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    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    After talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, U.S. and Russian envoys say their countries have “different concepts for how to make peace” but will continue to work to achieve that goal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea
    Nov14

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) says authorities in Russian-occupied Crimea have “intensified persecution” of Crimean Tatars for their opposition to Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian region in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy
    Nov14

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy

    Governments worldwide are increasing efforts to manipulate information on social media, undermining democracy and creating an overall decline in Internet freedom, according to Freedom House. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses Russia of Sowing Discord in the West
    Nov14

    British Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses Russia of Sowing Discord in the West

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has accused the Kremlin of destabilizing eastern Ukraine, mounting a campaign of cyber espionage in Europe, and “planting fake stories” to “sow discord in the West.” Speaking at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in London Monday, May’s unequivocal rebuke of Putin stands in marked contrast to U.S. President...

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine
    Nov14

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe If Washington were to take NATO membership off the table, it would remove Moscow’s incentive to keep the Ukrainian conflict alive. The Trump administration reportedly plans to propose a peacekeeping force for Ukraine. The initiative would have a greater chance of success if Washington offered a package that made...

    Spain Sees Russian Interference in Catalonia Separatist Vote
    Nov14

    Spain Sees Russian Interference in Catalonia Separatist Vote

    Madrid believes Russian-based groups used online social media to heavily promote Catalonia’s independence referendum last month in an attempt to destabilize Spain, Spanish ministers said Monday. Spain’s defense and foreign ministers said they had evidence that state and private-sector Russian groups, as well as groups in Venezuela,...

    60,000 joined a Polish nationalist march. Should Jews be worried?
    Nov14

    60,000 joined a Polish nationalist march. Should Jews be worried?

    Some of the tens of thousands of nationalists who marched through Warsaw, Nov. 11, 2017. (Jakob Ratz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) (JTA) — The sight of far-right activists waving racist banners and shouting anti-Semitic slogans during a nationalist march in the capital of Poland over the weekend shocked many around the world. It was...

    Canada, UN still hammering out details for peacekeeping mission as summit looms
    Nov14

    Canada, UN still hammering out details for peacekeeping mission as summit looms

    OTTAWA—A senior United Nations official says UN staff are in talks with Canadian counterparts about when, where and how Canadian military personnel and equipment will be employed on peacekeeping missions.But Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the undersecretary general of UN peacekeeping operations, tells The Canadian Press that no final decisions have been...

    Can Russia ‘Help’ as Much as Trump Says It Can?
    Nov13

    Can Russia ‘Help’ as Much as Trump Says It Can?

    Donald Trump has a message for the “haters and fools”—those who pounced on him when he suggested, aboard Air Force One this past weekend, that he placed greater faith in Vladimir Putin’s denials about interfering in the 2016 U.S. election than in the conclusions of the “political hacks” in his own intelligence agencies.“Having a good...

    EU Signs Historic Defense Pact as Brexit, Trump Drive Bloc to Cooperate
    Nov13

    EU Signs Historic Defense Pact as Brexit, Trump Drive Bloc to Cooperate

    Twenty-three member states of the European Union have signed a historic deal to cooperate more closely on defense. The pact, known as Permanent Structured Cooperation or PESCO, legally binds its signatories into joint defense projects as well as pledging to increase defense spending and contribute to rapid deployments. The pact includes all EU...