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    Prominent Belarusian Journalist Killed In Car Blast In Kyiv
    Jul20

    Prominent Belarusian Journalist Killed In Car Blast In Kyiv

    Widely respected Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed early on July 20 when the car he was driving exploded in the Ukrainian capital as he was heading to the office. Investigators are attempting to determine the cause of the blast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is Christie telling the truth about Clinton’s Libya record?
    Jul20

    Is Christie telling the truth about Clinton’s Libya record?

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered one of the campaign’s most methodical and specific Republican critiques on Hillary Clinton’s record as Secretary of State on Tuesday night, swiping Clinton’s policy record in several key countries and introducing some new lines of attack.Although Christie has no foreign policy track record...

    Putin May Be Turkey’s New Buddy after the Failed Coup
    Jul20

    Putin May Be Turkey’s New Buddy after the Failed Coup

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Middle East Erdoğan is set to turn to Russia. As we continue to sort through the aftermath of the failed attempt at a military coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, one unexpected (and potentially unwelcome, from a U.S. standpoint) development is that this botched attempt to remove Erdoğan...

    Don’t Buy The Hype About Turkey And NATO
    Jul20

    Don’t Buy The Hype About Turkey And NATO

    WASHINGTON ― After news spread Friday of a coup attempt in Turkey, outside observers rushed to speculate about what the events meant for NATO: Were the Turks jeopardizing their status in the mutual defense alliance, and were fellow NATO members ready to respond to the overthrow of Turkey’s elected government?The answer was clear. Turkey has...

    The Real Winner At The GOP Convention Is Vladimir Putin
    Jul20

    The Real Winner At The GOP Convention Is Vladimir Putin

    CLEVELAND ― While the nation obsessed over Melania Trump’s plagiarism and other oddities during the first day of the Republican National Convention, something much wilder ― and more telling about the substance of a potential Trump presidency ― went down largely unnoticed.Team Trump proved that they now have such a tight grip on the...

    Unconventional quartet Syrene Saxofoonkwartet jazz up classical music
    Jul20

    Unconventional quartet Syrene Saxofoonkwartet jazz up classical music

    This year’s Chamberfest is, as usual, full of different themes ranging from a focus on Bach to Canada’s Ukrainian community, to performances highlighting the cello. Another major theme is the presence of female performers in large numbers. From the Swedish a cappella quartet Kongero to Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, women are getting...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online against Sex Abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online against Sex Abuse

    Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out – for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine – but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence.Victoria Ivleva was just 20… …read more Source:...

    How History Can Help Our Fight Against ISIS
    Jul19

    How History Can Help Our Fight Against ISIS

    Once again, the world is reeling at the news of yet another terror attack. A truck plowed it’s way through a crowded street, mowing people down, and when it was all said and done 84 people have been reported dead with dozens more injured. AP Photo/Luca BrunoAnd the world asks – When will it end? I don’t like seeing the images...

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics
    Jul19

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it is exploring the legal options for a possible ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the country’s repeated doping scandals. Russia finished fourth in the gold medal table at the 2012 Olympics in London and third in the...

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup
    Jul19

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup

    For the last five days, Secretary of State John Kerry has been locked in a fight between order and chaos, and it’s not clear who is winning. After standing with French President Francois Hollande to celebrate Bastille Day in Paris on Thursday morning, Kerry flew to Moscow for four hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in an...