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    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back
    Mar11

    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back

    Repressed by Russia and abandoned by Ukraine, Crimean Tatars have turned to a low-level insurgency campaign in a bid not to be ignored. …read more Source: Foreign...

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest
    Mar11

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest

    Last night, GOP held its 547th presidential primary debate, once again featuring the final four, Trump, Cruz, Rubio and Kasich. It was a debate like no others we’ve seen, Shocking, in fact. Trump didn’t call anyone a nasty name. Nobody called anyone a liar. There were no fireworks at all. But that wasn’t what was shocking. It...

    How Georgia’s Public Foiled Gazprom and Russia
    Mar11

    How Georgia’s Public Foiled Gazprom and Russia

    Image: Tbilisi, Georgia. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Score one for public engagement in a former Soviet country. Grassroots protests over Georgian leaders’ plans to cozy up closer to the Russian energy giant Gazprom have led to the government dropping those plans. It’s good that the leadership has done this, because the Kremlin uses...

    Russia tricked Ukrainian pilot into easing hunger strike, lawyer says
    Mar11

    Russia tricked Ukrainian pilot into easing hunger strike, lawyer says

    MOSCOW — Nadya Savchenko, a captured Ukrainian military pilot who in a show of defiance raised her middle finger to a Russian judge and sang the Ukrainian national anthem in court, ended a dry hunger strike on Thursday by drinking water, according to her lawyer. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    A Sea Island Conspiracy?
    Mar11

    A Sea Island Conspiracy?

    Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster’s Sean Parker, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, and other members of the super-rich were jetting in to the exclusive Georgia resort, ostensibly...

    The US is planning to blame Iran for a cyber attack on dam in New York
    Mar11

    The US is planning to blame Iran for a cyber attack on dam in New York

    Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is planning to publicly blame Iranian hackers for a 2013 cyber attack against a small dam in New York state, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against the hackers, two of the sources said, and a public...

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words, to End Corruption, Mismanagement
    Mar11

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words, to End Corruption, Mismanagement

    Ukraine’s war drags on and the country continues to suffer through the worst crisis of its post-Soviet era, one that many Ukrainians say is owed to corruption that made them vulnerable to Russian aggression. Many Ukrainians say they see improvements, but they also say leaders have yet to make good on promises to end graft and mismanagement....

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words, to End Corruption
    Mar11

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words, to End Corruption

    Ukraine’s war drags on and the country continues to suffer the worst crisis of its post-Soviet era, one that many Ukrainians say is a result of corruption that made them vulnerable to Russian aggression. Two years after the Maidan Revolution sought to end corruption, many Ukrainians say they see improvements, but that the leadership has yet...

    Ukrainian Women Face Tough Battle for Equality in Military
    Mar11

    Ukrainian Women Face Tough Battle for Equality in Military

    Nadiya Savchenko’s fight against Russia’s justice system captures headlines, but it is her persistence in the face of discrimination in Ukraine to which many women relate. The 34-year-old is Ukraine’s only female military pilot and a veteran of Ukraine’s mission to Iraq, with a military career spanning 13 years. When her...

    4 Alternatives to U.S. Troops in the Baltics
    Mar11

    4 Alternatives to U.S. Troops in the Baltics

    Alexander Kirss Security, Eurasia America can raise the costs for Russia without boots on the ground. It didn’t take long following the Russian annexation of Crimea for foreign policy analysts to agree that the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were potentially vulnerable to a similar form of aggression. In recent months the...