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    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety
    Jun21

    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety

    Ukrainian activist Natalya Kharchenko says she has fled the Russian-annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea, fearing for her safety. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Not Just A Putin Problem
    Jun21

    The Daily Vertical: Not Just A Putin Problem

    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, June 21, 2017
    Jun21

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2017

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

    Perry Bellegarde on recognizing this land’s founding Indigenous peoples
    Jun21

    Perry Bellegarde on recognizing this land’s founding Indigenous peoples

    Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde. (Photograph by Jessica Deeks) Perry Bellegarde, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was raised on the Little Black Bear First Nation, in Treaty Four territory. Within eight months of being elected chief of the band, he led it out of third-party management. Bellegarde...

    Trump faces ‘land of lousy options’ with North Korea after Otto Warmbier’s death
    Jun21

    Trump faces ‘land of lousy options’ with North Korea after Otto Warmbier’s death

    With one American dead after being imprisoned in North Korea and three still in captivity there, U.S. President Donald Trump faces some grim math as he reckons with how to respond to a regime dubbed “the land of lousy options.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Pledges Commitment to Democracy During US Visit
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Pledges Commitment to Democracy During US Visit

    U.S. President Donald Trump received his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the White House Tuesday. Poroshenko hailed the U.S.-Ukraine relationship and pledged his commitment to democracy as he sought U.S. support against Russian aggression. His visit comes as the U.S. government considers extending economic sanctions against Moscow for...

    Foreign policy roundup: U.S. expands Russia sanctions as Donald Trump meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
    Jun21

    Foreign policy roundup: U.S. expands Russia sanctions as Donald Trump meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Russia on Tuesday, unveiling sanctions on more than three dozen additional individuals and organizations that have participated in the country’s incursion in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Lavrov Accuses U.S. Of ‘Russophobic Mania’ After New Sanctions Imposed
    Jun21

    Lavrov Accuses U.S. Of ‘Russophobic Mania’ After New Sanctions Imposed

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced new sanctions the United States announced on June 20 against 38 people fighting with and backing Ukrainian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Likens ‘Charismatic’ Trump to Reagan Ending the Cold War ‘Without One Single Shot
    Jun21

    Ukrainian President Likens ‘Charismatic’ Trump to Reagan Ending the Cold War ‘Without One Single Shot

    Coming off of a meeting with President Donald Trump, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made an appearance on Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report.” During that appearance, Poroshenko praised Trump as being charismatic and likened him to former President Ronald Reagan, who he credited ending the Cold War “without one single...

    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia, Ukraine Separatists
    Jun21

    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia, Ukraine Separatists

    The United States Treasury Department announced additional sanctions Tuesday against Russia, pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, and individuals and companies associated with them. The move comes on the heels of a White House meeting Tuesday between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The increased sanctions...