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    The Perils of Arming Ukraine
    Oct12

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine

    Rajan Menon and Will Ruger elaborate on why arming Ukraine would be an extremely foolish thing for the U.S. to do: The proposition that Putin won’t be provoked by a U.S. decision to send lethal arms to Ukraine amounts to a hunch. It’s not supported by evidence, and Putin’s past behavior contradicts it. This is not a minor point:...

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia
    Oct11

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to keep pressure on Moscow over “the Russian aggression in Ukraine,” urging the assembly not to return to “business as usual” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova
    Oct11

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova

    EU ambassadors have agreed to recognize the European aspirations of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, according to a draft statement of next months’ Eastern Partnership summit seen by RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia
    Oct11

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia

    The Danish government wants to increase its defense budget by 20 percent over the next five years in response to Russia stepping up military activity in eastern and northern Europe. Much of the West has been troubled by Russia’s actions since its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula Crimea and its support for separatist...

    Sean Hannity believes 5 forces are trying to destroy Trump
    Oct11

    Sean Hannity believes 5 forces are trying to destroy Trump

    Sean Hannity (Credit: Jeff Malet, maletphotos.com) Fox News host Sean Hannity spent the summer indoctrinating his audience with the message that any negative information about President Donald Trump was the work of a shadowy cabal of Trump foes. According to Hannity, this “Destroy Trump Alliance” — which encompasses the press, the bureaucracy,...

    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists
    Oct11

    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists

    Russia’s domestic security agency said Wednesday it detained six people in Crimea accused of involvement in an extremist organization, a move described by one of the suspects’ lawyer as part of Moscow’s crackdown on the Crimean Tatars. Emil Kurbedinov, a lawyer for one of the six detainees, said that police also rounded up nine...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...