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    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...

    Ukraine Pressures Reporters to Avoid Negative Stories About Country – US NGO
    May02

    Ukraine Pressures Reporters to Avoid Negative Stories About Country – US NGO

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Press freedom is under attack in Ukraine, with government officials pressing journalists to only write stories that portray the country in a positive light and approving acts of intimidation against reporters who deviate from official narratives, the US human rights group Freedom House said on Monday. “While ongoing reforms...

    What’s Next: May 2, 2017
    May02

    What’s Next: May 2, 2017

    May 02, 2017 5:00 AMGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks today, her first visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing
    May01

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing

    London, Monday @timsimwa British boxer Anthony Joshua’s stunning 11th round knockout of Ukrainian legend Wladimir Klitschko was hailed Sunday as having restored some much-needed prestige to the tarnished image of heavyweight boxing. Joshua, 27, retained his unbeaten record in the most extreme of circumstances having been knocked to the...