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    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin
    Oct09

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin

    You don’t read much about Kyrgyzstan in the international press, but it’s a fascinating part of a fascinating region. A predominantly Muslim former Soviet state of 6 million that borders China along its eastern border, it contends with competing currents created by Russia, China, the United States, and the Muslim world. And it’s...

    We don’t want a ‘new Cold War’ with Russia, says NATO chief

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind during the NATO Noble Jump military exercises of the VJTF forces on June 18, 2015 in Zagan, Poland. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) BUCHAREST, Romania – NATO’s chief said Monday the alliance does not want a “new Cold War” with Russia, despite members’ concerns about...

    Ukraine says Russian crime lord staged lawmaker’s killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine says Russian crime lord staged lawmaker’s killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says the killing in March of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was staged by a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency. …read more Source: FOX...

    Erdogan To Visit Kyiv On October 9 For Talks On Bilateral Ties, Crimea
    Oct09

    Erdogan To Visit Kyiv On October 9 For Talks On Bilateral Ties, Crimea

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to pay a one-day official visit to Ukraine on October 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish culture minister criticizes European history museum for falsely portraying his country’s Holocaust role
    Oct08

    Polish culture minister criticizes European history museum for falsely portraying his country’s Holocaust role

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Poland’s culture minister criticized an exhibit at the House of European History in Brussels for “showing Poland, France and Ukraine as co-perpetrators of the Holocaust, and the Germans as a country which cultivates memory of the Holocaust.” Polish Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński wrote a letter on Friday to Antonio...

    Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea
    Oct08

    Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea

    The new rabbi believes there are as many as 15,000 Jews in Crimea, waiting for his outreach program, even though to date he has encountered only about 100. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    U.S. Ambassador To Russia Cites Ukraine As Key To Improving Ties
    Oct08

    U.S. Ambassador To Russia Cites Ukraine As Key To Improving Ties

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia says restoring Ukrainian sovereignty over all its territory will be a key issue in his dealings Moscow as he begins his tenure amid a period of high tensions between the two world powers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations
    Oct08

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table will be central issues as he works to improve relations between the two countries. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said trust is at a low … …read more Source: The Washington...

    US Ambassador to Russia Says Ukraine Key to Improved Relations
    Oct08

    US Ambassador to Russia Says Ukraine Key to Improved Relations

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table would be central issues as he works to improve U.S.-Russian relations. Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. said trust is at a low point as many Americans believe Russia wants to undermine U.S. democracy amid...

    The Plan to Save Europe
    Oct07

    The Plan to Save Europe

    In a long speech on September 23, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out an ambitious vision for a more flexible, secure European Union. Despite his efforts to couch his address as non-confrontational (“I have no red lines, only horizons”), the timing of the address was conspicuous, if not a little aggressive. Angela Merkel had just...