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    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial
    Dec08

    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy, and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov will testify as witnesses for prosecution at the treason trial in absentia of former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says
    Dec08

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says

    Face-to-face talks in Vienna between the top U.S. and Russian diplomats appear to have produced no breakthrough on the Ukraine crisis and other issues that have been heightening tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Loose Canon the Neocons Wanted in NATO
    Dec08

    The Loose Canon the Neocons Wanted in NATO

    Even interventionists are regretting some of the wars into which they helped plunge the United States in this century. Among those wars are Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest in our history; Libya, which was left without a stable government; Syria’s civil war, a six-year human rights disaster we helped kick off by arming rebels to overthrow...

    How a Democracy Dies
    Dec08

    How a Democracy Dies

    We tend to think of democracies dying at the hands of men with guns. During the Cold War, coups d’etat accounted for nearly three out of every four democratic breakdowns. Military coups toppled Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in 2013 and Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. In cases like these, democracy dissolves in...

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Russia’s involvement in Ukraine remained the major barrier to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow.Tillerson, who met with representatives to the Organization for Security and… …read more Source: The...

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity
    Dec08

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity

    The Washington Post ran a headline two weeks ago that captured the country’s fevered mood perfectly: “Wondering if the Russians reached you over Facebook? You can soon find out.” In a middling bit of clickbait, the Post managed to conjoin the prevailing sentiment of collective victimhood with the media’s favorite theme of 2017:...

    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine
    Dec08

    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine

    VIENNA — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russia from forging a closer relationship, suggesting that all other disputes were secondary. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Tillerson: Biggest Snag in U.S.-Russia Relations is Ukraine, Not Election Meddling
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Biggest Snag in U.S.-Russia Relations is Ukraine, Not Election Meddling

    U.S. ‘badly’ wants to mend fences with Moscow, Secretary of State Tillerson says. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding
    Dec08

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding

    The United Nations is appealing for $187 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.3 million of the most vulnerable Ukrainians who, it says, have reached the limits of their endurance after four years of conflict. Most people view the ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine...

    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books
    Dec08

    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books

    A new film about Ukrainian “cyborg” soldiers who bravely fought for, but ultimately lost, Donetsk airport is the latest in Ukraine’s push to document the ongoing war in art form. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...