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    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...

    Talks On Forming New Ukraine Government Continue
    Apr12

    Talks On Forming New Ukraine Government Continue

    Lawmakers in Ukraine are continuing efforts to agree a new coalition to end a political deadlock that has stalled billions of dollars in foreign loans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, April 12, 2016
    Apr12

    The Morning Vertical, April 12, 2016

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

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Crisis Menu
    Apr12

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Crisis Menu

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine coalition hopes boosted by four MPs: vice-speaker
    Apr12

    Ukraine coalition hopes boosted by four MPs: vice-speaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian lawmakers have joined the president’s BPP faction, parliament’s vice-speaker Andriy Parubiy said on Tuesday -… …read more Source:...

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government: lawmaker
    Apr12

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government: lawmaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Under a possible government headed by Volodymyr Groysman, the post of Ukrainian finance minister would be given to Oleksandr… …read more Source:...

    Freedom House: Economic Troubles Threaten Stability In Ex-Soviet ‘Dictatorships’
    Apr12

    Freedom House: Economic Troubles Threaten Stability In Ex-Soviet ‘Dictatorships’

    In a new report, Freedom House warns that economic woes are threatening the stability of “entrenched dictatorships” in the former Soviet Union, the migration crisis is fueling populism in Eastern Europe, and reforms in the Balkans are in retreat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. limits training in Ukraine to avoid provoking Russia in the region
    Apr12

    U.S. limits training in Ukraine to avoid provoking Russia in the region

    The U.S. has boosted aid for Ukrainian forces battling separatists but limits training to defensive tactics. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia-NATO Relations 2016: First Meeting Since Ukraine Crisis Will Not Be ‘Business As Usual’
    Apr11

    Russia-NATO Relations 2016: First Meeting Since Ukraine Crisis Will Not Be ‘Business As Usual’

    NATO and the Russia Council are scheduled to meet next week for the first time since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, but don’t expect it to be a breakthrough in relations between the political and military alliance and the Kremlin. …read more Source: International Business...