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    The Siloviki Shuffle Goes Nationwide
    Aug02

    The Siloviki Shuffle Goes Nationwide

    Last week, Vladimir Putin made some major political moves, marking the biggest Russian government staff reshuffle in recent years. Four regional heads lost their posts, and five Presidential Envoys to Federal Districts, as well as the head of the Federal Customs Service, were appointed by Russia’s President in one day. Three appointees are...

    Seeing Russia, the Khans and Donald All Together
    Aug02

    Seeing Russia, the Khans and Donald All Together

    I’d like to take a moment to pull together a series of recent threads on Donald Trump. We’ve now seen another episode of Donald Trump’s impulsive and self-destructive behavior play out in his fight with the Khan family. There was a less noted moment where he apparently didn’t realize that Russia annexed the Crimean...

    Camelot and Canada: When Diefenbaker met Kennedy
    Aug02

    Camelot and Canada: When Diefenbaker met Kennedy

    Book review: Camelot and Canada by Asa McKercher The similarities between the John Diefenbaker—John F. Kennedy relationship and that of Stephen Harper and Barack Obama are striking. Both Diefenbaker and Harper were more conservative and scions of Western politics who clashed sharply with their liberal, urban-intellectual American presidential...

    Trump’s views on Ukraine are straight from the Kremlin
    Aug02

    Trump’s views on Ukraine are straight from the Kremlin

    His comments suggest he’s bought into Russian propaganda on eastern Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Trump’s views on Ukraine are straight from the Kremlin
    Aug02

    Trump’s views on Ukraine are straight from the Kremlin

    His comments suggest he’s bought into Russian propaganda on eastern Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians Denounce Trump’s Comments on Ukraine, Crimea
    Aug02

    Ukrainians Denounce Trump’s Comments on Ukraine, Crimea

    It is probably no surprise that the recent comments by U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump about the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, including Moscow’s annexation of Crimea, have not been well received by Ukrainian politicians and analysts. In a television interview Sunday with ABC News, Trump said “the people of...

    Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet
    Aug02

    Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

    What would it take for more Republicans to abandon Donald Trump?One might imagine that a week in which the presidential nominee, among other things, picked a very public fight with the parents of a slain American soldier, advocated for ceding Crimea to Russia, and blatantly lied about receiving a letter from the NFL might do it. (And that’s...

    Vladimir Putin Ally Hails Russia’s Airborne Troops as Best In the World
    Aug02

    Vladimir Putin Ally Hails Russia’s Airborne Troops as Best In the World

    Russian parliamentary speaker Sergei Naryshkin has hailed the country’s airborne troops, infamous for their suspected involvement in the Ukraine crisis, as the best in the world. The VDV paratrooper unit marks its official holiday Tuesday and Naryshkin, who is Vladimir Putin’s former chief-of-staff and a leading member of his United...

    Chernobyl’s next phase: Ukraine is looking to turn the site of nuclear meltdown into massive solar farm
    Aug02

    Chernobyl’s next phase: Ukraine is looking to turn the site of nuclear meltdown into massive solar farm

    The move to solar at Chernobyl may also help Ukraine move closer toward the European Union and influence public opinion in conflict zones along the Russian border …read more Source: Vancouver...

    True or false? Donald Trump’s comments on Russia and Ukraine
    Aug02

    True or false? Donald Trump’s comments on Russia and Ukraine

    Donald Trump is trying to claw back a string of inaccurate comments about Ukraine, but he’s yet to get it right. …read more Source: Global...