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    Belarus and the Failure of the Russian World
    Apr04

    Belarus and the Failure of the Russian World

    In April 2014, a month after annexing Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared himself the defender of the Russkiy Mir—a “Russian world” dominated by ethnic Russians and encompassing most of the territory of the former Soviet Union. Observers in Russia and abroad had long interpreted the Kremlin’s interest in Eurasian integration...

    Trump loves despots: He couldn’t shake Angela Merkel’s hand, but falls hard for Egypt’s strongman. Sense a pattern?
    Apr04

    Trump loves despots: He couldn’t shake Angela Merkel’s hand, but falls hard for Egypt’s strongman. Sense a pattern?

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action in Iraq and Libya, against all evidence to the...

    Watchdog report: ‘Breakdown of democracy’ in Poland, Hungary
    Apr04

    Watchdog report: ‘Breakdown of democracy’ in Poland, Hungary

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S.-based pro-democracy group Freedom House said Tuesday that a “spectacular breakdown of democracy” has been taking place in Poland and Hungary, two countries that stood as models of democratic change after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. The watchdog organization’s report said that Hungary now has the...

    Another Donald Trump-Russia contact: Eric Prince met with Russian sources just before inauguration
    Apr04

    Another Donald Trump-Russia contact: Eric Prince met with Russian sources just before inauguration

    (Credit: AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Two more individuals connected to Donald Trump have been revealed to have connections to Russia. Erik Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and founder of the private security firm Blackwater (whose project manager once threatened to kill a government investigator), is reported to have...

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest
    Apr04

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest

    Photo: Pixabay. In addition to being a prominent contemporary writer in Russia, Zakhar Prilepin is a vocal political ideologue. A member of the National Bolshevik Party, he hosts a talk show on the nationalist, ultra-conservative Tsargrad TV network. Prilepin is also the chief editor of Svobodnaya Pressa, another pro-Kremlin media outlet that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited Latvia April 4, expressing his gratitude for the country’s strong support in defending its territory against occupying Russian forces int he east of the country. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, April 4, 2017
    Apr04

    The Morning Vertical, April 4, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada and Ukraine sign defence cooperation arrangement
    Apr04

    Canada and Ukraine sign defence cooperation arrangement

    The governments of Canada and Ukraine have signed a bilateral agreement to cooperate on issues such as defence policy and military education. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Russian Ex-Lawmaker Killed in Central Kiev Shooting
    Apr04

    Russian Ex-Lawmaker Killed in Central Kiev Shooting

    According to the Kiev police chief, a Russian former lawmaker may have been the person reportedly shot and killed in central Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Poland reopens consulates in Ukraine after attack
    Apr04

    Poland reopens consulates in Ukraine after attack

    Polish consulates in Ukraine reopened on Tuesday, almost a week after a grenade attack on a consulate in the north-western city of Lutsk. …read more Source: Polskie...