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    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics
    Oct13

    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics

    When I revisited Vietnam in recent years, after reporting from the region during the 1970s, I noted how its rulers had won their wars against France and the United States only to lose out on the economic front, as Communism put them a quarter century behind the roaring “tigers” of East Asia. Now they are struggling to catch up by...

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters
    Oct13

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters

    These images document a week in the lives of the men in a volunteer nationalist battalion fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Uses a Playbook to Optimize its International Influence
    Oct13

    Russia Uses a Playbook to Optimize its International Influence

    Russia has mounted a campaign of covert economic and political measures to manipulate five countries in central and eastern Europe, discredit the West’s liberal democratic model, and undermine trans-Atlantic ties, a report by a private U.S. research group said. The report released Thursday said Moscow had co-opted sympathetic politicians,...

    Roger Stone denies collusion with WikiLeaks in Hillary Clinton campaign email hacks, but met with a friend of Julian Assange
    Oct13

    Roger Stone denies collusion with WikiLeaks in Hillary Clinton campaign email hacks, but met with a friend of Julian Assange

    Roger Stone (Credit: AP/Mary Altaffer) Roger Stone, an unofficial adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign, on Wednesday dismissed rumors that he had advanced warning of last Friday’s release by WikiLeaks of thousands of hacked emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta. Stone told NBC News that he has “back-channel...

    Trump Calls U.S. Bombing Of Yugoslavia A ‘Big Mistake’: Report
    Oct13

    Trump Calls U.S. Bombing Of Yugoslavia A ‘Big Mistake’: Report

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump expressed regret to Serbia for the U.S.-led bombing campaign of what was then Yugoslavia in the 1990s, according to a Serbian weekly magazine.“The bombing of Serbs, who were our allies in both world wars, was a big mistake,” Trump told Nedeljnik. “Serbians are very good people. Unfortunately, the...

    Vladimir Putin ally: President Donald Trump would bring “peace on planet Earth”
    Oct13

    Vladimir Putin ally: President Donald Trump would bring “peace on planet Earth”

    (Credit: Reuters/Anatoly Maltsev) A senior Kremlin law maker and Putin ally said in an interview that it would be “a gift to humanity” if Donald Trump were to be elected president of the United States. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the flamboyant leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), told Reuters that Trump is “candidate for peace” and...

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters
    Oct13

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters

    These images document a week in the lives of the men in a volunteer nationalist battalion fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. While many volunteer battalions were absorbed into the official Ukrainian military, some are still on the frontlines, operating in unofficial relationships with government forces. These men are...

    A Clinton Win Means an Expanded War in Syria
    Oct13

    A Clinton Win Means an Expanded War in Syria

    Michael Brendan Dougherty hopes Clinton is lying about her Syria policy: And that is what is so nerve-wracking about the way that Clinton has now begun redefining America’s mission in Syria once again. At first, Obama went over the top of public opinion to avenge American honor against ISIS. Slowly, America’s mission has crept to...

    Russia Still Sees Chance Of Summit On Ukraine Next Week
    Oct13

    Russia Still Sees Chance Of Summit On Ukraine Next Week

    Russia says it still sees a chance of holding a four-way summit on the Ukraine conflict next week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, the West clash in tiny Montenegro election
    Oct13

    Russia, the West clash in tiny Montenegro election

    The vote pits Montenegro’s long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, led by powerful pro-Western Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, against a cluster of pro-Russian and pro-Serbian opposition groups which staunchly oppose the country’s NATO bid. Djukanovic, who ruled Montenegro as a premier or president for more than 25 years, is...