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    The Kremlin Intrigue Behind the Anti-Corruption Protests
    Mar27

    The Kremlin Intrigue Behind the Anti-Corruption Protests

    All across Russia this weekend, people took to the streets in a protest against corruption. The predominantly young crowd was spurred into action by opposition internet activist and aspiring politician Alexey Navalny, whose most recent slickly-produced video exposé of high-level government corruption—this time targeting Prime Minister Dmitry...

    Embassies of France, Turkey share their homelands’ tastes with Ottawa
    Mar27

    Embassies of France, Turkey share their homelands’ tastes with Ottawa

    In diplomatic circles, it’s sometimes said that the easiest way to win hearts and minds is through the stomach. We’re lucky to see lots of culinary diplomacy in Ottawa, where there are 130-odd embassies and high commissions, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Just one vivid and tasty example was a casual dinner reception at the Italian...

    Russian Trads And Western Sympathizers
    Mar27

    Russian Trads And Western Sympathizers

    A couple of weeks ago, Sohrab Ahmari identified me as a Putinist. This came as a shock to me, as I have written critically of the Russian president, of whom I am not an admirer in most, but not all, respects. But that’s just it. Here’s Ahmari: For the author and American Conservative journalist Rod Dreher, the redemptive promise of...

    Does NATO Really Need Montenegro?
    Mar27

    Does NATO Really Need Montenegro?

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe Elevating today’s Duchy of Grand Fenwick to NATO status won’t help keep the peace. If denizens of Washington wonder at the appeal of Donald Trump’s America First rhetoric, they need look no further than the concerted effort to bring Montenegro into NATO. A Senate vote is scheduled for this afternoon....

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine
    Mar27

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine

    (JTA) — Nazi symbols were spray-painted on a monument to Holocaust victims in Ukraine that was erected near their mass graves. The letter X was painted on the Star of David emblazoned on the monument near the western city of Ternopil. A swastika was drawn on the Hebrew-language section of the monument and the SS symbol on the part in English....

    Russia: Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days after huge opposition protest
    Mar27

    Russia: Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days after huge opposition protest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition protests (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny attends a hearing in Moscow on March 27, 2017. (Vasily Maximov, AFP Getty) Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders. A court in Moscow on Monday ruled to arrest Navalny, who was...

    Trump’s Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Face Questions On Russia Ties
    Mar27

    Trump’s Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Face Questions On Russia Ties

    The Senate Intelligence Committee intends to question President at The New York Times. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    What Russia’s Latest Protests Mean for Putin
    Mar27

    What Russia’s Latest Protests Mean for Putin

    MOSCOW— It’s not a rare sight in this city to see tens of thousands of people pour into the streets to express their opposition to the government that makes its home here. Moscow was the epicenter of the massive pro-democracy protests of 2011-2012, and many others since, including rallies to commemorate slain opposition leader Boris...

    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda
    Mar27

    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Kremlin’s propaganda machine has shrunk the field for independent media and increased cynicism about politics and current events. To combat the problem, one group of Russian journalists, “The Meduza Project,” moved operations to Latvia and focuses on online content and humor to...

    Jared Kushner will be questioned by the Senate Intel Committee as part of its Trump-Russia probe
    Mar27

    Jared Kushner will be questioned by the Senate Intel Committee as part of its Trump-Russia probe

    Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesThe Senate Intelligence Committee will question President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and whether any collusion occurred between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. “Mr. Kushner has volunteered to be interviewed as part...