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    Anti-Modernity, Within and Without
    Aug16

    Anti-Modernity, Within and Without

    Editor’s note: Read part three here.As described in Part 3, the concentration of political power in the hands of the state is an evolved accouterment of modernity, but it is not part of modernity’s essential definition. The modern state system, however, which goes back to Westphalia, really is quintessentially modern precisely because...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Condemns Russian ‘Slave Mentality’
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Condemns Russian ‘Slave Mentality’

    Ukraine’s most popular politician, who spent nearly two years in Russian and rebel captivity, has accused Russians of having the mentality of slaves in an interview with Ukrainian news site Apostrof. Nadiya Savchenko, a former military pilot, who was captured during the height of combat in east Ukraine two years ago, was elected to...

    Fighting Flares In Mariinka, Eastern Ukraine, As Both Sides Hold Ground
    Aug16

    Fighting Flares In Mariinka, Eastern Ukraine, As Both Sides Hold Ground

    Ukrainian troops traded fire overnight with Russia-backed separatists in the eastern city of Mariinka, where both sides have been holding their positions for weeks. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Matt Taibbi on Trump’s Position on NATO, Russia & his Campaign Head’s $13 Million Scandal in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Matt Taibbi on Trump’s Position on NATO, Russia & his Campaign Head’s $13 Million Scandal in Ukraine

    During Donald Trump’s speech in Youngstown, Ohio, on Monday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reversed his earlier threats to defy NATO treaties, and instead said he would work closely with the alliance to defeat ISIS. For more, we speak with award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi, author Phyllis Bennis and co-founder of the...

    Ukraine Grants Asylum To Kremlin Critic
    Aug16

    Ukraine Grants Asylum To Kremlin Critic

    A Russian opposition activist who was the first person charged under a strict new law restricting protests has received political asylum in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nazarbaev Says Poroshenko Seeks Compromise On Donbas
    Aug16

    Nazarbaev Says Poroshenko Seeks Compromise On Donbas

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is “inclined to finding compromises” on to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nazarbaev Says Poroshenko Seeks Compromise On Donbas
    Aug16

    Nazarbaev Says Poroshenko Seeks Compromise On Donbas

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is “inclined to finding compromises” on to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 16, 2016
    Aug16

    The Morning Vertical, August 16, 2016

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

    Rio 2016: Ukraine Feels ‘Robbed of Gold’ In Bout With Russia
    Aug16

    Rio 2016: Ukraine Feels ‘Robbed of Gold’ In Bout With Russia

    Ukraine’s Minister of Sport Igor Zhdanov has declared that one of the country’s top Olympians “was robbed of the deserved gold” in a scrappy wrestling final against Russia. Ukraine’s Zhan Beleniuk went into Monday night’s 85kg Greco Roman final bout with Russian Davit Chakvetadze as world number one. An evenly matched...

    The Daily Vertical: The Crimea Con Job
    Aug16

    The Daily Vertical: The Crimea Con Job

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