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    Can the EU Stand Up and Take America’s Place?
    Nov02

    Can the EU Stand Up and Take America’s Place?

    Despite the promise of a Europe “whole and free” following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Old World today features a division between a bloc of states that heavily favor a pro-NATO Atlanticist outlook—Britain, Poland and the Baltics—and a grouping that remains more amenable to friendly relations with Russia—including Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria...

    Russia’s Virtual Reality
    Nov02

    Russia’s Virtual Reality

    The continued downward spiral in U.S.-Russian relations during the initial phase of the Trump Administration may have come as a disappointment to Russians, but it could hardly have come as a surprise. With a weary sense of déjà vu, many Russians perceive the current tensions as only the latest episode of an age-old historical drama—the relentless...

    Here Is How Russia Is Making Old Tanks Deadly Tools of War

    Kyle Mizokami Security, Europe They may be old—but they still work. The high cost of the Armata tank, combined with Western sanctions over the 2014 invasion of Ukraine, will likely limit Russia’s ability to field large numbers of the tank. The Russian Armed Forces are facing obsolescence on many fronts, from fighters to tanks and a new...

    Mueller indictments beg the questions: why Manafort? Why Papadopoulos? Why now?
    Nov02

    Mueller indictments beg the questions: why Manafort? Why Papadopoulos? Why now?

    Robert Mueller; Paul Manafort; Donald Trump (Credit: Getty/AP/Salon) Events of this week are making clear that the Spring of 2016 was a pretty important time in American politics. Let’s take a trip back in time and have a look at what we knew back then – and moreover, what we didn’t know. By the Spring of last year, Donald Trump had...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Manafort Poses ‘Risk Of Flight,’ Court Documents Say
    Nov02

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Manafort Poses ‘Risk Of Flight,’ Court Documents Say

    U.S. court documents state that Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, poses a “serious risk of flight” based on a history of deceptive conduct, his wealth, connections to “Ukrainian and Russian oligarchs,” and “strong evidence of guilt.” …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Topless Activist Torches Teddy Bears In Protest Against Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Nov01

    Topless Activist Torches Teddy Bears In Protest Against Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    A topless activist from the protest group Femen set fire to several large toy bears outside a shop selling candy made by a confectionery company owned by President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller investigation divides right-wing media from reality
    Nov01

    Mueller investigation divides right-wing media from reality

    Sean Hannity, Donald Trump (Credit: Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Brendan McDermid/Photo montage by Salon) The ink was barely dry on the first indictments and pleading from special counsel Robert Mueller, and the country was already hearing two vastly different accounts of what’s at stake, what it means and where we go from here. Those...

    Woman Suspected In Killing Ukrainian Regional Security Officer Arrested
    Nov01

    Woman Suspected In Killing Ukrainian Regional Security Officer Arrested

    Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief Vasyl Hrytsak says a woman suspected of killing a top regional security officer earlier this year in the southeastern city of Mariupol has been arrested. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine doesn’t want him. Georgia wants to arrest him. Saakashvili stirs things up.
    Nov01

    Ukraine doesn’t want him. Georgia wants to arrest him. Saakashvili stirs things up.

    Georgia’s former president has returned to Ukraine to launch a protest movement. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukrainians cheered by news of Manafort’s indictment
    Nov01

    Ukrainians cheered by news of Manafort’s indictment

    Prosecutors in Kiev are still trying to put together a corruption case against the former regime. …read more Source: The Washington...