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    Politics Creep Into Eurovision Despite Efforts To Keep It Camp
    May16

    Politics Creep Into Eurovision Despite Efforts To Keep It Camp

    You can dress in drag, dance with wolves, and warble about nearly anything in the Eurovision Song Contest, the continent’s annual kitsch-fest. Just keep politics out of it. At least that’s what organizers claim. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Evolution of Trump’s Views on Russia
    May16

    The Evolution of Trump’s Views on Russia

    Now that Donald Trump is all but assured the Republican nomination, the recent exchanges between Putin and Trump deserve more attention. No other candidate has so directly discussed his/her views of Putin, and certainly Russian president has not shared his views on any other candidate but Mr. Trump. In December of 2015, Putin held a press...

    Ukrainian hacker admits plotting to use stolen news releases
    May16

    Ukrainian hacker admits plotting to use stolen news releases

    Federal prosecutors say a Ukrainian hacker has admitted his role in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make $30 million in profits. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine’s National Guard gets new vehicles
    May16

    Ukraine’s National Guard gets new vehicles

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, May 16 (UPI) — The Ukrainian National Guard has received six advanced armored personnel carriers from Ukroboronprom subsidiary Kyiv Armored Plant. …read more Source: United Press...

    Why Vladimir Putin Wants Destabilization, Not Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh
    May16

    Why Vladimir Putin Wants Destabilization, Not Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    On April 1, 2016, hostilities erupted in the Armenian-majority, Azerbaijan-occupied autonomous region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Border tensions and occasional skirmishes have been regular occurrences in the disputed territory since the May 1994 ceasefire agreement, but the recent clashes were the worst outbreak of violence in two decades. As Armenia...

    Canadian ambassador fears Ukraine conflict could drag on for decades
    May16

    Canadian ambassador fears Ukraine conflict could drag on for decades

    OTTAWA — Canada’s top diplomat in Ukraine is worried the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which has resulted in a new Cold War between Russia and the West, could drag on for years or even decades. Wikimedia Commons But while advances have been made in stamping out corruption in the police and government, Ambassador Roman Waschuk says...

    Ukraine celebrates Eurovision victory, Russia grouses
    May16

    Ukraine celebrates Eurovision victory, Russia grouses

    Ed AdamczykSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 16 (UPI) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine were stoked by the victory of a Ukrainian singer in the annual Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: United Press...

    Eurovision’s Music Drowns Out Politics
    May16

    Eurovision’s Music Drowns Out Politics

    Ukraine won the contest with a political entry. Voters didn’t seem to mind. …read more Source:...

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?
    May16

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?

    Justin T. Johnson Security, The defense authorization bill is the best chance Congress has to stop the downward spiral that our military faces This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017. Much of the debate and media coverage will revolve around a handful of controversial...

    Congress Must Act Now to Start Rebuilding the US Military
    May16

    Congress Must Act Now to Start Rebuilding the US Military

    This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017. Much of the debate and media coverage will revolve around a handful of controversial provisions ranging from nuclear weapons to religious freedom. These debates are important, but the most important question that Americans should...