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Section: US & Canada

    This Sputnik Moment
    Dec15

    This Sputnik Moment

    It takes a pretty big shock to the system to transform the way the United States engages the world. A spate of German submarine attacks on American merchant ships was the final trigger for American entry into World War I. Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor brought America into World War II. The attacks on September 11 led the United States to...

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration
    Dec15

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration

    KYIV – Not since the Euro-Maidan revolution have Kyiv’s streets seen such unrest as what occurred last weekend and turned out to be President Petro Poroshenko’s worst domestic political crisis to date. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons  to Ukraine, expands support
    Dec15

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine, expands support

    WASHINGTON – The defense budget for 2018, signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, provides $350 million to promote security in Ukraine and authorizes the country to provide lethal weapons, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States has said. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’
    Dec15

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’

    KYIV – Ukrainian officials and politicians have reacted with alarm to reports that the Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its military intervention in Crimea out of fears that Moscow might otherwise leave the body. “We are extremely concerned,” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s ambassador to the...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine
    Dec15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels
    Dec15

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels

    Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May won applause from EU leaders Thursday for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament in London over her blueprint for quitting the European Union, May told her peers over dinner in...

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months
    Dec15

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months

    European Union leaders have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six months over Moscow’s aggressive actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

    The European Union agreed Thursday to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Report Says Landmine Casualties Up In 2016, Record Number Of Child Victims
    Dec14

    Report Says Landmine Casualties Up In 2016, Record Number Of Child Victims

    A new report says armed conflicts in Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine, and Yemen contributed to a second year of “exceptionally high” casualties caused by landmines. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump
    Dec14

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump

    Justice Department boss Bruce Ohr rose from obscurity when it became known that in 2016 he was embedded with Fusion GPS, compiler of the dossier on Donald Trump. Bruce’s wife Nellie H. Ohr also worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election, and quite possibly played a strategic role. Nellie is the daughter of Kathleen Armstrong Hauke, “a...