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    2020 Time Capsule #9: ‘That Woman in Michigan’
    Mar29

    2020 Time Capsule #9: ‘That Woman in Michigan’

    Just before the 2016 election, and then again after its results became clear, I did a series of Atlantic items on a challenge I thought the press was not prepared for.The challenge was dealing with a major political figure—Donald Trump—who fit no previous pattern of how presidents or other major figures conceived of “truth” versus “lies.”All...

    Pray For Rain: Crimea’s Dry-Up A Headache For Moscow, Dilemma For Kyiv
    Mar29

    Pray For Rain: Crimea’s Dry-Up A Headache For Moscow, Dilemma For Kyiv

    After Russia cut Crimea off from the rest of Ukraine by seizing control in 2014, Kyiv cut off the water supply with the grand-scale equivalent of a twist of the wrist. Now Moscow is scrambling to supply water to the desiccated peninsula and its people, and Kyiv is wondering whether to turn the taps back on. …read more Source:: Radio Free...

    Fox Business Host Who Ranted About Coronavirus ‘Scam’ Gets Axed
    Mar28

    Fox Business Host Who Ranted About Coronavirus ‘Scam’ Gets Axed

    Fox Business announced on Friday that Trish Regan, the host of the network’s “Trish Regan Primetime” program, has been let go in the aftermath of her infamous tirade claiming that the COVID-19 outbreak was part of some kind of anti-Trump scheme run by Democrats and the media. “FOX Business has parted ways with Trish Regan,” the network said...

    The Problem With China’s Victory Lap
    Mar28

    The Problem With China’s Victory Lap

    On January 24, a few days after the United States confirmed its first coronavirus case, President Donald Trump expressed his gratitude for China’s “efforts and transparency” in combatting a virus that the country’s leadership tried for weeks to cover up. On behalf of the American people, Trump wrote, “I want to thank President Xi!”By...

    COVID-19: New Death Reported In Russia; New Restrictions In Effect In Ukraine
    Mar28

    COVID-19: New Death Reported In Russia; New Restrictions In Effect In Ukraine

    The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 27,700 with almost 600,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness. Here’s a roundup of developments in RFE/RL’s broadcast countries. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coronavirus Comes to the Kremlin
    Mar28

    Coronavirus Comes to the Kremlin

    Shamil Zhumatov/ReutersAfter months of at The Daily Beast. …read more Source:: The Daily...

    Desperate for Aid, Ukraine First Has to Fight Corruption
    Mar28

    Desperate for Aid, Ukraine First Has to Fight Corruption

    As the coronavirus attacks Ukraine’s economy, a critical $5.5 billion package from the I.M.F. is being held up over concerns about graft. …read more Source:: The New York...

    Russia Proposes Grain Export Quota in Response to Coronavirus
    Mar27

    Russia Proposes Grain Export Quota in Response to Coronavirus

    Russia’s Agriculture Ministry has proposed to limit grain exports for three months, it said on Friday, prompting concern among traders that the measures by the world’s largest wheat exporter could be extended. In fellow Black Sea exporter Ukraine, the economy ministry on Friday said it was monitoring wheat exports daily and would take...

    Fiona Hill: Trump’s Coronavirus Talk Sounds a Lot Like Russia’s
    Mar27

    Fiona Hill: Trump’s Coronavirus Talk Sounds a Lot Like Russia’s

    Into an already toxic brew of political discord and hyperventilating social media, a pathogen of foreign origin arrives. To fight it, the country must unite. At the same time, the coronavirus makes us more vulnerable to manipulation, especially if at The Daily Beast. …read more Source:: The Daily...

    The Infodemic: Is COVID-19 Only Dangerous for Older People?
    Mar26

    The Infodemic: Is COVID-19 Only Dangerous for Older People?

    Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.Daily DebunkWorld Health Organization COVID-19 PosterClaim: COVID-19 is only dangerous for older people.Verdict: FalseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data showing 47% of all COVID-19...