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    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies
    Jan31

    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies

    KYIV, Ukraine—Using artillery, tanks, and rockets, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian forces along the front lines in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and early Monday morning, highlighting, once again, that the February 2015 cease-fire has failed. “This is barbarism,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday in response to...

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’
    Jan31

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’

    Saturday’s phone conversation between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has raised the hopes of many Russian politicians for a U.S.-Russian rapprochement. But other observers in Moscow remain more cautious about the prospects for bilateral relations in the Trump era. According to the White House, the two leaders discussed topics...

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro
    Jan30

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro

    The U.S. once created military alliances to advance its own security. Today Washington treats them like social organizations, which every nation should be invited to join, irrespective of qualification. So it is with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s vote to admit Montenegro, a quaint but geopolitically irrelevant Balkan state, into...

    List of Auschwitz commanders and guards posted online
    Jan30

    List of Auschwitz commanders and guards posted online

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – A list of the names of Nazi SS commanders and guards who served at the Auschwitz concentration camp was published online. The list, believed to be the most complete ever, went online Monday at the website http://en.truthaboutcamps.eu/. The list was prepared by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance in cooperation with...

    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief
    Jan30

    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief

    LONDON ― John Micklethwait is the editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. Previously, he served as the editor-in-chief of The Economist. Micklethwait, who I spoke to recently in London, has an extraordinary platform of observation on what’s happening in the world. In the following interview, he gives his personal impression of Russian President...

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization
    Jan30

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization

    Image from Public Domain During his inaugural speech, President Trump clearly and forcefully outlined the strategic political-economic policies he will pursue over the next four years. Anti-Trump journalists, editorialists, academics and experts, who appear in the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have...

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels
    Jan30

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels

    The deaths come in an apparent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where a January ceasefire between government troops and separatist rebels has held until recently. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties
    Jan30

    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed in clashes initiated by pro-Russian separatists in the last two days, according to Kiev’s military. The casualties represented a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east, which has been embroiled in conflict since Russia first annexed the Crimean Peninsula in early 2014. Reuters reported that, according...

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has filed extremism charges against a leading Crimean Tatar official in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’
    Jan30

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’

    Ukrainian forces, anxious to show their newfound strength, have launched what many are calling a “creeping offensive” in the war against Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...