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    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism
    Apr26

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials on Thursday criticized the claim of a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust. The charge was made by Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, one of two congressmen leading a bipartisan effort urging the U.S. State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case
    Apr26

    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case

    The attorney general evaded the questions by saying he wouldn’t even confirm the investigation existed. For the second time in as many days, Attorney General Jefferson Sessions has equivocated when asked about his position with regards to the Michael Cohen investigation.Attorney General Jeff Sessions evaded lawmakers’ questions on...

    Visiting Chernobyl 32 Years After the Disaster

    Today marks the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster—on April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode. Several hundred staff and firefighters then tackled a blaze that burned for 10 days and sent a plume of radiation around the world in the worst-ever civil nuclear disaster. More than...

    Poland Criticizes US Claim that Polish Law Glorifies Nazism
    Apr26

    Poland Criticizes US Claim that Polish Law Glorifies Nazism

    Poland’s government is criticizing the claim of a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust. The charge was made by Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, one of two congressmen leading a bipartisan effort urging the State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine to combat state-sponsored...

    Police Break Silence After Video Shows Far-Right Attack On Kyiv Roma
    Apr26

    Police Break Silence After Video Shows Far-Right Attack On Kyiv Roma

    When a Romany camp in Kyiv was attacked by far-right nationalists, the police downplayed it. Then a video of the attack went viral. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia
    Apr26

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia

    Armenia’s acting prime minister has said the country will hold new elections if all parties agree to it, prompting celebrations Wednesday on the streets of the capital, Yerevan. Protests have been building for the last two weeks over an alleged power grab by former prime minister Serzh Sargsyan, who resigned Monday. His acting replacement,...

    Armenia’s Crisis of Legitimacy
    Apr26

    Armenia’s Crisis of Legitimacy

    The resignation of Armenia’s long-time leader Serzh Sargsyan shows that the Armenian political establishment suffers from a crisis of legitimacy. While Armenia’s political environment is likely to get more lively, there is no indication that any political force is ready to tackle the country’s main conundrum: the tight...

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia
    Apr26

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia

    Armenia’s acting prime minister said the country will hold new elections if all parties agree, prompting celebrations in the streets of Yerevan. Protests have been building for two weeks over an alleged power grab by former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, who resigned Monday. As Henry Ridgwell reports, inevitable comparisons are being made...