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    Op-Ed: Can the news business survive?
    Sep02

    Op-Ed: Can the news business survive?

    ISIL. Ukraine. Ferguson. Ebola. So much for slow news summers. But while outlets have plenty to cover, they are worrying about the mounting cost of their coverage. The Internet has eroded so much of the news’ revenue base, the industry now resembles Wile E. Coyote after he’s run off a cliff: caught in mid-air, legs churning furiously,...

    Chernobyl’s Legacy: Radioactive Wild Boars Roam Germany
    Sep02

    Chernobyl’s Legacy: Radioactive Wild Boars Roam Germany

    The explosion at the Ukrainian plant spread a radioactive cloud over Europe in 1986. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin denies Putin conquest vow as more troops spotted in Ukraine
    Sep02

    Kremlin denies Putin conquest vow as more troops spotted in Ukraine

    Ukrainian security officials accused Russia of sending more troops and equipment into eastern Ukraine as controversy ensued Tuesday over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reported boast that he could conquer Kiev in two weeks if he wanted. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from Obama
    Sep02

    Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from Obama

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Spooked by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Estonia is hoping for a strong signal of support from President Barack Obama when he arrives Wednesday in a country that two decades ago had Russian troops on its soil. The U.S. and many other Western countries never recognized the nearly five-decade Soviet occupation,...

    Ukraine: Civilians driven from homes
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Civilians driven from homes

    In Donetsk, the devastation wrought by weeks of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces is all too apparent. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout if crisis continues, IMF says
    Sep02

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout if crisis continues, IMF says

    Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion US in additional funds from donors if its conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country continues in 2015, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    How a Famous Soviet Dissident Foreshadowed Putin’s Plan—in 1990
    Sep02

    How a Famous Soviet Dissident Foreshadowed Putin’s Plan—in 1990

    During an informal question-and-answer session at the pro-Kremlin Seliger youth camp on August 29, a young woman expressed concern about the “growth of nationalism” in Kazakhstan. The woman wondered if a “Ukraine scenario” was possible there if longtime Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev left office—and asked what the...

    Russia’s Foreign Minister on Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia’s Foreign Minister on Ukraine

    Sergey V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, said that the “party of war” in Kiev was trying to disrupt peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Top Russian General Lays Bare Putin’s Plan for Ukraine
    Sep02

    Top Russian General Lays Bare Putin’s Plan for Ukraine

    PRAGUE — When the crisis in Ukraine dramatically heated up last November and in the ensuing weeks, I was impressed by the ability of the Russian state to mobilize so many different tools in its bid to destabilize its neighbor. It became clear very quickly that Russian politicians, journalists, purportedly nongovernmental organizations,...

    Obama Is No Wimp
    Sep02

    Obama Is No Wimp

    Hawks of both parties have been taking swipes at the “overly cautious” Barack Obama over the many foreign policy “crises” he recently has been trying to juggle. The general line of their analysis is that the world is going to hell, and Obama is doing nothing about it. The denigration has had the effect of lowering...