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Nonfiction: Risking Everything for Democracy
Feb12

Nonfiction: Risking Everything for Democracy

Marci Shore’s “The Ukrainian Night” describes the protesters of a still-unfinished revolution. …read more Source: The New York...

Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?
Feb12

Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?

Every empire needs a scary external threat, led by a singular menacing villain, to justify its massive military expenditures, consolidation of authoritarian powers, and endless wars. For the five decades after the end of World War II, Moscow played this role perfectly. But the fall of Soviet Union meant, at least for a while, that the Kremlin...

Saakashvili Detained In Kyiv, Reports Say May Be Deported
Feb12

Saakashvili Detained In Kyiv, Reports Say May Be Deported

Associates of opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili say he has been detained by “kidnappers” in Kyiv and voiced concern that he may be deported from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018
Feb12

The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018

Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich
Feb12

The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich

Can Minsk be revived in Munich? Listen to the new Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation
Feb12

Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation

Allies of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president-turned opposition leader in Ukraine, say he was detained by masked men who they think acted on behalf of Ukrainian authorities. …read more Source: FOX...

Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure
Feb12

Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure

(Credit: Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon) This latest Trump White House scandal, involving one high-level staffer’s firing and another’s hasty resignation, after reports surfaced that they had been accused of domestic violence, has been infuriating. As is par for the course, the president stepped forward to defend Rob Porter, the man...

Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying
Feb12

Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has detained a Ukrainian national in Russian-controlled Crimea on suspicion of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
Feb10

LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
Feb10

LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...