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    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016
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    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Askold Krushelnycky warns that Ukraine’s leaders are taking Western support for granted. Christian Caryl explains why exactly the Kremlin so loves Donald Trump. Zia Weise reminds us that Turkey’s other crackdown – against the Kurds in the southeast – still...

    Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country
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    Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country

    Just when it seemed like Trump’s weekend couldn’t get worse, the business mogul turned presidential hopeful started talking about Ukraine — and just wouldn’t stop. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Ambassador To US ‘Concerned’ About Trump’s Russia Remarks
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    Ukraine Ambassador To US ‘Concerned’ About Trump’s Russia Remarks

    Valeriy Chaly, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, said Monday that Donald Trump’s recent comments about Russia and Ukraine are worrisome. Chaly told CNN that he was “surprised” by Trump’s remarks and “concerned” that the Republican presidential candidate does not have all the facts. Read More →...

    Europe’s Pseudo-Solidarité
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    Europe’s Pseudo-Solidarité

    As the tug-o-war pulling apart Europe’s political, social and economic cohesion plays out on the fringes — with the improbable Brexit vote on one side and the failed coup in Turkey on the other — forced solidarity is being called into question by an increasing number of once loyal countries. The once minuscule cracks in the...

    The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse
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    The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse

    Why a 1955 neutrality agreement might be the perfect model for a strategic and successful deal between Moscow, Washington, and Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Donald Trump: If I’m Elected, Vladimir Putin Is Not Going Into Ukraine
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    Donald Trump: If I’m Elected, Vladimir Putin Is Not Going Into Ukraine

    U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump has issued a cryptic message to Russia, promising that if he is elected then Vladimir Putin will not go “into Ukraine.” In an interview with U.S. broadcaster ABC that aired over the weekend, Trump was asked about Putin’s presence in Ukraine. He replied: “He’s not going to go into Ukraine,...

    The Hill’s 12:30 Report
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    The Hill’s 12:30 Report

    Backlash over Trump’s remarks about Khan family; Poll shows Clinton up; Trump in hot water on Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Why Can’t Hillary Clinton Stop Lying?
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    Why Can’t Hillary Clinton Stop Lying?

    This is a note to Clinton Democrats—a desperate plea, actually. Your candidate staged a winning convention in Philadelphia: big stars, tight messaging, and a compelling case against her rival, Donald Trump.The Republican nominee followed up by smearing a war hero’s family, revealing his ignorance about Russia’s incursions into...

    The DNC Hack Is Just One Instance of the Kremlin Meddling in Western Politics
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    The DNC Hack Is Just One Instance of the Kremlin Meddling in Western Politics

    MOSCOW — The Democratic National Convention was in scandal last week after WikiLeaks released thousands of hacked emails between DNC members, showing what many believed to be corruption in the party’s inner workings. The leak led to the resignation of the party’s chairwoman and a lot of bad press for Hillary Clinton, but while...

    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine
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    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine

    Donald Trump campaign Chair Paul Manafort denied Sunday a two-week-old report that the campaign pushed for changes in the Republican platform that softened the party’s stance on helping Ukraine defend itself against Russian aggression. Asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” by host Chuck Todd about his involvement in changing the...