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    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity
    Jul29

    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity

    Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end European Union sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, encouraged by signs his tactic of lobbying what he views as more pliant southern and eastern European states is starting to pay off. The sanctions, imposed over the Ukraine crisis, are designed to block access to Western...

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career
    Jul29

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his retirement from international football on Friday, bringing to an end a glittering career that ended in disappointment...

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi
    Jul29

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi

    Just another gang of tourists? Re: Hells Angels sight-see and nosh as mayhem-free conventioneers, July 25. Looking at Jason Ransom’s picture of a Hells Angel photographing fellow gang members on the steps of Parliament Hill, I couldn’t help but recall Gilbert and Sullivan’s delightful song “When A Felon’s Not Engaged in...

    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?
    Jul29

    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reshuffled the Russian government with 15 staff changes at senior positions across the country announced by the Kremlin on Thursday. Putin’s spokesman dismissed the change as simply routine rotation but some of the hires and dismissals provide insight into the Kremlin’s current strategy and who they...

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election
    Jul29

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election

    The US intelligence community and private cybersecurity firms say Russia almost certainly hacked the Democratic National Committee and leaked documents that enraged Bernie Sanders supporters, embarrassed Democratic donors and senior party officials, and led to the resignation of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.The US government...

    Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from Germany duty
    Jul29

    Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from Germany duty

    BERLIN: Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect, reports BSS. The 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder, who won his 120th and final cap in Germany’s 2-0 defeat to France in the semi-finals of Euro 2016, revealed the news on his official Twitter account. He...

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down
    Jul29

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down

    The word “unprecedented” gets thrown around a lot in conversations about Donald Trump’s presidential run. It’s a risky label to affix: History doesn’t always validate its use, and besides, the term has become diluted unto meaninglessness through constant repetition.To understand the ways in which Trump’s candidacy...

    Podcast: The Invisible War
    Jul29

    Podcast: The Invisible War

    Why is the conflict in the Donbas escalating? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv
    Jul29

    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv

    The ethnic-Ukrainian share of Ukraine’s population is now greater than the ethnic-Russian share of the Russian Federation’s population – and significantly larger if one does not include Russian-occupied Crimea and the Donbas in the Ukrainian estimation. Despite that, Moscow continues to try to play the ethnic card in Ukraine, not only...

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain

    President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials frequently refer to Ukraine’s weak social cohesion, thereby justifying the notion that Russia is intervening in this allegedly ungovernable weak state to protect its clientele groups there. During this year’s St. Petersburg Economic Forum (June 16-18), Mr. Putin indirectly accused...