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    Why the U.S. Should Ignore Belarus’ Unlikely Appeal
    Apr10

    Why the U.S. Should Ignore Belarus’ Unlikely Appeal

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. This is likely what Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko was thinking this past week when calling on the United States, a country where he’s often referred to as “Europe’s last dictator.” In a rare interview with Western media, Minsk’s strongman urged Washington to engage in talks...

    Letters: Wrong note, wrong garb
    Apr10

    Letters: Wrong note, wrong garb

    Re: #sticktothemusic, editorial, April 9.Valentina Lisitsa has been dropped, according to Toronto Symphony Orchestra for her hate-speech tweets, not her political views. In her vile hate tweets she has suggested that Russia should eliminate Ukrainians using “folk medicine” that it has used in the past, insinuating the Holodomor, genocide by...

    Russia Slams Ukrainian Law Banning Communist-Era Symbols
    Apr10

    Russia Slams Ukrainian Law Banning Communist-Era Symbols

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans
    Apr10

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters. …read more Source: FOX...

    S&P Cuts Ukraine Ratings Further Into Junk
    Apr10

    S&P Cuts Ukraine Ratings Further Into Junk

    Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services cut Ukraine’s credit rating further into junk territory, reflecting its view that an eventual default is “virtually inevitable.” …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
    Apr10

    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

    The following is an abbreviated summary of the German Marshall Fund’s recently released Policy Brief “Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance” co-authored with Sharon Stirling Woolsey Japan has reappeared on the world stage. After 20 years of...

    Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Postponed
    Apr10

    Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Postponed

    European Union-brokered talks between Ukraine and Russia about long-term gas supplies have been postponed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia just held a military exercise in a ‘breakaway republic’ in eastern Europe
    Apr10

    Russia just held a military exercise in a ‘breakaway republic’ in eastern Europe

    Russia held a military exercise in an internationally unrecognized pro-Russian separatist region of Moldova on April 9, the Wall Street Journal reports citing Russian news agencies. The exercise was hosted in the breakaway republic of Transnistria, which the international community overwhelming considers to be part of Moldova. The exercise...

    15 awesome women who outshine their rich and famous husbands
    Apr10

    15 awesome women who outshine their rich and famous husbands

    These wives of some of the world’s most rich and famous men are no slouches. Despite having access to all the money in the world, they have written novels, started companies, edited magazines and practiced law. In addition to their brains and entrepreneurship, many also happen to be gorgeous. From the talented and beautiful Dasha Zhukova to...

    Russia Fights the Enemy at Home
    Apr10

    Russia Fights the Enemy at Home

    With real wages falling by around 9% in Russia in the first part of the year, local protests are starting to bubble up around the country according to the FT: According to the Institute of Collective Action, a non-governmental group of sociologists which records activism across the country, there has been a clear uptick in unrest over the past...