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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Trump Doubts Russia is Trying to Manipulate US Elections
    Sep09

    Trump Doubts Russia is Trying to Manipulate US Elections

    U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, in an interview on a Russian controlled television channel, expressed doubt about the contention that Moscow is trying to manipulate the November general election with cyber attacks. The interview, broadcast Thursday on RT America, occurred one day after Trump praised Russian President Vladimir...

    U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men”
    Sep09

    U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men”

    Dan Goure Hybrid War, Eurasia The answer is with another network, one made up of intelligence analysts, police, civil affairs officers, Special Forces, militias and national guards and conventional military forces. Much has been made over the past three years in Western policy statements, intelligence assessments, military plans and think tank...

    Ukrainian Activists Call For Removal Of Yanukovych-Appointed Judges
    Sep09

    Ukrainian Activists Call For Removal Of Yanukovych-Appointed Judges

    Activists in Kyiv called on parliament to dismiss some 700 judges appointed by the ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. Some wore ghost costumes implying that these judges, who are finishing their initial five-year contracts, were now eligible to keep their jobs and salaries until they die. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...