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    Ukraine’s “Success Trap”
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s “Success Trap”

    By Andreas UmlandWithin five to ten years, Ukraine will be a largely renewed country with less corruption and stronger rule of law than today. But Putin & Co. remain a big risk factor.In contrast to much of the continuously negative reporting from Kyiv that appears in Western media, Ukraine’s political, social and economic reforms are...

    Senators to Trump: Get tough on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec09

    Senators to Trump: Get tough on Russia over Ukraine

    A bipartisan group of 27 senators is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to stand up to Russian aggression against Ukraine.“Quite simply, Russia has launched a military land-grab in Ukraine that is unprecedented in modern European history,” the… …read more Source: The...

    Beware the autocrat: Believe everything Trump says. Unless you agree with it. Then he is lying. Resist now!
    Dec09

    Beware the autocrat: Believe everything Trump says. Unless you agree with it. Then he is lying. Resist now!

    Vilnius, Lithuania (Credit: Getty/Sean Gallup) In the weeks since the American election dumped a great big load of fertilizer over the hopes and dreams of a generation, I’ve rapidly emerged as one of the smartest and most incisive critics of The Trump Ascendancy. My article “Rules For Resistance: Resisting The Ruler,” written mere hours...

    A ‘Constructive’ Path for U.S.-Russian Cooperation
    Dec09

    A ‘Constructive’ Path for U.S.-Russian Cooperation

    Arthur Martirosyan Security, Eurasia Ultimately, Europe will require a new security structure. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia relations under...

    27 Senators–12 Republican–Call On Trump To Aide Ukraine Against Russia
    Dec08

    27 Senators–12 Republican–Call On Trump To Aide Ukraine Against Russia

    A bipartisan group of 27 senators—15 Democrats and 12 Republicans—called on President-elect Donald Trump Thursday to apply pressure to Russia in light of its illegal annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. Read More → …read more Source:...

    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions
    Dec08

    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions

    More than two dozen U.S. senators have urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump not to weaken sanctions targeting Russia for its actions in Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression
    Dec08

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression

    A bipartisan group of senators is urging President-elect Donald Trump to reject Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure
    Dec08

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure

    The U.S. Congress has backed legislation giving the president new, broader authority to impose sanctions on human rights abusers worldwide, building on an earlier law that has infuriated the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel
    Dec08

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel

    For Georgia and Ukraine, it’s not just about freer movement. It’s also about being freer societies. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness
    Dec08

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness

    “The fact that Arrival seems like a balm on people’s souls means a lot. But it also means the world is really not in a good place.” If you’re one of the millions who’ve seen the sci-fi drama Arrival, about a linguist’s attempts to establish communication with aliens who’ve just landed all over Earth, you might have...