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    “Putin Is Completely Russia’s Puppet”
    Nov07

    “Putin Is Completely Russia’s Puppet”

    Russian journalist and politician Aleksandr Nevzorov is a frequent guest to Echo of Moscow radio station, co-hosts a television show on the independent Russian station TV Dozhd, and runs a column at snob.ru. He is the most vocal critic of the Russian Orthodox Church and one of the most prominent intellectuals in Russia today. He was elected to...

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today
    Nov07

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today

    Sungtae Jacky Park Security, Great powers are also inclined toward diplomatic solutions when there exists an agreed international norm that emphasizes moderation and equilibrium. A series of geopolitical fault lines are coming apart today. There is a hybrid conflict in Ukraine, an arc of destruction from the Levant to Iraq, rising tensions on the...

    Saakashvili Resigns as Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Resigns as Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kyiv of obstructing his attempts at reform. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013, was appointed...

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa

    Mikheil Saakashvili is calling it quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. In announcing his resignation, the former Georgian president turned on his patron, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, accusing Ukraine’s leadership of endemic corruption. The Wall Street Journal reports: In a video posted to his official Facebook page,...

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea region in May 2015 by...

    Odessa, Ukraine, Gov. Saakashvili resigns, citing rampant corruption
    Nov07

    Odessa, Ukraine, Gov. Saakashvili resigns, citing rampant corruption

    Ed AdamczykODESSA, Ukraine, Nov. 7 (UPI) — Mikheil Saakashvili, governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, lashed out at government corruption as he announced his resignation Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Saakashvili Resigns With Fiery Speech
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Resigns With Fiery Speech

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili resigned from his position as governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region with a fiery speech in which he lambasted Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for supporting corrupt clans and said the ideals of the country’s 2014 revolution had been betrayed. (Video from Mikheil Saakashvili’s press...

    The Morning Vertical, November 7, 2016
    Nov07

    The Morning Vertical, November 7, 2016

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

    Donald Trump may not become president, but his nuclear policy may live on
    Nov07

    Donald Trump may not become president, but his nuclear policy may live on

    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, speaks during a campaign rally late Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Denver. (Credit: AP) This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Once upon a time, when choosing a new president, a factor for many voters was the perennial question: “Whose finger do you want on the nuclear button?” Of all the...

    Saakashvili Steps Down as Head of Corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Steps Down as Head of Corruption-plagued Odessa

    Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning.Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea region in May 2015 but in recent months he has… …read more Source:...