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  • Shouldn't Europe pay more for its own defense?

    This month in Poland, President Obama offered $1 billion in military assistance to address our NATO allies' anxiety about a resurgent Kremlin. Labeled the European Reassurance Initiative, this boosts NATO's budget by a mere 0.1%. It was nonetheless...
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  • Russia sending tanks across border into Ukraine, Kiev says

    Russia has gone back on its promise to secure its border with Ukraine against further infusions of weapons and fighters, with at least three Russian tanks and several armored vehicles spotted Thursday in the eastern Ukraine town of Snizhnye, a top...
  • Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership

    Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership
    As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia. Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
  • Ukrainian president orders evacuation corridors out of fighting

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday ordered government security agencies to help civilians escape separatist fighting and relocate to safety, his office announced. The order to create civilian evacuation routes out of areas where at least...
  • Did a computer finally pass the Turing Test? Signs point to 'no.'

    Did a computer finally pass the Turing Test? Signs point to 'no.'
    The world of high-tech hype was thrown on its ear over the weekend by the news that a computer had passed the "Turing Test" for the first time. The idea was that a machine had finally breached a threshold distinguishing human intelligence from...
  • European Filmmakers Write to Putin about Ukrainian Director

    LONDON -- Some of Europe's top filmmakers -- Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach, Aki Kaurismaki and Mike Leigh, among them -- have called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to clarify the status of detained Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. In a letter sent...
  • Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov

    Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov
    A who’s who of European directors have signed a letter to Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders seeking justice for Oleg Sentsov, the Ukarainian filmmaker who was arrested by Russian authorities on May 11 and is believed held in a Moscow prison. Pedro...
  • Is Russia ready to back off in Ukraine?

    It's too early to declare an end to the crisis in Ukraine, where pro-Russia separatists continue, sometimes violently, to resist the authority of the central government. But in recent days there have been encouraging signs that Russia is willing to...
  • Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace

    Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace
    As fighting continued in eastern Ukraine, billionaire-turned-politician Petro Poroshenko, who was sworn on Saturday as the fifth president of post-Soviet Ukraine, offered a peace plan to resolve the bloody conflict in the industrial Donbass region. "I...
  • Progress reported in Ukraine-Russia talks but fighting continues

    Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported progress Monday after a second day of talks with a Moscow envoy aimed at ending the fighting between government forces and pro-Russia separatists in the east. Violence continued, however, in the besieged, militant-...