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    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland
    Aug20

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland

    (JTA) — A leader of Russian Jews called on Poland to avoid any exclusion of Russia from an international forum that is responsible for preserving for educational purposes the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor. Mikhael Mirilashvili, the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, issued the call Sunday, following claims by Russian officials that...

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report
    Aug20

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report

    Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Vladimir Lenin, the first Soviet dictator, following a government campaign to remove its Soviet-era symbols. In every village, town, and city controlled by Kiev, monuments to the communist leader—considered a dictator by many—were removed. The initiative was made law by President Petro Poroshenko in May...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc

    A 42-year-old climber from Ukraine has died on Mont Blanc in the Alps during an attempt to scale Western Europe’s highest peak, rescue teams say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc

    A 42-year-old climber from Ukraine has died on Mont Blanc in the Alps during an attempt to scale Western Europe’s highest peak, rescue teams say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Week 13: Hounded on All Sides, a Cornered President Snarls
    Aug20

    Week 13: Hounded on All Sides, a Cornered President Snarls

    If and when the American Kennel Club gets around to assigning a new breed for dogs that resemble President Donald Trump—portly with short paws and a chow chow mane of Clorox blond?—it should not neglect to single out the breed’s primary behavioral trait: Trump is what dog handlers would call a “fear-biter,” not a naturally fierce or...

    Getting America and Russia Back to Normal
    Aug20

    Getting America and Russia Back to Normal

    Robert Legvold Politics, Europe Putin and his entourage, the Trump administration, and the U.S. Congress have a large choice to make. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Trump and his people, and Putin and his, say the same thing: the two...

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
    Aug19

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine next week for talks with the leaders of all three nations. Pentagon officials said Friday that Mattis aims to reaffirm Washington’s commitments to each of the countries. Mattis will begin his trip by meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah as well as top defense...

    Criticism shifts to Ukraine’s authorities, while Russia’s war in the east continues
    Aug19

    Criticism shifts to Ukraine’s authorities, while Russia’s war in the east continues

    With the war so far away for most, the Ukrainian population’s attention has turned away from Russia and the war to the failures of Ukraine’s authorities and the country’s economic woes. KHARKIV, Ukraine – The Kharkiv Military Hospital has settled into the routine of this simmering war. Around five to 10 patients arrive each...