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    Belarusian Who Fought In Eastern Ukraine On Trial On Hate Charges
    Dec12

    Belarusian Who Fought In Eastern Ukraine On Trial On Hate Charges

    A Belarusian man authorities say has openly espoused neo-Nazi ideas is on trial in Belarus along with five other defendants on charges including inciting ethnic hatred. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Election Intervention Is Nothing New
    Dec12

    Russian Election Intervention Is Nothing New

    The CIA is claiming that Russia “intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency,” according to the Washington Post, which identified “actors” with connections to Russian intelligence who were allegedly part of a wider operation “to boost Trump and hurt Clinton’s chances.” The CIA’s “secret assessment,” came...

    Who is Rex Tillerson?
    Dec11

    Who is Rex Tillerson?

    This segment originally aired Dec. 8, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Reports that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is Donald Trump’s favorite for secretary of state have everyone frantically googling to find out what they can about the American businessman. But, as VICE News Tonight correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross discovered, Tillerson...

    Bipartisan Anger Grows Over Russian Interference Into U.S. Election
    Dec11

    Bipartisan Anger Grows Over Russian Interference Into U.S. Election

    WASHINGTON ― A growing number of senators on both sides of the aisle are calling for investigations into Russian involvement in the U.S. election process.“I think we need to get to the bottom of it,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in a Sunday morning interview with ABC’s “This Week. “And I think there should be an investigation because in...

    Trump: Reports of Russian hacking ‘ridiculous’
    Dec11

    Trump: Reports of Russian hacking ‘ridiculous’

    President-elect Donald Trump called reports that the Russian government endeavored to help him win last month’s presidential election “ridiculous” and “just another excuse” in an interview that aired Sunday morning, once again questioning the intelligence community he will take charge of when he is inaugurated next month.Trump told “Fox...

    The Continued Unravelling of the Middle East: A Deep Dive into History
    Dec11

    The Continued Unravelling of the Middle East: A Deep Dive into History

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announcing the creation of the Islamic State, June 30, 2014 The political constellation of the Middle East has been, until recently, relatively durable for the better part of three-quarters of a century. Except for the division of the British mandate of Palestine between Israel and Palestine and the border revisions...

    Who Killed Alexander Perepilichny?
    Dec11

    Who Killed Alexander Perepilichny?

    On November 10, 2012, Alexander Perepilichny was feeling a little under the weather. He decided to try to shake it off by taking a few laps around the gated community southwest of London where Russian émigrés like him lived in multimillion-dollar mansions alongside members of the English elite. Perepilichny jogged through a neighborhood of homes...

    Deal struck for visa-free travel  to Europe for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec11

    Deal struck for visa-free travel to Europe for Ukraine, Georgia

    BRUSSELS – European Union member states and the European Parliament have struck a deal to end a dispute that had been holding up a decision to allow Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa. Writing on his Facebook page, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed the “encouraging news from Brussels.” “This agreement is […]...

    Kerry Warns Against Rising ‘Authoritarianism’ In OSCE Region
    Dec11

    Kerry Warns Against Rising ‘Authoritarianism’ In OSCE Region

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of the “danger of authoritarian populism” and the risk of a retreat on the protection of basic human rights in a region stretching from the ex-Soviet Union across Europe to the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    December 13, 2014
    Dec11

    December 13, 2014

    Two years ago, on December 13, 2014, the Ukraine Freedom Support Act (S 2828/ HR 5859) was passed by unanimous consent by the U.S. Senate, thus passing both houses of Congress after the hotline vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on December 11. President Barack Obama signed the bill into law on December 18. […] …read more Source: The...