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    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous
    Jul27

    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous

    Image: Ethnic Armenians have been protesting in and out of the country in recent years. This sign at a Los Angeles rally refers to many Armenians’ belief that Russia interferes in their country’s affairs. (Twitter: @S_Zoppellaro) Lines are hardening in the stand-off between Armenian authorities and supporters of a jailed fringe...

    What’s NATO For, Anyway?
    Jul26

    What’s NATO For, Anyway?

    Donald Trump shocked foreign-policy professionals and observers when he remarked to The New York Times that if he were president, the United States might not come to the defense of an attacked NATO ally that hadn’t fulfilled its “obligation to make payments.” The remark broke with decades of bipartisan commitment to the alliance and, as...

    Trump Time Capsule #57: Russia, and Taxes
    Jul26

    Trump Time Capsule #57: Russia, and Taxes

    Donald Trump yesterday in North Carolina. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters)When something goes wrong, I start with blunder, confusion, and miscalculation as the likely explanations. Planned-out wrongdoing is harder to pull off, more likely to backfire, and thus less probable.It is getting more difficult to discuss the apparent Russian role in the DNC...

    Kremlin Dismisses Being Behind Democratic Party Hack
    Jul26

    Kremlin Dismisses Being Behind Democratic Party Hack

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has laughed off suggestions that Russia was behind the hack of emails from the U.S. Democratic Party, warning journalists not to make him use unprintable words, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Over 20,000 emails exchanged by party officials were leaked by hackers last week, exposing damaging...

    The Latest: Summer Olympic sports see ‘politics’ in report
    Jul26

    The Latest: Summer Olympic sports see ‘politics’ in report

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 12:45 p.m. The umbrella body for summer Olympic sports says the Russian doping scandals have been misused for “media exposure and political influence” at the expense of the Rio Games. The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations criticizes what it calls...

    U.S. Joins Ukraine And Other NATO Members In Black Sea Drills
    Jul26

    U.S. Joins Ukraine And Other NATO Members In Black Sea Drills

    The 15th annual Sea Breeze naval exercises are underway on the Black Sea. Co-hosted by the Ukrainian and U.S. navies, the drills include personnel from 13 nations including Britain, Turkey, Romania and Georgia. Participating forces are practicing amphibious landings, on-board firefighting, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, and other...

    There’s No Business Like The Arms Business
    Jul26

    There’s No Business Like The Arms Business

    Weapons ‘R’ Us (But You’d Never Know It) Cross-posted with TomDispatch.comWhen American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual...

    Controversial Orthodox Church Procession Barred From Marching Into Kyiv
    Jul26

    Controversial Orthodox Church Procession Barred From Marching Into Kyiv

    Ukraine’s interior minister has ordered police to bar a major religious procession from entering the capital on foot after police said explosives were found planted along the planned route. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine’s Forgotten War
    Jul26

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine’s Forgotten War

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, July 26, 2016
    Jul26

    The Morning Vertical, July 26, 2016

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