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    Low Turnout Gives Euroscepticism a Victory in Dutch Vote on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Low Turnout Gives Euroscepticism a Victory in Dutch Vote on Ukraine

    Dutch voters cast their ballots against ratifying a European Union trade deal with Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What We’re Following This Evening
    Apr07

    What We’re Following This Evening

    A Dutch referendum: The polls have closed in the Netherlands for a vote on a free trade deal between the European Union and Ukraine. The majority of voters, about 64 percent, rejected the agreement, but an exit poll showed that the turnout may have fallen short of the total required for the vote to be valid. The poll put turnout at 32 percent,...

    Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine pact as skepticism threatens upset
    Apr07

    Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine pact as skepticism threatens upset

    The EU’s other 27 states have waved the trade agreement through. But in Holland, opponents say the treaty paves the way for EU membership — and they’re not happy about it. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian Public Unfazed by Panama Papers
    Apr07

    Russian Public Unfazed by Panama Papers

    People around the world have reacted with shock and outrage to the trove of documents leaked from a law firm in Panama that revealed secret bank accounts connected to hundreds of public officials, politicians and celebrities. The list of notables includes the current leaders of Argentina, Britain, China, Iceland, Russia, and Ukraine, among...

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away
    Apr06

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Ukraine war is going into its third year, and leaders in Washington and Kyiv are bracing for the possibility that Russian military brinksmanship may be the new status quo in Eastern Europe. In Ukraine, some worry the time soon may be ripe for an uptick in the Russian-backed war in the eastern part of the nation. Warm summer...

    Dialogue With Russia or Dialogue of the Deaf?
    Apr06

    Dialogue With Russia or Dialogue of the Deaf?

    The Washington Post asked an important question in an editorial late last week discussing the nature of Vladimir Putin’s regime in Russia: does his behavior in office disqualify him from being a strategic partner for the United States? When thinking about foreign policy we should remember Samuel Johnson’s admonition to James Boswell...

    Keep a Close Watch on the Panama Papers, the Biggest, Most Damning Data Leak in the History of Journalism
    Apr06

    Keep a Close Watch on the Panama Papers, the Biggest, Most Damning Data Leak in the History of Journalism

    The Panama Papers. Sounds like a Bond movie only better. It involves an unprecedented data leak — 2.6 terabytes (enough to fill 600 DVDs) involving 11.5 million in tax and legal documents — and the largest collaborative investigation in journalism history involving more than 370 journalists from over 70 countries, according to the...

    Outcome Unclear In Dutch Referendum On Closer EU-Ukraine Ties
    Apr06

    Outcome Unclear In Dutch Referendum On Closer EU-Ukraine Ties

    An early exit poll for a Dutch referendum on a European Union pact with Ukraine says it is unclear whether enough voters turned out to cast ballots, leaving the vote’s validity up in the air. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s new National Guard will be tasked to suppress riots
    Apr06

    Russia’s new National Guard will be tasked to suppress riots

    MOSCOW (AP) — The National Guard being formed in Russia will be given broad powers to suppress riots, according to a presidential decree released Wednesday. Analysts said President Vladimir Putin’s decision to create the National Guard could reflect Kremlin fears of possible anti-government protests — or even a coup attempt — amid an...

    Exit Poll Too Close to Call If Turnout in Dutch Referendum on EU-Ukraine Pact Was High Enough
    Apr06

    Exit Poll Too Close to Call If Turnout in Dutch Referendum on EU-Ukraine Pact Was High Enough

    Exit poll too close to call if turnout in Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine pact was high enough …read more Source: ABC...