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    Saakashvili Detained In Kyiv, Reports Say May Be Deported
    Feb12

    Saakashvili Detained In Kyiv, Reports Say May Be Deported

    Associates of opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili say he has been detained by “kidnappers” in Kyiv and voiced concern that he may be deported from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation
    Feb12

    Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation

    Allies of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president-turned opposition leader in Ukraine, say he was detained by masked men who they think acted on behalf of Ukrainian authorities. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018
    Feb12

    The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?
    Feb12

    Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?

    Every empire needs a scary external threat, led by a singular menacing villain, to justify its massive military expenditures, consolidation of authoritarian powers, and endless wars. For the five decades after the end of World War II, Moscow played this role perfectly. But the fall of Soviet Union meant, at least for a while, that the Kremlin...

    The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich
    Feb12

    The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich

    Can Minsk be revived in Munich? Listen to the new Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure
    Feb12

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure

    (Credit: Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon) This latest Trump White House scandal, involving one high-level staffer’s firing and another’s hasty resignation, after reports surfaced that they had been accused of domestic violence, has been infuriating. As is par for the course, the president stepped forward to defend Rob Porter, the man...

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying
    Feb12

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has detained a Ukrainian national in Russian-controlled Crimea on suspicion of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation
    Feb10

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Ukrainian community marked the 100th anniversary of the January 22, 1918, historic date when Ukraine’s Central Rada, headed by historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, declared independence and broke ties with Russia. The Central Rada evolved into the fundamental governing institution of the Ukrainian National Republic and...

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism
    Feb10

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism

    Holocaust survivor Andrew Kun and his boyhood friend, Denis Lehotay, shared an emotional embrace at the Israeli embassy on Friday as Lehotay’s parents were honoured posthumously for their Second World War heroism. “They were my saviours,” Kun, 79, told an Ottawa ceremony where Victor and Mary Lehotay were awarded the title, “Righteous Among...

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania
    Feb10

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania

    The Moldovan Defense Ministry says its troops will participate in military exercises in Romania along with troops from the United States, Georgia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and the host country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...