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    Injured dog stranded on train tracks protected by furry friend
    Jan03

    Injured dog stranded on train tracks protected by furry friend

    A video of a dog helping another furry friend injured and stuck on some snowy railroad tracks in the Ukraine is warming people’s hearts online. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Poet’s Remains In Limbo After Being Exhumed
    Jan03

    Ukrainian Poet’s Remains In Limbo After Being Exhumed

    The remains of Ukrainian poet Oleksandr Oles and his wife have been exhumed and replaced by the body of the man who had been paying for the family grave in Prague. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian marchers in Kiev chant ‘Jews out’
    Jan03

    Ukrainian marchers in Kiev chant ‘Jews out’

    (JTA) — Ukrainian nationalists in Kiev chanted “Jews out” in German at a New Year’s Day march celebrating the birthday of a Nazi collaborator whose troops killed thousands of Jews. Thousands attending the event celebrating Stepan Bandera in the center of the Ukrainian capital held up his portrait while an unidentified person shouted the...

    How To Address Strategic Insecurity In A Turbulent Age
    Jan03

    How To Address Strategic Insecurity In A Turbulent Age

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of America’s foremost geopolitical strategists, was U.S. national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. His latest book is Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power. The following piece is adapted from a speech Brzezinski delivered at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Oslo, Norway in December.OSLO, Norway...

    The way Putin and Netanyahu are responding to Trump is really pretty unusual
    Jan03

    The way Putin and Netanyahu are responding to Trump is really pretty unusual

    Trump’s unique style and attitudes are creating some striking diplomatic scenarios. Russia’s surprise decision not to retaliate for President Obama’s new sanctions highlights a striking trend: Governments that have feuded with the outgoing administration are openly indicating their belief that US policy under Donald Trump will...

    Obama’s Misguided Indulgence of U.S. Client States
    Jan03

    Obama’s Misguided Indulgence of U.S. Client States

    Uri Friedman comments on Obama’s management of relationships with allies and clients: By contrast, Obama seems to believe that the United States and its allies should—in an ideal world, at least—share interests and values. When an ally acts in ways he disapproves of, Obama has been more willing than his recent predecessors to publicly...

    Slovakia Tells Europe: Stop the Referendums
    Jan03

    Slovakia Tells Europe: Stop the Referendums

    At some points in 2016 it seemed as if there was always a referendum on the horizon in Europe—including the one in Britain on Brexit, in Hungary on refugees, in Italy on the constitution and in the Netherlands on a Ukraine trade deal. Now Robert Fico, Slovakia’s prime minister, has urged his fellow EU leaders to make sure 2017 doesn’t...

    China confirms its carrier held drills in South China Sea
    Jan03

    China confirms its carrier held drills in South China Sea

    BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed that its aircraft carrier has for the first time conducted drills in the South China Sea with a formation of other warships and fighter jets, a move that could raise concerns among its neighbors. The Defense Ministry said several J-15 fighter jets took off and landed from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier...

    How to Avoid a New Cold War
    Jan03

    How to Avoid a New Cold War

    In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland’s Eastern shore. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that 35 U.S. diplomats would be expelled. But Vladimir Putin stepped in, declined to retaliate at all, and...

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?
    Jan03

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?

    David Cadier Security, Europe A French U-turn on Russia appears unlikely but some changes can be expected. After winning the conservatives’ primary elections on November 27, François Fillon is now best positioned to be the next president of France. Although political forecasts are like horoscopes these days, his victory over the far...