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    Gung-ho culture at Warmbier’s tour agency on N. Korea trip
    Jun21

    Gung-ho culture at Warmbier’s tour agency on N. Korea trip

    Saint Patrick’s Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals. Since 2008, the Young Pioneer Tours agency built up a business attracting young travelers with a competitively priced catalog of exotic-sounding, hard-partying adventures in one of the world’s most isolated countries. […] the death last week...

    Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves
    Jun21

    Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

    President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that the U.S. move wasn’t constructive, adding that “various options are being considered on expert level.” The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and firms over Russian activities in Ukraine....

    Russia is considering retaliatory sanctions against the US
    Jun21

    Russia is considering retaliatory sanctions against the US

    Moscow is considering a range of retaliatory measures in response to a planned new round of U.S. sanctions to be imposed on Moscow over its role in Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    SitRep: Huge Changes in Saudi; Iranian Drones Downed in Syria, Pakistan; Mattis Praises Ukraine in Russia Fight
    Jun21

    SitRep: Huge Changes in Saudi; Iranian Drones Downed in Syria, Pakistan; Mattis Praises Ukraine in Russia Fight

    State Dept. Slams Saudi; U.S. and China Defense Officials Meet …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine President Compares President Trump to Ronald Reagan
    Jun21

    Ukraine President Compares President Trump to Ronald Reagan

    …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia considering retaliatory sanctions against U.S.: Kremlin
    Jun21

    Russia considering retaliatory sanctions against U.S.: Kremlin

    The U.S. is imposing sanctions on Moscow over its role in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety
    Jun21

    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety

    Ukrainian activist Natalya Kharchenko says she has fled the Russian-annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea, fearing for her safety. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Not Just A Putin Problem
    Jun21

    The Daily Vertical: Not Just A Putin Problem

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

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2017
    Jun21

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Perry Bellegarde on recognizing this land’s founding Indigenous peoples
    Jun21

    Perry Bellegarde on recognizing this land’s founding Indigenous peoples

    Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde. (Photograph by Jessica Deeks) Perry Bellegarde, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was raised on the Little Black Bear First Nation, in Treaty Four territory. Within eight months of being elected chief of the band, he led it out of third-party management. Bellegarde...