: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Serbia Hosts Joint Military Exercises With Russia
    Nov03

    Serbia Hosts Joint Military Exercises With Russia

    Serbia and Russia began joint military exercises on Serbian territory on Thursday in a move likely to reinforce increased East-West tensions just as a five-day NATO drill in neighboring Montenegro draws to a close. Serbia is trying to balance its traditionally warm ties with Russia, a fellow Slavic, Orthodox Christian nation, with its push for...

    Liberals introduce legislation to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine
    Nov03

    Liberals introduce legislation to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine

    Fresh on the heels of signing a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union, the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to implement a far less controversial free trade deal with Ukraine. “We are one step closer to being able to reap the benefits of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA),...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Violations Exceed 1,000 a Day: OSCE
    Nov03

    Ukraine Ceasefire Violations Exceed 1,000 a Day: OSCE

    International monitors tracked 1,000 daily violations of the ceasefire in east Ukraine over the course of last week, in a huge surge even compared with the general uptick in the last two months. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the situation on both the Ukrainian-held side of the frontline and the...

    The Last Gasp of Bush-Era Republicanism
    Nov03

    The Last Gasp of Bush-Era Republicanism

    Jim Antle sees Evan McMullin as the candidate for Republicans who thought there was nothing seriously wrong with the pre-Trump GOP: But McMullin’s following seems to be disproportionately made up of conservatives who thought everything was fine until Trump showed up like an uninvited dinner guest who lacked the Bush-era GOP’s table...

    Russia Braces for Another Hit Over Olympic Doping
    Nov03

    Russia Braces for Another Hit Over Olympic Doping

    Russia spent $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, making it the most expensive in history and among the most impressive. Russia dominated the Sochi games, winning 33 medals and attracting a new generation of winter sports fans. “At the moment Sochi is a resort that is easily accessible, and people want to ski there, so after the Sochi...

    Battleground ’16: How the Hell Did We Get Here?
    Nov03

    Battleground ’16: How the Hell Did We Get Here?

    From Syria hawks’ revenge to nervous world markets to what’s next for Ukraine, how 2016 has upended foreign policy politics. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Get Ready, Russia: The U.S. Marines Might Be Going to Norway to Stay
    Nov03

    Get Ready, Russia: The U.S. Marines Might Be Going to Norway to Stay

    Kevin Knodell Security, Europe Proposal follows years of strong military ties between Washington and Oslo. Dozens of U.S. Marines may soon be getting a new home in Norway. If the two countries finalize the deal, the deployments would follow years of strong military ties between Washington and Oslo. As of October 2016, the Norwegian parliament was...

    A Conversation with Moshe Yaalon
    Nov03

    A Conversation with Moshe Yaalon

    Adam Garfinkle: Thank you for sitting down with me today. Let me start, please, with some military matters.It has seemed to me for a while now that if the fighting ever stops in Syria—and all wars end sometime—that Hizballah will end up as a result of what it has experienced as weaker in some ways, for example within Lebanese politics, but maybe...

    The UN’s Dangerous Infirmity
    Nov03

    The UN’s Dangerous Infirmity

    With the election of a new UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, a fresh administration will shortly be taking power at Turtle Bay — only to face a familiar problem which the global organization has never resolved, even after the Cold War: namely, how to stop the unlawful infringements on the UN Charter by the three most powerful...

    Questions linger about Trump’s relationship with Russia
    Nov03

    Questions linger about Trump’s relationship with Russia

    Donald Trump attends a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Warren, Mich. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.S....