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    These Are the Likely Winners and Losers of Trump’s Foreign Policy
    Nov17

    These Are the Likely Winners and Losers of Trump’s Foreign Policy

    Elections, as the saying goes, have consequences. As always, the presidential race will prove to be particularly impactful ― especially beyond our shores. As we embark on a brave new world of foreign policy, it is worth thinking through big themes that may emerge over the next four years. Who are the winners and losers?Winners1. Russian President...

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests
    Nov17

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Thursday stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples from the games. The IOC says the 10, nine of whom hail from former Soviet nations, had all tested positive for various steroids. No gold medalists were...

    5 Potential Quick Victories for President Donald Trump
    Nov17

    5 Potential Quick Victories for President Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has an uphill battle to convince other world leaders that he knows what he’s doing. But there are important U.S. relationships that, for better and for worse, the next President might actually be able to improve. Here are 5 of the most important: 1. Russia Let’s begin with the most obvious. The “Russia Reset” was the...

    Glavin: TrumpWorld – The global order we all grew up with is finished, period
    Nov17

    Glavin: TrumpWorld – The global order we all grew up with is finished, period

    Like people the world over, Canadians are still reeling from last week’s surprise result from the most outrageously absurd presidential election campaign in American history, so maybe we should go easy on ourselves. Still, unlike people the world over, Canadians have always enjoyed a front-row seat for the spectacle of American politics, so...

    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization
    Nov17

    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization

    EU member states moved a step closer to giving Ukraine visa-free access after ambassadors gave the bloc’s executive authority the green light for new talks on easing the rules. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters
    Nov17

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters

    Protests have been taking place calling for the head of the Ukrainian National Bank to resign, but some people taking part were paid to participate. Reporters from RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, posing as people interested in earning money by joining the protest, recorded demonstrators saying how much money they were promised. …read more...

    Obama Makes the Case for Democracy, in the Land Where It Was Born
    Nov17

    Obama Makes the Case for Democracy, in the Land Where It Was Born

    In July 2008, Britain was a solid member of the European Union, where refugee and debt crises had yet to materialize. The global financial crisis was raging, but its consequences weren’t fully appreciated. The Arab world wasn’t yet reeling from pro-democracy uprisings, anti-democracy crackdowns, and civil war. Al-Qaeda in Iraq, the...

    Trump’s victory may not be the big win for Putin everyone thinks it is
    Nov17

    Trump’s victory may not be the big win for Putin everyone thinks it is

    MOSCOW — The Russian parliament burst into applause when it was announced that Donald Trump had won the US presidency, and nationalist faction leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky bought 132 bottles of champagne to toast the victory. “Russia is ready and wants a restoration of full-fledged relations with the United States,” Russian President Vladimir...

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages
    Nov17

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages

    Ukraine’s prime minister has said the country’s economic situation has improved and the government intends to increase pensions and wages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown

    Ukraine’s largest file-hosting website has said it will close as the country’s cyberpolice crack down on Internet services allowing copyrighted music, video, and software to be illegally downloaded. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...