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    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On
    May25

    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On

    KYIV, Ukraine—The war in Ukraine escalated this week to its most violent levels of the year with Russian artillery and rocket attacks targeting both Ukrainian military forces and civilian settlements along the front lines in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donbas region. “The Kremlin controls the violence in eastern Ukraine and could bring this...

    Russia Makes Bold Move to Try to Solidify Control Over Crimea
    May18

    Russia Makes Bold Move to Try to Solidify Control Over Crimea

    KYIV, Ukraine—On Tuesday, Russia’s ongoing conflict against Ukraine flared up once again. This time, however, it wasn’t another Russian artillery or rocket barrage in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donbas region. Rather, the latest escalation was evidenced by the completion of a bridge across the Kerch Strait connecting the Crimean...

    It’s Been 1 Year Since Mueller Began His Investigation. It’s Past Time for It to Wrap Up.
    May18

    It’s Been 1 Year Since Mueller Began His Investigation. It’s Past Time for It to Wrap Up.

    Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of Robert Mueller’s appointment as a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Russian government coordinated its activities with associates of candidate Donald Trump. Over the past year Mueller has managed to spend $10 million in taxpayer...

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On
    May07

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On

    HORISHNI PLAVNI, Ukraine—The trenches, tanks, artillery, and snipers are only six hours to the east of here by car. The war is always there, as it has been now for more than four years, but there’s hardly any evidence of it in this city of about 52,000 people on the bucolic left bank of the Dnieper River in central Ukraine. On this day, May...

    Ukraine Fortifies Its Airwaves Against Russian TV Broadcasts
    May02

    Ukraine Fortifies Its Airwaves Against Russian TV Broadcasts

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine has gone to war against Russian propaganda. Last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the deployment of Ukrainian electronic warfare units to jam the transmission of about 40 Russian and pro-Russian television channels in the country’s embattled eastern Donbas region. “We will protect Ukrainians from...

    How to Make Putin Pay a High Price for His Aggression
    May02

    How to Make Putin Pay a High Price for His Aggression

    Following a Russian nerve gas attack on British soil, many Western governments have stood in solidarity with the United Kingdom and have expelled Russian diplomats from their countries. And, in the aftermath of a Russian-aided Syrian chemical attack against the Syrian own people, the United States, U.K., and France launched airstrikes against the...

    As US-China Trade War Looms, Ukraine Stands to Gain
    Apr17

    As US-China Trade War Looms, Ukraine Stands to Gain

    KYIV, Ukraine—Amid the specter of a looming trade war with the U.S., China is boosting its economic ties with Ukraine. For one, Ukraine has overtaken the U.S. as China’s top corn supplier. Five years ago, the U.S. supplied about 97 percent of Chinese corn imports. In 2017, however, Ukraine accounted for about two-thirds of China’s...

    Why the US Must Befriend Hungary’s Populist Leader
    Apr12

    Why the US Must Befriend Hungary’s Populist Leader

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a convincing majority in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Even the day before the election, The Guardian was all too pleased to showcase the left’s apoplexy by running the headline, “Hungary’s war on democracy is a war on democracy everywhere.” This has it exactly backward, of course....

    Mueller Investigates $150K Donation to Trump From Ukrainian Who Gave Clintons $13 Million
    Apr11

    Mueller Investigates $150K Donation to Trump From Ukrainian Who Gave Clintons $13 Million

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a $150,000 donation from a Ukrainian businessman to President Donald Trump’s charity in 2015, according to a new report. The donation from steel magnate Victor Pinchuk pales in comparison to contributions he gave to the charity set up by Bill and Hillary Clinton. The billionaire has...

    We Hear You: Progressives’ Sour-Grapes Assault on the Electoral College
    Apr08

    We Hear You: Progressives’ Sour-Grapes Assault on the Electoral College

    Editor’s note: As usual, we’re playing catch-up on mail. This time we kick off with comments from The Daily Signal’s audience on liberals’ post-Trump storming of the Electoral College. Remember to write us at letters@dailysignal.com.—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Regarding Jarrett Stepman’s commentary, “Progressive...

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