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    Russia’s anti-Putin activists mark Nemtsov murder, amid threats and attacks
    Feb27

    Russia’s anti-Putin activists mark Nemtsov murder, amid threats and attacks

    Thousands of people gathered in Moscow on Saturday to remember Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader and former prime minister who was gunned down by an assassin within sight of the Kremlin in Moscow on this day one year ago. Nemtsov, who was a staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin, was murdered on Feb. 27, 2015, as he walked with his...

    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)
    Feb27

    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)

    In memory of Boris Nemtsov, a hero not only of his country but of what I would call the Democratic International, I would like to offer a few broad conclusions that I have drawn from the horror of his fate. These are all sobering conclusions; but our times are schooling us in a new sobriety about history. We are learning, too, to be more sober...

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea
    Feb27

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea

    REUTERS/Kyla Gifford/U.S. Air Force Photo/Handout via ReutersVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) – Senior U.S. defense officials voiced concern about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions on Friday as they toured American missile defense sites a day after watching the military test-fire its second intercontinental ballistic missile...

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting
    Feb27

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting

    Two years ago, Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution sought to do away with a corrupt oligarchy and put the country on the path toward a Western-style democratic society. But the reform-minded government is now under pressure as corruption persists and Russia shows no signs of letting up its attempts to destabilize the country. VOA Europe...

    He Killed for the Maidan
    Feb27

    He Killed for the Maidan

    Here’s why my news organization decided to shed some light on a dark moment in Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom
    Feb27

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom

    Putin would hate for Ukraine’s revolution to succeed. Here’s what he’s doing to make sure it won’t. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government
    Feb26

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government

    During Justin Trudeau’s election campaign and his first 100 days in government, four themes have emerged – infrastructure investment, reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and the Inuit, climate change, and multilateral engagement in foreign policy – areas that converge in the North.The first 100 days of the new Trudeau government have...

    Demystifying The EU In The Arctic
    Feb26

    Demystifying The EU In The Arctic

    The time has come for Arctic states to try to understand the European Union and acknowledge its investments in research, development and education in the region, and its contribution to Arctic governance. It should be formally accepted as an observer to the Arctic Council.The European Union is enhancing its engagement in the Arctic. It is...

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid
    Feb26

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. investigation found that a December hack on the Ukrainian power grid was coordinated and highly sophisticated. …read more Source: U.S....

    Who Was Artur Samarin? Ukrainian Man Arrested For Posing As U.S. High School Student
    Feb26

    Who Was Artur Samarin? Ukrainian Man Arrested For Posing As U.S. High School Student

    Many people are scratching their heads trying to figure out how a Ukrainian citizen on a temporary visa to the United States was able to pose as a high school student for four years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...