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    We Can’t Afford to Lose U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cooperation
    Mar28

    We Can’t Afford to Lose U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cooperation

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Security, Eurasia Rather than engaging in nuclear saber-rattling, the Trump administration should widen and deepen its cooperation with Moscow. In the rancorous aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, Russia is often depicted as the greatest national-security threat facing the United States. The intense heat...

    Why young Russians are mobilizing against corruption
    Mar28

    Why young Russians are mobilizing against corruption

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Widespread protests broke out in cities across Russia’s 11 time zones yesterday to denounce government corruption. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner begins our coverage. MARGARET WARNER: The sentence for Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was handed down this morning in Moscow: 15 days in jail for resisting...

    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner go on vacation but still get more White House power
    Mar28

    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner go on vacation but still get more White House power

    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are finding out the various ways it can be helpful to their careers when Dad is the boss. Related Articles Senate panel plans to interview Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe Ivanka Trump’s using White House power to promote fashion brand, San Francisco retailer alleges Ivanka Trump played key role in her...

    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda
    Mar28

    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda

    Russia’s nationalist propaganda machine kicked into high gear after the 2014 annexation of Crimea sparked the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War. State media quickly fell behind the Kremlin line while Russia’s few independent media came under increasing pressure to conform or self-censor. As Russian authorities shrank the...

    French Nationalist and Presidential Contender Is Schmoozing With Putin
    Mar28

    French Nationalist and Presidential Contender Is Schmoozing With Putin

    During the Cold War, the U.S. spent billions trying to keep Western Europe from falling into Russian hands. Some of our best foreign policy minds, from Dean Acheson to George Shultz, concentrated their intellectual firepower on containing if not rolling back Kremlin influence. Now along comes Marine Le Pen, and all this effort may have been for...

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement
    Mar27

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law controversial amendments to the country’s anticorruption legislation requiring representatives of nongovernmental organizations to file assets declarations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin
    Mar27

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin

    He’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order … and it appears to be working. Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time, he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. Today, as president of Russia, he’s challenging the US-led Western world order by propping up...

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews
    Mar27

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian lawmaker and war hero used a word usually translated as “kikes” in complaining that Jews wield excessive power in her country. Nadiya Savchenko, a fighter jet pilot who was elected to parliament in 2014 while she was still being held as a prisoner of Russia, made the statements on Saturday during a televised interview for the...

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM
    Mar27

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM

    A municipal court in the southern Russian town of Yessentuki has issued an arrest warrant for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia And Iran’s Growing Cooperation Hints At A New Middle East
    Mar27

    Russia And Iran’s Growing Cooperation Hints At A New Middle East

    Clément Therme, École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales (EHESS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, will meet for the eighth time in four years from March 27 to 29. According to the Tehran Times, both sides are “preparing more than ten documents for signing” on various economic and political issues....