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Good news on the global economy: Government programs to stifle entrepreneurial initiative worked!

The economies of Russia and Ukraine are projected to shrink.

Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Amid modest economic growth worldwide, East Asia still leads the way. That’ s according to the UN’s updated “World Economic Situation Prospects” where the global economic growth is expected to […]

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Report: Putin sends unmarked heavy weapons to Ukraine for ‘Kremlin-manufactured war’

Tanks are seen on a freight train at a railway station in the Russian southern town of Matveev Kurgan, near the Russian-Ukrainian border on May 26.  /Reuters/Maria Tsvetkova

Special to Russia’s stealth military buildup near the border with Ukraine is evidence that President Vladimir Putin has ordered “direct military intervention” and is lying about it, a Washington-based think tank said on May 28 according to Radio Free […]

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Religious minorities most at risk throughout Mideast, China, Russia

Special to Kurds in the Syrian north offer one of the few glimmers of hope in a region where religious minorities are brutalized, repressed and at risk of genocide. Minority Rights Group International (MRG) issued its 2015 Peoples Under […]

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U.S., 8 European nations conduct Arctic exercise following Russian activity

Norway F-16s. / Ints Kalnins / Reuters

Special to Excerpted from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty About 100 fighter jets and 4,000 personnel from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on May 25. The exercise, […]

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Best of Lev: China demonstrating the will to dominate; West losing the will to resist


Lev Navrozov, May 18, 2012 Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated his remaining years to alerting otherwise-oblivious Americans to the global […]

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U.S. President Obama: Best friend of Eurasia’s predators

Erdogan and Obama

Special to By Alexander Maistrovoy With Iran, another predator is set free during Obama’s cadence. They are not empires yet. They don’t have enough power or the resources for becoming such. However, all of them — Russians, Turks, Arabs, […]

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Justice in Boston exposes an outraged Left for all the world to see

Rolling Stone published an infamous cover picture, presenting him as a doe-eyed, shaggy-haired, goatee-sporting sex symbol—a Jihadist Bob Dylan.

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Justice was served. On Friday, a jury sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. After diligently and meticulously examining the evidence, all 12 jurors came to the same conclusion: The Muslim terrorist deserves the ultimate punishment. […]

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Ex spy: ‘Liberation theology’ was ‘as purely KGB as it gets’

Ion Mihai Pacepa.

Special to As a high-ranking official for the secret police in communist Romania, Ion Mihai Pacepa had a front row seat when Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s “liberation” war came to Romania. Liberation Theology was originated within the KGB and […]

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NATO, Ukraine call out Moscow on ‘deliberate destabilization’ of eastern Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference on May 13. / epa

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty NATO and Ukraine are calling on Russia to stop its “continued and deliberate destabilization” of eastern Ukraine. In a joint statement issued after meeting in Turkey on May 13, NATO and […]

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Beijing and Moscow seize the moment at WWII event to trumpet apparent strategic partnership


Special to By Willy Lam, Chinese President Xi Jinping has formalized his country’s quasi-alliance relationship with Russia by his high-profile participation in counterpart Vladimir Putin’s celebration of the 70th anniversary of the “defeat of Nazism in WWII.” For […]

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