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    Prosecutor Cites ‘Criminal Probe’ Into Ukraine’s Top Cop
    Sep14

    Prosecutor Cites ‘Criminal Probe’ Into Ukraine’s Top Cop

    Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced that his office has opened a criminal probe of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, raising the specter of another public blow to a fractious ruling coalition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO’s Expiration Date
    Sep14

    NATO’s Expiration Date

    If the number of eager applicants on a waiting list determines the strength of a club, then the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is in fine fettle.At its most recent gathering in July, NATO welcomed its 29th member — Montenegro — which means that the alliance now outnumbers the European Union. Nearby Macedonia has been waiting for 17...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Nominated For EU’s Sakharov Prize
    Sep14

    Crimean Tatar Leader Nominated For EU’s Sakharov Prize

    The European Parliament’s largest political bloc will nominate Crimean Tatar politician Mustafa Dzhemilev for the 2016 Sakharov Prize. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A conversation with Jill Stein: what the Green Party candidate believes
    Sep14

    A conversation with Jill Stein: what the Green Party candidate believes

    We asked Stein about her positions on NATO, gun control, and “QE for student debt.” Why does Jill Stein want to be president? Usually, when reporters interview the long-shot Green Party presidential candidate, they ask about her low poll numbers, or about whether she’ll spoil the election for Hillary Clinton, and about how she plans...

    Sixty-Year-Old Ukrainian Volleyballer Returns To Paralympics
    Sep14

    Sixty-Year-Old Ukrainian Volleyballer Returns To Paralympics

    Ukraine has sent its largest-ever contingent of athletes to the Paralympic Games. With 155 Paralympians competing in 14 different disciplines in Rio de Janeiro, Ukraine hopes it can top its fourth-place finish at the 2012 London Paralympics. At age 60, Petro Ostrynskiy is his country’s oldest Paralympian. Before heading to Rio, he and...

    The Morning Vertical, September 14, 2016
    Sep14

    The Morning Vertical, September 14, 2016

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

    Vox Sentences: The best economic news America’s had in a decade
    Sep14

    Vox Sentences: The best economic news America’s had in a decade

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Basically everybody but the wealthiest Americans got wealthier in 2015;...

    Chinese dominate medal count at Paralympics
    Sep14

    Chinese dominate medal count at Paralympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At the Riocentro Pavilion 2, the only sound in the table tennis arena was a steady tapping as the two competitors in the gold medal match struggled for points. On one side of the table was Xue Juan. On the other, Li Qian. Both Chinese Paralympians in wheelchairs. Their match was one of two to decide a gold medal on Monday...

    North Korea and the Delusions of International Diplomacy
    Sep14

    North Korea and the Delusions of International Diplomacy

    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Last week North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test, this one a 10-kiloton, miniaturized warhead that can be put on a missile. If North Korean claims are true, this successful test, along with the 20 long-range missile tests conducted this year, shows that a...

    Understanding Russia’s Concept for Total War in Europe
    Sep14

    Understanding Russia’s Concept for Total War in Europe

    Martin N Murphy, PhD | Heritage Foundation Russia perceives itself as surrounded by enemies, and that the strategic depth that has been its principal security must be restored. In this sense, no territory is more significant than Ukraine. Russian leadership also worries about the erosion of a zone around Russia’s borders where politically...