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    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline
    Nov02

    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian airline, backed by the country’s notorious Revolutionary Guard and used to ferry weapons and fighters to support Syria’s government, has acquired rights to fly commercial routes in more than a dozen European and Asian countries in spite of U.S. terror-related sanctions. The Iranian nuclear agreement,...

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm
    Nov02

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, right, attend a meeting where they discussed the crisis in Syria, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original...

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’
    Nov02

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told RFE/RL in an interview on November 2 that Washington is working to ensure that Russia’s occupation of Crimea does not become more deeply entrenched. She also voice support for Ukrainian reform efforts. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path
    Nov02

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path

    A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Members of the Cabinet alone hold $7 million in cash. Other lawmakers declared luxury cars, expensive watches and artwork. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go to eradicate corruption. The...

    Washington Hails Ukrainian Officials’ Public Declarations Of Wealth
    Nov02

    Washington Hails Ukrainian Officials’ Public Declarations Of Wealth

    Washington has welcomed Ukrainian officials’ public declarations of their wealth as a step toward increasing citizens’ confidence in elected officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Inside The Ukrainian ‘Hacktivist’ Network Cyberbattling The Kremlin
    Nov02

    Inside The Ukrainian ‘Hacktivist’ Network Cyberbattling The Kremlin

    Who are the data thieves hacking their way inside Russia’s digital corridors of power in an effort to win the war in Ukraine? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is the CIA Ready for the Age of Cyberwar?
    Nov02

    Is the CIA Ready for the Age of Cyberwar?

    When America goes to the polls on November 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war. A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election—through hacking, cyberattacks, and...

    Ukrainian Library Director Goes On Trial In Moscow
    Nov02

    Ukrainian Library Director Goes On Trial In Moscow

    The trial of the director of Moscow’s Ukrainian Literature Library kicked off in the Russian capital on November 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No Conscripts In War Zone
    Nov02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No Conscripts In War Zone

    President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine no longer has conscripts fighting Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Game of Thrones’ On Ukraine’s Front Lines
    Nov02

    ‘Game of Thrones’ On Ukraine’s Front Lines

    Soldiers and volunteers fighting near Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine have built a massive throne out of spent munitions — an homage to the throne of swords seen in a hit TV show. It’s part art project and part public outreach, intended to raise support and funds to continue fighting. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...