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    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi
    May02

    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi

    Angela Merkel is traveling to the Black Sea coast to talk with Vladimir Putin about Ukraine, Syria and other issues putting a strain on Berlin-Moscow relations. Is the Russian president interested in honest dialogue? …read more Source:...

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Vladimir Putin (shown in this file photo from May 10, 2015 in Moscow) on Tuesday in her first visit to Russia since 2015 in a sign of renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. AFP File Photo SOCHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea...

    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi
    May02

    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi

    Angela Merkel is traveling to the Black Sea coast to talk with Vladimir Putin about Ukraine, Syria and other issues putting a strain on Berlin-Moscow relations. Is the Russian president interested in honest dialogue? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since 2015, signalling renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since...

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    SOCHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since 2015, signalling renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. The Russian and German leaders have scaled back links as Moscow’s ties with the EU have plunged to a post-Cold War low. Merkel has...

    Samuel Huntington Was Not Like Steve Bannon
    May02

    Samuel Huntington Was Not Like Steve Bannon

    The late Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” paradigm has been taking a beating lately. His critics have warned that such a worldview portends a millenarian war between the West and Islam. One reason for the pile-on is that Huntington’s theory has become associated with the views of Steve Bannon, who, as a call-in participant...

    Asian governments increasingly repressive, curbing criticism online – watchdog
    May02

    Asian governments increasingly repressive, curbing criticism online – watchdog

    ONLY 13 percent of the world’s population enjoyed free press last year, according to democracy watchdog Freedom House in yet another international study proving press freedom is on the decline around the world. In its Freedom of the Press 2017 report entitled Press Freedom’s Dark Horizon, Freedom House identifies a growing trend in...

    France’s Election Is Also a Crossroads for Europe
    May02

    France’s Election Is Also a Crossroads for Europe

    NICE, France—On the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, former French special operations troops and French foreign legionnaires have fought on opposite sides of the war, joining the ranks of both pro-Ukrainian volunteer battalions as well as Russia’s proxy separatist army. Meanwhile, on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, about 700 French...

    Turkey-Ukraine defense industry ties are booming
    May02

    Turkey-Ukraine defense industry ties are booming

    Turkey is promoting deals with Ukraine to bypass Western embargoes in the defense industry and share critical military technologies. …read more Source:...

    Navalny’s Army Unmasks the State-Supported Radicals Out to Get Him
    May02

    Navalny’s Army Unmasks the State-Supported Radicals Out to Get Him

    Igor Beketov, aka Gosha Tarasevich, the leader of SERB. Photo: LiveJournal This Monday, opposition leader Alexey Navalny proved how useful it is to have millions of supporters among Russia’s young, energetic Internet users. Days after Navalny was attacked outside his office in Moscow, his supporters rallied online to identify the likely...