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    Russia Has Launched a Fake News War on Europe. Now Germany Is Fighting Back
    Aug09

    Russia Has Launched a Fake News War on Europe. Now Germany Is Fighting Back

    One morning in November, Simon Hegelich, a professor of political science at the Technical University of Munich, was surprised to get an urgent invitation from the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who wanted to hear more about his research on the manipulation of voter sentiment. Less than two weeks earlier, the U.S. elections had ended...

    Putin in Abkhazia as Georgia Mourns Losses from War With Russia in 2008

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia Tuesday to express his support for separatists there and in South Ossetia on the ninth anniversary of a deadly five-day war between Moscow and Tbilisi. The Georgian government protested against the Kremlin leader’s visit to Abkhazia’s Black Sea...

    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy
    Aug09

    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy

    Former Georgian President and Ukrainian regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili has made a visit to Lithuania, the latest stop in his travels since Ukraine said on July 26 that it was stripping him of his citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Michael Cohen Owes NY More Than $40K In Unpaid Taxes From His Taxi Biz
    Aug09

    Michael Cohen Owes NY More Than $40K In Unpaid Taxes From His Taxi Biz

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s “pit bull” personal attorney, owes New York state more than $40,000 in unpaid taxes through some of the lucrative taxi medallions he owns. The New York Daily News first reported Tuesday that Cohen owed nearly $40,000 in unpaid taxes earmarked to help finance the Metropolitan Transit Authority system....

    Ukraine, Lithuania protest proposed Polish passport images
    Aug08

    Ukraine, Lithuania protest proposed Polish passport images

    Ukraine and Lithuania are protesting a proposal by Poland’s nationalist government to include images in Polish passports of landmarks in formerly Polish cities that are now within the borders of those neighboring countries. …read more Source: FOX...

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles
    Aug08

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe General Dynamics Land Systems has unveiled a new missile-armed Stryker able to destroy enemy drones, aircraft and incoming attacks with vehicle-mounted Hellfire weapons. As part of a vigorous effort to address a modern threat landscape, Linson explained that the Army is working to recover short-range air defense...

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member
    Aug08

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member

    Will Ruger noticed that Pence repeated the pledge to bring Georgia into NATO during his visit there last week: Pence stated, “President Trump and the United States stand firmly behind the 2008 NATO Bucharest statement which made it clear that Georgia will, someday, become a member.” Since this week marks the ninth anniversary of the August 2008...

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule
    Aug08

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule

    Before stepping onto the stage, Svetlana Alexievich left me with her grayish-beige leather coat, as unfashionable as the rest of her. We had met by chance in March at a literary festival in Austria where the 2015 Nobel Prize winner in literature—a stocky woman in her late 60s, barely 5 feet tall—was being honored. “Hold it for me,” she said, and...

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia
    Aug08

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia

    Ex-Georgian president and former regional governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, says ordinary people are rejecting ruling elites in both Ukraine and Russia. He was speaking to Aleksei Dzikavitsky of RFE/RL’s Russian Service in Warsaw on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea
    Aug08

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea

    Energy officials say electricity was cut for hours to tens of thousands of people on the Russian-controlled Crimean Peninsula amid soaring summer temperatures and continuing supply problems on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...