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It’s Time to Hit Poland in the Pocketbook

With its latest move to purge the country’s Supreme Court and turn judges into political appointees, Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has ramped up its assault on democratic checks and balances. 1,541 more words

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Review of The Wall Between by Jesper Bugge Kold

A gripping and moving story of the former East Germany.

Andreas lives in Copenhagen and receives a letter informing him that his father who he has never met has been stabbed to death in Berlin, and that he has inherited his flat. 116 more words

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Eastern Europe trying a ride - will America press the pedal?

Eastern and Central Europe is self-sufficient neither energetically, nor economically. Attempts are being made towards greater independence from Russian energy resources and increased regional cooperation. The Three Seas Summit, attended by President Trump last week was as a stepping stone in this direction. 1,055 more words

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"Colors Of Georgia": A Cinematic Poem Travel Short Film Directed By Andrew Efimov (2017)

“Colors Of Georgia” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring The Poem “The Waves” By Boris Pasternak Directed By Andrew Efimov.

Filmed and Directed by: Andrew Efimov… 87 more words

Cinematic Poems

The Magnitsky Affair and Russia’s Original Sin

Americans may have been shocked that, by his own account, the son of a U.S. presidential candidate found himself being hectored by a group of shady Russians about an 8-year-old case he had likely never heard of. 2,033 more words

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Ukraine: Borscht 🇺🇦 

Summer isn’t exactly prime borscht season.

As it turns out, though, I made my borscht six months ago. 289 more words

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Trump Was Right: NATO Is Obsolete

The much-discussed requirement that NATO members spend 2 percent of their GDP on defense is a crude measure, often misunderstood or criticized. But there are clear benefits to such a benchmark. 1,378 more words

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