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    Stone ‘happy to cooperate’ with FBI on WikiLeaks, Russian hacking probes
    Oct15

    Stone ‘happy to cooperate’ with FBI on WikiLeaks, Russian hacking probes

    A longtime Donald Trump confidant said Friday he is unfazed by calls for a federal investigation into allegations he’s colluding with WikiLeaks and Russian intelligence to sabotage Hillary Clinton’s campaign. In an interview with POLITICO, Roger Stone said the FBI hasn’t contacted him to discuss his relationship with WikiLeaks...

    Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica
    Oct15

    Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica

    A fertile crossroads of trade and culture for millennia, Aleppo today is a victim of the unfathomable suffering that results when ancient enmities meet modern weapons and poisonous post-Cold War geopolitics. Its ongoing decimation by Russian and Syrian air bombardment ranks the city as an emblem of human brutality in our time comparable to the...

    Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv As New Far-Right Party Is Born
    Oct14

    Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv As New Far-Right Party Is Born

    Thousands of nationalists marched through Kyiv in a torchlight procession on October 14 to celebrate Ukrainian fighters past and present on a day that saw a fearsome far-right military force formally enter the country’s political fray. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forms of Hatred
    Oct14

    Forms of Hatred

    Odi ergo sum: I hate, therefore I am. Some years ago I wrote a book about hatred, about its psychological morphology and, one might say, its historical anthropology. I arrived at a five-part taxonomy of hatred in an effort to bring under a single unitary framework what we have witnessed of its manifestations in recent times. As you might imagine,...

    The Education of Mikheil Saakashvili
    Oct14

    The Education of Mikheil Saakashvili

    The governor of Ukraine’s bucolic Odessa region wanted to take on the corrupt system. Now he’s realized he has to work with it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv
    Oct14

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv

    Thousands in Ukraine marched in support of their armed forces on the annual Defenders’ Day. An estimated 4,000 people joined the “March of Heroes” in central Kyiv, with banners proclaiming “Ukraine is united and Independent,” “Glory and honor to the defenders of Ukraine,” and “Freedom.”...

    Russian Patriarch’s visit to queen stirs some complaints
    Oct14

    Russian Patriarch’s visit to queen stirs some complaints

    LONDON (AP) — The head of Russia’s Orthodox Church begins a four-day visit to Britain Saturday that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II, but his visit has stirred some resistance because of his strong support of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Patriarch Kirill is set to be in London to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the...

    I study democracies, and what I’ve learned is this: they collapse without graceful losers
    Oct14

    I study democracies, and what I’ve learned is this: they collapse without graceful losers

    Sanders and Trump may be playing with fire. In every contested election there are winners and losers. While lots of attention, money, and power flows to the winners, it is really the losers who are key to keeping democracy healthy. More specifically, it is important that the people who lose elections recognize that they lost fair and square —...

    Ex-Trump Adviser Says America Shows ‘Complete Disregard for Russia’s Interests’
    Oct14

    Ex-Trump Adviser Says America Shows ‘Complete Disregard for Russia’s Interests’

    Carter Page, who Donald Trump once named as one of his foreign policy advisers before reports surfaced that U.S. intelligence officials were looking into his ties to the Kremlin, recently penned an op-ed for a Russian state-controlled media outlet arguing that the United States shows “complete disregard” for Moscow’s interests. The op-ed,...

    The Frontline Artist
    Oct14

    The Frontline Artist

    On October 13, Australian artist Guido van Helten completed a large-scale mural in Avdiyivka, an eastern Ukrainian town where fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops still takes place 2 1/2 years after the start of a conflict that has killed more than 9,600 people. RFE/RL’s Amos Chapple was granted exclusive access...