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    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy
    Dec02

    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy

    J. Andrew Spindler Economics, Eurasia Renewed economic interaction would increase the West’s influence, not lessen it. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of...

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary
    Dec02

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary

    President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, retired four star Marine Gen. James Mattis, is worried that the U.S. is retreating in a chaotic world. “Right now we have an America that is starting to reduce its role in the world,” Mattis said in a speech at the Heritage Foundation last year. “That’s not good.”...

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe
    Dec02

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe

    Ivan Maslyuk was born with cerebral palsy, but he has never let his disability stand in the way of his goals. With the help of three friends and a hand-powered tricycle, Maslyuk cycled 5,000 kilometers from Ukraine to the Atlantic Ocean. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe
    Dec02

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe

    Ivan Maslyuk was born with cerebral palsy, but he has never let his disability stand in the way of his goals. With the help three friends and a hand-powered tricycle, Maslyuk cycled 5,000 kilometers across Europe from Ukraine to the Atlantic Ocean. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert
    Dec02

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert

    The Russian defence ministry warned in a note handed to the Ukrainian defence attache in Moscow that it would shoot down the missiles if necessary …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of influencing Donald Trump’s campaign
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of influencing Donald Trump’s campaign

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Dec. 2 (UPI) — A top Russian official accused the Ukrainian government of attempting to sabotage Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. Putin also firmly rejected a plea to release an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, saying that a...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. A Moscow art gallery recently shut down an exhibition of nude photos by an American photographer...

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert
    Dec02

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert

    LONDON — Russia has put air defence units on alert and deployed warships along the west coast of Crimea after the Ukrainian military fired surface-to-air missiles over the Black Sea in a show of military strength that has riled the Kremlin. The Ukrainian military fired 16 S-300 medium-range missiles in drills in its Kherson region, which borders...

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko urged the European Union on Friday to extend sanctions against Russia, which he says continues its armed aggression in eastern Ukraine against international agreements. Poroshenko was … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...