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    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?
    Jul29

    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reshuffled the Russian government with 15 staff changes at senior positions across the country announced by the Kremlin on Thursday. Putin’s spokesman dismissed the change as simply routine rotation but some of the hires and dismissals provide insight into the Kremlin’s current strategy and who they...

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi
    Jul29

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi

    Just another gang of tourists? Re: Hells Angels sight-see and nosh as mayhem-free conventioneers, July 25. Looking at Jason Ransom’s picture of a Hells Angel photographing fellow gang members on the steps of Parliament Hill, I couldn’t help but recall Gilbert and Sullivan’s delightful song “When A Felon’s Not Engaged in...

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down
    Jul29

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down

    The word “unprecedented” gets thrown around a lot in conversations about Donald Trump’s presidential run. It’s a risky label to affix: History doesn’t always validate its use, and besides, the term has become diluted unto meaninglessness through constant repetition.To understand the ways in which Trump’s candidacy...

    Podcast: The Invisible War
    Jul29

    Podcast: The Invisible War

    Why is the conflict in the Donbas escalating? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election
    Jul29

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election

    The US intelligence community and private cybersecurity firms say Russia almost certainly hacked the Democratic National Committee and leaked documents that enraged Bernie Sanders supporters, embarrassed Democratic donors and senior party officials, and led to the resignation of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.The US government...

    Colleagues in Ukraine bid farewell  to acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet
    Jul29

    Colleagues in Ukraine bid farewell to acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet

    KYIV – The method that assassins used to kill acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet on July 20 was at once unsettling and meant to intimidate journalists in Ukraine, his friends and colleagues said. A car bomb that remotely detonated underneath the driver’s seat in which the 44-year-old Minsk-born journalist and radio host was sitting became...

    Controversial UOC-MP procession enters Kyiv under tight security
    Jul29

    Controversial UOC-MP procession enters Kyiv under tight security

    KYIV – Thousands of Orthodox believers who participated in a controversial religious procession organized by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) gathered in Kyiv on July 27 to mark the 1,028th anniversary of Kyivan Rus’s acceptance of Christianity. Some Ukrainian officials and activists have said the marches are a...

    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv
    Jul29

    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv

    The ethnic-Ukrainian share of Ukraine’s population is now greater than the ethnic-Russian share of the Russian Federation’s population – and significantly larger if one does not include Russian-occupied Crimea and the Donbas in the Ukrainian estimation. Despite that, Moscow continues to try to play the ethnic card in Ukraine, not only...

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain

    President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials frequently refer to Ukraine’s weak social cohesion, thereby justifying the notion that Russia is intervening in this allegedly ungovernable weak state to protect its clientele groups there. During this year’s St. Petersburg Economic Forum (June 16-18), Mr. Putin indirectly accused...

    August 1, 2012
    Jul29

    August 1, 2012

    Four years ago, at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London on July 27 through August 12, Ukraine finished with 20 medals (six gold, five silver and nine bronze) with a 12th-place finish in the medals standings and 14th in the gold medal standings. A total of 238 athletes (119 men and 119 women) in […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...