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    Ukraine’s Bolshevik Shadow
    Nov24

    Ukraine’s Bolshevik Shadow

    When George Kennan was asked in 1967 by Foreign Affairs to reflect on the accomplishments and failures of Soviet rule at the 50-year mark, he stated that without a doubt, the October Revolution that had brought the Bolsheviks to power in Russia had altered world history and was the single most consequential event of the 20th century. Indeed, at...

    Ukraine’s Bolshevik Shadow
    Nov24

    Ukraine’s Bolshevik Shadow

    When George Kennan was asked in 1967 by Foreign Affairs to reflect on the accomplishments and failures of Soviet rule at the 50-year mark, he stated that without a doubt, the October Revolution that had brought the Bolsheviks to power in Russia had altered world history and was the single most consequential event of the 20th century. Indeed, at...

    Manafort flight records reveal numerous trips to Russia: report
    Nov24

    Manafort flight records reveal numerous trips to Russia: report

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort took at least 18 trips to Moscow during his time as a political operative in Ukraine, … …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Separatist Chief Accuses Another of Plotting Coup
    Nov23

    Ukrainian Separatist Chief Accuses Another of Plotting Coup

    A separatist leader in Ukraine’s east on Thursday accused a former official of trying to unseat him as a showdown between the two entered its third day. Breaking almost a week of silence, Igor Plotnitsky, leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, claimed that former Interior Minister Igor Kornet “tried to seize...

    The Diplomat vs. the Lobbyist
    Nov23

    The Diplomat vs. the Lobbyist

    One would think Paul Manafort’s current legal troubles would serve as a cautionary tale for Washington lobbyists about the perils of seeking to burnish the reputations of authoritarian political leaders from other lands. And yet these lobbyists persist, even to the point of working for sketchy Ukrainian politico-oligarchic interests with...

    What In The World Is Going On In The Russia-Backed Separatist Luhansk ‘Republic’?

    Heavily armed men on armored vehicles are patrolling the streets of a war-wracked eastern Ukrainian city — but this time it’s different. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov23

    Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine

    With armored vehicles on streets, civilians fled a showdown between rival Moscow-backed political leaders in the breakaway Luhansk region. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine
    Nov23

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22
    Nov23

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22

    1 Ukraine standoff: Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. The menacing deadlock in the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic began on Monday,...

    The GOP Accepted Donations from an Accused Nazi War Criminal as Recently as 2014: Report
    Nov23

    The GOP Accepted Donations from an Accused Nazi War Criminal as Recently as 2014: Report

    Michael Karkoc is a “lifelong Republican” accused of liquidating a village in Eastern Poland. During the 2016 election, Donald Trump earned the enthusiastic endorsement of Neo-Nazis and the alt right. But a new report published Thursday reveals that the Republican Party counts an actual S.S. commander among its constituents.According...