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    With an eye towards Donald Trump, Stephane Dion says Russian sanctions must be upheld
    Nov11

    With an eye towards Donald Trump, Stephane Dion says Russian sanctions must be upheld

    Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    As Montenegro Looks to NATO, Anxiety Grows Over Future US Commitment
    Nov11

    As Montenegro Looks to NATO, Anxiety Grows Over Future US Commitment

    As America’s European allies try to figure out their future relationships with Washington under President-elect Donald Trump, analysts say NATO and Russia are involved in an increasingly tense battle for influence in the Balkan states. Montenegro – formerly part of Serbia until declaring independence in 2006 – is about to join the NATO...

    Forced Out Of Crimea, Tatar Restaurant Finds Solidarity Among Kiev Diners
    Nov11

    Forced Out Of Crimea, Tatar Restaurant Finds Solidarity Among Kiev Diners

    Musafir was once one of Crimea’s most popular restaurants, serving Tatar food. But this ethnic group has been persecuted since Russian annexation. The eatery has found a welcoming refuge in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Invoking Trump, ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Invoking Trump, ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili launched a new political party in Ukraine on Friday to fight corruption. …read more Source:...

    Former U.S. ambassador banned from traveling to Russia
    Nov11

    Former U.S. ambassador banned from traveling to Russia

    WASHINGTON — The former U.S. ambassador to Russia said Friday that he has been banned from traveling there in a tit-for-tat response to U.S. visa bans for senior Russian officials. RELATED LINKSU.S. turns up heat on Russia as ties deteriorate Moscow officials say experts from Russia made contact with Trump staff during campaign Michael McFaul...

    Podcast: Brave New World
    Nov11

    Podcast: Brave New World

    How will the election of Donald Trump change the geopolitical equation in the post-Soviet space? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Snowballs in Siberia and Smog in New Delhi: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Nov11

    Snowballs in Siberia and Smog in New Delhi: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Canada and Denmark Fight Over Island With Whisky and Schnapps Dan Levin | The New York Times “International disputes over territory can be ugly affairs, waged with all the nastiness of a divorce, backed with the force of armies. Just in the last few years, China has built islands topped with military bases to back its claim to vast stretches of...

    Bones unearthed during contested dig at former Jewish cemetery in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Bones unearthed during contested dig at former Jewish cemetery in Ukraine

    Meylakh Sheykhet at the digging site in the Old Jewish Cemetery of Lviv, Ukraine, Nov. 7, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) LVIV, Ukraine (JTA) — City workers in a Ukraine city suspended their digging at a former Jewish cemetery amid controversy over the unearthing of human remains at the site. Pieces of skull and limbs were among the bones discovered last...

    Saakashvili Launches ‘New Force’ In Ukraine
    Nov11

    Saakashvili Launches ‘New Force’ In Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili announced he was launching a new force to clean up Ukrainian politics, four days after resigning as governor of Odesa region. Saakashvili was president of Georgia, 2008-2013, and came to Ukraine after its pro-Western “Maidan” revolution in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Far-right nationalists congregate on Polish Independence day
    Nov11

    Far-right nationalists congregate on Polish Independence day

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Far-right nationalists, burning flares and carrying Polish flags, marched in large numbers through the streets of Warsaw on Friday to mark Poland’s Independence Day, a yearly ritual that has become one of the largest far-right gatherings in Europe. Some participants burned a Ukrainian flag at the march, which comes...