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    All You Need To Know About The UK’s Anti-Semitism Scandal
    Apr29

    All You Need To Know About The UK’s Anti-Semitism Scandal

    A spate of anti-Semitic incidents escalated in British politics this week — and forced the country’s center-left Labour Party to do some serious soul-searching about its members and values.Here’s what you need to know:A Prominent British Politician Made Some Incendiary Anti-Semitic RemarksKen Livingstone, the former mayor of...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays. Martin Sajdik, the special envoy for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said after talks Friday in Minsk, the Belarusian...

    Cease-Fire in East Ukraine Set to Begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-Fire in East Ukraine Set to Begin on Orthodox Easter

    The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays …read more Source: ABC...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays. …read more Source: FOX...

    Donald Trump’s New Secret Weapon: How the Man Who Ran the ‘Torturer’s Lobby’ Is Securing the Billionaire’s Nomination
    Apr29

    Donald Trump’s New Secret Weapon: How the Man Who Ran the ‘Torturer’s Lobby’ Is Securing the Billionaire’s Nomination

    Paul Manafort has represented oligarchs and tyrants. So it makes sense that now he’s representing Donald Trump. Perhaps one of the most unnerving political developments over these last few days has been the beginning of the reluctant acceptance of Donald Trump among the Republican establishment. Watching the likes of Senator Bob Corker on...

    Russia’s nuclear strategy: It’s a trap!
    Apr29

    Russia’s nuclear strategy: It’s a trap!

    Of late, Russia has not been a particularly good neighbor. Since Vladimir Putin reclaimed the presidency in 2012, Russia has annexed Crimea, invaded eastern Ukraine, and sent a steady stream of its warplanes to probe NATO… …read more Source: The...

    30th anniversary  of the Chornobyl disaster
    Apr29

    30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster

    Ukraine this year marks the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster – the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident. Sirens were sounded in the early morning hours on April 26 in Ukraine to mark 30 years since the moment that the first explosion blew the roof off the building housing a reactor at the Chornobyl […] …read more...

    Thirty years after Chornobyl disaster, Ukraine doubles down on nuclear power
    Apr29

    Thirty years after Chornobyl disaster, Ukraine doubles down on nuclear power

    Nearly 30 years after Chornobyl spewed nuclear dust across Europe and sparked fears of fallout around the globe, a strapped, war-torn Ukraine is opting for “upgrades” rather than shutdowns of its fleet of Soviet-era nuclear power reactors. Kyiv is planning to spend an estimated $1.7 billion to bring the facilities, many of which are nearing […]...

    Ukraine’s new concept paper on security and defense reform
    Apr29

    Ukraine’s new concept paper on security and defense reform

    On March 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approved the “Concept for the Development of the Security and Defense Sector” (President.gov.ua, March 16). The document lays out the “Western” vision for Ukraine’s security and defense sector reform and specifies the goals for this process. The concept paper also shows that security sector...

    RFE/RL Contributor In Crimea Accused Of Calls For Separatism
    Apr29

    RFE/RL Contributor In Crimea Accused Of Calls For Separatism

    Officials in Russia-annexed Crimea have charged Mykola Semena, a contributor to a news site about Crimea run by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), with calling for separatism. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...