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    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?
    Sep20

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

    The first episode of Comrade Detective opens with producer and star Channing Tatum sitting in a movie theater with journalist Jon Ronson. They are gathered to present a forgotten treasure from an even more forgotten time, which took over two decades to find, in a continent-spanning search, and obtained “with the cooperation of five international...

    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator
    Sep20

    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator

    A residential building in Minsk, Belarus, July 2017. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — At the age of 36, Yishai Malkin and his family are leading what millions of people in the former Soviet Union would consider a charmed life. A web designer, Malkin and his wife, an event manager, earn a combined monthly salary of $2,000....

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills
    Sep20

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

    A Russian attack helicopter mistakenly fired at least one rocket into a crowd of spectators during a large-scale military exercise in western Belarus simulating a counterattack against NATO forces. The Russian military acknowledged that a rocket was fired by accident by a helicopter, but insisted that no one was hurt in the incident. It also...

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?
    Sep20

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?

    Canadian soldiers on a tank during battlegroup exercises at the Adazi Training Area outside Riga (Chris Scott) In a New Brunswick-sized country, small numbers add up. It’s a crisp summer afternoon in a wood near Riga, and I’m squatting on the edge of a sandpit observing some of the 1,200 NATO troops who have come to help...

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada
    Sep20

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada

    Ukrainian President to visit Canada Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in New York today where he is holding talks with several world leaders during the opening of the U.N.General Assembly. A press release today from the Canadian Prime Minister’s office says the Ukrainian president will travel to Canada for a working visit on the 22nd,...

    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason
    Sep20

    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason

    Paul Manafort was under surveillance by the FISA court before, during, and after his six months as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. That wasn’t because President Obama both hated Donald Trump and somehow knew that Manafort would sign onto the Trump campaign. It’s because there are few people in the nation more deserving of...

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists
    Sep19

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists

    The security service of the Ukrainian president used force to prevent two RFE/RL journalists from filming in a public place on September 15, pushing a cameraman to the ground and leaving him with a concussion and other injuries. The chief of the State Security Department later issued an apology and opened an investigation. (RFE/RL’s...

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…
    Sep18

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…

    By Kenneth CourtisAfter using the Russian invasion diligently for plenty of international support, Ukraine’s elites aren’t holding up their side of the bargain: They keep ruining their country.Ukraine’s President, 51-year old Petro Poroshenko – or Porky, as he is known to all Ukrainians – is at single digits in the polls. With...