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    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation

    NATO and Russia begin their highest level talks for nearly two years Wednesday, in a bid to ease military tensions over the Baltic Sea and the simmering violence still gripping eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, Russia strike deal to release hunger strike pilot
    Apr20

    Ukraine, Russia strike deal to release hunger strike pilot

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    The Holocaust, the Left, and the Return of Hate
    Apr20

    The Holocaust, the Left, and the Return of Hate

    Reprinted from TheTower.org. Alex Chalmers, the co-chair of the Oxford University Labour Club, resigned on February 17, citing widespread anti-Semitism and hostility to Jews among its members. His statement and a subsequent press release by the Oxford University Jewish Society make for sobering reading, not least because this is not an isolated...

    A Voice of America, Part II
    Apr20

    A Voice of America, Part II

    Editor’s Note: In the current issue of National Review, we have a piece by Jay Nordlinger, “A Voice of America.” It focuses on Myroslava Gongadze, the head of the Ukrainian service. This week, Mr. Nordlinger is expanding the piece in his Impromptus. For Part I, go here. The series concludes today.Myroslava Gongadze went to work for the...

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Ends Hunger Strike as Deal for Her Release Nears
    Apr20

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Ends Hunger Strike as Deal for Her Release Nears

    (MOSCOW) — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world
    Apr20

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardize the local population’s health. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded 3 decades ago at … …read more...

    News of the day from across the globe, April 20
    Apr20

    News of the day from across the globe, April 20

    Japan’s southern quake-hit area was rattled by a strong aftershock Tuesday and searchers found a woman’s body buried under landslide rubble, raising the death toll from the twin earthquakes to 45. More than 100,000 evacuees, some sleeping in their cars and others in gymnasiums or community centers, were bracing for another chilly...

    New Suggestions of Russia-Ukraine Soldier Swap Deal
    Apr20

    New Suggestions of Russia-Ukraine Soldier Swap Deal

    A long rumored “soldier swap” between Moscow and Kyiv seemed to gain new traction Tuesday, with Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko claiming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin had produced an “algorithm for freeing” an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot turned national cause celebre, Nadezhda Savchenko… …read more...

    The Atlantic Daily: Kabul Attack, Earthquake Survivors, New York Primaries
    Apr20

    The Atlantic Daily: Kabul Attack, Earthquake Survivors, New York Primaries

    Mohammad Ismail / ReutersWhat We’re Following: The Deadly Assault in Kabul At least 28 people were killed and as many as 300 people were wounded in the heart of the Afghan capital when a suicide attacker detonated a bomb and gunmen opened fire outside government buildings. The assault was claimed by the Taliban, which made a comeback at the...

    The Kremlin’s Triad as the Means of Survival
    Apr20

    The Kremlin’s Triad as the Means of Survival

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...