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    The Latest: Seferovic starts for Switzerland against Poland
    Jun25

    The Latest: Seferovic starts for Switzerland against Poland

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 2:25 p.m. Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic has returned to lead the attack for his team’s match against Poland in Saint-Etienne. Seferovic was dropped by coach Vladimir Petkovic for the last group match. Neither he nor replacement Breel Embolo has...

    Putin praises ‘all-embracing’ partnership of Russia, China
    Jun25

    Putin praises ‘all-embracing’ partnership of Russia, China

    BEIJING (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday emphasized economic ties with China and praised what he called Russia’s “all-embracing and strategic partnership” with its neighbor, during a visit to Beijing that takes place against the background of a drop in trade and lingering mistrust. Putin told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang...

    Russia Sees Brexit Impact Widespread but Temporary
    Jun25

    Russia Sees Brexit Impact Widespread but Temporary

    Russia reacted to Britain’s vote to exit the European Union with a mix of pleasure, understanding and concern. Some Russian politicians celebrated the Brexit, taking aim at the EU and its Western allies. “Brexit reflects the crisis in the EU governance model,” tweeted senior Russian lawmaker Alexey Pushkov, adding that it was a “personal...

    No Netflix, No Chill: In Russia, it’s Better to Purge than to Binge
    Jun25

    No Netflix, No Chill: In Russia, it’s Better to Purge than to Binge

    It’s not easy guarding the purity of the Russian state. In addition to the existential threats posed by rainbows, LGBT parades, Ukrainian libraries, and imported cheddar, Russia faces a new enemy: Netflix. In the West, we’ve long been familiar with the clear and present danger of Netflix. Who knows how much labor productivity has...

    Terrorism: Finding a Way to Make the Guilty Pay
    Jun24

    Terrorism: Finding a Way to Make the Guilty Pay

    Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it … and, sadly, the same might be said about state-sponsored terrorism. Far from making light of problem, I am looking for solutions that might actually trigger positive change, which is especially urgent for me because I currently work in Afghanistan. Just hours before...

    How Erdogan Rewrote History of the Great Arab Revolt
    Jun24

    How Erdogan Rewrote History of the Great Arab Revolt

    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the self-proclaimed “Great” Arab Revolt of 1916, launched against Ottoman rule from the Arabian Desert by Sharif Hussein, emir of Mecca. Thanks to a systematic decade-long campaign orchestrated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the event will pass almost unnoticed in most Arab cities...

    Europe’s Counterrevolution Has Begun
    Jun24

    Europe’s Counterrevolution Has Begun

    In 2005, Mark Leonard published a book called Why Europe Will Run the 21st Century. The moment was ripe for such an argument. The European Union had just embarked on the greatest expansion in its history, welcoming 10 new members, and headlines heralded the sprouting of “a European identity” and the emergence of a “United States of Europe.” Heck,...

    Eastern Angst: Brexit Vote Sends Jitters Through Countries On EU’s Fringe
    Jun24

    Eastern Angst: Brexit Vote Sends Jitters Through Countries On EU’s Fringe

    As Europe grapples with Britain’s decision to leave the EU, the bloc’s eastern partners are weighing the implications of a Brexit for their own countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Banker Works the Hill
    Jun24

    Putin’s Banker Works the Hill

    Andrey Kostin, the CEO of VTB, the largest Russian bank, 60.9 percent of which belongs to the Russian government, visited Washington DC earlier this week to meet with U.S. Congressmen and Obama Administration officials to discuss sanctions imposed on Russia, and VTB in particular.As TAI found out from a congressional aide familiar with the...

    Post-U.K. Europe Won’t Be Friendlier to Putin
    Jun24

    Post-U.K. Europe Won’t Be Friendlier to Putin

    The EU isn’t more likely to ease sanctions on Russia or become anti-American. …read more Source:...