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    Inside Rebel-Held Ukraine’s Palaces Of Propaganda
    Mar28

    Inside Rebel-Held Ukraine’s Palaces Of Propaganda

    On a cold morning in February, a couple of hours’ drive out of rebel-held Donetsk, the undercover journalist’s phone buzzed with an ‘Unknown’ number. Was this to conceal the caller’s identity, or location? Whatever the reason, it felt ominous.There was, however, a minor hitch. The mystery apparatchik on the end of...

    Ukraine has extended a sanctions list against Russia
    Mar28

    Ukraine has extended a sanctions list against Russia

    Kiev has already imposed economic and other restrictions on more than 400 Russian citizens and companies following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and the ensuing pro-Russian separatist uprising in the east. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin’s maneuverings with the West and Ukraine are often compared to a game of chess
    Mar28

    Putin’s maneuverings with the West and Ukraine are often compared to a game of chess

    The comparison is spot on, with one qualification. Contrary to the image of grandmaster he prefers, the Russian president more closely resembles a loudmouthed barroom player who slams pieces against the board. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine is busy lobbying the Continental bloc to maintain a hard line against Moscow
    Mar28

    Ukraine is busy lobbying the Continental bloc to maintain a hard line against Moscow

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with several EU leaders and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Brussels. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Trump’s Jumbled, Deal-Obsessed Foreign Policy
    Mar28

    Trump’s Jumbled, Deal-Obsessed Foreign Policy

    Leon Hadar does a good job making some sense out of Trump’s recent rambling interviews on foreign policy with The New York Times and Washington Post: We should reassess the American role in NATO and the rationale for continuing to maintain it. But Trump needs to explain to us why we need to do that, not like a technocrat going through the...

    An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice
    Mar28

    An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

    Like proverbial buses, it seems you can wait ages for a landmark international justice case, and then four come along at the same time. By any standards, this has been a remarkable week for international justice. On Thursday Radovan Karadžić was convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for his role in...

    Lost in TRUMPLANDIA
    Mar28

    Lost in TRUMPLANDIA

    Trump victory party, New Hampshire, February 2016. In the crowd: Rich, a former submariner (in camo); a great-grandmother named Diana Ross (Blossom hat); the author (pixie cut, no socks). “THE FED OWNS COWS!” a protester bellowed at me as I moved blindly toward the doors of a Donald Trump rally. It was February 8, the eve of the New Hampshire...

    Russia’s Artful Exit from Syria
    Mar28

    Russia’s Artful Exit from Syria

    Alexander Kirss Security, Middle East Moscow entered and exited the conflict all within five months. Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement that he is withdrawing the majority of Russian troops stationed in Syria will lead to much speculation over his true motives for doing so. Has the Russian military, as his announcement claimed, actually...

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message
    Mar27

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels.After a week of somber religious events commemorating Jesus’ death, Francis said an Easter Sunday Mass under tight security for tens of...

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message
    Mar27

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels.After a week of somber religious events commemorating Jesus’ death, Francis said an Easter Sunday Mass under tight security for tens of...