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Russia attacks Ukraine, peace in Europe “shattered”

By Yuras Karmanau, Jim Heintz, Vladimir Isachenkov and Dasha Litvinova, The Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine — Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. Ukraine’s government said Russian tanks and troops rolled across the border in a […]

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Opinion: In our dealings with other nations, can we still hold up our own transitions of power as a model?

In June 1994, I was sent to Macedonia by the National Democratic Institute to conduct “Democracy Training” in small communities in the new nation. Alan, my translator, and I were driving to a town about two hours from Skopje, the nation’s capital. Our driver was a member of a local community-organizing group that was sponsoring […]