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    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else
    Nov15

    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else

    The lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has for the first time said the simmering conflict in Ukraine should be considered an international armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia talks tough, but its navy is in disrepair
    Nov15

    Russia talks tough, but its navy is in disrepair

    A Russian fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday while trying to land on the country’s one remaining aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov. The incident was an embarrassment for the Kremlin, and despite recent muscular gestures is “further evidence of the limitations of the country’s naval power,” according to...

    KRUGMAN: Trump will turn America into an ‘all-out kleptocracy’ like Russia and Ukraine
    Nov15

    KRUGMAN: Trump will turn America into an ‘all-out kleptocracy’ like Russia and Ukraine

    The combination of Trump’s infrastructure plan and lobbyist influence will lead to graft according to economist Paul Krugman. …read more Source: Business...

    Rudy Giuliani’s Conflicts Of Interest Would Place Donald Trump In A Bind
    Nov15

    Rudy Giuliani’s Conflicts Of Interest Would Place Donald Trump In A Bind

    In the closing of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton for the donations the government of Qatar made to her family’s foundation. He argued that the money undermined Clinton’s claims of compassion for women and LGBTQ people since Qatar was oppressive to both groups. He...

    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged
    Nov15

    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged

    “In battle, nothing is ever as good or bad as the first reports of excited men would have it.” —Field Marshall Viscount SlimLet’s hope that same caution applies to presidential transition geopolitics too, because the first reports from the Trump transition are very bad indeed.Among America’s oldest and truest allies, the reaction to...

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government
    Nov15

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government

    Ukrainian authorities locked down the heart of the capital on November 15 as hundreds of demonstrators protested outside government buildings over poor economic conditions and rising prices for vital necessities such as natural gas and bread. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival
    Nov15

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival

    Russian businessman Oleg Zubkov bought an abandoned Soviet military base in Crimea and turned it into a safari park. The park once had 500,000 visitors a year, but since Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula, numbers are way down. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia
    Nov15

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia

    Mark E. Rosen Security, Much work is needed to find ways to accommodate Russian fears of NATO encirclement and its concerns that the heavily ethnic Russian populations in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea have political and social protections. Throughout the primaries President elect Donald Trump asserted that he wanted to have a more constructive...

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations
    Nov15

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 15 (UPI) — Ukrainian ministers of parliament have engaged in fights in back-to-back days — and they both involved allegations of ties to Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Stoltenberg Says NATO Wants Dialogue With Russia
    Nov15

    Stoltenberg Says NATO Wants Dialogue With Russia

    NATO wants dialogue with Russia, the chief of the alliance said ahead of talks with EU defense ministers in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...