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    Bury Lenin’s Body: The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity
    Dec13

    Bury Lenin’s Body: The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity

    MOSCOW — Red Square remains one of the globe’s most iconic locales. Enter by walking past the statue of World War II general Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov on horseback. The Kremlin dominates on the right, GUM Department Store on the left, and St. Basil’s Cathedral looms in front. Before the Kremlin wall is a small, squat,...

    Russia Reaches Out To Europe’s Far-Right Parties
    Dec13

    Russia Reaches Out To Europe’s Far-Right Parties

    VIENNA (AP) — A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its...

    Russia Reaches out to Europe’s Far-Right Parties
    Dec13

    Russia Reaches out to Europe’s Far-Right Parties

    VIENNA— A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its...

    Putin: Master of destruction
    Dec13

    Putin: Master of destruction

    Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images It’s much easier to predict what Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t do in 2015 than what he will. Putin will not end Russia’s occupation of Crimea. For that matter, he’s unlikely to end Russia’s brazen yet brazenly denied military intervention in eastern Ukraine. And he...

    Bury Lenin’s Body:  The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity
    Dec13

    Bury Lenin’s Body: The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity

    MOSCOW–Red Square remains one of the globe’s most iconic locales. Enter by walking past the statue of World War II general Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov on horseback. The Kremlin dominates on the right, GUM Department Store on the left, and St. Basil’s Cathedral looms in front. Before the Kremlin wall is a small, squat,...

    Russia reaches out to Europe's far-right parties
    Dec13

    Russia reaches out to Europe's far-right parties

    VIENNA — A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party.As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its...

    Russia Warns US on Bill Authorizing Military Hardware to Ukraine
    Dec13

    Russia Warns US on Bill Authorizing Military Hardware to Ukraine

    Russia says there will be repercussions if Washington imposes new sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. Deputy Foreign Secretary Sergei Ryabkov on Saturday blamed “anti-Russian moods” in Washington for the new bill authorizing lethal military aid to Kyiv and deeper sanctions against Russia. The Russian Foreign Ministry said in...

    Donetsk Snapshot: The Frightening Rise Of Denunciations
    Dec13

    Donetsk Snapshot: The Frightening Rise Of Denunciations

    There are increasing reports of people being detained in the separatist-held parts of southeastern Ukraine solely on the strength of denunciations from their neighbors. The practice mirrors the Stalin-era phenomenon that is credited with inflaming and intensifying his reign of terror. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties
    Dec13

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties

    VIENNA (AP) — A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its...

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties
    Dec13

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties

    [...] they are embraced as partners who can help further Russia’s interests and who share key views — advocacy of traditional family values, belief in authoritarian leadership, a distrust of the U.S. and support for strong law-and-order measures. Daughter Marine Le Pen, party president and a strong contender for the French presidency in...