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    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...

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow
    Dec30

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the U.S. role in Ukraine is not changing and Russia has no cause for concern about a U.S. decision last week to supply new weapons to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2017 In A Word: From Russia, Ukraine And Belarus

    How would you sum up 2017 in one word or phrase? Correspondents for Current Time, the Russian-language network run by RFE/RL in cooperation with VOA, asked people in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Senators scrap Russia trip after Kremlin snubs Shaheen
    Dec30

    Senators scrap Russia trip after Kremlin snubs Shaheen

    Two Republican senators have called off a planned trip to Russia after the Kremlin denied a visa to a Democratic colleague, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen, an outspoken backer of a Russia sanctions bill that Congress approved overwhelmingly earlier this year, had been scheduled to visit Russia along with GOP colleagues Ron Johnson of...

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow
    Dec30

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the U.S. role in Ukraine is not changing and Russia has no cause for concern about a U.S. decision last week to supply new weapons to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow
    Dec30

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the U.S. role in Ukraine is not changing and Russia has no cause for concern about a U.S. decision last week to supply new weapons to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bitcoin Executive Released After Mysterious Cryptocurrency Kidnapping in Ukraine

    Blockchain expert Pavel Lerner was dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men in balaclavas. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Kidnappers Free Bitcoin Analyst After $1 Million Ransom Paid
    Dec30

    Ukraine Kidnappers Free Bitcoin Analyst After $1 Million Ransom Paid

    Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $1 million in bitcoins as ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday. Pavel Lerner, a leading analyst and expert in blockchains, or decentralized public ledgers, was abducted by unknown...

    American Elections Remain Unprotected
    Dec29

    American Elections Remain Unprotected

    Two weeks before the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the U.S. intelligence community released a declassified version of its report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. It detailed the activities of a network of hackers who infiltrated voting systems and stole documents from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary...

    America and the Great Abdication
    Dec28

    America and the Great Abdication

    When great powers fade, as they inevitably must, it’s normally for one of two reasons. Some powers exhaust themselves through overreach abroad, underinvestment at home, or a mixture of the two. This was the case for the Soviet Union. Other powers lose their privileged position with the emergence of new, stronger powers. This describes what...