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Section: US & Canada

    It’s a new Cold War — and Putin’s winning it
    Sep09

    It’s a new Cold War — and Putin’s winning it

    Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled to Ukraine to sign a free trade agreement with the war-torn country. Just how much the two states stand to gain from this deal remains to be seen. The Trudeau government has made some other significant political moves with regards to Canada’s relations with Ukraine since coming to power in...

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week
    Sep09

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart are planning to visit Ukraine next week to discuss solutions to the conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week
    Sep09

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart are planning to visit Ukraine next week to discuss solutions to the conflict in the east of the country. A German diplomat confirmed the planned visit by Steinmeier and France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault, which was first reported Friday by Russian news...

    Germany, French FMs Planning to Visit Ukraine Next Week
    Sep09

    Germany, French FMs Planning to Visit Ukraine Next Week

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart are planning to visit Ukraine next week to discuss solutions to the conflict in the east of the country …read more Source: ABC...

    The Right’s Putin Derangement Syndrome
    Sep09

    The Right’s Putin Derangement Syndrome

    Donald Trump just can’t quit Vladimir Putin. For a 24-hour stretch starting Wednesday night, the Republican nominee returned to his praise for the oppressive Russian strongman, throwing his campaign off balance and throwing the Republican Party into disarray.If there are lessons to be drawn from the stint, there are two: First, Trump can...

    Savchenko: Russia Sanctions Must Remain
    Sep09

    Savchenko: Russia Sanctions Must Remain

    Nadia Savchenko, the former Ukrainian military officer who spent nearly two years in a Russian prison, says it is too early to lift sanctions against Russia because the situation in Crimea and eastern Ukraine is unchanged. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moldova’s Transnistrian Separatists Urge Russia Annexation
    Sep09

    Moldova’s Transnistrian Separatists Urge Russia Annexation

    The leader of pro-Russian separatists in Moldova, Yevgeny Shevchuk has called for the eastern breakaway region of the country to join Russia in a statement. Transnistria, also known as Pridnestrovie in Russian, is a stretch of land spanning the easternmost territory of Moldova, which borders Ukraine’s Black Sea Odessa region. Russian-backed...

    Why Donald Trump Can’t Stop Praising Vladimir Putin
    Sep09

    Why Donald Trump Can’t Stop Praising Vladimir Putin

    Donald Trump has long shown admiration and respect for Vladimir Putin, saying that the authoritarian Russian president is “doing a great job” in “rebuilding Russia,” and “I think I’d get along very well with Vladimir Putin.” After Putin called Trump a “talented person” last year, he returned the favor: “It is always a great honor to be so...

    Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests
    Sep09

    Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests

    Something tremendous is happening; over the last few weeks, without too many of its globe-headed detractors noticing, a surprisingly vast community on the tattered fringes of intellectual orthodoxy is in turmoil. A bizarre new theory has turned the flat earth upside down. The flat earth is still flat, but now it’s dotted with tiny...

    Crepes in Hiroshima and Architecture in Homs: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep09

    Crepes in Hiroshima and Architecture in Homs: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    War Can Change What We Eat. Just Ask Hiroshima. Julie Makinen | Los Angeles Times “Before the war, the savory crepes—whose lineage can be traced to Chinese pancakes known as jianbing—were sold as kids’ snacks throughout Hiroshima. Then, after 1945, war widows anxious to make ends meet started opening okonomiyaki stalls and some converted...