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    Episode 16: Historian Timothy Snyder On The Evolution Of National Identity
    Apr21

    Episode 16: Historian Timothy Snyder On The Evolution Of National Identity

    Welcome to episode 16 of The Josh Marshall Show, in this episode Josh talks to author and historian Timothy Snyder. They talk about Timothy’s book “The Reconstruction of Nations,” a book about the evolution of national identity and the organization of national states in northeast Europe going back a bit more than four centuries...

    Virginia Governor Calls Off Execution For Death-Row Inmate
    Apr20

    Virginia Governor Calls Off Execution For Death-Row Inmate

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday called off a man’s execution in a 2006 murder-for-hire case, citing concerns about false information provided to jurors that he believes influenced their decision to sentence him to death. Ivan Teleguz was scheduled to be executed Tuesday, but McAuliffe commuted his sentence to...

    Russia flying over, photographing Canadian military bases this week
    Apr20

    Russia flying over, photographing Canadian military bases this week

    OTTAWA — Russia is using a post-Cold War agreement to conduct an aerial surveillance mission over Canadian military facilities this week, even as relations between the two countries remain frosty. The five-day mission started Tuesday and involves an unarmed Russian aircraft flying to different parts of the country to take photos of Canadian...

    Russian court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses
    Apr20

    Russian court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Russia’s supreme court ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses was an “extremist” organization and ordered its headquarters near St. Petersburg to be shut down, Reuters reported Thursday. The court received the request to ban the group from the justice ministry, according to the AP. Russian news agency Interfax reported a justice ministry...

    Joshua’s mind on Fury despite Klitschko fight
    Apr20

    Joshua’s mind on Fury despite Klitschko fight

    Anthony Joshua is just days away from a world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko in front of the largest British boxing crowd for nearly 80 years but the Briton says he would rather be facing former champion Tyson Fury.Fury beat Klitschko in 2015, handing the Ukrainian his first loss in 11 years, to become the IBO, WBA, IBF and WBO...

    Lithuania FM Says NATO Deployment Shows Commitment
    Apr20

    Lithuania FM Says NATO Deployment Shows Commitment

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says the recent NATO deployments to the Baltic region and elsewhere in Eastern Europe are a sign that the Western alliance “will do anything” to defend the security of member nations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis
    Apr20

    Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis

    A brilliant Monaco side that has taken Europe by storm will not relent in their bid for glory after beating Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League semi-finals, promised coach Leonardo Jardim.The team from the Mediterranean principality were too good for their German opponents in Wednesday’s quarter-final second leg, winning 3-1 at...

    Russia Works Around Western Energy Sanctions
    Apr20

    Russia Works Around Western Energy Sanctions

    Back in 2014, a raft of Western sanctions stifled Russia’s Arctic oil ambitions, but three years later Moscow is looking to kickstart its own homegrown oil renaissance to try and match America’s shale boom.At the time, those sanctions were carefully calculated to hamstring Russia’s future energy production without immediately...

    Ukraine, Iran agree to launch test train through Azerbaijan
    Apr20

    Ukraine, Iran agree to launch test train through Azerbaijan

    Ukraine and Iran have agreed to launch a test train for transportation of agricultural products, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry’s press service quoted Minister Volodymyr Omelyan as saying. …read more Source:...

    Moscow Hails ICJ Ruling On Ukraine
    Apr20

    Moscow Hails ICJ Ruling On Ukraine

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has hailed a ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague rejecting Ukraine’s request to order Moscow to stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...