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    UN Approves Measure Condemning Rights Violations In Russian-Annexed Crimea
    Dec21

    UN Approves Measure Condemning Rights Violations In Russian-Annexed Crimea

    The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights violations in Russian-annexed Crimea and referring to Russia as an “occupying power” there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating
    Dec20

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating

    The European Union’s top diplomat has warned that the humanitarian and security situation has “deteriorated abruptly” in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting Kyiv government forces since 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...