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    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections
    Feb28

    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections

    The Dutch elections planned for March 15 are being closely watched as another test of the strength of European populism, as the far-right provocateur Geert van Wilders—whose PVV party is currently leading in the polls—seeks to take power in a country once seen as a haven of cosmopolitan liberalism. Whether or not Wilders wins, however, readouts...

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report
    Feb28

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report

    The global security climate is not getting better any time soon and Canadian spies need to be prepared to investigate threats beyond Canada’s borders. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war
    Feb28

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war

    Coal shipments from rebel regions and bound for Ukrainian power stations have been halted for a month by armed men beyond the control of President Poroshenko and Russian-backed rebels. The aim may be to build momentum toward a breakup. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Crimean Court Sets Date For RFE/RL Journalist’s ‘Separatism’ Trial
    Feb28

    Crimean Court Sets Date For RFE/RL Journalist’s ‘Separatism’ Trial

    A court in Russia-annexed Crimea has set March 20 for the start of a trial against an RFE/RL contributing correspondent who faces separatism-related charges for one of his articles. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cold War: Will Trump Stop Russia? Putin Will Never Return Crimea Despite Trump Hopes, Moscow Senator Says
    Feb28

    Cold War: Will Trump Stop Russia? Putin Will Never Return Crimea Despite Trump Hopes, Moscow Senator Says

    Despite Ukraine’s alleged plans to regain control of Crimea, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov announced Sunday the Black Sea peninsular territory could never be returned after being annexed by Moscow three years ago, RT reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
    Feb28

    The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia

    The New Yorker is aggressively touting its 13,000-word cover story on Russia and Trump that was bylined by three writers, including the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, David Remnick. Beginning with its cover image menacingly featuring Putin, Trump and the magazine’s title in Cyrillic letters, along with its lead cartoon dystopically...

    Manafort’s Ukrainian ‘blood money’ caused qualms, hack suggests
    Feb28

    Manafort’s Ukrainian ‘blood money’ caused qualms, hack suggests

    Paul Manafort’s family expressed misgivings about the political consultant’s work for both Russia-aligned Ukrainian strongman Viktor Yanukovych and Donald Trump, according to text messages allegedly hacked from one of his daughters’ phones.The texts, posted on a darknet website run by a hacktivist collective, appear to show...

    Freed from Putin’s Russia, a Ukrainian pilot puts Poroshenko and his party – ‘enemy No. 2’ – in her sights
    Feb28

    Freed from Putin’s Russia, a Ukrainian pilot puts Poroshenko and his party – ‘enemy No. 2’ – in her sights

    Nadiya Savchenko believes Ukraine needs ‘more or less a dictatorship’ to stand up to Russia and win – and if that means she should be the next president, she says she’s ready to take the job …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The Daily Vertical: Passports, Banknotes, And Blackmail
    Feb28

    The Daily Vertical: Passports, Banknotes, And Blackmail

    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, February 28, 2017
    Feb28

    The Morning Vertical, February 28, 2017

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