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    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv
    Sep23

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv

    British expat reporter and videographer Graham Phillips fancies himself a “truth speaker” out to redeem independent journalism in the fog of war in eastern Ukraine. His critics, however, describe him as a Russian propagandist, plain and simple. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet
    Sep23

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet

    Russia has appointed Crimean-born Alexander Nosatov as the new commander of its Baltic Fleet, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on its official TV channel Zvezda. Nosatov has been interim commander, since his predecessor Viktor Kravchuk was dismissed in June by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, after a scathing review of his efforts to...

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on
    Sep23

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on

    Millions of people around the world could be lifted out of their daily hardship and misery if the money lost to corruption was invested in sustainable development. Every year an estimated $1 trillion of illicit financial flows leave developing countries in the form of tax evasion, embezzlement, bribes, money laundering and smuggling. That’s...

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.
    Sep23

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.

    The witty series unleashes a wicked Kristen Bell on Ted Danson’s heaven. “Wait, how did you sum up that show in one sentence again?” my sister asked, squinting at the TV screen. I, being a professional watcher of television and all, had The Good Place’s logline ready: “Kristen Bell accidentally ends up in heaven and...

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine
    Sep23

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine have reported several instances of run-ins with individuals sporting Russian flag symbols. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict between government and pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, reported Thursday that its observers had been impeded on the...

    Trump wants to fire generals who disagree with him. That’ll mean firing a lot of generals.
    Sep23

    Trump wants to fire generals who disagree with him. That’ll mean firing a lot of generals.

    Donald Trump says he’ll listen to the nation’s generals about how to fight ISIS. He won’t like what they have to say. Earlier this month, Trump said that one of his first acts as president would be to give his generals “30 days to submit a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS.” He seems to think the reason ISIS stands is...

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions
    Sep23

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions

    Loosening the European Union’s economic sanctions on Russia would wreck the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, because the measures are the West’s only leverage over Moscow, Kyiv’s deputy foreign minister said on Friday. Next month, EU leaders are set to discuss the sanctions on Russia’s energy, financial and defense sectors,...

    Trump and Crimea: from Russia with Love
    Sep23

    Trump and Crimea: from Russia with Love

    I do not particularly care that Donald Trump personally admires Vladimir Putin. Everyone needs a role model. However, Mr. Trump’s stunning naiveté of the crisis in Ukraine has allowed him to adopt policies that are so foreign they are almost Russian… …read more Source: The...

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Ukrainian POW Rankles Kyiv
    Sep23

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Ukrainian POW Rankles Kyiv

    British expat reporter and videographer Graham Phillips fancies himself a “truth speaker” out to redeem independent journalism in the fog of war in eastern Ukraine. His critics, however, describe him as a Russian propagandist, plain and simple. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, September 23, 2016
    Sep23

    The Morning Vertical, September 23, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...