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    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven more injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia Set To Try Crimean Tatar Leader On Separatism Charge
    Jun07

    Russia Set To Try Crimean Tatar Leader On Separatism Charge

    A Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine is set to go on trial on June 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Winning hearts and minds, international edition
    Jun07

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Winning hearts and minds, international edition

    Daily Beast: In one email exchange, a State Department official feels the need to explain that lowering punitive sanctions on the Russian oil industry would be rewarding Moscow—without getting anything from the Kremlin in return. “Russia continues to occupy Ukraine including Crimea—conditions that led to the sanctions have not changed,” the...

    The Daily Vertical: Caymans In The Caucasus
    Jun07

    The Daily Vertical: Caymans In The Caucasus

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

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year
    Jun07

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year

    The ambassadors of the European Union member states on June 6 decided to extend the block’s investment ban on Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland delivers a speech in the House of Commons on Canada’s Foreign Policy in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick “Mr. Speaker, here is a question,” Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons on Tuesday morning, launching what was advertised as a major...

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town
    Jun06

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town

    Marina Yarashuk, director of the Museum of Jewish Resistance of Novogrudak, at the museum on June 1, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NOVOGRUDOK, Belarus (JTA) — People in Jared Kushner’s ancestral town tend to speak very highly of President Donald Trump. That’s generally the norm in the former Soviet Union. After all, Trump’s style goes...

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech

    Former International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, October 24, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/CP) Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered this speech in the House of Commons on June 6. Mr. Speaker, Here is a question: Is Canada an...

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia

    Poland and Ukraine said Tuesday they are working toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. The region still relies to some extent on Russian natural gas and has been exposed to political pressure from Moscow, which has at...

    ‘Dingo’ Explained: The Strange Journey Of Alleged Kadyrov Henchman Nabbed In Kyiv Shooting
    Jun06

    ‘Dingo’ Explained: The Strange Journey Of Alleged Kadyrov Henchman Nabbed In Kyiv Shooting

    Chroniclers of the alleged hit man’s gangland stomping grounds and accounts of his previous run-ins with the law paint a brutal, troubled picture of Artur Kurmakayev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...