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    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers

    There’s no place like Kyiv in the summertime. The sandy shores of the islands on the Dnieper River that divides Ukraine’s tree-covered capital, one of the greenest in Europe, attract sun-bathers and DJs that continue into the evenings around bonfires. In the shadow of Russia’s invasion, Kyiv in the summertime resists as a...

    Trudeau’s visit to China is important, but the road to Beijing goes through Moscow
    Sep02

    Trudeau’s visit to China is important, but the road to Beijing goes through Moscow

    Justin Trudeau’s official visit to China this week presents us with yet another opportunity to highlight the fact that Canadian foreign policy must be both multidimensional (i.e., including a substantive focus on issues beyond trade) and multi-vectored (i.e., possessing a deep, strategic engagement with countries other than the United...

    Russian Pensioners Have Never Lived So Large Before
    Sep02

    Russian Pensioners Have Never Lived So Large Before

    The Russian Government is taking good care of its retirees. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was brutally honest with pensioners in Crimea last May: “There is no money, but cheer up!” he said to an angry elderly woman asking that her pension be indexed to inflation (as the authorities had vowed to do after annexation). Clearly unable to make good...

    US Sanctions More Russian Individuals, Firms Over Ukraine
    Sep02

    US Sanctions More Russian Individuals, Firms Over Ukraine

    The United States on Thursday announced additional sanctions aimed at Russia over its continuing support for Ukraine’s rebels and the 2014 annexation of Crimea. The Treasury Department said in a statement that it had designated 37 new individuals and companies operating in Crimea and Ukraine for the sanctions list. “Russia continues...

    2 Years Ago, I Thought the War in Ukraine Was Over. I Was Wrong.
    Sep02

    2 Years Ago, I Thought the War in Ukraine Was Over. I Was Wrong.

    KYIV, Ukraine—Two years ago, on Sept. 5, 2014, the Ukraine war’s first cease-fire went into effect. For a brief moment, the guns fell silent along the front lines in Ukraine’s embattled southeastern Donbas region. These areas included the outskirts of the southern port city of Mariupol, where Ukrainian and combined Russian-separatist...

    Donetsk Separatists Fly Flag At Czech Center That Prague Vows To Close
    Sep01

    Donetsk Separatists Fly Flag At Czech Center That Prague Vows To Close

    Russia-backed separatists from eastern Ukraine have announced the opening of a ”consulate” in the Czech Republic. A Czech citizen held a news conference in the city of Ostrava, claiming to be the “honorary consul” of a separatist entity in Donetsk — which the Czech government does not recognize. …read more...

    Treasury Department hits Russia with additional sanctions
    Sep01

    Treasury Department hits Russia with additional sanctions

    Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) — The U.S. announced additional sanctions on Russia to pressure it to comply with the Minsk Protocol and withdraw all military personnel from Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Hillary Clinton, The Podesta Group, and Making Ugly Regimes Look Good
    Sep01

    Hillary Clinton, The Podesta Group, and Making Ugly Regimes Look Good

    Yesterday, The Huffington Post published an article featuring the hiding-in-plain-sight news that the Podesta Group — the lobbying and public affairs firm co-founded by former Bill Clinton administration Chief of Staff/current Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, which is still run by his brother Tony Podesta — has been receiving...

    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Consulate’ In Czech City
    Sep01

    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Consulate’ In Czech City

    Russia-backed separatists from eastern Ukraine have announced the opening of a ”consulate” in the Czech Republic. A Czech citizen held a news conference in the city of Ostrava, claiming to be the “honorary consul” of a self-proclaimed republic in Donetsk — which the Czech government does not recognize. …read...

    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Consulate’ In Czech City
    Sep01

    Ukrainian Separatists Get ‘Consulate’ In Czech City

    Russia-backed separatists from eastern Ukraine have announced the opening of a ”consulate” in the Czech Republic. A Czech citizen held a news conference in the city of Ostrava, claiming to be the “honorary consul” of a self-proclaimed republic in Donetsk — which the Czech government does not recognize. …read...