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    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...

    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...

    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...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Soldiers Die in Strife in the Separatist East
    May07

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Soldiers Die in Strife in the Separatist East

    Five soldiers had been killed and 12 wounded in fighting in the separatist east, casting further doubt on the prospects for a months-old cease-fire that has never fully taken hold. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Short Life and Speedy Death of Russia’s Silicon Valley
    May07

    The Short Life and Speedy Death of Russia’s Silicon Valley

    In the world of tech, six years is a long, long time. In 2009, the iPad was but a twinkle in Steve Jobs’s eye; 20 percent of the mobile phones sold in the United States were made by BlackBerry; and some of 2015’s finest procrastination tools — Instagram, Snapchat, even Candy Crush Saga — were still years away from release. It was in...

    Ruble to the Rescue?
    May07

    Ruble to the Rescue?

    April was the best month for the ruble since 1993. The Russian currency is up 18 percent against the dollar so far this year. Those gains pushed Russian stocks up and rewarded investors who stuck it out or were brave enough to jump back in. They’re not big enough, though, to save the country’s faltering economy. And new data suggest...