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    Major Russian Defense, Intelligence Companies Targeted By New U.S. Sanctions
    Oct27

    Major Russian Defense, Intelligence Companies Targeted By New U.S. Sanctions

    The U.S. State Department has targeted nearly three dozen major Russian defense and intelligence companies under a new U.S. sanctions law, restricting business transactions with them and further ratcheting up pressure against Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    It’s 10 P.M., Do You Know Where America’s Troops Are?
    Oct27

    It’s 10 P.M., Do You Know Where America’s Troops Are?

    This week I began to worry that Senator Lindsey Graham isn’t as happy as he should be. He’s always been affable. And, rare for Washington, he’s sometimes intentionally funny. But I think he could have more job satisfaction. Graham is a long-serving member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a committed hawk. He supports...

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia
    Oct27

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia

    The photographer Ivan Sigal documented post-Soviet life in Moscow during the 1990s.In 1997, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the Clinton administration’s lead official on all matters Russia, gave a speech at Stanford University on American policy toward Moscow. He admitted, in not so many words, that persuading the erratic...

    Ukraine’s health care system  to get comprehensive overhaul
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s health care system to get comprehensive overhaul

    KYIV – Ukraine adopted a crucial legislative health care package on October 19 that is designed to improve the health of its people and remove Europe’s largest country from the list of nations that have the world’s highest death rates. It is the first comprehensive change to the country’s Soviet-era health care system since...

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia
    Oct27

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia

    The photographer Ivan Sigal documented post-Soviet life in Moscow during the 1990s.In 1997, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the Clinton administration’s lead official on all matters Russia, gave a speech at Stanford University on American policy toward Moscow. He admitted, in not so many words, that persuading the erratic...

    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed
    Oct27

    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed

    Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, who were sentenced to prison by Russian courts on the occupied peninsula in September, were released from custody on October 25 and arrived in Turkey, Ukrainian officials, legislators and lawyers said. Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzheppar told RFE/RL about...

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival
    Oct27

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival

    CONCLUSION (Go to Part I) KYIV – Rutgers University-Newark political science professor Alexander Motyl is known for swimming against the tide when it comes to speaking about post-Maidan Ukraine. All is not lost and not everything is “doom and gloom,” his writings and observations often say. On October 13, the professor, novelist and poet spoke...

    Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign
    Oct27

    Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign

    Twitter quietly ramped up a campaign last year to permanently delete some user data from its social media platform and the files of commercial firms using it, raising concerns that the policy would help Russian cyberspies suspected of meddling in the 2016 election cover their tracks.In June and September of 2016, the company posted updates to its...

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine
    Oct27

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine

    A Ukrainian court has released on bail a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist, Ukrainian lawmaker Mykola Knyazhytskiy said on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine
    Oct27

    Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Released On Bail In Ukraine

    A Ukrainian court has released on bail a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist, Ukrainian lawmaker Mykola Knyazhytskiy said on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...