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    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after talks in Moscow. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Morning Vertical, April 24, 2017
    Apr24

    The Morning Vertical, April 24, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Life in Africa’s Last Colony
    Apr24

    Life in Africa’s Last Colony

    For over 40 years, the people of Western Sahara have endured war and occupation—yet few outside of northern Africa have ever heard of them or their suffering. In 1975, their vast ­territory—some 100,000 square miles of desert bordering the Atlantic—was invaded by Morocco. Almost half of the traditionally nomadic Sahrawi population was driven into...

    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Apr24

    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine blamed Ukrainian special forces for the death of an American observer killed in an apparent landmine explosion Sunday – saying it part of the “provocation” increasingly deployed by Russia and its proxies engaged in various conflicts. …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol
    Apr24

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol

    A U.S. citizen patrolling with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) was killed in an explosion in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region Sunday, the U.S. Department of State said. “The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security...

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears
    Apr24

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears

    Countries in Central Europe showed the largest relative increases in military spending in 2016, at least partially as a result of the perceived increased threat from Russia, a new study says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum
    Apr24

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum

    LATRUN, Israel (AP) — Two years after Israel’s prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project. “The picture is not complete if we don’t understand that together with the 6 million...

    Russia’s Alt-Right Rasputin Says He’s Steve Bannon’s Ideological Soul Mate
    Apr24

    Russia’s Alt-Right Rasputin Says He’s Steve Bannon’s Ideological Soul Mate

    MOSCOW—The Russian political philosopher Alexander Dugin is banned from traveling to the United States because his calls for violence helped inspire the pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern Ukraine in 2014. But if America’s leading ideologue today, Steve Bannon, were to visit Moscow, Dugin, a 55-year-old with a long beard and ultra-conservative...