the first time Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. His testimony to a Ukrainian court via a video link from neighboring Russia was the first time Ukrainian...

    Keep the Future in Mind
    Nov28

    Keep the Future in Mind

    Ian Bremmer Politics, Eurasia Trump’s wisest strategy is to stay out of Putin’s way as Russian power decays from within. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Put Russia into Context
    Nov28

    Put Russia into Context

    Paul J. Saunders Politics, Eurasia The next administration must consider where Russia fits into its overall foreign-policy objectives. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?
    Nov28

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?

    Angela Stent Politics, Eurasia Imagining what renewed U.S. ties with the Kremlin would look like. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia relations under...

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests
    Nov28

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests

    Graham Allison Politics, Eurasia America’s next leader should bear in mind the potential consequences of further alienating Russia. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...