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    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin
    Mar22

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin

    Sean Spicer denied that Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in the mid-2000s. White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in...

    Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision
    Mar22

    Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision

    Kiev: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian security service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska told AFP that Yuliya Samoilova had been banned from entry “for three years”...

    A budget Trump could live with
    Mar22

    A budget Trump could live with

    It is, for better or worse, a document Donald Trump can live with. For make no mistake, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has penned the 2017 federal budget as if America were breathing over its shoulder. There are, for instance, very few huge-ticket spending items (those who do win big, such as the Canada Revenue Agency, are...

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    KIEV – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. The central bank has previously… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest

    The Eurovision Song Contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. …read more Source: Channel...

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant
    Mar22

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is deeply disappointed in Kiev’s decision to ban Russian Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine, the union said in a statement published on the Eurovision website. “We have to respect the local laws of the host country, however we are deeply disappointed in this decision as we feel...

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include… …read more Source: U.S....

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For
    Mar22

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For

    If you were going to tell the story of Russian business over the last 28 through one life, it would be Oleg Deripaska’s story. There is hardly an aspect of Russian public life that he hasn’t touched, or that hasn’t been touched by him. Deripaska found himself in the news Wednesday when the Associated Press reported that...

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say
    Mar22

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say

    Federica Mogherini’s unit working to counter Russian disinformation and propaganda strategies — known as the East StratCom team — has a problem. Unfortunately for Mogherini, it’s her. Activists, analysts, foreign ministries and political opponents in the European People’s Party have piled pressure...