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  • Ukraine halts eastward expansion of NATO

    PARIS -- Russia's relations with the Western countries are troubled and dangerous in the Ukraine dispute, and an important opportunity may be lost. Russian President Vladimir Putin has recently made a spectacular return to great power politics in the...
  • Vice Media and Antenna Group Pact to Launch Vice Across Southeast Europe

    Vice media has pacted with Antenna Group, the largest media company in Greece, in a strategic partnership that will expand the youth media brand's footprint across Greece and Southeast Europe by establishing local Vice bureaus that will fuel digital,...
  • Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht

    Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht
    Whether it’s in celebration of the Winter Olympics in Sochi or simply because it seems like a good idea on a cool evening, doesn’t a nice bowl of borscht sound good right now? It’s a good thing there are so many of them. Though the...
  • The outdated business model of Diversity Inc.

    Diversity has become corporatized on American campuses, with scores of bureaucrats and administrators accentuating different pedigrees and ancestries. That's odd, because diversity does not mean any more "variety" or "points of difference," at least as it...
  • Would a stronger European federation even help?

    PARIS -- The belief widely held is that enlarged federalism is the appropriate response to the economic crisis provoked by the Wall Street credit crash. Why? Fundamental to the crisis is the degree of federation it already has. Seventeen economically...
  • Greece's Balkan inheritance is heavy

    PARIS -- The Balkans are historically apart from Europe for two reasons, one religious and the other political. This has everything to do with the present crisis of Greece and the future of Greece's membership in -- or perhaps its departure from -- the...
  • Serbia Selects 'Circles' as Oscar Entry

    LONDON -- Serbia has selected Srdan Golubovic's "Circles," which won the Special Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at Sundance, as its entry for the foreign-language pic Oscar. The film centers on the murder of Marko, a...
  • Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships

    Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships
    For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
  • Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends

    Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends
    It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After. Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents. And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
  • Beet poetry

    Beet poetry
    My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...
  • Beet poetry with borscht

    Beet poetry with borscht
    My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...