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    Ukraine Needs U.S. Help to Fight Corruption
    Jan04

    Ukraine Needs U.S. Help to Fight Corruption

    Domestic reforms are just as important as defending against Russian aggression. …read more Source: Foreign...

    UN Security Council Welcomes 6 New Members     
    Jan02

    UN Security Council Welcomes 6 New Members     

    The U.N. Security Council has welcomed six new non-permanent members — Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland. The six new countries, voted on by the 193-member General assembly for two-year terms, will have a strong voice in matters dealing with international peace and security during their time on the...

    How Silicon Valley’s Capitalist Greed Continues to Cheat Creators and Rob American Culture
    Jan02

    How Silicon Valley’s Capitalist Greed Continues to Cheat Creators and Rob American Culture

    It’s time to poke holes in the weak argument for why YouTube and other social media platforms aren’t held accountable for copyright violation or slanderous content. First, they came for the music, and we did not speak out—because most are not musicians.Then they came for the news, and we did not speak out—because most are not...

    Clash In Kyiv As Protesters Seek Justice For Dead Lawyer
    Jan02

    Clash In Kyiv As Protesters Seek Justice For Dead Lawyer

    Protesters gathered in Kyiv to demand justice for a lawyer whose body was found on New Year’s Day. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer
    Jan02

    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer

    A lawyer has been found dead in Ukraine days after helping to make sure the man convicted of murdering her sister was not released from prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Jan02

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is...

    The History of Fake News in the United States
    Jan01

    The History of Fake News in the United States

    Fake news isn’t suddenly ruining America, but putting government in charge of deciding what news is fake will. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, numerous media outlets ran stories claiming that many websites had published false stories that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Since then Left-leaning...

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe
    Jan01

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe

    Europe today is riven by several urgent policy questions: How should its institutions evolve? How far and how fast should EU integration proceed? What should Europeans think about the concept increasingly referred to as “two-tiered” Europe? How should they think about common defense following the signing of the PESCO agreement by 23 European...

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages

    Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by a man believed to be strapped with explosives. They arrested the hostage-taker after an hourslong standoff in the city of Kharkiv. “All hostages freed in Kharkiv. The assailant was arrested,” President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter, while...

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...