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    Resurgent Nazism: New and Frightening Reports
    Jan15

    Resurgent Nazism: New and Frightening Reports

    Even as the world focuses on the murder of French journalists, police and Jews, the continuing growth of Nazi and neo-Nazi movements has the capacity to surprise and frighten. Next Wednesday, January 21, at the U.S. Capitol, the latest edition of the authoritative compilation of Nazi incidents and organizations will be released. The White Papers...

    Police Stand By for Now as Kremlin Critic Defies House Arrest
    Jan15

    Police Stand By for Now as Kremlin Critic Defies House Arrest

    Ten days after cutting off his monitoring tag and declaring he would not stay under house arrest, Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says Russian police are standing by while he walks out of his door. Although the house arrest order has not been lifted since an embezzlement case against him ended in a suspended sentence on December 30, no one has...

    Anti-Kremlin Activist Navalny Detained By Police After Criticising Putin on Live Radio
    Jan15

    Anti-Kremlin Activist Navalny Detained By Police After Criticising Putin on Live Radio

    The Russian Kremlin-critic and opposition figure Alexei Navalny was detained by police yesterday after saying on a live radio show that Russian president Vladimir Putin “created problems for years to come” by annexing Crimea from Ukraine. Navalny was then met by security forces outside the building of the independent radio station Echo of Moscow...

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for Donetsk airport
    Jan15

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for Donetsk airport

    Russian-backed separatists announced Thursday they had captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Victory in Battle for Airport
    Jan15

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Victory in Battle for Airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Russian-backed separatists announced Thursday they had captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. The airport, on the fringes of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, has been at the center of bitter...

    Lost in the Headlines: The Coming Hell for Eastern Ukrainians
    Jan15

    Lost in the Headlines: The Coming Hell for Eastern Ukrainians

    Articles about the war in Ukraine invariably cite the over 4,800 casualties and one million displaced persons reported by the UN. That number, as horrible as it is, is just a small percentage of the humanitarian suffering that continues to unfold on the ground. Lost in the headlines are the three million eastern Ukrainians in Donetsk and Luhansk...

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for airport
    Jan15

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have captured the shattered remains of Donetsk airport, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. …read more Source: U.S....

    European Union Parliament Names Russia ‘Potential Threat’
    Jan15

    European Union Parliament Names Russia ‘Potential Threat’

    BRUSSELS—The EU parliament on Thursday condemned Russia as a “potential threat to the European Union itself” even as the EU foreign policy chief sought to resume dialogue with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine. The legislature backed a resolution with a show of hands that called for a continuation of the sanctions against Moscow even...

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU
    Jan15

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU parliament on Thursday condemned Russia as a “potential threat to the European Union itself” even as the EU foreign policy chief sought to resume dialogue with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Age of Miracles
    Jan15

    The Age of Miracles

    This is how I spent a few days at the end of last summer. At a meeting in Europe, I heard colleagues who work on humanitarian relief tell heartbreaking stories of suffering in the refugee camps and rubbled cityscapes of the Middle East. Back in the U.S. for Labor Day, with Ukraine in the headlines, I was at a dinner at which well-informed...