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    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
    Mar30

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee

    The American Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr warned Russia is ”actively involved” in the upcoming French and German elections, Politico.eu reported Thursday citing AFP. ”What … was a very covert effort [to interfere] in 2016 in the United States, is a very overt effort, as well as covert, in Germany and France,” he told a...

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton
    Mar29

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton

    Since defeating Hillary Clinton in November, President Trump has not had a campaign rival to criticize. And without one, Trump can seem unmoored, particularly on Twitter, according to Yahoo News. On Tuesday night, for instance, Trump complained that the ”fake news” media has been focused on the multiple investigations into his campaign`s possible...

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify
    Mar28

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify

    A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia`s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump`s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December, Reuters reports. A U.S. Senate committee investigating suspected Russian interference in the election wants to interview...

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination
    Mar27

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination

    Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov`s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia`s FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. It was Feoktistov who initially leaked information which became the base for an investigation by Russian...

    Bulgaria exit polls suggest win for pro-Western GERB party
    Mar27

    Bulgaria exit polls suggest win for pro-Western GERB party

    Exit polls in Bulgaria`s parliamentary elections suggest that centre-right GERB party will claim victory with around 32% of the vote, or between 86 and 88 seats in Parliament, according to Euronews. The party leader, Boiko Borisov, who resigned as prime minister in November 2016, appears to have made a comeback, Euronews reports. ”This result...

    EU ”will die” – French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen after Russia visit
    Mar27

    EU ”will die” – French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen after Russia visit

    The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, promising to shield France from globalization as she sought to fire up her supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway, according to Reuters. ”The European Union will die because the people do not want it anymore …...

    Over 1,000 detained in Moscow rally – human rights activists
    Mar27

    Over 1,000 detained in Moscow rally – human rights activists

    Some 1,030 protesters were detained on Tverskaya Street by Moscow riot police Sunday, according to preliminary data collected by OVD-Info, the organization monitoring political persecution. At the moment, at least 120 people have not been released from police stations they had been taken to. According to human rights activists, at least in 22...

    U.S. agents have obtained documents on Paul Manafort in eastern Europe inquiry
    Mar26

    U.S. agents have obtained documents on Paul Manafort in eastern Europe inquiry

    Treasury department agents received information about the former Trump campaign chairman`s offshore transactions, a source tells the AP. U.S. treasury department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving Donald Trump`s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption...

    Moscow riot police slams down on anti-corruption rally: many detained including organizer Navalny
    Mar26

    Moscow riot police slams down on anti-corruption rally: many detained including organizer Navalny

    Holding hands in a single line, law-enforcers break the crowd into parts, targeting for detention the most active protesters. People are heard chanting ”Shame,” ”Russia without Putin,” ”Impeachment,” ”Government must retire,” ”Putin is thief,” and ”Freedom to Navalny.” At Moscow`s Pushkin Square, riot policemen resorted to mass arrests of...

    UK envoy to Ukraine: Change to e-declaration rules serious step back
    Mar25

    UK envoy to Ukraine: Change to e-declaration rules serious step back

    British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough has said the decision that obliges representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to file e-declarations is a serious step back. ”Changes to e-declarations law a serious step back. [They] could limit NGOs capacity, expose them to pressure and affect reform. [This] needs urgent review,” Gough...

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