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    Russian Court Arrests Ukrainian Prankster Over Provocations About Mall Fire
    Mar29

    Russian Court Arrests Ukrainian Prankster Over Provocations About Mall Fire

    “The court backed the investigators’ legal action,” Yunona Tsareva, the court’s spokeswoman told Sputnik on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, the Investigative Committee said in a statement that Ukrainian national Nikita Kuvikov, known by his prankster name Evgeniy Volnov, had been spreading false information about the number of...

    Politics: Trump’s lawyer reportedly floated pardons for Flynn and Manafort at the height of the Russia probe

    Legal experts say this would be improper, but it may not rise to the level of obstruction of justice. President Trump’s former lead defense lawyer, John Dowd, reportedly raised the prospect Trump would pardon former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Flynn pleaded guilty in December, and...

    World: Trump aide spoke during campaign to associate tied to Russian intelligence
    Mar28

    World: Trump aide spoke during campaign to associate tied to Russian intelligence

    WASHINGTON — A top Trump campaign official had repeated communications during the final weeks of the 2016 presidential race with a business associate tied to Russian intelligence… The campaign official, Rick Gates, had frequent phone calls in September and October 2016 with a person the FBI believes had active links to Russian spy services...

    Politics: Mueller’s office just drew the closest link yet between a Trump campaign aide and a mysterious former Russian intelligence officer
    Mar28

    Politics: Mueller’s office just drew the closest link yet between a Trump campaign aide and a mysterious former Russian intelligence officer

    New court documents directly connect former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates to an operative with ties to Russia's military intelligence unit. New court documents filed Tuesday night directly connect former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates to an operative with ties to Russia’s military intelligence unit. Gates was...

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev
    Mar28

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev

    Kiev – Two years ago, Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian helicopter pilot who had been taken prisoner by pro-Russian forces in the country’s east, returned from captivity to a tumultuous hero’s welcome.Today she is once again behind bars – only this time she’s been put there by Ukrainian authorities.Savchenko was arrested...

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire
    Mar28

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire

    A Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman told journalists that the agency managed to “identify a foreign national who deliberately spread false information about the number of victims of the fire in Kemerovo in an attempt to destabilize the situation in the region.” Earlier a Ukrainian phone prankster known as Evgeny Volnov posted an audio...

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
    Mar28

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression
    Mar28

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression

    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis offered sharp words about Russia's escalating global provocations during a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s escalating global provocations in a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. Among other things, Mattis referenced a nerve-agent...

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city
    Mar28

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city

    A cyberwarfare expert told Business Insider that China would likely kick off a fight to take Taiwan by attacking the US with a devastating cyber attack. China has lived with Taiwan just miles off its shores as an existential threat to the ruling communist party for years, but lately rhetoric has heated up and China’s military has become...

    Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media
    Mar27

    Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media

    FILE PHOTO Police don protective coveralls with breathing equipment on the grounds of a cement plant in the village of Durrington, near Salisbury, southern England as investigations in connection with an apparent nerve agent attack in the city continue. Ben STANSALL / AFP Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries’...

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