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    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War
    Mar31

    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Russian shells and rockets rained down on them in the front-line town of Debaltseve in February 2015, Ukrainian troops began to receive curious, anonymous SMS messages on their cellphones. “Your comrades nearby already left their positions, so you should leave yours as well,” one message read. The messages also claimed that...

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?
    Mar31

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?

    “If we were to use traditional measures for understanding leaders, which involve the defense of borders and national flourishing, Putin would count as the preeminent statesman of our time. “On the world stage, who could vie with him?” So asks Chris Caldwell of The Weekly Standard in a remarkable essay in Hillsdale College’s March issue of...

    Nato has ‘clear disagreements’ with Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    Nato has ‘clear disagreements’ with Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS: NATO still has “clear disagreements” with Russia over the Ukraine crisis and expects Moscow to do more to rein in armed separatists battling Kiev’s forces, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. The West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and its support for...

    Stoltenberg offers a twig to Russia
    Mar31

    Stoltenberg offers a twig to Russia

    Russia and NATO are still do not agree on important issues regarding the conflict in Ukraine, but the tone is open and constructive, states NATO… The post Stoltenberg offers a twig to Russia appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...

    In separatist eastern Ukraine, entrepreneurs are turning abandoned McDonald’s into ‘DonMak’
    Mar30

    In separatist eastern Ukraine, entrepreneurs are turning abandoned McDonald’s into ‘DonMak’

    When the McDonald’s in Donetsk shuttered due to war and Western sanctions, local entrepreneurs opened a nearly-identical fast food restaurant named DonMak. …read more Source: Business...

    As War in Afghanistan Drags on, Russia Resurrects Interest
    Mar30

    As War in Afghanistan Drags on, Russia Resurrects Interest

    WASHINGTON – As the United States’ effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the “graveyard of empires.” The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan’s future, with or without U.S. support....

    Beeline and Cafesjian Center for Arts summed up results of project  "Meeting with book"
    Mar30

    Beeline and Cafesjian Center for Arts summed up results of project  "Meeting with book"

    ArmInfo. Beeline summarized the results of Encounter with the Book educational program at Cafesjian Center for the Arts. The center also hosted the presentation of the book, illustrated by the participating children and designed by students of Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts. “The social programs, implemented in cooperation with...

    Ukraine Gov’t Pledges to Cease Fire in the East on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine Gov’t Pledges to Cease Fire in the East on Saturday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country’s troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday.Fighting between government troops and the separatists has been raging in eastern Ukraine since 2014, killing more than 9,800 people.A 2015 peace… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian corruption casts a nuclear pall over all of Europe
    Mar30

    Ukrainian corruption casts a nuclear pall over all of Europe

    In 2016 the No. 1 tourist destination of Ukraine was the lifeless town of Pripyat, evacuated after the deadly reactor meltdown at Chernobyl in 1986. Today, Ukraine relies on nuclear power for 53 percent of its power generation, but is risking another nuclear accident on a scale greater than Europe … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country’s troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday.Fighting between government troops and the separatists has been raging in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...