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    Podcast: A Less Perfect Union
    Apr01

    Podcast: A Less Perfect Union

    The Russia-Belarus Union state turns 20-years-old this weekend. What does it teach us about Moscow’s quest to restore its dominance over the former Soviet space today? Listen to the new Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat
    Apr01

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat

    WASHINGTON — A lobbying firm that’s a registered agent of the Turkish government is trying out a new argument during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the U.S. this week: the Russians are coming, and Armenia is helping them.Representatives from Mercury LLC have contacted multiple congressional offices to argue...

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’
    Apr01

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’

    As we write this week’s editorial, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on a working visit to Washington. In the late evening on March 30, he delivered the keynote address at a forum whose theme was “Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues.” And now he is among the more than 50 world leaders at the fourth Nuclear […] …read...

    April 6, 2010
    Apr01

    April 6, 2010

    Six years ago, on April 6, 2010, pro-Kremlin political groups in Crimea called on President Viktor Yanukovych to ban the Crimean Tatars’ autonomous bodies, including the Mejlis (Parliament) and its Kurultai (Congress). Oleg Rodivilov, a member of the Crimean Parliament and leader of the Crimea’s Russian bloc, told RFE/RL that he...

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat
    Apr01

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat

    WASHINGTON — A lobbying firm that’s a registered agent of the Turkish government is trying out a new argument during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the U.S. this week: the Russians are coming, and Armenia is helping them.Representatives from Mercury LLC have contacted multiple congressional offices to argue...

    Caring For Combatants And Canines: Ukraine’s Doctors Do It All
    Apr01

    Caring For Combatants And Canines: Ukraine’s Doctors Do It All

    They are civilian doctors who now find themselves working close to the front lines in Ukraine’s war-torn Donbas region. But they do more than just save soldiers’ lives. With a shortage of medical staff, they also care for the local population and treat everyone from women and children to animals. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV)...

    Condemned to Frustration
    Apr01

    Condemned to Frustration

    Either a new American administration will regard Russia as a distinct civilization marked by its own value code and special rights sanctified by history, or it will treat Russia just as a target. —Boris Mezhuev, “Why Henry Kissinger Came to Moscow,” February 12, 2016Positive change may be expected no sooner than seven or eight years from now,...

    Euroskeptics Gear Up For Dutch Ukraine Referendum Vote
    Apr01

    Euroskeptics Gear Up For Dutch Ukraine Referendum Vote

    Euroskeptics in the Netherlands are gearing up for the final days of campaigning before an EU referendum on a proposed trade deal with Ukraine. Ostensibly the poll, scheduled for April 6, is over one policy issue —whether the Dutch government should ratify an EU-Ukraine deal, signed in March 2014, that would make trade between EU states and...

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Eight Wounded In Eastern Ukraine
    Apr01

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Eight Wounded In Eastern Ukraine

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and eight wounded in fighting with pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Crimean Tatar TV Channel Starts Satellite Broadcasting
    Apr01

    Pro-Russian Crimean Tatar TV Channel Starts Satellite Broadcasting

    A new television channel in the Crimean Tatar language has started satellite broadcasts from Russia-annexed Crimea where the Russia-imposed government has shut down virtually all independent Crimean Tatar news organizations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...