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    Putin: US risks escalation by supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine
    Sep06

    Putin: US risks escalation by supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a stern warning to the U.S. on Tuesday, suggesting at a news conference that any attempt to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons could further escalate the conflict there and possibly invigorate pro-Russian… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition
    Sep06

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition

    Ukrainian authorities have confirmed that they received a request from Georgia to extradite its former president, Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: When Spies Talk To Spies
    Sep06

    The Daily Vertical: When Spies Talk To Spies

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s Jewish revival is marred by community infighting
    Sep06

    Poland’s Jewish revival is marred by community infighting

    The 27th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, held in July 2017, is a sign of renewed interest in Jewish life 70 years after the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Krakow Jewish Culture Festival) (JTA) — For close to 30 years, leaders of Polish Jewry have been celebrating what they call the revival of their once-great community from near annihilation...

    Germany Welcomes Putin Call For UN Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep06

    Germany Welcomes Putin Call For UN Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    Germany has welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s agreement to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine, saying it heralded “a change in [Russia’s] politics that we should not gamble away.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Decades Ago, Paul Manafort Played a Leading Role in a Pioneering Operation to Secretly Funnel Foreign Money into U.S. Politics
    Sep06

    Decades Ago, Paul Manafort Played a Leading Role in a Pioneering Operation to Secretly Funnel Foreign Money into U.S. Politics

    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was a major player in a transnational operation that was both pioneering and innovative during its time, according to court documents and interviews with key figures. This decades-old scheme may fit the same pattern investigators are probing in regard to Russian government’s influence on...

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition
    Sep06

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition

    Ukrainian authorities have confirmed that they received a request from Georgia to extradite its former president, Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Warns U.S. Against Supplying Ukraine With Lethal Weapons
    Sep06

    Putin Warns U.S. Against Supplying Ukraine With Lethal Weapons

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that any decision by the United States to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine would fuel the conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Options That Have Been Tried on North Korea So Far
    Sep06

    The Options That Have Been Tried on North Korea So Far

    News of North Korea’s test Sunday of a nuclear device drew angry reactions from its neighbors, allies, and the international community, as well as prescriptions of how to respond to the latest provocation, ranging from dialogue, to more sanctions, and “a massive military response.”The two main proposals put forward so far are tougher...

    Gas Attack
    Sep06

    Gas Attack

    The Russia/Iran/DPRK sanctions bill, passed overwhelmingly by Congress this past July and sent to the White House for President Trump’s grudging approval, represents a significant escalation in Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia. Provisions in the legislation raise the possibility of U.S. sanctions being imposed on companies that partner...