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    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet to discuss Syria, Ukraine
    May10

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet to discuss Syria, Ukraine

    It’s the pair’s second meeting in about three months. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day

    More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watch tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk in celebration of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    U.S., Georgia Sign Deal To Boost Intelligence Sharing
    May09

    U.S., Georgia Sign Deal To Boost Intelligence Sharing

    The United States says it has signed a “milestone” security agreement with Georgia that will boost intelligence sharing and counterterrorism efforts with the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Imperial Amnesia
    May09

    Russia’s Imperial Amnesia

    In a provocative March 27 column in the Financial Times entitled “Brexit and Imperial Amnesia,” Gideon Rachman chided the English for, as one reader put it, “a serious misunderstanding of [Britain’s] oppressive imperial past.” Aside from generating a lively and entertaining discussion of the issue, Rachman’s piece gave me a framework...

    Eurovision Will Be Extra Political This Year
    May09

    Eurovision Will Be Extra Political This Year

    When the Eurovision Song Contest starts today in Kiev, Ukraine, one country will be noticeably absent: Russia is sitting out the competition. The supposedly unifying contest has been the stage of tensions between the two countries for the past several years.Ukraine was last year’s winner, and therefore this year’s host country, but...

    Fixing the Federal IT Mess Before it is Too Late
    May09

    Fixing the Federal IT Mess Before it is Too Late

    Let us take a headcount of recent events: the attack on the Ukraine’s electric grid, a LinkedIn data dump as a result of a 2012 breach, the information warfare campaign surrounding the US Elections, a peculiar “Google Docs” app involved in a massive spear-phishing campaign, and most recently, another information warfare campaign aimed at...

    Loaded Colors. Is St. George’s Ribbon A Symbol Of Victory Or Aggression?
    May09

    Loaded Colors. Is St. George’s Ribbon A Symbol Of Victory Or Aggression?

    The black-and-orange St. George’s ribbon has long been a hallmark of World War II victory celebrations across the post-Soviet countries. But for many, its implications have changed recently — from a “universal symbol of justice” to “Russian expansionism.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    240 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel
    May09

    240 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — A plane carrying 240 Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel. The flight that landed on Monday was chartered by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. The group of immigrants is made up of 62 families, including 60 children and adolescents and 10 immigrants above the age 70, as well as 14 cats and dogs. The new...

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes
    May09

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes

    Police in Ukraine say about 50 people have been arrested after clashes involving nationalists angry with demonstrators observing Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. …read more Source: FOX...

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes
    May09

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in Ukraine say about 50 people have been arrested after clashes involving nationalists angry with demonstrators observing Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. Several thousand people took part in a march Tuesday in the capital, Kiev, to honor Red Army soldiers who fought the Nazis and seized...