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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Macron In Paris
    Jun26

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Macron In Paris

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to meet his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in Paris on June 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Demonizing Democracy
    Jun26

    Demonizing Democracy

    The recent passage of a “foreign agents” law in Hungary is a disturbing reminder of the determination of the world’s autocracies to crush civil society activism. While Prime Minister Viktor Orban has justified the new measure on transparency grounds, the law’s clear purpose is to neutralize NGOs and think tanks as sources of...

    Meet the horsemen of our environmental apocalypse
    Jun25

    Meet the horsemen of our environmental apocalypse

    Scott Pruitt; Rex Tillerson; Ryan Zinke (Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Carolyn Kaster) Consolidation of power by the oil and coal barons began immediately after the election; president-elect Trump’s transition advisors emerged as an oil industry dream team. Despite the initial antipathy between Trump and the Koch brothers, once he secured...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun25

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian military has said that two soldiers were killed and two wounded in the eastern part of the country despite a cease-fire that began Friday. In a statement posted on Facebook on Saturday, the military accused anti-government rebels of firing artillery rounds in both the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. The statement did not provide...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun24

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian military has said that two soldiers were killed and two wounded in the eastern part of the country despite a cease-fire that began on June 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who in the hell is Michael Cohen?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person
    Jun24

    Who in the hell is Michael Cohen?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

    Michael Cohen (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) (In this brand new, hastily conceived premise, Salon will use the otherwise unlimited space of the site to profile a person in the news who has until recently lived largely under the radar. And by under the radar, we mean above gratuitous satire.) FULL NAME: Michael D – What you, a cop? TWITTER:...

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia
    Jun24

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) We now face some of the greatest crises that humanity and the earth have ever seen—global warming, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, mass poverty and constant wars. To ally with a country like Russia to confront such challenges makes all the sense in the world. Obama himself...

    Russia has been testing cyberwarfare techniques on Ukraine since 2014. What’s next?
    Jun24

    Russia has been testing cyberwarfare techniques on Ukraine since 2014. What’s next?

    The World spoke with Wired reporter Andy Greenberg, who found that Russia has been using Ukraine as a testing ground for its cyberwarfare techniques since 2014. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Week 22 in Trump’s America: “I just don’t want a poor person”
    Jun24

    Week 22 in Trump’s America: “I just don’t want a poor person”

    To get this weekly Trump update sent to your inbox, subscribe here. Week 22 in one sentence: President Trump rescinded two Obama-era initiatives intended to protect undocumented parents and family members of U.S. citizens and expand an original program that allows certain people who came to the U.S. illegally as children to stay and work in the...

    Analysts: Russia’s Military Threats Mainly Bluster, but Conflict Risk Rising
    Jun23

    Analysts: Russia’s Military Threats Mainly Bluster, but Conflict Risk Rising

    A series of close encounters this month over the Baltic Sea and U.S. shoot-downs of Russian allies’ aircraft in Syria have triggered concerns among defense analysts that any direct incident between Russia and the United States, even if accidental, could quickly spiral out of control. Reports say a Russian fighter jet and a U.S. spy plane on...