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    Politics: Facebook takes down over 200 accounts and pages run by the IRA, a notorious Russian troll farm
    Apr04

    Politics: Facebook takes down over 200 accounts and pages run by the IRA, a notorious Russian troll farm

    The IRA-linked Facebook pages and Instagram accounts that were recently removed reached 1.5 million people around the world. Facebook announced Tuesday that it has removed 135 Facebook and Instagram accounts, and 138 Facebook pages, that were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a notorious Russian troll farm that was indicted for trying to...

    Politics: Mueller just threw a wrench into the 2 main pillars of Paul Manafort’s defense strategy
    Apr03

    Politics: Mueller just threw a wrench into the 2 main pillars of Paul Manafort’s defense strategy

    A newly disclosed memo shows special counsel Robert Mueller was specifically authorized to investigate matters unrelated to Russian collusion. The special counsel Robert Mueller has thrown a wrench into the core of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s defense strategy in the Russia investigation. Manafort’s lawyers have...

    Ukraine Cuts Power to Coal Mines in Lugansk, Leaving 240 People Underground
    Apr02

    Ukraine Cuts Power to Coal Mines in Lugansk, Leaving 240 People Underground

    The Ukrainian energy service has shut down power at coal mines on the territory of the Lugansk region, seeking independence, but officially controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, head of the non-governmental miners union Mikhail Volynets said Monday. “A critical situation with power has occurred at coal mines, belonging to the Ministry of...

    Politics: Over 40 warships are going to take part in Russia’s annual naval parade — here’s what it looks like
    Apr02

    Politics: Over 40 warships are going to take part in Russia’s annual naval parade — here’s what it looks like

    Every year, on July 29, the Russian Navy's ships, sailors, infantry, and aircraft come out in their full might for parades in ports all across the country. The Russian Navy holds a special place in the hearts and minds of the Russian people. Every year, on July 29, the Russian Navy’s ships, sailors, infantry, and aircraft come out in...

    Kayode Olanrewaju: Nigerian forward scores on debut for Shakhtar Donetsk
    Apr02

    Kayode Olanrewaju: Nigerian forward scores on debut for Shakhtar Donetsk

    Kayode Olanrewaju is on loan at Shakhtar Donetsk from Manchester City. Nigerian forward Kayode Olanrewaju scored on his debut for Shakhtar Donetsk in a 3-0 league victory against Zorya on Sunday, April 1.Kayode was loaned out by English Premier League side Manchester City to Ukranian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk until the end of the 2017/18 football...

    Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK
    Apr01

    Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK

    Moscow – Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday, with post-Cold War tensions peaking in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. A deepening crisis in ties between Russia and the West has over the past weeks seen the biggest wave of tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions in recent...

    German minister wants to rebuild trust with Russia after spy standoff
    Apr01

    German minister wants to rebuild trust with Russia after spy standoff

    BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to resume dialogue with Russia and gradually improve ties after diplomatic expulsions over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England that Britain blames on Russia, he said on Sunday., Conservative German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Maas have joined the United States and other...

    World: Feared Russian bike gang comes to Bosnia. Bosnia shrugs
    Apr01

    World: Feared Russian bike gang comes to Bosnia. Bosnia shrugs

    The Night Wolves, a Russian motorcycle gang known as “Putin’s Angels” and widely feared as agents of meddling and mayhem beyond Russia’s borders, provoked more bemusement and giggles than awe on their latest outing. Instead of roaring into town amid throbbing engines and clouds of smoke, the tattooed, potbellied bikers arrived by car...

    Politics: There’s a huge caveat in the US’ expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats
    Mar31

    Politics: There’s a huge caveat in the US’ expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats

    Russia can send new diplomats to replace the ones who have been kicked out. The US’ expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats in response to a chemical attack on a former Russian spy in the UK, announced earlier this week, has a huge loophole. A State Department official confirmed that the US will not require Russia to reduce the number of staff in...

    Russia says Britain must cut over 50 diplomats as spy crisis deepens
    Mar31

    Russia says Britain must cut over 50 diplomats as spy crisis deepens

    Russia said on Saturday that Britain had to reduce its diplomatic staff by more than 50 more people as a crisis in ties between Moscow and the West escalated over the nerve agent attack on a former spy. The new measures came after 23 British diplomats left Russia earlier this month and are seen as Moscow’s punishment after Britain’s...

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