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    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator
    Sep20

    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator

    A residential building in Minsk, Belarus, July 2017. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — At the age of 36, Yishai Malkin and his family are leading what millions of people in the former Soviet Union would consider a charmed life. A web designer, Malkin and his wife, an event manager, earn a combined monthly salary of $2,000....

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists
    Sep19

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists

    The security service of the Ukrainian president used force to prevent two RFE/RL journalists from filming in a public place on September 15, pushing a cameraman to the ground and leaving him with a concussion and other injuries. The chief of the State Security Department later issued an apology and opened an investigation. (RFE/RL’s...

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…
    Sep18

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…

    By Kenneth CourtisAfter using the Russian invasion diligently for plenty of international support, Ukraine’s elites aren’t holding up their side of the bargain: They keep ruining their country.Ukraine’s President, 51-year old Petro Poroshenko – or Porky, as he is known to all Ukrainians – is at single digits in the polls. With...

    Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship
    Sep18

    Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship

    Slovenia, led by Goran Dragic, defeated Serbia to win its first-ever EuroBasket championship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border
    Sep17

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border

    One of President Vladimir Putin’s top allies said on Sunday she saw no logic in deploying U.N. peacekeepers along the border between Russia and Ukraine, something Kyiv and Washington favor. Putin this month suggested armed U.N. peacekeepers be deployed to eastern Ukraine to help protect ceasefire monitors from the Organization for Security...

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border
    Sep17

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border

    One of President Vladimir Putin’s top allies said on Sunday she saw no logic in deploying U.N. peacekeepers along the border between Russia and Ukraine, something Kyiv and Washington favor. Putin this month suggested armed U.N. peacekeepers be deployed to eastern Ukraine to help protect ceasefire monitors from the Organization for Security...

    U.S. Ukraine Envoy Welcomes Russia Proposal For Peacekeepers, But See ‘Obstacles’
    Sep17

    U.S. Ukraine Envoy Welcomes Russia Proposal For Peacekeepers, But See ‘Obstacles’

    The U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine has called a Russian proposal to send United Nations peacekeepers to the region a “step forward” but warns there are still many “obstacles” to the plan suggested by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Senior NATO General Expresses Concerns Over Moscow’s Zapad Maneuvers ‘Transparency’
    Sep17

    Senior NATO General Expresses Concerns Over Moscow’s Zapad Maneuvers ‘Transparency’

    A senior NATO general says the military alliance is concerned about the large-scale Zapad (West) 2017 military drills being conducted by Russia and Belarus because of Moscow’s lack of transparency. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...