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    Is This Russia’s Opening Move in Libya?
    Mar15

    Is This Russia’s Opening Move in Libya?

    As we noted earlier this month, Russia is increasingly playing the power broker in Libya as it cozies up to Khalifa Haftar, the general battling the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli. Now, according to diplomatic sources quoted by Reuters, it looks like Russia is matching boots on the ground to its verbal commitments: Russia appears to have...

    The Latest: Son says Minnesota man innocent of war crimes
    Mar15

    The Latest: Son says Minnesota man innocent of war crimes

    The son of a Minnesota man who’s the subject of an arrest warrant issued by a Polish court says his father is innocent of any war crimes. A judge in Poland said Wednesday that a court issued the warrant for 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, whom The Associated Press previously identified as an ex-commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish...

    Dutch vote: Why it matters to the world; who the players are
    Mar15

    Dutch vote: Why it matters to the world; who the players are

    Related Articles The latest: Voter turnout higher than last Dutch election PARIS (AP) — As the Netherlands elects new leadership Wednesday, its European neighbors are watching with unusual interest — because the struggle between nationalist, anti-immigrant politicians and pro-EU forces is playing out across the continent in elections later this...

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory

    MOSCOW (AP) – Ukraine on Wednesday announced a transport blockade of rebel-held areas that is likely to cause serious economic disruption and could threaten a precarious cease-fire in the east of the country. “It will be in place until the occupiers return stolen Ukrainian industry to Ukrainian jurisdiction,” Ukrainian President...

    Polish court issues arrest warrant for US man in Nazi case
    Mar15

    Polish court issues arrest warrant for US man in Nazi case

    Earlier this week, prosecutors said evidence shows that American citizen Michael K. was a commander of a unit in the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defense Legion that raided Polish villages. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Monica Crowley went from advising the president to lobbying for a Ukranian oligarch
    Mar15

    Monica Crowley went from advising the president to lobbying for a Ukranian oligarch

    Monica Crowley (Credit: Getty/Drew Angerer) A second national security adviser that has ties to President Donald Trump has registered as a foreign agent. Fox News contributor Monica Crowley, a vocal Trump supporter who was set to take on a role in the White House before plagiarism allegations stripped away that opportunity, is now lobbying on...

    6 Policies Trump Should Pursue to Block Putin in Ukraine
    Mar15

    6 Policies Trump Should Pursue to Block Putin in Ukraine

    The United States cannot afford to lose sight of the Kremlin’s ongoing campaign against Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line
    Mar15

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line

    Ukrainian-born journalist and RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena explains why he kept working in Crimea after the territory was annexed by Russia in 2014 — and why he has risked his personal freedom in order to defend free speech and freedom of the press there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office
    Mar15

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office

    Nationalist protesters in Kyiv attacked a branch of Russian-owned Alfa-Bank and the offices of Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov on March 14. They were calling for a trade ban on areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL’S Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine has announced a full transport blockade of rebel-held areas that is likely to cause serious economic disruption and could… …read more Source:...