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    Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea
    Oct08

    Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea

    The new rabbi believes there are as many as 15,000 Jews in Crimea, waiting for his outreach program, even though to date he has encountered only about 100. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    U.S. Ambassador To Russia Cites Ukraine As Key To Improving Ties
    Oct08

    U.S. Ambassador To Russia Cites Ukraine As Key To Improving Ties

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia says restoring Ukrainian sovereignty over all its territory will be a key issue in his dealings Moscow as he begins his tenure amid a period of high tensions between the two world powers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations
    Oct08

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table will be central issues as he works to improve relations between the two countries. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said trust is at a low … …read more Source: The Washington...

    US Ambassador to Russia Says Ukraine Key to Improved Relations
    Oct08

    US Ambassador to Russia Says Ukraine Key to Improved Relations

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table would be central issues as he works to improve U.S.-Russian relations. Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. said trust is at a low point as many Americans believe Russia wants to undermine U.S. democracy amid...

    The Plan to Save Europe
    Oct07

    The Plan to Save Europe

    In a long speech on September 23, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out an ambitious vision for a more flexible, secure European Union. Despite his efforts to couch his address as non-confrontational (“I have no red lines, only horizons”), the timing of the address was conspicuous, if not a little aggressive. Angela Merkel had just...

    U.S. Envoy For Ukraine Meets Kremlin Aide In Belgrade
    Oct07

    U.S. Envoy For Ukraine Meets Kremlin Aide In Belgrade

    Kurt Volker, the U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, met with Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov on October 7 in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust
    Oct07

    Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

    Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented “only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust.” …read more Source: The Jewish...

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2017
    Oct07

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amid Scuffles And Smoke, Bills On East Ukraine Conflict Advance In Parliament

    Ukrainian parliament debate on legislation addressing the conflict in the country’s east was interrupted by scuffles and a smoke grenade that was tossed into the auditorium. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Russia Lobby Flops in Canada
    Oct07

    The Russia Lobby Flops in Canada

    On Wednesday night, Canada’s lower house of Parliament voted unanimously to approve its own version of the Magnitsky Act, the 2012 U.S. law sanctioning Russian officials involved in human rights abuses. That law has become a famously radioactive issue in U.S.-Russian relations, first triggering a retaliatory ban on American adoptions of...