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    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue. Insurgents effectively broke a month-long government siege of eastern, opposition-held...

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist
    Aug08

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist

    The scientist, psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker recently spoke with the Berggruen Institute’s Alex Gorlach at Harvard University, where Pinker teaches in the department of psychology. He is most well-known for his 2011 book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. His forthcoming book is on “the new enlightenment.”...

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield
    Aug08

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield

    In November, while visiting the headquarters of the U.S. Army in Europe, I received a briefing on the performance of the Russian army in Ukraine. In a perfunctory tone, the young intelligence briefer recited the details of the July 2014 Battle of Zelenopillya, in which a single Russian artillery “fire strike” almost destroyed two Ukrainian...

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn
    Aug08

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn

    Rabbis Yechiel Eckstein, left, and Moshe Sebbag at the Grand Synagogue of Paris, June 27, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived recently with his wife Joelle at the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour. But a run-in...

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty
    Aug08

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty

    A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tensions High Amid Russian Military Buildup In Crimea
    Aug08

    Tensions High Amid Russian Military Buildup In Crimea

    Tensions are reportedly high among residents of northern Crimea as long convoys of heavy Russian weaponry continue to be sighted not far from the occupied peninsula’s border with the Ukrainian mainland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian families demand release of hostages held by militants
    Aug08

    Ukrainian families demand release of hostages held by militants

    A rally has been held in eastern Ukraine to urge authorities to secure the release of prisoners held by pro-Russia fighters in the region. …read more Source:...

    Will the Russians Try Another Land Grab in Ukraine?
    Aug08

    Will the Russians Try Another Land Grab in Ukraine?

    The war in eastern Ukraine has lately resembled the anecdote about boiling a frog: the fighting has been slowly increasing in intensity, but the international community has thus far acted as if nothing was happening. Then, over the weekend, a car bomb went off wounding Igor Plotnitsky, the head of the so-called breakaway Luhansk People’s...

    Ukrainian, 23, who faked age for high school pleads guilty
    Aug08

    Ukrainian, 23, who faked age for high school pleads guilty

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl pleaded guilty Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines – Lavrov
    Aug08

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines – Lavrov

    Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany may hold a “summit” on the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in China to discuss the Ukraine peace process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...