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    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing
    Apr18

    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing

    LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined counterparts from Britain, Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday to present a united global front against the most pressing security challenges facing their countries and the international order. Top of the list: cyberattacks, particularly those conducted by Russia. The call to arms came as the four...

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea
    Apr18

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea

    The Kyiv-based Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea is on the brink of oblivion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nikki Haley may go the way of Rex Tillerson
    Apr18

    Nikki Haley may go the way of Rex Tillerson

    AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump’s recent public undercutting of …read more Source:...

    IOM Appeals for $38 million to Help Conflict-Affected People in Ukraine
    Apr18

    IOM Appeals for $38 million to Help Conflict-Affected People in Ukraine

    The International Organization for Migration is appealing for $38 million to aid 340,000 conflict-affected people in Ukraine. That is a 50 percent increase over the number of people the agency has been assisting since Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine began fighting for a separate state four years ago. Millions of people continue to suffer...

    A letter to a grandmother: ‘I love you the way someone loves their home country’
    Apr18

    A letter to a grandmother: ‘I love you the way someone loves their home country’

    Anna Maxymiw with her grandmother. Anna Maxymiw lives in Toronto. Her first book, The Lodge, is out with McClelland & Stewart in spring 2019. To my baba: You told me when I was younger that you wanted to be called Babcia, because Baba sounded too reminiscent of Baba Yaga, that ferocious witch of Slavic folklore who lives in the forest in a...

    40 ambassadors to the United Nations visit Israel
    Apr18

    40 ambassadors to the United Nations visit Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Forty ambassadors to the United Nations are visiting Israel. The five-day visit this week, which includes Israel’s 70th Independence Day, is led by Israel’s ambassador to the U.N., Danny Danon. Among the countries that the visiting ambassadors hail from are Serbia, Jamaica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Liberia,...

    Azerbaijani Journalist Wanted By Baku Leaves Ukraine After Months Of Uncertainty
    Apr18

    Azerbaijani Journalist Wanted By Baku Leaves Ukraine After Months Of Uncertainty

    An Azerbaijani journalist who has been pursued by Baku since he fled his homeland under pressure a decade ago has left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where he has citizenship, colleagues say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is This the Future of Russia’s Anti-Submarine Weapons?
    Apr18

    Is This the Future of Russia’s Anti-Submarine Weapons?

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Eurasia Russian strategists appear to have a healthy respect for the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. It seems that a feature of the “New Cold War” will be the real possibility of great-power military conflict at almost any moment—whether by accident, misperception or deliberate provocation. As the number of “fronts”...

    Good Grief. Cohen’s World Gets Mobbier The Closer I Look
    Apr18

    Good Grief. Cohen’s World Gets Mobbier The Closer I Look

    In today’s podcast we look into the background of Michael Cohen. TPM first reported last year that Cohen was actually a childhood friend of Felix Sater, whose father was himself a reputed capo in the Mogilevich organized crime syndicate, said to be Russia’s largest and most dangerous. Filling out this picture of how Cohen fell into...

    Nazi SS veterans hold an annual march on this square in Latvia. This woman is fighting back.
    Apr18

    Nazi SS veterans hold an annual march on this square in Latvia. This woman is fighting back.

    A man dressed in a pre-WWII Latvian military uniform salutes as former Nazi SS veterans and their sympathizers walk to the Monument of Freedom in Riga, March 16, 2016. (Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty Images) RIGA, Latvia (JTA) — Each year on March 16, a macabre event unfolds on the square around this capital city’s most famous monument. Known as...