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    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged
    Nov15

    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged

    “In battle, nothing is ever as good or bad as the first reports of excited men would have it.” —Field Marshall Viscount SlimLet’s hope that same caution applies to presidential transition geopolitics too, because the first reports from the Trump transition are very bad indeed.Among America’s oldest and truest allies, the reaction to...

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government
    Nov15

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government

    Ukrainian authorities locked down the heart of the capital on November 15 as hundreds of demonstrators protested outside government buildings over poor economic conditions and rising prices for vital necessities such as natural gas and bread. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival
    Nov15

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival

    Russian businessman Oleg Zubkov bought an abandoned Soviet military base in Crimea and turned it into a safari park. The park once had 500,000 visitors a year, but since Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula, numbers are way down. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia
    Nov15

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia

    Mark E. Rosen Security, Much work is needed to find ways to accommodate Russian fears of NATO encirclement and its concerns that the heavily ethnic Russian populations in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea have political and social protections. Throughout the primaries President elect Donald Trump asserted that he wanted to have a more constructive...

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations
    Nov15

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 15 (UPI) — Ukrainian ministers of parliament have engaged in fights in back-to-back days — and they both involved allegations of ties to Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Stoltenberg Says NATO Wants Dialogue With Russia
    Nov15

    Stoltenberg Says NATO Wants Dialogue With Russia

    NATO wants dialogue with Russia, the chief of the alliance said ahead of talks with EU defense ministers in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump-Putin phone call hints at new era: common ground
    Nov15

    Trump-Putin phone call hints at new era: common ground

    From their stands on the Ukraine to Syria, President-elect Trump and Russia’s Putin have remarkably similar viewpoints that mark a shift in relations …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Trump’s first ambassador: Barack Obama
    Nov15

    Trump’s first ambassador: Barack Obama

    ATHENS — There was a time, a week ago, when the Obama White House was focused on questions like who would take over tending to the first lady’s vegetable garden.Now President Barack Obama is setting out on what was supposed to be a fun post-election farewell trip to Greece and Germany with not just his entire domestic record at risk of...

    Fistfight Erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament
    Nov15

    Fistfight Erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament

    Ukrainian Opposition leader Yuriy Boyko started a fistfight after being accused of working for the Kremlin during a meeting at the Parliament. …read more Source:...

    Three Millennia of Safety Pins
    Nov15

    Three Millennia of Safety Pins

    My mother, with her carefully trained eye, always knew when I had lost a button on my school uniform. She would rummage around her bag and produce a safety pin, fastening my blouse gently with it, taking extra care not to prick me. I always marveled at how elegantly she fastened the safety pin, with only the slightest trace showing on the...