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    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but are considering a proposal to reduce the risk of an accidental military confrontation in Baltic airspace, NATO’s chief says. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Editorial: The balance of foreign policies
    Jul13

    Editorial: The balance of foreign policies

    Every government has a decision to make when it comes to soft power and hard security. It isn’t an either/or decision. Rather, it’s about which tools to deploy on each side, to create useful tension. Does a situation call for trade or trainers? For jets or snubs? Should development be treated as a tool of foreign policy at all?...

    NATO’s Russia Problem: The Alliance’s Tough Road Ahead Post-Warsaw Summit
    Jul13

    NATO’s Russia Problem: The Alliance’s Tough Road Ahead Post-Warsaw Summit

    Christopher S. Chivvis, Stephen J. Flanagan NATO, Europe Will these initiatives will be enough to meet the extraordinary new security challenges facing Europe and America? The meeting of NATO leaders in Warsaw over the weekend was partially overshadowed in the U.S. press by the tragic events in Dallas. But its significance shouldn’t be lost...

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open
    Jul13

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Ambassadors from NATO nations met Wednesday with Russian envoys to explain decisions taken at the recent alliance summit and attempt to reduce tensions with Moscow. The meeting at NATO’s Brussels headquarters follows last week’s gathering of alliance heads of state and government in Warsaw. Among other things, U.S....

    Can Europe Stop Washington’s Military Provocations on Russia’s Borders?
    Jul13

    Can Europe Stop Washington’s Military Provocations on Russia’s Borders?

    Stephen F. CohenThe extremism at NATO’s Warsaw summit revealed doves in opposition to the new Cold War hawks, but not in the United States. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open
    Jul13

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open

    Among other things, U.S. President Barack Obama and the other NATO leaders ordered a reinforcement of allies closest to Russia with four new multinational battalions for Poland and the Baltic states. In a joint declaration, Obama and the other leaders in Warsaw last week sternly accused Russia of “destabilizing actions and politics,”...

    Ukraine’s Sentsov ‘Victim Of Vindictive System,’ Says European Filmmaker
    Jul13

    Ukraine’s Sentsov ‘Victim Of Vindictive System,’ Says European Filmmaker

    Russia’s politically charged imprisonment of Crimean film director Oleh Sentsov has outraged critics as a perceived effort to suppress dissent on the Ukrainian peninsula following its forceful annexation by Moscow in 2014. Mike Downey, a film producer and the deputy head of the European Film Academy, talks about why the case remains...

    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:...

    Poland and Russia Clash Over World War II Massacre Claims
    Jul13

    Poland and Russia Clash Over World War II Massacre Claims

    Poland and Russia have been locked in a bitter war of words over who to blame for the killings of an estimated 100,000 Poles during World War II. The deaths known as the ‘Volyn massacre’ in Poland and the ‘Volyn Tragedy’ in Ukraine and Russia is one of the many tragedies endured by Poland in World War II, though details about the...

    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...