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    Fighting fake news on the front line
    Apr12

    Fighting fake news on the front line

    Olga Yurkova has spent years fighting fake news on the front line.The Ukrainian journalist and colleagues weighed into the battle with a StopFake.org website after Russian soldiers entered C …read more Source: Big News...

    If only Stéphane Dion had saved Canada’s foreign policy
    Apr12

    If only Stéphane Dion had saved Canada’s foreign policy

    “In Geneva and New York, in March, June and September 2016, I attend several bilateral meetings between Dion and about 30 foreign ministers from other countries,” Jocelyn Coulon writes in his curious new book about Justin Trudeau’s foreign policy, Un selfie avec Justin Trudeau (published last week in French only by Québec-Amérique). Dion,...

    The Obvious Question: What Does Russia Want?
    Apr12

    The Obvious Question: What Does Russia Want?

    Angus Ross, Andrew Savchenko Security, Eurasia Russia reserves the right to pursue its interests in the post–Soviet space without Western interference, in any way it sees fit. With Vladimir Putin now safely back in the Kremlin for another six years, and with a number of crises involving Russian forces still smoldering in the world, the time is...

    Why the US Must Befriend Hungary’s Populist Leader
    Apr12

    Why the US Must Befriend Hungary’s Populist Leader

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a convincing majority in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Even the day before the election, The Guardian was all too pleased to showcase the left’s apoplexy by running the headline, “Hungary’s war on democracy is a war on democracy everywhere.” This has it exactly backward, of course....

    Watch Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Painful Attempt to Answer Question About Trump Blaming Mueller for Russia Relations
    Apr12

    Watch Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Painful Attempt to Answer Question About Trump Blaming Mueller for Russia Relations

    There was no way to defend the president’s ludicrous claim. A combative Sarah Huckabee Sanders appeared at the daily White House briefing today to tackle questions about the raid on Michael Cohen’s office and the president’s tweeted threats to fire missiles at Syria despite protestations of Russia, which has been protecting...

    Album ‘Yiddish Glory’ gives voice to once-lost Soviet Jewish WWII songs
    Apr12

    Album ‘Yiddish Glory’ gives voice to once-lost Soviet Jewish WWII songs

    After decades in an unmarked box in Ukraine, the unlikely discovery and resurrection of wartime testimonial poems by Toronto prof leads to international recording project …read more Source: The Times of...

    America’s Shrinking Diplomatic Presence In Russia Comes At A Cost For Both Countries
    Apr12

    America’s Shrinking Diplomatic Presence In Russia Comes At A Cost For Both Countries

    After the most recent round of diplomatic expulsions, the U.S. embassy in Moscow has lost vital staff — including those working on important bilateral issues, like Syria, Ukraine and arms control. For ordinary Russians, the cuts at the embassy mean it’s virtually impossible to get a U.S. visa in Moscow anymore. …read more Source:...

    US, Russia Edge Toward Showdown Over Syria
    Apr12

    US, Russia Edge Toward Showdown Over Syria

    When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield a year ago after a chemical weapons attack, the Pentagon gave Moscow advance warning to get its personnel out of harm’s way. Since then, U.S.-Russian relations have soured, and the two nuclear powers have raised the ante, getting dangerously close to a potential military clash in...

    Russian mafia whistleblower ‘was sick night before death after dining in Paris restaurant with secret girlfriend’
    Apr12

    Russian mafia whistleblower ‘was sick night before death after dining in Paris restaurant with secret girlfriend’

    Alexander Perepilichnyy visited the French capital with Ukrainian-born Elmira Medynska, 28, on a two-day break in November 2012 – and died after coming back to Britain …read more Source:...

    Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried
    Apr11

    Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried

    The Pantsir-S1's newest missile that can destroy low flying drones. That, combined with the S-400 makes Russia's anti-aircraft systems better than the US' Russia has a layered defense system protecting its bases in Syria that could prove difficult for American jets seeking to strike Syrian targets. The system is composed of...