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    The Retreatniks
    Mar26

    The Retreatniks

    The new talking point for the Republican Party — actually, it’s an old talking point in expensive new clothing — is “America is in retreat.” That’s the title of a recent book by Bret Stephens, a Wall Street Journal columnist who believes that he’s discovered a virus of “neo-isolationism”...

    Russian Nationalists Vandalise Kremlin-Critic Nemtsov’s Memorial
    Mar26

    Russian Nationalists Vandalise Kremlin-Critic Nemtsov’s Memorial

    Allies of Kremlin-critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in central Moscow last month, are to pursue legal action after a Russian nationalist group vandalised the tributes at the site of Nemtsov’s murder and accused the deceased opposition leader of being a “traitor” to Russia. Earlier this week a group of seven people wearing St....

    Memorial to Kremlin Critic Nemtsov Vandalized, Then Restored
    Mar26

    Memorial to Kremlin Critic Nemtsov Vandalized, Then Restored

    MOSCOW— Nationalists have vandalized a makeshift memorial to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the site of his killing, but it has been quickly restored. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and a top critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot and killed on Feb. 27 on a bridge near the Kremlin. Mourners set up a memorial at the site...

    The Bad Optics Of The NATO Snub
    Mar26

    The Bad Optics Of The NATO Snub

    The Secretary General of NATO is knocking at the White House door, but nobody seems to be home. Josh Rogin at Bloomberg View reports: President Barack Obama has yet to meet with the new head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and won’t see Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg this week, even though he is in Washington for three days....

    The Daily Vertical: Silly Season
    Mar26

    The Daily Vertical: Silly Season

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter@PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry presses Iran as nuclear deadline looms
    Mar26

    Kerry presses Iran as nuclear deadline looms

    Lausanne (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held down-to-the-wire talks in Switzerland Thursday, with US officials insisting the contours of a historic nuclear deal were in sight just days before a deadline.”We very much believe that we can get this done by (March) 31,” said a senior State...

    Russian Lawmaker Who Opposed Crimea Seizure May Lose Immunity
    Mar26

    Russian Lawmaker Who Opposed Crimea Seizure May Lose Immunity

    Russia’s lower pariament house may pave the way for the prosecution of the only member who voted against the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s whole banking system is falling apart
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s whole banking system is falling apart

    Ukraine’s banks are suffering as a combination of a currency collapse and a deep recession stretch their balance sheets to breaking point. So far this year 12 Ukrainian banks have lost their licenses and 14 have been placed under temporary administration, according to ratings agency Moody’s. That comes after 17 banks lost their...

    Luba Kachmarsky Bears Witness to Famine Genocide in Ukraine
    Mar26

    Luba Kachmarsky Bears Witness to Famine Genocide in Ukraine

    Hamilton’s Luba Kachmarska, 92, can still vividly recall the starvation she and millions of others in Ukraine suffered at the hands of the Soviets when she was a girl of 10. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine World’s Top Security Issue
    Mar26

    Ukraine World’s Top Security Issue

    Conservative cabinet minister Chris Alexander says the situation in Ukraine is the biggest security issue facing the world today, even as his government debates expanding its military actions in the Middle East. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...