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    Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check
    Dec14

    Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check

    By Rafal RiedelThough the Polish economy faces external threats, the greatest challenges remain inside the country. The challenges which the Polish economy currently faces consist of the external threats as well as the internal ones. Outside Poland, it is the fear of Russia that is perceived most sharply in Warsaw. Poland is the only EU country...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    Ukraine Not To Receive EU Money As Kyiv Fails To Fully Meet Requirements
    Dec14

    Ukraine Not To Receive EU Money As Kyiv Fails To Fully Meet Requirements

    Ukraine will not receive the third tranche of the European Union’s financial assistance as Kyiv failed to meet some of the EU requirements, the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference
    Dec14

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference

    With his by-now-customary questions about the war in eastern Ukraine, journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk has become a regular fixture at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference
    Dec14

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference

    With his by-now-customary questions about the war in eastern Ukraine, journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk has become a regular fixture at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally
    Dec13

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally

    The U.S.- Georgian relationship was taken to a new level on Nov. 20, when President Donald Trump approved something that never occurred during President Barack Obama’s eight years in office. That would be an estimated $75 million deal to sell Javelin anti-tank missiles to the Eastern European republic of Georgia. After 25 years of...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue
    Dec10

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue

    A senior Russian general who was accused in a recent investigation of being a coordinator of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and of possibly playing a role in the downing of a civilian airliner in July 2014 has said he plans to sue the authors of the report for defamation. Retired General Nikolai Tkachyov told Novaya Gazeta on Saturday that...