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    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home
    May20

    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home

    HARI SREENIVASAN: It’s been more than two years since Russia invaded the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, home to a Muslim population that has suffered greatly through the centuries. Since the invasion, they are under pressure once more. From Kiev, special correspondent Kira Kay reports, our story produced in partnership with the Bureau for...

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine
    May20

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is considering sending an armed police mission to help conduct elections in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine that is controlled by Russian-backed rebels. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest
    May20

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted a radical artist with a penchant for self-mutilation on vandalism charges for a 2014 performance celebrating the mass street protests in Ukraine that helped topple pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovich. Officials said the artist, Pyotr Pavlensky, will not… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Parliamentary fighting is a global tradition
    May20

    Parliamentary fighting is a global tradition

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    L. TODD WOOD: Will the Trump military buildup come too late?
    May20

    L. TODD WOOD: Will the Trump military buildup come too late?

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Gen. Sir Richard Shirreff, formerly NATO’s deputy supreme allied commander in Europe, claimed in a recent book release that Western defense cuts and slowness to confront Russia in Eastern Europe will lead to the Kremlin retaking the Baltics and consolidating gains in Ukraine. He believes Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments
    May19

    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a new $602 billion defense policy bill that backs increased spending for bolstered military deployments in Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Montenegro’s NATO Moment
    May19

    Montenegro’s NATO Moment

    NATO has formally invited Montenegro to join the military alliance, adding a new member for only the seventh time in its 67-year history.“As of today, Montenegro will have a seat at NATO’s table, taking part in all our meetings as an observer,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.NATO foreign ministers signed the document...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars
    May19

    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars

    More than two years after Putin annexed the peninsula, the world has turned a blind eye. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump and the Walling Off of the World
    May19

    Trump and the Walling Off of the World

    In recent days, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have criticized Donald Trump as hopelessly old-fashioned. During a rally in New Jersey on Friday, the former U.S. president argued that his wife has a better understanding of today’s interconnected world than her Republican opponent in the 2016 election. The proof was Trump’s plan to build...

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers
    May19

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers

    During the course of the war in eastern Ukraine, hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have been either captured as POWs or gone missing during the fighting. During the battle of Ilovaisk in August 2014, Ukrainian soldiers became encircled by Russian regular soldiers and separatist fighters. After intense negotiations the Ukrainians eventually managed...