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    Situation Report: The Hill shakes; Baiji close to falling; Kurds and Baghdad find common ground; and more
    May07

    Situation Report: The Hill shakes; Baiji close to falling; Kurds and Baghdad find common ground; and more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson Around and around. In what looks to be a big move in Washington’s revolving door process, Paul Juola is stepping down as Democratic staff director for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense after more than 29 years in federal service, sources tell FP’s John Hudson. While there’s no...

    Detained Crimean Tatar Assemblyman Launches Hunger Strike
    May07

    Detained Crimean Tatar Assemblyman Launches Hunger Strike

    A high-ranking member of the Crimean Tatar assembly has begun a hunger strike at the facility where he awaits trial for allegedly organizing “mass disorder” ahead of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Remembers The Lessons Of World War II
    May07

    Ukraine Remembers The Lessons Of World War II

    What’s happening today is alarmingly reminiscent of that era. We can’t afford to ignore the parallels. This weekend we commemorate the end of World War II, the deadliest conflict in the history of humankind. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Violence, Persecution Spread In Eastern Ukraine
    May07

    Violence, Persecution Spread In Eastern Ukraine

    Last June, pro-Russian separatists raided a church service in eastern Ukraine and kidnapped four Christian leaders. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Exclusive Interview with Narendra Modi: ‘We Are Natural Allies’
    May07

    Exclusive Interview with Narendra Modi: ‘We Are Natural Allies’

    On May 2, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down for an exclusive two-hour interview with TIME editor Nancy Gibbs, Asia editor Zoher Abdoolcarim and South Asia bureau chief Nikhil Kumar in New Delhi. Speaking mostly in Hindi, Modi talked about everything from his ambitions for India to the global war on terrorism to what personally moves...

    The Struggle Between Freedom And Tyranny In Ukraine
    May07

    The Struggle Between Freedom And Tyranny In Ukraine

    President Truman was a lifelong student of history and wove its various lessons into his day-to-day decision-making. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine: Triumph and Tragedy of Battlefield Medicine
    May07

    Ukraine: Triumph and Tragedy of Battlefield Medicine

    It takes about 10 minutes to drive to the highway from the Ukrainian army base in this small town. From there it is 130 miles, about a three-hour drive over Ukraine’s pothole speckled roads, to the front lines in the… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    How to Save Lives on the Ukrainian Front Line
    May07

    How to Save Lives on the Ukrainian Front Line

    It takes about 10 minutes to drive to the highway from the Ukrainian army base in this small town of Cherkas’ke, Ukraine. From there, it is 130 miles, about a three-hour drive over the country’s pothole-speckled roads, to the front… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    V-Day in Russia evokes national pride at difficult time
    May07

    V-Day in Russia evokes national pride at difficult time

    Symbols of the Soviet triumph in World War II are impossible to escape in Russia in the run-up to the 70th anniversary of Victory Day on Saturday. There are the black-and-orange St. George’s ribbons tied to women’s hand bags, wartime TV bulletins from the front line played after the evening news and “To Berlin!” stickers...

    Russia’s Greatest Weapon May Be Its Hackers
    May07

    Russia’s Greatest Weapon May Be Its Hackers

    In hacker jargon, it’s called a “cyber-to-physical effect.” It’s when a hacker reaches out from the virtual world into the real one—often with catastrophic consequences. The Americans and Israelis pioneered the technique back in 2009 when the Stuxnet program infiltrated Iranian computer systems and wrecked thousands of...