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    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West
    Sep12

    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West

    A. Lukashenka at the polling station on 11 September 2016 Two representatives of the opposition and civil society will end up in the newly-appointed Belarusian Parliament. This reflects not the true level of support of the opposition, but rather Aleksander Lukashenka’s willingness to demonstrate good will to the European Union. The West,...

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday
    Sep12

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday

    Russian War Games in Crimea; Pentagon Arsenal Plane Still Far Off; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum

    Jacob Waben’s painting ‘Vrouw Wereld’ (‘Lady World’) (1622), is among five stolen masterpieces to be returned to the Westfries Museum in the Netherlands © Westfries Museum/AFP/FileTHE HAGUE, Sep 12 – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared from more than a decade ago, officials announced on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

    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...