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    This Holocaust monument in Belarus is haunting — and subversive
    Aug14

    This Holocaust monument in Belarus is haunting — and subversive

    “The Unbowed Man” statue at the Khatyn Memorial in Belarus commemorating Yuzif Kaminsky, a survivor of Nazi atrocities, and his slain son Adam. (John Oldale/Wikimedia Commons) KHATYN, Belarus (JTA) — Even by Soviet standards, the massive memorial complex near Minsk to the victims of Nazi atrocities stands out for its immense scale and ambition....

    Cruz Calls Out NYT Reporter Who Labeled His Response to Charlottesville Attack ‘Posturing’
    Aug14

    Cruz Calls Out NYT Reporter Who Labeled His Response to Charlottesville Attack ‘Posturing’

    When a New York Times reporter on Sunday accused Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) of political posturing with their statements against white supremacists, Cruz had a response ready. Both Cruz and Rubio called the attack over the weekend in Charlottesville, Va, where someone plowed their car into pedestrians amid clashes...

    North Korea’s New Missiles Came From Ukraine and Russia, Report Claims
    Aug14

    North Korea’s New Missiles Came From Ukraine and Russia, Report Claims

    A new report claims the North could not have developed better rockets so quickly without foreign technology. …read more Source:...

    North Korea’s missile success linked to black-market purchases from Ukrainian plant, investigators say
    Aug14

    North Korea’s missile success linked to black-market purchases from Ukrainian plant, investigators say

    North Korea’s success in testing a intercontinental missile may have been made possible by a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile program …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The Daily Vertical: What’s Mine Is Mine And What’s Yours Is Mine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine coal shipments show how doors can open for exports
    Aug14

    Ukraine coal shipments show how doors can open for exports

    In 2014, when fighting broke out in the eastern parts of Ukraine, much of the world was focused on the stakes for Russia, Europe and the United States. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    The Daily Vertical: What’s Mine Is Mine And What’s Yours Is Mine
    Aug14

    The Daily Vertical: What’s Mine Is Mine And What’s Yours Is Mine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 14, 2017

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

    US Takes Another Look at Providing Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug14

    US Takes Another Look at Providing Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s conflict. The deliberations put pressure on President Donald Trump, who’s fighting perceptions he is soft on the...

    Obama team was warned about Russian interference
    Aug14

    Obama team was warned about Russian interference

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration received multiple warnings from national security officials between 2014 and 2016 that the Kremlin was ramping up its intelligence operations and building disinformation networks it could use to disrupt the U.S. political system, according to more than half a dozen current and former officials.As early as...