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    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing
    Jan22

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing

    EPA In Viktor Pelevin’s 1999 novel Generation P, the Muscovite protagonist navigates a brave new post-Soviet world while working in advertising, negotiating a tumultuous time by drawing on Russian culture and transforming it into western-style commercials. Similarly, Russians are marking the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United...

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United Russia party on Sunday that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that “some politicians in Kyiv and Moscow” are pushing to force Ukraine to hold early parliamentary elections in order “to destabilize our country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Protest Fails
    Jan22

    When Protest Fails

    The signs were so clever.“We shall overcomb.”“Viva la vulva.”“I MAKE THE BEST SIGNS I REALLY DO EVERYONS SAYS SO THEY’RE TERRIFIC.”Someone even made a papier-mâché vagina dentata.The people were so cheerful and happy to be with one another, forgetting the cold and enjoying what often seemed less like a protest and more like a block party....

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists
    Jan22

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists

    AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, right, Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France, center, and Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders stand together after their speeches at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (Michael...

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media
    Jan22

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media

    On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump spoke at the Central Intelligence Agency’s headquarters, standing in front of the Agency’s memorial to its fallen officers, and sought to mend his tumultuous relationship with Langley. Yet he [[definitely]] never said the word “sorry,” to federal intelligence agencies for the...

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free
    Jan21

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free

    Image: Domestic violence. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com When the Soviet Union fell apart in the early 1990s, many who had chafed under the Communist system’s lack of freedoms hoped for the dawning of a new day. A sizable chunk of women hoped that the fall of the Soviet system would give them better opportunities and usher in legislation to...

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Jan21

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to continue providing his crisis-stricken country with political and military assistance, urging Trump to continue sanctions against Russia to deter “further escalation” of the war in eastern Ukraine by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Biden’s last visit to Kyiv as vice-president is viewed as symbolic and cautionary
    Jan21

    Biden’s last visit to Kyiv as vice-president is viewed as symbolic and cautionary

    KYIV – Joe Biden’s sixth and last visit to Ukraine as America’s vice-president on January 16 was more symbolic and consultative in nature, Ukrainian experts said just five days before a new president is inaugurated in Washington. In his fifth visit since the Euro-Maidan Revolution, Mr. Biden, 74, came to show that America isn’t...