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    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine
    Feb28

    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine

    Day after day, night after terrifying night, flimsy little boats dump their human cargo into the angry, icy Mediterranean. Who cares? German Chancellor Angela Merkel does. Late last year, she said her country could easily “manage” one million or more refugees from the intractable conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Three months ago,...

    Who Will Dethrone the Tsar?
    Feb28

    Who Will Dethrone the Tsar?

    Five years ago, when then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced that he would be taking back the Presidency from Dmitry Medvedev, Russian intellectuals fell into despair. They saw no end to the Putin regime, and prophesied that Vladimir Vladimirovich would once again “castle” with his junior partner in 2024 to become Prime Minister after his...

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border
    Feb28

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s immigration crisis. (all times local): 5 p.m. Hungary’s prime minister says he has ordered the country’s interior and defense ministers to begin preparing defenses along the border with Romania to prevent migrants from entering. Prime Minister Viktor Orban says Sunday that “if...

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts
    Feb28

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

    The president of Oberlin College in Ohio said that his institution “respects” the right of professors to express their views following the revelation that one of his faculty members placed anti-Semitic posts and 9/11 conspiracy theories on social media, and even claimed that the Islamic State group is not a jihadist terrorist group but rather a...

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away
    Feb28

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away

    After two years under a pro-Western, pro-reform government, corruption is once again creating political crisis in Kiev. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia
    Feb28

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991. On the one hand, they are grateful that Russia’s defeat of Persia — today’s Iran — in the early 1800s prevented the destruction of Armenian civilization. They are also...

    Russia’s staging bases in Armenia
    Feb28

    Russia’s staging bases in Armenia

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991. On the one hand, they are grateful that Russia’s defeat of Persia — today’s Iran — in the early 1800s prevented the destruction of Armenian civilization. They are also...

    Moldova in Crisis as Corruption Threatens Stability
    Feb27

    Moldova in Crisis as Corruption Threatens Stability

    A financial crisis in Moldova has exposed deep-rooted corruption that is boosting pro-Russia parties and threatening Moldova’s stability. Monthslong protests around government buildings have raised comparisons with the uprising in neighboring Ukraine. Meanwhile, Western backers are withholding financial support until the government makes...

    Don’t Miss the Film About a Great African-American Amid This Year’s Oscars so White
    Feb27

    Don’t Miss the Film About a Great African-American Amid This Year’s Oscars so White

    ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?,’ a documentary about the legendary singer, songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone, was nominated for an Academy Award this year. As a performer, Nina Simone was known for her soulful vocals and carefree musical style, which captured audiences and attracted life-long fans, such as Langston...

    Russians chant ‘Putin get out’ during marches in honour of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb27

    Russians chant ‘Putin get out’ during marches in honour of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

    © AFP Kirill KudryavtsevMoscow (AFP) – Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Saturday in memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year ago in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule. On a bright sunny afternoon opposition supporters thronged the streets...