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    Why the third Maydan is necessary
    Nov17

    Why the third Maydan is necessary

    As Kyiv girds herself for what some are already calling the “third Maydan,” Ukrainians have long since concluded that the first two didn’t work out so well. On Saturday, as many as 100,000 demonstrators are expected in the capital’s main… …read more Source: The...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Says Ukraine Is ‘Running Against the Clock’ to Prevent Another Revolution
    Nov17

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Says Ukraine Is ‘Running Against the Clock’ to Prevent Another Revolution

    KYIV, Ukraine—Mikheil Saakashvili sits at a desk devoid of any photos or personal memorabilia. On this day, the 48-year-old former Georgian president has only been on the job for four days as leader of a startup Ukrainian opposition political party called Wave. This is the next chapter of Saakashvili’s anti-corruption crusade following his...

    Vox Sentences: Pluto is a lot cooler than you thought
    Nov17

    Vox Sentences: Pluto is a lot cooler than you thought

    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. Who Donald Trump is and isn’t talking to; Russia withdraws support for the...

    What is Trump seeking in top foreign policy posts?
    Nov17

    What is Trump seeking in top foreign policy posts?

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Often, the people a president surrounds himself with says something about his goals as any policy statement. President-elect Trump is in the process of deciding who will fill critical national security and diplomatic posts. These decisions will shape the direction of his presidency and the country. For more on who’s in the...

    Kiev, Moscow still far from solving Ukraine crisis
    Nov17

    Kiev, Moscow still far from solving Ukraine crisis

    Kiev and Moscow still have different positions on a roadmap to implement the Minsk agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists
    Nov17

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

    NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign Wednesday to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. In an initiative of advocacy group The Voice Project, arrest-style mugshots of the celebrities emblazon the T-shirts. Instead of their own names, each star...

    Putin signs decree withdrawing Russia from International Criminal Court
    Nov17

    Putin signs decree withdrawing Russia from International Criminal Court

    Russian President Putin removed the country from the ICC following a resolution condemning its temporary occupation of Crimea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Will the Dutch minority have the decisive voice in Ukraine-EU relations?  – The Baltic Times
    Nov17

    Will the Dutch minority have the decisive voice in Ukraine-EU relations? – The Baltic Times

    As the ambassador of Ukraine to one of the country of the European Union, I’m very concerned about the uncertainty with the completion of …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Barack Obama in Berlin to discuss extending sanctions on Russia
    Nov17

    Barack Obama in Berlin to discuss extending sanctions on Russia

    US President Barack Obama says a final official goodbye to Europe in Berlin, where he’ll discuss the extension of sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    New Polish military force worries political opposition
    Nov17

    New Polish military force worries political opposition

    WARSAW — The Polish parliament on Wednesday approved the creation of a new territorial defense force aimed at deterring a possible Russian attack that critics say could end up serving as the armed wing of the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party. The force would be made up of 53,000 part-time soldiers stationed throughout the country by 2019....