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    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Apr24

    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine blamed Ukrainian special forces for the death of an American observer killed in an apparent landmine explosion Sunday – saying it part of the “provocation” increasingly deployed by Russia and its proxies engaged in various conflicts. …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol
    Apr24

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol

    A U.S. citizen patrolling with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) was killed in an explosion in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region Sunday, the U.S. Department of State said. “The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security...

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears
    Apr24

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears

    Countries in Central Europe showed the largest relative increases in military spending in 2016, at least partially as a result of the perceived increased threat from Russia, a new study says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum
    Apr24

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum

    LATRUN, Israel (AP) — Two years after Israel’s prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project. “The picture is not complete if we don’t understand that together with the 6 million...

    Russia’s Alt-Right Rasputin Says He’s Steve Bannon’s Ideological Soul Mate
    Apr24

    Russia’s Alt-Right Rasputin Says He’s Steve Bannon’s Ideological Soul Mate

    MOSCOW—The Russian political philosopher Alexander Dugin is banned from traveling to the United States because his calls for violence helped inspire the pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern Ukraine in 2014. But if America’s leading ideologue today, Steve Bannon, were to visit Moscow, Dugin, a 55-year-old with a long beard and ultra-conservative...

    American monitor killed by land mine blast in Ukraine
    Apr24

    American monitor killed by land mine blast in Ukraine

    An American observer was killed and two European monitors wounded Sunday in an explosion in eastern Ukraine, officials said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Tillerson Briefs Poroshenko On Russia Visit, Vows ‘Firm’ Support
    Apr24

    Tillerson Briefs Poroshenko On Russia Visit, Vows ‘Firm’ Support

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that Russia’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved U.S.-Russian relations and he reiterated his “firm” support for Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Do We Want a Cooperative Relationship With Russia?
    Apr24

    Why Do We Want a Cooperative Relationship With Russia?

    Some months back I organized a dinner on Capitol Hill that brought together some former and current Russian officials with a number of prominent U.S. Republicans and conservatives, including two congressmen, a conservative magazine publisher, some journalists, and others. It didn’t seem like a particularly newsworthy event—just a routine...

    American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blasts vehicle
    Apr24

    American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blasts vehicle

    MOSCOW (AP) — A land mine blew up a vehicle carrying an OSCE monitoring team in the separatist Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on Sunday,… …read more Source:...

    Land Mine Kills American on Monitoring Mission in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Land Mine Kills American on Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

    Two other civilian monitors with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe were injured when their patrol vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. …read more Source: The New York...