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    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia
    Apr12

    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia

    The migrant crisis, serious economic problems, and Russia’s return to authoritarianism are threatening the stability of governments in Central Europe and Eurasia, and the existence of the European Union. That is the message of “Nations in Transit 2016,” the latest annual survey of democratic governance from Central Europe to...

    Italy’s Reformist Prime Minister Is the Type of Leader Europe Needs
    Apr12

    Italy’s Reformist Prime Minister Is the Type of Leader Europe Needs

    At a time when the European project is at a standstill due to successive crises that have triggered nationalist pushes throughout the European Union, political ideologues and forecasters struggle to predict what awaits, or give a clear path that would enable Europeans to feel inclined to take the experiment further. One element they seem to agree...

    NATO: NATO-Russia Council to meet April 20
    Apr12

    NATO: NATO-Russia Council to meet April 20

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO officials say the first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council since 2014 will take place next week at NATO headquarters. NATO deputy spokeswoman Carmen Romero said Tuesday the agenda for the April 20 meeting includes the Ukraine crisis and full implementation of the Minsk accords intended to end the fighting there. The council...

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail
    Apr12

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl has been denied lower bail. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Last Days Of A Ukrainian Soldier
    Apr12

    The Last Days Of A Ukrainian Soldier

    Dmytro Hodzenko was killed one day before he was due to be discharged from service in the Ukrainian army. He was on the front line to the very end. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and 24 Channel) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Resignation of Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk will mean ‘less hysteria’
    Apr12

    Resignation of Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk will mean ‘less hysteria’

    Alexey Timofeychev, Russia Beyond the Headlines The announcement by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that he is to resign has not been especially lamented among the Russian political establishment. …read more Source: United Press...

    Resignation of Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk will mean ‘less hysteria’
    Apr12

    Resignation of Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk will mean ‘less hysteria’

    Alexey Timofeychev, Russia Beyond the Headlines The announcement by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that he is to resign has not been especially lamented among the Russian political establishment. …read more Source: United Press...

    Hillel International to open in Poland
    Apr12

    Hillel International to open in Poland

    (JTA) — Hillel International will open operations in Poland, the organization serving Jewish students announced. The opening of Hillel Warsaw is scheduled for April 18, on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. A delegation of Hillel International leaders and Jewish dignitaries from around the world will...

    Avdiyivka: Eastern Ukraine’s Latest Flashpoint
    Apr12

    Avdiyivka: Eastern Ukraine’s Latest Flashpoint

    The shaky cease-fire between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops appears to have fallen apart around the small industrial town of Avdiyivka. In recent weeks, battles have erupted around the strategically important crossroads in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. European observers have reported the “highest level of...

    Why Soviet Refugees Aren’t Buying Sanders’s Socialism
    Apr12

    Why Soviet Refugees Aren’t Buying Sanders’s Socialism

    Zak Bickel / The AtlanticSAN FRANCISCO—Janna Sundeyeva still remembers life in the Soviet Union, where stores in remote regions would lack meat for months at a time and toilet paper had to be snatched up quickly on the rare occasions it appeared. But the minor indignities paled in comparison to what happened to her grandfather: He had the chance...