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    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat
    Jul24

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat

    The country’s U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine’s decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law
    Jul24

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law

    Russia’s apparent interference in the U.S. presidential election is a big story, but it’s part of an even bigger one: the ease with which foreign actors can insert themselves into the democratic process these days, and the difficulty of determining how to minimize that meddling.Witness the disagreement in recent weeks among leaders of...

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine
    Jul24

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine

    “There was nothing spontaneous. Everything was organized and each fiddler played his role.” Military sources reveal how defections helped Russia take Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017
    Jul24

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017

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

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas
    Jul24

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas (Transcript)
    Jul24

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exclusive: Germany Wants More EU Sanctions on Russia Over Siemens Crimea Turbines – Sources
    Jul24

    Exclusive: Germany Wants More EU Sanctions on Russia Over Siemens Crimea Turbines – Sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc’s sanctions blacklist… …read more Source: U.S....

    The Briefing: Minsk And Malorossia
    Jul24

    The Briefing: Minsk And Malorossia

    A new round of diplomacy kicks off on Ukraine as Russia tries to shake up the status quo. Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Laurel Miller: The Full Transcript
    Jul24

    Laurel Miller: The Full Transcript

    Susan Glasser: I’m Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. Our guest again this week is Laurel Miller who has just completed her service as the acting special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. It’s a big mouthful of a title, as the State Department is wont to create, the SRAP as it’s known. And I...

    Where Muslim Countries Actually Lead the World
    Jul24

    Where Muslim Countries Actually Lead the World

    By The GlobalistNineteen countries worldwide devote a larger share of their economies to defense spending than the United States.1. Among the 171 countries surveyed by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in 2015, 19 spent a higher share of their GDP on defense than the United States’s 3.3%. 2. All of these...