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    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand
    Dec20

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand

    Statecraft is a complicated business, but the criteria by which we judge statesmen turn out to be less so. The central question reduces to whether those charged with formulating policy succeed in enhancing the power and security of the nation they lead. Yet near-term advantage does not necessarily translate into long-term benefit. With the...

    Putting Meat on the Bones of ‘America First’
    Dec19

    Putting Meat on the Bones of ‘America First’

    The term “America First” leaves a rancid taste in the mouths of many American and European elites. To them, the bumper sticker slogan President Donald Trump frequently employed during his campaign connotes a policy of ditching multilateral accords, poking allies in the eye when they don’t spend enough, and taking unilateral diplomatic and...

    Opposition Leader Says He Could Beat Putin in Fair Election

    As the most serious challenger during Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power, Alexei Navalny has endured arrests, show trials and facefuls of green antiseptic that damaged his vision. But in an interview Monday with The Associated Press, he said the biggest thing keeping him from becoming Russia’s next president is a political system that...

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing
    Dec19

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says 65 professional journalists, citizen-journalists, and media workers were killed across the world in 2017, representing an 18 percent fall from last year’s figure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin’s Challenger Says He Would Win if Russia’s Elections Were Fair
    Dec19

    Vladimir Putin’s Challenger Says He Would Win if Russia’s Elections Were Fair

    (MOSCOW) — As the most serious challenger during Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power, Alexei Navalny has endured arrests, show trials and facefuls of green antiseptic that damaged his vision. But in an interview Monday with The Associated Press, he said the biggest thing keeping him from becoming Russia’s next president is a political...

    Don’t call Trump strategy a ‘return to sanity,’ aide says
    Dec19

    Don’t call Trump strategy a ‘return to sanity,’ aide says

    President Donald Trump’s official new national security strategy warns in blunt language that Russia is a dangerous global competitor that seeks to undermine the U.S. at home and abroad.But midway through his Monday speech unveiling the 55-page document, Trump seemed to contradict that message, saying the U.S. would work to “build a great...

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing
    Dec19

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says 65 professional journalists, citizen-journalists, and media workers were killed across the world in 2017, representing an 18 percent fall from last year’s figure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective
    Dec17

    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective

    Ukraine’s foreign minister applauded decisions announced this week by Canada and the European Union (EU) as important in demonstrating the international community’s solidarity with Ukraine and sending a clear message to Russia. “Look, Russia does not live in a vacuum, sanctions are effective,” Pavlo Klimkin said Friday in an interview...

    Solidarity with Venezuela
    Dec16

    Solidarity with Venezuela

    Winnipeg, Dec. 6, 2017 – Professor Johnny Márquez, speaking at Winnipeg’s historic Ukrainian Labour Temple on the political and economic situation in Venezuela • Photo by Paul S. Graham When it comes to Venezuela, the mainstream media is awash with lies and distortions and the Canadian government is complicit (with the United States) in an...

    Liberal government opens door to Canadian arms exports to Ukraine
    Dec16

    Liberal government opens door to Canadian arms exports to Ukraine

    THE CANADIAN PRESS — The Trudeau government is opening the door to the export of Canadian-made weapons and ammunition to Ukraine in what is being touted as a sign of Canada’s enduring support for the battle-scarred country. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that Ukraine has been added to the Automatic Firearms...