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    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
    Feb10

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

    LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The EU Embrace
    Feb10

    The EU Embrace

    EU enlargement used to be a big deal. It made academic careers, filled up newspaper columns, and set foreign ministries abuzz. Nowadays it is more of a niche subject. You do meet the odd Brussels think tanker or European Commission functionary who is enthused about Montenegro clearing benchmark X, Y or Z in its membership talks or eager to...

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade
    Feb10

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade

    One of the surreal twists of the past year in American politics has been the rapid realignment in attitudes toward Russia. Democrats, many of whom believe that Russian interference was key to Donald Trump’s unexpected victory last November, are now the ones sounding the alarm about the Russian threat. Meanwhile, quite a few...

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation
    Feb10

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Ukrainian community marked the 100th anniversary of the January 22, 1918, historic date when Ukraine’s Central Rada, headed by historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, declared independence and broke ties with Russia. The Central Rada evolved into the fundamental governing institution of the Ukrainian National Republic and...

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
    Feb10

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

    LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade
    Feb10

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade

    One of the surreal twists of the past year in American politics has been the rapid realignment in attitudes toward Russia. Democrats, many of whom believe that Russian interference was key to Donald Trump’s unexpected victory last November, are now the ones sounding the alarm about the Russian threat. Meanwhile, quite a few...

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation
    Feb10

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Ukrainian community marked the 100th anniversary of the January 22, 1918, historic date when Ukraine’s Central Rada, headed by historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, declared independence and broke ties with Russia. The Central Rada evolved into the fundamental governing institution of the Ukrainian National Republic and...

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism
    Feb10

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism

    Holocaust survivor Andrew Kun and his boyhood friend, Denis Lehotay, shared an emotional embrace at the Israeli embassy on Friday as Lehotay’s parents were honoured posthumously for their Second World War heroism. “They were my saviours,” Kun, 79, told an Ottawa ceremony where Victor and Mary Lehotay were awarded the title, “Righteous Among...

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018
    Jan31

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018

    It’s not always nice to be wanted. In a time of heightened geopolitical drama, here’s a look at a handful of the “most wanted” characters that have captivated the world’s attention, and what their specific stories tell us about the state of the globe in 2018: Carles Puigdemont When Spain emerged from the Franco years, it held a...

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea
    Jan31

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea

    In the four years that have passed since Russia annexed Crimea, the number of Russian submarines active in the Black Sea has grown from one to seven. These submarines pose a grave threat to the security of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) eastern flank. And together with the Kremlin’s military build-up on the occupied...