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    Lukashenko Doubles Down
    Apr28

    Lukashenko Doubles Down

    It was to become one of the defining images of the recent recrudescence of Belarus’s autocratic crackdown on civil liberties.“What are you doing?!,” the lady shrieks as riot police in helmets and armour drag an elderly man across the street, his face streaked with fear under a brown beret. “He’s an old man,” she pleads, as he is...

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister
    Apr28

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s.Yatsenyuk was one of the prime figures of the massive… …read more Source:...

    3 winners and 4 losers from Trump’s first 100 days
    Apr28

    3 winners and 4 losers from Trump’s first 100 days

    Trump’s first 100 days have seen him achieve a relatively small number of his stated goals. Sure, there have been some regulatory rollbacks, an immigration crackdown, and a Supreme Court confirmation. But otherwise Trump has endured court rulings frustrating his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities” and travel from Muslim countries,...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. The former head of Russia’s Investigative Committee claimed in 2015 that Yatsenyuk had fought alongside...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. …read more Source: CTV...

    Poland Finds a Friend in US Shale
    Apr28

    Poland Finds a Friend in US Shale

    American shale gas is, at long last, penetrating into Eastern Europe. Poland just purchased its first cargoes of U.S. liquified natural gas (LNG), an important milestone in Europe’s quest to reduce its dependence on Russian energy imports. Bloomberg reports: Poland’s state-owned PGNiG SA bought a spot liquefied natural gas cargo from...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion
    Apr28

    Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion

    Ro Khanna has a $1 trillion plan to fatten Americans’ wallets.The newly elected member of Congress, who represents Silicon Valley, has become a loud progressive voice on the Hill during his brief tenure there. The way he sees it, Democrats have failed by not offering families a radical plan to end wage stagnation and bring prosperity to the...

    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?
    Apr28

    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?

    If 2016 was the year that populist protest triumphed in Britain (Brexit) and the United States (Trump), 2017 is shaping up as the year that political normality reasserts itself. Three events in three different Western democracies confirm that some of the familiar laws of political gravity do still operate.The most spectacular of the events is...

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’
    Apr28

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’

    The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations.Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.A… …read more Source:...