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    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Mission’ In Czech City
    Sep02

    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Mission’ In Czech City

    Russia-backed separatists from eastern Ukraine have announced the opening of a ”representative center” in the Czech Republic. A Czech citizen held a news conference in the city of Ostrava, claiming to be the “honorary consul” of a self-proclaimed republic in Donetsk — which the Czech government does not recognize....

    The Morning Vertical, September 2, 2016
    Sep02

    The Morning Vertical, September 2, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Debunking The Big Lie
    Sep02

    The Daily Vertical: Debunking The Big Lie

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Debunking The Big Lie (Transcript)
    Sep02

    The Daily Vertical: Debunking The Big Lie (Transcript)

    So we continue to learn things we have long suspected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadians Should Steer Clear of Foreign Political Campaigns, Says Professor
    Sep02

    Canadians Should Steer Clear of Foreign Political Campaigns, Says Professor

    The resignation of Donald Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort amid controversy over his work in Ukraine should be a warning for Canadian political operatives plying their trade in other countries, says a Canadian political science professor. CONTESTS, EVENTS & MORE FROM TYEE AND SELECT PARTNERS Tyee Presents: The Future of Public...

    Putin Says He Doesn’t Know Who Hacked The DNC’s Emails
    Sep02

    Putin Says He Doesn’t Know Who Hacked The DNC’s Emails

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said he did not know who was behind the hacking of U.S. Democratic Party organizations but it was important the information had been made public, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday.In an interview two days before a G20 meeting in China with U.S. President Barack Obama and other world...

    Russia’s Avoiding Its ISIS Problems, Not Solving Them
    Sep02

    Russia’s Avoiding Its ISIS Problems, Not Solving Them

    Lawrence J. Korb, Priya Misra Security, Eurasia Short-term comfort doesn’t translate into long-term strategy. For Russia, ignoring ISIS abroad will eventually have domestic consequences. Vladimir Putin has made Russia a key actor in Syria—and his policies there, which involve using Russia’s military might primarily against Bashar...

    Russian Officials Shrug Off Impact Of New U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russian Officials Shrug Off Impact Of New U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine

    Russian officials mostly shrugged off the impact of a new round of sanctions announced by the United States on September 1 targeting 37 individuals and companies involved in Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers

    There’s no place like Kyiv in the summertime. The sandy shores of the islands on the Dnieper River that divides Ukraine’s tree-covered capital, one of the greenest in Europe, attract sun-bathers and DJs that continue into the evenings around bonfires. In the shadow of Russia’s invasion, Kyiv in the summertime resists as a...

    Trudeau’s visit to China is important, but the road to Beijing goes through Moscow
    Sep02

    Trudeau’s visit to China is important, but the road to Beijing goes through Moscow

    Justin Trudeau’s official visit to China this week presents us with yet another opportunity to highlight the fact that Canadian foreign policy must be both multidimensional (i.e., including a substantive focus on issues beyond trade) and multi-vectored (i.e., possessing a deep, strategic engagement with countries other than the United...