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    Report: Russia Detains Savchenko’s Sister At Ukrainian Border
    Apr28

    Report: Russia Detains Savchenko’s Sister At Ukrainian Border

    Reuters is reporting that Russia has detained Nadia Savchenko’s sister at the Ukrainian border after she visited the jailed Ukrainian pilot in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria, Bombs, and Political Rhetoric: An Interview with Zaman Stanizai
    Apr28

    Syria, Bombs, and Political Rhetoric: An Interview with Zaman Stanizai

    Dr. Zaman Stanizai is a professor of Mythological Studies at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif. He also teaches Political Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He received his M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Washington and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern...

    Will the Russian Army Really Get 100+ Armata Tanks by 2018?
    Apr28

    Will the Russian Army Really Get 100+ Armata Tanks by 2018?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Economics seem to hold the key. Uralvagonzavod is set to deliver the first batch of 100 operational T-14 Armata main battle tanks to the Russian Ground Forces between 2017 and 2018. Russian industry officials had earlier indicated that the new tank was already in production—which came as a surprise to many observers...

    Documentary Tells Tale of Chernobyl Returnees
    Apr28

    Documentary Tells Tale of Chernobyl Returnees

    Ukraine this week is marking the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Soviet officials at first said little about the accident, but later evacuated a 2,600-square-kilometer “exclusion zone.” Some people, though, came back. American directors Holly Morris and Anne Bogart...

    EU, Ukraine Postpone Summit Until September
    Apr28

    EU, Ukraine Postpone Summit Until September

    The EU says it has postponed an EU-Ukraine Summit that was scheduled for next month until September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Kremlin’s Candidate
    Apr28

    The Kremlin’s Candidate

    Back when he hosted a prime-time talk show on MSNBC, Ed Schultz divided the world into heroes and villains. The heroes usually included Democrats like Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. The villains were most Republicans, and especially Donald J. Trump. When Trump obsessed over Obama’s birth certificate and academic credentials in 2011,...

    Obama’s European Folly
    Apr28

    Obama’s European Folly

    President Barack Obama’s recent — and most probably the last — visit to Europe was a failure. It could have turned the tide of declining relationship but ended up as a lackluster Good-bye toast. Multiple acts of terrorism in France and Belgium — and their intrinsic connection with the Syrian inferno — have threatened...

    Trump struggles to explain ‘America first’ foreign policy
    Apr27

    Trump struggles to explain ‘America first’ foreign policy

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his “America first” foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed realism for what he called a post-Cold War era replete with U.S. national security failures. Yet the Republican presidential front-runner outlined no strategy for how he’d make the...

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Ban on Representative Body Act of ‘Updated Soviet Union’
    Apr27

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Ban on Representative Body Act of ‘Updated Soviet Union’

    The international community is criticizing Moscow for the decision by the Supreme Court in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, to ban the Mejlis, the executive representative body of the Crimean Tatars, as an “extremist organization.” In rendering its decision Tuesday, the court was following the lead of Russia’s...

    Savchenko’s Lawyer Says She Has Received Forms For Extradition
    Apr27

    Savchenko’s Lawyer Says She Has Received Forms For Extradition

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko has received official forms needed for her to be extradited from Russia to Ukraine, her lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...