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    Stoltenberg: NATO Summit To Raise Military Presence On Eastern Flank
    May31

    Stoltenberg: NATO Summit To Raise Military Presence On Eastern Flank

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said an upcoming summit will enhance the alliance’s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and other countries on its eastern flank. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Prosecutor Warns Tatar Journalist Over ‘Extremist’ Views
    May31

    Crimean Prosecutor Warns Tatar Journalist Over ‘Extremist’ Views

    A prominent Tatar journalist said she was warned by Crimean prosecutors over “extremist” views for writing about the plight of Tatar children whose parents were arrested. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Taiwan Enters the Cross-Strait Relations Danger Zone
    May31

    Taiwan Enters the Cross-Strait Relations Danger Zone

    Robert C. O’Brien Security, Asia What will Taiwan’s new president do on defense issues as well as the China challenge? Taipei, Republic of China – The Republic of China (ROC), better known as Taiwan to most Americans, has been in the headlines since Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was sworn in as the...

    Can the World Survive A Perpetually Combative President Trump?
    May31

    Can the World Survive A Perpetually Combative President Trump?

    Can a perpetually combative man who—despite his career successes (or perhaps because of them)—sees life as a series of fights to be won, scores to be evened and counterpunches to be delivered, be trusted to shape the foreign policy of the world’s most consequential power? Donald Trump, who last week finally clinched the Republican...

    Parents decry cut to language schools as Saskatchewan tightens budget belt
    May31

    Parents decry cut to language schools as Saskatchewan tightens budget belt

    REGINA — Parents and volunteers say they fear the Saskatchewan government’s decision to cut all funding for heritage language learning will mean the loss of culture. The province has said that after 25 years, it’s discontinuing the annual $225,000 that heritage language schools get in the budget. Tamara Ruzic, executive director of...

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw
    May30

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is coming to Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU visit since Russia annexed Crimea two years ago …read more Source: U.S....

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw
    May30

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

    The European Commission’s president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU’s Juncker to Visit Russia in June Amid Sanctions Debate
    May30

    EU’s Juncker to Visit Russia in June Amid Sanctions Debate

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend a high-profile economic forum in Russia in June and meet President Vladimir Putin there, officials said on Monday, as the EU weighs whether to renew economic sanctions against Moscow. While several EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel have visited Russia since it...

    Thousands Of Cyclists Create Mobile Symbol Of Kharkiv
    May30

    Thousands Of Cyclists Create Mobile Symbol Of Kharkiv

    Some 5,000 bicyclists gathered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on May 29 to form the shape a symbol of the city, the Mirror Stream fountain. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Urged to Show Stronger Resolve on Russia, Boost Defense
    May30

    NATO Urged to Show Stronger Resolve on Russia, Boost Defense

    NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia’s military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense. The assembly president, American lawmaker Michael R. Turner, declared that “Russia’s aggressiveness comes with a price” as he appealed to European...