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    Russia Tries Greek Wedge to Divide Europe
    Apr03

    Russia Tries Greek Wedge to Divide Europe

    Russia is not being coy about it: Vladimir Putin hopes to discuss the lifting of EU sanctions with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras when the latter visits Moscow next week. Reuters reports: The Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said it was too early to talk about any possibility of Moscow providing financial help to the cash-strapped Greece before the...

    Hackers Leak Messages ‘Between Kremlin and France’s Front National’
    Apr03

    Hackers Leak Messages ‘Between Kremlin and France’s Front National’

    French media site Mediapart has reported that hackers have leaked thousands of texts and emails sent between the Kremlin and the French far-right party, the National Front. According to French newspaper Le Monde, the hackers posted the messages on their website and many of the texts discuss Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Front, and her...

    Getting Human Rights Right
    Apr03

    Getting Human Rights Right

    In his new book Red Notice, American-born investor Bill Browder recounts in detail the Kafkaesque ordeal of his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, a nightmare set in motion in 2006 after the 37-year-old Russian auditor uncovered a massive corruption scheme perpetrated by Russian Interior Ministry officials. In Browder’s account, Magnitsky was a man...

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
    Apr03

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    They may wear camouflage, but the Russians’ presence in eastern Ukraine is hardly invisible. …read more Source: Global...

    10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare
    Apr03

    10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare

    By Lance R. Blyth Best Defense bureau of Indian affairs We typically think of the Plains Indian warrior mounted, usually on a painted pinto pony, wearing a breech-clout, long flowing feathered bonnet, and little else, with a bow and arrow or decorated Winchester in his hand, conducting a lightening raid, riding off, yipping, over the horizon; the...

    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Starts Eating ‘To Survive Until Trial’
    Apr03

    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Starts Eating ‘To Survive Until Trial’

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike to protest being held in a Russian jail, has reportedly resumed eating small amounts of food. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iranian Negotiations – Common Sense Perspective from the American Heartland
    Apr03

    Iranian Negotiations – Common Sense Perspective from the American Heartland

    With the announcement of the framework for a nuclear deal with Iran the debate here in the United States on the advantages and disadvantages of a deal can begin in earnest. Posturing politicians at both ends of the political spectrum, seeking advantage in the 2016 election season, will pander to partisan constituencies and deep-pocket donors. But...

    Moscow Condemns ‘Anti-Russian Campaign’ In U.S.
    Apr03

    Moscow Condemns ‘Anti-Russian Campaign’ In U.S.

    MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) – Russia expressed outrage on Friday over a “frenzied anti-Russian campaign” by U.S. media and political analysts, stepping up a war of words that has intensified during the Ukraine crisis. Ties between Moscow and Washington have sunk to their lowest level since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine,...

    Russian Military Forces Shift From Fighting Alongside Ukraine Rebels To Training Them
    Apr03

    Russian Military Forces Shift From Fighting Alongside Ukraine Rebels To Training Them

    On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers on the sunlit training grounds outside this town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine’s Displaced Citizens
    Apr03

    Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine’s Displaced Citizens

    The conflict in Ukraine might have slipped from the headlines recently, but there is still scattered fighting there, despite an official cease-fire. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...