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    Ukraine, Russia and a new cold war
    Feb26

    Ukraine, Russia and a new cold war

    We speak to the mayor of Kiev and former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, and we fact-check China’s economic boom. …read more Source: AL...

    10 Lessons from the Battle of 73 Easting
    Feb26

    10 Lessons from the Battle of 73 Easting

    H.R. McMaster Security, “The division will succeed only as the platoon succeeds.” “Other battles would be more destructive than 73 Easting. Other units would fight with the same proficiency demonstrated by Holder’s dragoons. Yet in this first major engagement against the Republican Guard, the U.S. Army demonstrated in a few hours the...

    Putin says ‘foreign enemies’ seek to disrupt Russian elections
    Feb26

    Putin says ‘foreign enemies’ seek to disrupt Russian elections

    President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that foreign enemies were seeking to disrupt upcoming parliamentary elections and ordered Russia’s security service to be vigilant. In September, the country will hold parliamentary elections but critics fear that the vote will be manipulated by the Kremlin and few opposition candidates will be allowed...

    Media outlet: Ukraine’s PM resigns
    Feb26

    Media outlet: Ukraine’s PM resigns

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    ‘Exposed’ Baltics seek NATO help to combat Russia threat
    Feb26

    ‘Exposed’ Baltics seek NATO help to combat Russia threat

    WASHINGTON — Latvia and its Baltic neighbors need help to combat the threat from Russia, and they need it soon. That was Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs’ message when he met with American officials in Washington this week. And it’s why the Baltic states are eagerly awaiting July’s NATO summit in Warsaw, where they will...

    Herman Van Rompuy: Why Brexit Would Hurt Britain
    Feb26

    Herman Van Rompuy: Why Brexit Would Hurt Britain

    A question often asked in Western Europe is: what are the advantages for the European Union in keeping Britain as a member state? A majority of my compatriots still remember Margaret Thatcher putting pressure on other European leaders and even blackmailing them. A widespread feeling here in Belgium is: if Britain doesn’t love us, it is free...

    Europe: The Schengen Agreement In Danger
    Feb26

    Europe: The Schengen Agreement In Danger

    In this column Emma Bonino, a leading member of the Radical Party, former European Commissioner and a former Italian foreign minister, refers to the European Commission’s threat to exclude Greece from the free travel Schengen area, unless it imposes stronger controls on the flow of migrants. According to the author, the European Union is...

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’ Nanga Parbat
    Feb26

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’ Nanga Parbat

    Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a spokesperson said Friday. “Ali Sadpara (Pakistan), Alex Txikon (Spain), and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, spokesperson of...

    Crimean Tatar Jamala to represent Ukraine at Eurovision
    Feb26

    Crimean Tatar Jamala to represent Ukraine at Eurovision

    KYIV – Once again, Ukraine will make political waves at the annual Eurovision Song Contest. Yet this time around, a Crimean Tatar will represent Ukraine, as announced on February 21. Accomplished pop singer Jamala will get a unique chance to raise Europe’s awareness to the plight of her people in performing “1944,” a song that […]...

    UNICEF reports: War in Ukraine affects over 500,000 children
    Feb26

    UNICEF reports: War in Ukraine affects over 500,000 children

    GENEVA/NEW YORK/KYIV – The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in eastern Ukraine, UNICEF said on February 19. Of these, 200,000 – or one in three – need psychosocial support. “Two years of violence, shelling and fear have left […] …read...