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    Hundreds have gone missing in eastern Ukraine’s dirty war
    Jun26

    Hundreds have gone missing in eastern Ukraine’s dirty war

    Abuses by both sides have been documented by U.N. investigators. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Why Rep. Adam Kinzinger Is Raising ‘Holy Hell’ Over Russia
    Jun26

    Why Rep. Adam Kinzinger Is Raising ‘Holy Hell’ Over Russia

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.For 70 years, a fundamental precept of the Republican Party has been a deep skepticism, if not outright hostility, toward Russia. Now, after biting their collective tongues during the opening months of Donald Trump’s presidency, congressional Republicans face an...

    Yanukovych Treason Trial Adjourns After Formally Opening
    Jun26

    Yanukovych Treason Trial Adjourns After Formally Opening

    The treason trial in absentia of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been quickly adjourned after formally opening in a courtroom in the capital, Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Macron In Paris
    Jun26

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Macron In Paris

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to meet his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in Paris on June 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Demonizing Democracy
    Jun26

    Demonizing Democracy

    The recent passage of a “foreign agents” law in Hungary is a disturbing reminder of the determination of the world’s autocracies to crush civil society activism. While Prime Minister Viktor Orban has justified the new measure on transparency grounds, the law’s clear purpose is to neutralize NGOs and think tanks as sources of...

    Meet the horsemen of our environmental apocalypse
    Jun25

    Meet the horsemen of our environmental apocalypse

    Scott Pruitt; Rex Tillerson; Ryan Zinke (Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Carolyn Kaster) Consolidation of power by the oil and coal barons began immediately after the election; president-elect Trump’s transition advisors emerged as an oil industry dream team. Despite the initial antipathy between Trump and the Koch brothers, once he secured...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun25

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian military has said that two soldiers were killed and two wounded in the eastern part of the country despite a cease-fire that began Friday. In a statement posted on Facebook on Saturday, the military accused anti-government rebels of firing artillery rounds in both the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. The statement did not provide...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun24

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian military has said that two soldiers were killed and two wounded in the eastern part of the country despite a cease-fire that began on June 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who in the hell is Michael Cohen?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person
    Jun24

    Who in the hell is Michael Cohen?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

    Michael Cohen (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) (In this brand new, hastily conceived premise, Salon will use the otherwise unlimited space of the site to profile a person in the news who has until recently lived largely under the radar. And by under the radar, we mean above gratuitous satire.) FULL NAME: Michael D – What you, a cop? TWITTER:...

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia
    Jun24

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) We now face some of the greatest crises that humanity and the earth have ever seen—global warming, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, mass poverty and constant wars. To ally with a country like Russia to confront such challenges makes all the sense in the world. Obama himself...