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turkey

Much has been written in the last decade about Europe’s culture, its religious makeup, and whether the Islamic minority in European Union countries could ever...
russia

Democrats who like to complain that the Republican Party in Congress serves only as President Donald Trump’s praetorian guardsmen will soon have to contend with...
russian revolution

One hundred years ago Wednesday—on March 15, 1917—one of the most momentous events of the 20th century occurred: Tsar Nicholas II abdicated, thus ending 300...
russia

It turns out that the greatest threat to U.S. interests involving Moscow in the Trump era has little to do with Trump’s campaign-trail promise to...
Russia

There has been a lot of talk in the United States lately about “fake news” (the accusation that President Trump tosses out to discredit unfavorable...
russia

Americans knew that business as usual in Washington would change when Donald Trump took office. The form that change would take remains, for the most...
Russia

Word out of Russia today is that Vladimir Kara-Murza, U.S.-based coordinator of “Open Russia” and civil society activist, is unconscious and in critical condition in...
ukraine

The “frozen conflict” in East Ukraine is thawing out. This week, in the wake of a much-anticipated phone call between President Donald Trump and Russian...
NATO

When did the Cold War end? Ask the average American, and you’re likely to get a variety of responses. Was it when the Berlin Wall...
Russia

President-elect Donald Trump’s team has said that they hope to make their first foreign trip will be to Reykjavik, Iceland, to meet with Russian President...
Russia

The more Congress and the public learn about President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s approach to Iran, the worse it gets. In order...
Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump styles himself as the ultimate deal-maker. So he must understand that any successful deal requires the use of leverage to get more than...