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No position taken by President-elect Donald Trump more upsets leading Republican legislators than his desire to reconcile
The latest joke in our absurd presidential campaign is that Russian President Vladimir Putin sees Donald Trump as a strong leader. This is causing belly-laughs in the Kremlin.
Paata Burchuladze is working Capitol Hill to raise awareness about Georgia's worries.
The fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh is like a chronic affliction that simmers down but never really stops. Escalations in the level of hostilities regularly arrive with melt-offs of the mountain snow. However, the eruption that began on April 2nd has flared up to levels unseen since the 1990s.
Whether this ceasefire or some future one proves durable, Ukraine must eventually make some very difficult decisions concerning its future. Above all, it must figure out a way of exiting the steel trap that has clamped down on its nether regions. The Crimean peninsula has already been sliced off. Should Ukraine sever another one of its own limbs in order to survive?
But underlining the need for caution, Berzins said: "There is no other way for us but to find ways how to stabilize our relations
Earlier this summer, a minor kerfuffle over an exhibition of artworks by famed Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov (1924-1990) underscored a more serious problem facing Armenian culture and Armenia in general -- and, by extension, many of the former Soviet republics.
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It doesn't matter. It's a small, totally irrelevant piece of land. Give the separatists a measure of autonomy.
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Moldova and Georgia are apparently ignoring Russian warnings not to sign an economic pact with the European Union. This despite the extreme turbulence in the Ukraine that has occurred since Ukraine ignored Russian objections to Ukraine's handling of its relationship with the European Union.
The U.S. should tone down the rhetoric and concentrate on the core issues for worldwide peace and accept the Crimean reality. The solution will evolve slowly, if we let it.
Crimea is gone. Increased sanctions and criticism from the West will not stop Russia's annexation of this largely ethnic-Russian peninsula. As Ukraine now withdraws its troops from Crimea, America and its allies should instead focus their diplomacy on the preservation of a democratic Ukraine.
Russian Television International (RTVi) was created in 1998 and is, in its own words, "the only independent international
"I've got a lot of stuff cooking." As Mark Rinaldi says this, he places a plate of pão de queijo on the rustic wooden dining table, long as a church pew, that dominates his apartment.
Today, Georgia is approaching a battery of elections, for parliament in 2012 and president in 2013, that will not only have tremendous bearing on that country's future, but on the U.S. role and position in the region for years to come.
A sign of Putin's interest in Abkhazia is demonstrated by the fact Russia has invested 11 billion rubles into region. There
The scientists detailed their findings Feb. 22 in the journal Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews. Until now, the deepest known
On Thursday the United Nations recognized South Sudan as its 193rd member state, turning the country officially into the