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    European Parliament Set To Pave Way For Visa-Free Travel For Georgians, Ukrainians
    Feb13

    European Parliament Set To Pave Way For Visa-Free Travel For Georgians, Ukrainians

    The European Parliament is set to endorse new rules governing the suspension of visa-free regimes with countries outside the European Union, a key step toward visa-free travel for Georgians and Ukrainians to the Schengen zone. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The US and Russia—What’s the Big Deal?
    Feb13

    The US and Russia—What’s the Big Deal?

    This article is the third of three essays on U.S.-Russian relations in the transition to a new U.S. administration. The second is here.The new Trump Administration can be expected to conduct a thorough review of the country’s foreign and security policies. It would do well to avoid the temptation (one to which the incoming Obama...

    Is President Trump Headed for a War With China?
    Feb13

    Is President Trump Headed for a War With China?

    Forget those “bad hombres down there” in Mexico that U.S. troops might take out. Ignore the way National Security Adviser Michael Flynn put Iran “on notice” and the new president insisted, that, when it comes to that country, “nothing is off the table.” Instead, focus for a moment on something truly scary: the possibility that Donald...

    ‘Very High-Level’ Belarusian Authorities Reversed Ban On Ukrainian Author
    Feb13

    ‘Very High-Level’ Belarusian Authorities Reversed Ban On Ukrainian Author

    A Belarusian official says an order requiring Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan to leave the country and barring him from entry was rescinded after high-level officials intervened. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The UN Security Council will have an urgent meeting on North Korea’s missile launch
    Feb13

    The UN Security Council will have an urgent meeting on North Korea’s missile launch

    APUnited Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday on North Korea’s missile launch, the first test since US President Donald Trump took office. The United States, Japan and South Korea requested the consultations after North Korea confirmed it had “successfully” tested a...

    The Daily Vertical: It’s The Kremlin’s World
    Feb13

    The Daily Vertical: It’s The Kremlin’s World

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

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test
    Feb13

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch, with Seoul condemning what it called “serious military and security threats” and predicting more such tests. A spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the...

    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia
    Feb13

    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia

    ‘Officially, we are not here,’ said one fighter who described himself as a ‘partisan.’ …read more Source: The Washington...

    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump
    Feb13

    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump

    Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” discussing her multiple calls to impeach President Donald Trump, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said, “I think that it’s there, we just have to dig deeper, do the investigation and find it.” Partial transcript as follows: REID: And you have gone all the way there, talking, using the I-word with Donald Trump...

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union
    Feb12

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Lemischenko and Marina Kostetska were excited to be starting a new life together outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev after they managed to flee the war waged by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Yet even after seeming to find safety and freedom, the two Marina’s have discovered they...