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    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine
    Aug16

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the “harassment” of reporters in Ukraine after security services raided the offices of an independent news website and a member of parliament criticized the head of the national press union for his response to the raid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine
    Aug16

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the “harassment” of reporters in Ukraine after security services raided the offices of an independent news website and a member of parliament criticized the head of the national press union for his response to the raid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation
    Aug16

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation

    Zalmay Khalilzad Security, Americas For the United States, managing Russian decline requires pursuing a balance-of-power approach to minimize the risk of escalation. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Despite the array of twists and turns since...

    U.S. Report Says IS, Non-State Groups Imperil Religious Liberties Around The Globe
    Aug16

    U.S. Report Says IS, Non-State Groups Imperil Religious Liberties Around The Globe

    The United States says the extremist group Islamic State (IS) continues to damage religious freedom by targeting members of multiple religions and ethnicities for rape, kidnapping, enslavement, and death. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former UN Ambassador Testifies At Yanukovych Treason Trial In Kyiv

    A retired senior Ukrainian diplomat has testified at the in-absentia treason trial of former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    America and Russia: Back to Basics
    Aug15

    America and Russia: Back to Basics

    Graham Allison Security, Europe However demonic, however destructive, however devious, however deserving of being strangled Russia is, the brute fact is that we cannot kill this bastard without committing suicide. President Trump can improve relations with Russia in ways that advance American national interests by going back to Cold War...

    Report claims North Korea obtained rocket engines from a Ukrainian factory
    Aug15

    Report claims North Korea obtained rocket engines from a Ukrainian factory

    HARI SREENIVASAN: We return to the North Korea story. Moments ago, the regime’s news agency said its leader, Kim Jong-un, has been briefed on plans for a missile test that would splash down near the U.S. territory of Guam. And, as we reported earlier, Defense Secretary Mattis vowed today to shoot down any missile fired. But where the regime...

    Paul Manafort Sought $850 Million Deal With Putin Ally and Alleged Gangster
    Aug15

    Paul Manafort Sought $850 Million Deal With Putin Ally and Alleged Gangster

    Paul Manafort partnered on an $850 million New York real estate deal with an ally of Vladimir Putin and a Ukrainian moneyman whom the Justice Department recently described as an “organized crime member.” at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family?
    Aug15

    Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family?

    Bob Dreyfuss He sits atop a massive tangle of ties to Russia, pro-Russian Ukrainians, and shady New York real-estate deals. The post Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family? appeared first on The Nation. …read more Source: The...

    Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets
    Aug15

    Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets

    Venezuela is handing over unprecedented control of its state-owned oil assets to longtime financial backer Russia in an effort to stave off insolvency and economic collapse. Battered by civil unrest that threatens to become a total political meltdown, the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro has offered an ownership stake in up to...