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    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar25

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. In Thursday’s speech to lawmakers, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko accused Nadiya Savchenko of plotting an attack on parliament...

    Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament
    Mar23

    Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber. The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack...

    Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case
    Mar19

    Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013...

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar15

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was drunk and falsely claimed he had a bomb, and...

    German Officials See No Sign of Election Hacking Yet
    Sep21

    German Officials See No Sign of Election Hacking Yet

    BERLIN – German officials say there’s no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country’s upcoming election, but warned Wednesday against giving the all-clear yet. Security officials have warned over the past year that the Russian government in particular might attempt to destabilize Germany by...

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea
    Sep20

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North...

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea
    Sep20

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North...

    NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 
    Aug25

    NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 

    WARSAW – NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia...

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin
    Aug12

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin

    BEDMINSTER – President Donald Trump said he was not being serious when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering a drastic reduction in the number of U.S. diplomatic employees and saving the U.S. significant cash. “Absolutely, I think you know that,” Trump told reporters Friday when asked about the comments he made a...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    MOSCOW – A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, a decision that follows months of disputes and angry calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent...

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