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    France Says Worried by Ukraine Crisis, Demands Guarantees for Observers
    May31

    France Says Worried by Ukraine Crisis, Demands Guarantees for Observers

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was “extremely concerned” by the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine and… …read more Source: U.S....

    What Would Russia Look Like Today if World War II Never Happened?
    May31

    What Would Russia Look Like Today if World War II Never Happened?

    Michael Peck Security, What if Hitler had remained a failed painter in Vienna, or had been blown up by an assassin’s bomb in a Munich beer hall? True, Operation Barbarossa devastated the industry and natural resources of Russia and Ukraine, a shortfall only part made up by Lend-Lease and postwar Soviet looting of Germany. Stalin’s...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost.
    May31

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost.

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

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost. (Transcript)
    May31

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Won. And Putin Lost. (Transcript)

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

    No one noticed the collusion conspiracy theory just ‘blew up,’ says National Review editor
    May31

    No one noticed the collusion conspiracy theory just ‘blew up,’ says National Review editor

    National Review Contributing Editor Andrew McCarthy said that although liberals and opponents of President Trump were overjoyed at the implications of the Washington Post story claiming Jared Kushner asked for a Russian back-channel, they missed that it completely blew up their favorite conspiracy theory. He made the comments on Fox News’...

    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians
    May31

    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Politics, Eurasia The current course of denigrating those deemed insufficiently Ukrainian will only lead to a fracturing of the country. Last month Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dramatically expanded his country’s sanctions against Russia by imposing multiyear sanctions on a number of IT companies. Once...

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine
    May31

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine

    Poland has extradited an Austrian accused of killing unarmed civilians and captured troops in Ukraine. Austrian authorities will identify the suspect only as Benjamin F. He was arrested last month on a European warrant while trying to cross into Ukraine from eastern Poland. He is suspected of committing the killings last year while fighting...

    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit
    May31

    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Merkel doesn’t mince words; a racially motivated attack in Portland; the...

    Ukraine’s Forever War
    May31

    Ukraine’s Forever War

    KYIV, Ukraine—On May 13, an artillery shell fired from within separatist-controlled territory landed in a residential neighborhood of Avdiivka, a front-line town in eastern Ukraine. Three women and a man were standing outside the home where the shell hit. Elena Aslanova, Olga Kurochkina, Maria Dikaya, and Oleg Borisenko. They all died. Two...

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn
    May31

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn

    The House Intelligence Committee wants to speak to Trump campaign adviser Boris Epshteyn as part of its probe into Russia’s interference in the U.S. election, CBS News reported Tuesday. “Like many others, Mr. Epshteyn has received a broad, preliminary request for information from the House Intelligence Committee,” a lawyer for Epshteyn, who...