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    A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars
    Nov08

    A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars

    A Russian lawmaker speaking on TV recently described something amazing happening to a statue of the last Russian emperor in Crimea: The stone torso had begun to weep. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Bodyguards Attack RFE/RL Journalists, Ukrainian TV Crew At Kyiv Airport

    Journalists working on a joint project by RFE/RL and Ukraine’s UA: Pershiy (First) television channel say they were attacked by masked bodyguards at Kyiv’s Zhulyany Airport while working on a report about the arrival from Russia of Viktor Medvedchuk, the leader of the pro-Russian Ukrainian Choice organization. …read more Source:...

    More ‘Fake News,’ Alas, From the New York Times
    Nov08

    More ‘Fake News,’ Alas, From the New York Times

    Disregarding President Trump’s insistent claim that the establishment press propagates “fake news” requires a constant effort—especially when a prestigious outlet like the New York Times allows itself to be used for blatantly fraudulent purposes. I cherish the First Amendment. Mark me down as favoring journalism that is loud, lively, and...

    Lithuania Expects NATO to Reach Deal on Baltic Air Shield
    Nov08

    Lithuania Expects NATO to Reach Deal on Baltic Air Shield

    Lithuania expects NATO to reach an agreement next year to shield Baltic countries with air defenses, plugging a gap in its security against Russia, its defense minister said Tuesday. Since Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014 and began providing weapons and troops to separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, NATO has sent more...

    The Atlantic Daily: Evolve and Unify
    Nov08

    The Atlantic Daily: Evolve and Unify

    What We’re FollowingElection Ups and Downs: Newly released Congressional testimony from Carter Page, a former Trump campaign aide, reveals an extensive, complex, and at times contradictory web of connections between Page and Russia. Meanwhile, turning to this year’s campaign, Democrat Ralph Northam is facing off against President...

    Rivals of Incumbent Seek to Sway Czech Policy Toward West in Presidential Vote
    Nov07

    Rivals of Incumbent Seek to Sway Czech Policy Toward West in Presidential Vote

    A host of pro-Western candidates met Tuesday’s deadline to run for Czech president, seeking to unseat incumbent Milos Zeman, who has leaned toward Russia and China. Czech presidents wield limited day-to-day power but have large informal influence and play a key role in forming governments — now underway following elections last month. The...

    A Collection of Lenins, on the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
    Nov07

    A Collection of Lenins, on the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

    Russia is marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution on November 7, 2017. Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace, in the second of two revolutions in 1917, which, combined, ended Tsarist rule and set the stage for the creation of the Soviet Union. Lenin died in 1924, but his legacy and image have lived on...

    Saakashvili Says Ukraine Confirms He’s In The Country Legally
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Says Ukraine Confirms He’s In The Country Legally

    Mikheil Saakashvili says he has received confirmation from the Ukrainian authorities that his stay in the country is legal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Says Ukraine Confirms He’s In The Country Legally

    Mikheil Saakashvili says he has received confirmation from the Ukrainian authorities that his stay in the country is legal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Denies House Arrest To Ukrainian Teenager Facing Terrorism-Related Charges
    Nov07

    Russia Denies House Arrest To Ukrainian Teenager Facing Terrorism-Related Charges

    A Russian court has denied a house arrest request from a Ukrainian teenager held in custody on terrorism-related charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...