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Section: US & Canada

    Society and Rulers
    Oct20

    Society and Rulers

    The prospect of a relatively stable outcome to Putin’s anticipated next term depends on the way that Russia’s central authorities manage their relationship with the country’s wider society over the course of 2018-2024. The Putin regime has made enforcing domestic discipline its main priority and thereby limited its options. The...

    Disinformation and the Decay of Nations
    Oct20

    Disinformation and the Decay of Nations

    Discord is a niche social media platform used by the video gaming community to organize strategies for competing in massive multiplayer online worlds. It has also been used by the extreme Right to plan international revolution. Extremist discussions on Discord are hard to penetrate. During September’s German election, for example, anyone...

    In Ukraine, people power rattles another government
    Oct20

    In Ukraine, people power rattles another government

    Despite the familiar scene, this week’s demonstrations brought together an unlikely mix of activists …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia-NATO Council To Meet For Second Time This Year
    Oct20

    Russia-NATO Council To Meet For Second Time This Year

    The joint Russia-NATO Council will meet in Brussels on October 26, the second time the body has convened this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population
    Oct20

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population

    President Vladimir Putin openly admits that economic sanctions “are severely harming Russia.” Imposed largely in response to the Kremlin’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, Western sanctions have since become a primary thrust of Russia’s foreign policy, perhaps even motivating the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S....

    Vladimir Putin Says He Fears ‘Srebrenica-like’ Massacre in Ukraine
    Oct20

    Vladimir Putin Says He Fears ‘Srebrenica-like’ Massacre in Ukraine

    Russia has long been accused of sending support for insurgents in Ukraine via the porous border. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Ukrainian Russian Activist Released After Two Years At Penal Colony
    Oct20

    Pro-Ukrainian Russian Activist Released After Two Years At Penal Colony

    A Russian activist imprisoned for Internet posts criticizing Russia’s interference in Ukraine has been released from a penal colony after serving her two-year sentence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Third Time’s The Hardest
    Oct20

    The Daily Vertical: The Third Time’s The Hardest

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017
    Oct20

    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017

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

    Honoring of anti-Semites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine
    Oct20

    Honoring of anti-Semites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine

    (JTA) — In a rare public statement on the honoring of anti-Semites in Ukraine, Israel’s ambassador to that country called the phenomenon a “problem” that is “not in line” with Israel’s interests. Eliav Belotzercovsky said this Friday during a conference of the Limmud FSU group in the southern city of Odessa, according to a translation...