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    News24.com | Ukraine war hero faces life in prison over parliament attack plot
    Mar23

    News24.com | Ukraine war hero faces life in prison over parliament attack plot

    A Ukrainian lawmaker once hailed as a hero and a symbol of resistance against Russia could face up to life in prison for plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Detained Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike
    Mar23

    Detained Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike

    “I am going on a hunger strike starting from today,” Ukrainian lawmaker Nadezhda Savchenko said during the judicial hearing. Earlier in the day, a court in Kiev started proceedings on the case of Savchenko. The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has asked for two months in prison for Savchenko, accusing the lawmaker of the preparation...

    #FreeNadezhda No More? WATCH Footage of Savchenko Calling for Ukraine Coup
    Mar23

    #FreeNadezhda No More? WATCH Footage of Savchenko Calling for Ukraine Coup

    In a video shown to Ukrainian MPs on Thursday, Verhovna Rada deputy Nadezhda Savchenko is seen discussing a planned coup and the assassination of several senior politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko. The 28-minute video, posed on the Ukrainian prosecutor General’s YouTube channel, also shows Savchenko talking to the head of the...

    Salva Kiir’s gestapo mentality
    Mar23

    Salva Kiir’s gestapo mentality

    By Duop Chak Wuol It was a common perception in Adolf Hitler’s Germany that working as an assassin for the notorious Nazi’s secret police, the Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo), was a noble career in the Deutschland. It is now clear that South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has adopted Gestapo-like tactics to terrorize the people of...

    Politics: 5 times the Trump administration actually was tough on Russia
    Mar23

    Politics: 5 times the Trump administration actually was tough on Russia

    President Donald Trump has a complicated relationship with Russia. Here's what the Trump administration has actually done to confront Russian aggression. The Trump administration is often criticized for being hesitant to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House has frequently pushed back on that notion. Here’s what...

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points
    Mar22

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points

    Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee left out critical context from their report on the panel's Russia investigation. House Intelligence Committee Republicans released a report of their findings in the panel’s Russia investigation on Thursday. The report makes a number of incomplete assertions that seek to distance President...

    Ukrainian Investigators Detain Lawmaker Savchenko in Parliament’s Building
    Mar22

    Ukrainian Investigators Detain Lawmaker Savchenko in Parliament’s Building

    “On the basis of the resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dated March 22, 2018, on the stripping deputy Nadezhda Savchenko of parliamentary immunity, granting permission to launch criminal proceedings against her, her detention and choosing a preventive measure… I detain you on suspicion of committing crimes,” the Ukrainian Security...

    Politics: Trump doubles down on praise for Putin amid blowback for congratulatory phone call
    Mar21

    Politics: Trump doubles down on praise for Putin amid blowback for congratulatory phone call

    Getting along with Russia "is a good thing, not a bad thing," President Trump tweeted. President Donald Trump defended his decision to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday for his lopsided victory in the country’s election last week. Trump said the “fake news media” was “crazed” over his...

    Politics: Russia is pushing these 14 mutually contradictory theories to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack
    Mar21

    Politics: Russia is pushing these 14 mutually contradictory theories to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack

    Ukraine, the UK, the US, Uzbekistan, and various unspecified criminal groups have all been suggested by the Kremlin. Britain has accused Russia of trying to kill former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a deadly nerve agent — but the Kremlin is fighting back. The UK blamed Russia partly on the grounds that Novichok, the poison used in the...

    Trump slammed for calling Putin to congratulate him
    Mar21

    Trump slammed for calling Putin to congratulate him

    Moscow — President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election to a fourth term, and they discussed arranging a meeting against the backdrop of heightened tensions between their two nations over election meddling. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office that the meeting could happen soon...

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