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    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess
    Dec08

    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess

    Being hauled off a rooftop by police may be the most normal thing that’s happened in Ukraine to Mikheil Saakashvili, the combative former Georgian president and Odesa governor. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said sanctions against Moscow will remain in place until Russia withdraws from Ukraine. Tillerson made the comment in front of his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at a December 7 meeting in Vienna of foreign ministers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). (Reuters)...

    Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Never Accept Crimea Annexation
    Dec08

    Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Never Accept Crimea Annexation

    The American secretary of state and the Russian foreign minister traded barbs at a security conference in Vienna. …read more Source: The New York...

    FBI Says Its Support for Anti-corruption Unit Abides by Ukrainian Law

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is challenging suggestions of illegal conduct in an undercover sting operation targeting allegedly corrupt government officials in Kyiv, which the FBI conducted in concert with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The United States and European Union have provided logistical support and...

    How the Olympics Ban Helps Putin
    Dec07

    How the Olympics Ban Helps Putin

    The verdict is in, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for systematic, state-backed doping. The state-run Russian propaganda machine has already denounced the move as an attack on the country from the West, one allegedly designed to incite revolution and Putin’s removal...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand
    Dec07

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand

    Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us. Putin announced on Wednesday that he would run for re-election in March’s...

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand
    Dec07

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand

    Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us. Putin announced on Wednesday that he would run for re-election in March’s...

    Saakashvili Supporters Rally In Tbilisi
    Dec07

    Saakashvili Supporters Rally In Tbilisi

    Some 3,000 members of the Georgian political party founded by Mikheil Saakashvili have demonstrated in Tbilisi, warning against the former president’s extradition from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...