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    Defense Officials: Russia Poised to Challenge US for Military Dominance
    Mar09

    Defense Officials: Russia Poised to Challenge US for Military Dominance

    Russia’s campaign to modernize and strengthen its armed forces is increasingly putting U.S. and European forces at risk, with some defense officials raising concerns Moscow’s military soon could challenge the U.S. and its allies for dominance across the continent. Most of the focus in recent weeks has been on Russia’s newfound...

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day

    Thousands of women marched in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kosovo, Ukraine, and elsewhere around the globe on International Women’s Day, demanding equal rights and denouncing harassment and abuse …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?
    Mar09

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There hasn’t been a sudden explosion of paranoia and fear about Russia like this since Sputnik. In the ‘12 election debates, Obama had breezily dismissed Romney’s...

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia
    Mar09

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia

    Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running in second place with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Once he is, we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or to engage Russia, as every president sought to do in...

    Georgia Mulls Expedited NATO Membership Strategy
    Mar09

    Georgia Mulls Expedited NATO Membership Strategy

    Georgian legislators in Tbilisi are mulling an expedited North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership strategy following nearly a decade of frustrated efforts to join the military alliance. NATO leaders pledged in 2008 to secure membership for Georgia and Ukraine but stopped short of granting the former Soviet republics Membership Action...

    More women are in charge of Jewish groups in the former Soviet Union, thanks to a communist legacy
    Mar09

    More women are in charge of Jewish groups in the former Soviet Union, thanks to a communist legacy

    Anna Grigolaya, left, with her son and daughter. (Courtesy of Grigolaya) (JTA) — For a man to gallantly open a door for a female stranger is neither common nor universally appreciated in Ukraine, where gender salary gaps used to be illegal and female tank crews fought the Nazis. Throughout the former Soviet Union, the communist revolution...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Russia Probe
    Mar08

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief has pleaded not guilty to the latest set of criminal charges brought by the U.S. special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russia probe
    Mar08

    Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russia probe

    President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to money laundering and tax evasion charges as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. He is accused of laundering millions of dollars he was paid by Viktor F. Yanukovich, a former Ukrainian president with ties to the Kremlin....

    On Twitter, false information travels farther and faster than the truth. Really.
    Mar08

    On Twitter, false information travels farther and faster than the truth. Really.

    Call it the curse of the Internet age: Lies spread farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth. In the first detailed analysis of how misinformation spreads through the Twittersphere, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that false news is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than the truth. It takes the...

    Women Demand Equal Rights In Kyiv March
    Mar08

    Women Demand Equal Rights In Kyiv March

    Several hundred women marched in Kyiv on March 8, demanding equal rights in a demonstration on International Women’s Day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...