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Section: US & Canada

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts
    Oct17

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts

    Over the course of the last century, the United States and Russia have often had a contentious and problematic relationship. In particular, the global superpowers have waged a more or less constant struggle over their global spheres of influence since the end of World War II. However, since the dawn of the nuclear age, the two powers have...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016
    Oct17

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Ian Bateson reports on the hard lessons Mikheil Saakashvili has learned since becoming governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. Tom Ginsburg lays out the advantages of constitutional monarchy as exemplified by Thailand’s recently deceased king — and points out...

    Kremlin-Funded RT Claims Its U.K. Bank Accounts Have Been Frozen
    Oct17

    Kremlin-Funded RT Claims Its U.K. Bank Accounts Have Been Frozen

    The Russian state-run news channel RT has had all of its U.K. bank accounts frozen, its editor-in-chief announced Monday on Twitter. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech,” Margarita Simonyan, head of RT tweeted. A press officer at RT confirmed to...

    Bomb Kills Pro-Russian Rebel Commander in Eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Bomb Kills Pro-Russian Rebel Commander in Eastern Ukraine

    Arsen Pavlov, known by the nom de guerre Motorola, was blown up in an elevator in Donetsk, Russian news outlets reported. …read more Source: The New York...

    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party
    Oct17

    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party

    Some have suggested that Donald Trump’s candidacy signals a future break in the GOP. The basic idea is that Trump’s campaign has tapped into, and galvanized, a vanguard of disaffected voters largely within the GOP base that are now so disaffected with the GOP as a party that they will no longer reliably vote for Republican nominees....

    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party
    Oct17

    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party

    Some have suggested that Donald Trump’s candidacy signals a future break in the GOP. The basic idea is that Trump’s campaign has tapped into, and galvanized, a vanguard of disaffected voters largely within the GOP base that are now so disaffected with the GOP as a party that they will no longer reliably vote for Republican nominees....

    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back
    Oct17

    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back

    What a cool month it’s been for women in America! First, a presidential candidate bragged about sexually assaulting women. Then, he denied, publicly shamed and threatened the (quickly growing) number of women who’ve accused him of sexual assault. Oh, yeah, and #Repealthe19th was trending on Twitter, so there’s that.But this is...

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim

    MOSCOW — He bragged about being a cold-blooded killer, and videotaped battles with his helmet cam. And along the way, this former car wash worker became an unlikely, pro-Kremlin media star in rebel-held Ukraine – where he met his end late Sunday in a mysterious explosion that roared up the elevator shaft in his apartment […] …read more...

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs
    Oct17

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs

    Russian media reports that a commander of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been killed by an explosion in his apartment building in Donetsk. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian citizen who went by the nickname “Motorola,” led a separatist unit known as the Sparta battalion. Kyiv had accused him of war crimes for killing prisoners...

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster  RT  Has British Bank Accounts Frozen
    Oct17

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster RT Has British Bank Accounts Frozen

    The British bank accounts of RT, Russia’s state-run broadcaster formerly known as Russia Today, have been frozen by NatWest, according to the organization’s editor-in-chief. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech!,” editor Margarita...