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    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...

    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...

    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...

    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary
    Mar08

    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary

    Christianity is shrinking and aging in the West, but it’s growing in the Global South, where most Christians are now located. With this demographic shift has come the beginning of another shift, in a practice some Christians from various denominations embrace as a theological requirement. There are hundreds of thousands of missionaries...

    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...

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia
    Mar08

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is scheduled for arraignment in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud. The grand jury indictment in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, accuses Paul Manafort of hiding from the Internal Revenue Service tens of millions of...

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions
    Mar08

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions

    Finland shares a 833 mile border and a difficult history with Russia, and following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, it has stepped up military spending. …read more Source: Business...

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas
    Mar08

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas

    A number of eastern European states have ramped up their opposition to a new gas pipeline linking Russia with Germany. The Nord Stream 2 project will bring Russian gas directly to Western Europe, but critics say it will increase dependence on Russia and enrich its state-owned energy firms, at a time when Moscow stands accused of undermining...