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    World War II Isn’t Quite Over for Poland and Ukraine
    Jul13

    World War II Isn’t Quite Over for Poland and Ukraine

    The two countries are drawn together by shared interests but bitterly divided by opposing views of a 1943 massacre. …read more Source:...

    Online Discussion of Sexual Abuse in the Former Soviet Union Is a Start Toward a Solution
    Jul13

    Online Discussion of Sexual Abuse in the Former Soviet Union Is a Start Toward a Solution

    Image: Anastasiya Melnychenko. Facebook I am one of the many women in the former Soviet Union who was cheered when Ukrainian journalist Anastasiya Melnychenko decided to discuss on social media the many instances of sexual harassment and abuse she has suffered since she was a child. Her postings on Facebook caused a sensation — because no...

    OSCE Expresses Concern Over Russia’s List Of ‘Terrorists, Extremists’ 
    Jul13

    OSCE Expresses Concern Over Russia’s List Of ‘Terrorists, Extremists’ 

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has expressed concern over the decision by Russian authorities to publish what they called an updated “list of terrorists and extremists,” which includes journalists and activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Harassment and Other Fables
    Jul13

    Russian Harassment and Other Fables

    Whenever the subject of American foreign-policy catastrophes comes up, the word “Iraq” immediately comes to mind. But George W. Bush’s ill-fated invasion of that hapless land in reality did not do irreparable damage to the United States. That is not to trivialize the costs, including trillions of dollars and the deaths of thousands of...

    Crimean Filmmaker Sentsov Turns 40 In Russian Prison

    Supporters in Ukraine and beyond mark Oleh Sentsov’s 40th birthday on July 13 — the third consecutive birthday the Crimean film director is spending behind bars in Russia, which convicted him of conspiring to commit terrorism on the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s Clash of Cultures Escalates
    Jul13

    Poland’s Clash of Cultures Escalates

    Unlike some central and eastern Europe nations, Poland has not seen a major push for an exit from the European Union in the wake of Brexit, but the country’s nationalist movements, whose influence continues to rise, are calling for deep reforms in the EU. Those calls are being led largely by young people, members of the post-communist...

    The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Jul12

    The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, July 12 — FAMILY PLEADS FOR RETURN OF MISSING GIRL: Distraught family members are pleading for the safe return of a five-year-old Calgary girl whose mother was found dead in the basement suite where the two lived. Scott Hamilton, uncle of the slain woman, is asking that Taliyah Leigh Marsman be...

    Stavridis’ Dangerous Ideas
    Jul12

    Stavridis’ Dangerous Ideas

    The New York Times reports that Clinton is vetting retired admiral James Stavridis as a possible running mate: Some close to Mrs. Clinton, the former secretary of state, say she was always likely to have someone with military experience on her vice-presidential shortlist, and Mr. Stavridis, currently the dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts...

    While NATO Discussed Russian Aggression, Fighting Spiked in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul12

    While NATO Discussed Russian Aggression, Fighting Spiked in Eastern Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—Over the weekend, as NATO leaders in Warsaw, Poland, were discussing ways to counter Russian aggression, the conflict in eastern Ukraine concurrently spiked to its worst level in months. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence,” Stephen Blank, senior fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, told the Daily...

    Moscow Lists Crimean Journalists, Activists As ‘Terrorists’ And ‘Extremists’
    Jul12

    Moscow Lists Crimean Journalists, Activists As ‘Terrorists’ And ‘Extremists’

    Authorities in Moscow have listed 22 people who were born on Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula as “terrorists and extremists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...