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    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom
    Mar16

    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom

    KYIV—The idyllic days of the Maidan revolution are over. With the stench of corruption rising from a government that once inspired so much hope, Ukraine is overwhelmed with disillusionment and a clouded political future. Ukraine’s respected economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius resigned suddenly in February declaring that he would not...

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?
    Mar16

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade
    Mar16

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade

    The Polish military will spend up to $21 billion to replace its Soviet-era infantry fighting vehicles, according to the European country’s deputy defense minister. The eagerness to replace the vehicles comes amid efforts by Warsaw to become less reliant on Soviet and Russian designed military hardware amid Moscow’s two-year-long...

    Fleeing Eastern Ukraine: Europe’s Jewish Exodus (Part 2)
    Mar16

    Fleeing Eastern Ukraine: Europe’s Jewish Exodus (Part 2)

    In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe several of which targeted Jewish institutions some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel from France with another 15,000 coming from Eastern Europe.But some...

    English Canada: Journey To The Back Of The Bus
    Mar16

    English Canada: Journey To The Back Of The Bus

    Canada is a nation founded upon journeys. From the arrival of our earliest migrants, to the construction of our trans-national railway, to those who boarded the rail lines to settle our western provinces, ours is a nation founded by travellers from distant lands. Canada’s past is filled with colourful stories of journeymen and women— early...

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front (Transcript)
    Mar16

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front (Transcript)

    All eyes may be on Russia’s pullout in Syria. But we should also be paying close attention to the Kremlin’s next moves in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front
    Mar16

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 16 – Next stop for PMJT: New York City!
    Mar16

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 16 – Next stop for PMJT: New York City!

    Just days after returning home from his much-discussed swing through Washington, DC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading south of the border once again – this time, to United Nations Headquarters in New York City. According to the itinerary provided by his office, Trudeau will begin his day with a mid-morning media availability in the UN...

    Trump and the Left’s Accusations of Fascism
    Mar16

    Trump and the Left’s Accusations of Fascism

    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Donald Trump’s success in the primaries and his rhetoric have sparked troubled meditations about an awakening of fascist impulses among his supporters. Bret Stephens has drawn an analogy with the Thirties, “the last dark age of Western politics,” and...

    What Motivated Moscow’s Announced Syria Withdrawal?
    Mar16

    What Motivated Moscow’s Announced Syria Withdrawal?

    In announcing a partial draw down of Russian forces from Syria this week, President Vladimir Putin insisted that Russia’s nearly 6-month military campaign had largely achieved its goals. The Russian leader pointed to the deployment of a new generation of Russian weaponry in Syria that, in Putin’s words, “managed to fundamentally...