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    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia
    Oct27

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia

    The photographer Ivan Sigal documented post-Soviet life in Moscow during the 1990s.In 1997, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the Clinton administration’s lead official on all matters Russia, gave a speech at Stanford University on American policy toward Moscow. He admitted, in not so many words, that persuading the erratic...

    China’s Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can’t Fight?
    Oct27

    China’s Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can’t Fight?

    Asia Times Security, Asia You make the call. The Liaoning, Beijing’s first aircraft carrier, is a refurbished second-hand vessel. But, despite its inauguration in 2012, it appears the vessel’s genuine war-readiness is still in doubt. Party mouthpieces have all refrained from using the carrier’s former name, Varyag – no surprise,...

    China’s Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can’t Fight?
    Oct27

    China’s Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can’t Fight?

    Asia Times Security, Asia You make the call. The Liaoning, Beijing’s first aircraft carrier, is a refurbished second-hand vessel. But, despite its inauguration in 2012, it appears the vessel’s genuine war-readiness is still in doubt. Party mouthpieces have all refrained from using the carrier’s former name, Varyag – no surprise,...

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine
    Oct27

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine

    A Ukrainian court has released on bail a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist, Ukrainian lawmaker Mykola Knyazhytskiy said on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Freed From A Cage, Masha The Bear Tastes The Good Life

    A brown bear named Masha has spent most of her life in a cage outside a restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine. But with help from Four Paws, an international animal welfare group, she’s now settling in at a sanctuary where she can stroll, swim, and play. Her rescue was part of a larger campaign to relocate dozens of bears kept illegally by private...

    Freed From A Cage, Masha The Bear Tastes The Good Life

    A brown bear named Masha has spent most of her life in a cage outside a restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine. But with help from Four Paws, an international animal welfare group, she’s now settling in at a sanctuary where she can stroll, swim, and play. Her rescue was part of a larger campaign to relocate dozens of bears kept illegally by private...

    Why deny the Ukrainian Nazi connection?
    Oct27

    Why deny the Ukrainian Nazi connection?

    The Russian Embassy in Ottawa has created quite the controversy with its latest tweets about Nazi monuments in Canada. “There are monumets (sic) to Nazi collaborators in Canada and nobody is doing anything about it,” one of the tweets noted. A monument in Oakville commemorates those who served with the 14th SS Galizien Division (aka 1st...

    The Roots of the Dem’s Russia Obsession
    Oct27

    The Roots of the Dem’s Russia Obsession

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Five years ago, Mitt Romney was hammering Barack Obama for being soft on Russia. And Obama was ridiculing him as a Cold War fossil. The Russia exchanges may seem confusing today, but...

    Belatedly, Trump admin finishes list of off-limits Russians
    Oct27

    Belatedly, Trump admin finishes list of off-limits Russians

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration gave Congress on Thursday a list of Russian officials who may soon become off-limits to anyone who wants to avoid U.S. sanctions, as criticism mounted over the administration’s tardy execution of new penalties on Moscow. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader,...

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts
    Oct27

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

    When a bomb exploded outside a television station in Kiev, the Ukraine capital, lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party was exiting after an interview. Mosiychuk was wounded, and his bodyguard and a pedestrian were killed, police said Thursday. Four others were wounded…. …read more Source: Los Angeles...