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    Russian Pranksters Pose As Ukrainian President, PM In Calls To Montenegrin Leaders
    May31

    Russian Pranksters Pose As Ukrainian President, PM In Calls To Montenegrin Leaders

    Two leading politicians in Montenegro have fallen victim to Russian pranksters who posed as the president and prime minister of Ukraine in telephone calls last week, officials in the Balkan country say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Interview: U.S. Senator Booker Says Russia Trying to Destabilize Democracies Globally
    May31

    Interview: U.S. Senator Booker Says Russia Trying to Destabilize Democracies Globally

    Russia’s interference in Ukraine is just one sign of a broad attempt to destabilize democracies around the world, U.S. Senator Cory Booker has told RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Are Russia Sanctions Here to Stay?
    May31

    Are Russia Sanctions Here to Stay?

    TNI Staff Politics, Eurasia Or are they just a convenient extension of politics? On May 25, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion of U.S. sanctions on Russia. The event was broadcast live on the National Interest’s Facebook page and can be viewed here. Three leading experts concurred that while the U.S. sanctions...

    France Says Worried by Ukraine Crisis, Demands Guarantees for Observers
    May31

    France Says Worried by Ukraine Crisis, Demands Guarantees for Observers

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was “extremely concerned” by the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine and… …read more Source: U.S....

    What Would Russia Look Like Today if World War II Never Happened?
    May31

    What Would Russia Look Like Today if World War II Never Happened?

    Michael Peck Security, What if Hitler had remained a failed painter in Vienna, or had been blown up by an assassin’s bomb in a Munich beer hall? True, Operation Barbarossa devastated the industry and natural resources of Russia and Ukraine, a shortfall only part made up by Lend-Lease and postwar Soviet looting of Germany. Stalin’s...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost.
    May31

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost.

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost. (Transcript)
    May31

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost. (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No one noticed the collusion conspiracy theory just ‘blew up,’ says National Review editor
    May31

    No one noticed the collusion conspiracy theory just ‘blew up,’ says National Review editor

    National Review Contributing Editor Andrew McCarthy said that although liberals and opponents of President Trump were overjoyed at the implications of the Washington Post story claiming Jared Kushner asked for a Russian back-channel, they missed that it completely blew up their favorite conspiracy theory. He made the comments on Fox News’...

    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians
    May31

    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Politics, Eurasia The current course of denigrating those deemed insufficiently Ukrainian will only lead to a fracturing of the country. Last month Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dramatically expanded his country’s sanctions against Russia by imposing multiyear sanctions on a number of IT companies. Once...

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine
    May31

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine

    Poland has extradited an Austrian accused of killing unarmed civilians and captured troops in Ukraine. Austrian authorities will identify the suspect only as Benjamin F. He was arrested last month on a European warrant while trying to cross into Ukraine from eastern Poland. He is suspected of committing the killings last year while fighting...