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    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. His testimony to a Ukrainian court via a video link from neighboring Russia was the first time Ukrainian...

    Keep the Future in Mind
    Nov28

    Keep the Future in Mind

    Ian Bremmer Politics, Eurasia Trump’s wisest strategy is to stay out of Putin’s way as Russian power decays from within. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Put Russia into Context
    Nov28

    Put Russia into Context

    Paul J. Saunders Politics, Eurasia The next administration must consider where Russia fits into its overall foreign-policy objectives. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?
    Nov28

    Small Steps or Grand Bargains?

    Angela Stent Politics, Eurasia Imagining what renewed U.S. ties with the Kremlin would look like. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia relations under...

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests
    Nov28

    Wishful Thinking and Vital Interests

    Graham Allison Politics, Eurasia America’s next leader should bear in mind the potential consequences of further alienating Russia. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the...

    Leading Merkel Ally Urges Sanctions Against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel Ally Urges Sanctions Against Russia over Syria

    The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a swathe of eastern Aleppo from rebels Monday in an accelerating attack that threatens to...

    Yanukovych Denies Giving Order To Shoot
    Nov28

    Yanukovych Denies Giving Order To Shoot

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was accused of treason and conspiring with Russia after he fled from Kyiv in 2014, following widespread protests and their violent suppression. Speaking by video link from Russia, the former president denied giving the order to fire at demonstrators, and said that radical provocateurs were to blame....

    Former Ukraine President Yanukovych Accused Of Treason
    Nov28

    Former Ukraine President Yanukovych Accused Of Treason

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was accused of treason and conspiring with Russia after he fled from Kyiv in 2014, following widespread protests and their violent suppression. Speaking by video link from Russia, the former president denied giving the order to fire at the demonstrators, and said that radical provocateurs were to...

    Russians See Increase in Prices of Products Under Import Ban
    Nov28

    Russians See Increase in Prices of Products Under Import Ban

    The majority of Russians have noticed an increase in the prices of fruit, vegetables and meat, according to a survey reported by state news agency Itar-Tass. All three commodities are affected by the Kremlin’s import ban on EU and U.S. goods. The import ban was introduced in 2014, in response to U.S.-led economic action at the start of the...

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump Could Inspire US-russia Detente
    Nov28

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump Could Inspire US-russia Detente

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia—As Melania Trump prepares to move into the White House, the future first lady’s native Slovenia is offering to serve as a mediator between her husband and Russian President Vladimir Putin once Donald Trump takes office. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar said in an interview with The Associated Press on Monday...