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    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer
    Jan02

    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer

    A lawyer has been found dead in Ukraine days after helping to make sure the man convicted of murdering her sister was not released from prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Jan02

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday

    The torchlight procession is being held under the slogan “For heroes’ glory, for children’s future!” the UNIAN news agency reported. Andrii Illienko, the lawmaker of the Ukrainian parliament from the Svoboda party, said before the start of the action that the demonstration would be peaceful and would provide an occasion for the...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday

    The torchlight procession is being held under the slogan “For heroes’ glory, for children’s future!” the UNIAN news agency reported. Andrii Illienko, the lawmaker of the Ukrainian parliament from the Svoboda party, said before the start of the action that the demonstration would be peaceful and would provide an occasion for the...

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe
    Jan01

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe

    Europe today is riven by several urgent policy questions: How should its institutions evolve? How far and how fast should EU integration proceed? What should Europeans think about the concept increasingly referred to as “two-tiered” Europe? How should they think about common defense following the signing of the PESCO agreement by 23 European...

    The History of Fake News in the United States
    Jan01

    The History of Fake News in the United States

    Fake news isn’t suddenly ruining America, but putting government in charge of deciding what news is fake will. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, numerous media outlets ran stories claiming that many websites had published false stories that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Since then Left-leaning...

    Sharmazanov: Russia will not cede South Caucasus to Turkey
    Jan01

    Sharmazanov: Russia will not cede South Caucasus to Turkey

    ArmInfo. Russia and Turkey have always been and will be competitors for the sphere of influence in the South Caucasus; the interests of the two countries in this region are interbreeding. Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Edward Sharmazanov stated this in a conversation with journalists. According to him, despite some apparent warming in...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 28 Dec 2017
    Jan01

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 28 Dec 2017

    Stranded air passengers sleep on luggage belts Hundreds of passengers were stranded at airports last night, thanks to snow and ice. At Stansted, where 300 were left without flights, a witness told Sky News that customers were sleeping on the luggage carousel belts. A weather warning is in place for ice this morning, after some motorists were...

    The journalist prince
    Jan01

    The journalist prince

    Germany Der Tagesspiegel reported on Angela Merkel’s waning support after a poll found 47 percent of Germans don’t want her to remain chancellor for another full four-year term. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung led with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko stepping down as the country’s chief World Cup organizer. The...

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
    Jan01

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’

    Timothy Snyder reads five, and speaks ten, European languages, which give him a tremendous advantage when researching and writing about European history. An undergraduate at Brown University, he continued his studies at Oxford where he received his doctorate in 1997 while a British Marshall Scholar. In addition to fellowships in Paris, Vienna and...