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    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero
    Apr02

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero

    Vladimir Putin; Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/AP) Anti-corruption protests swept across nearly 100 Russian towns and cities last week, from the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok in the Far East. They were the biggest demonstrations in Russia since the 2011-12 protests against...

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company
    Apr02

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company

    Kevin O’Leary has become the master of thinking outside the box when it comes to deals on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”In Business Insider’s exclusive preview of Friday’s new episode at 9 p.m., O’Leary confounds Vlad Smolyanskyy, the young founder of Pinblock, with a creative offer.At just 21, Smolyanskyy had moved...

    Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, who broke silence over Babi Yar, dies at 84
    Apr02

    Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, who broke silence over Babi Yar, dies at 84

    Yevtushenko, whose famous poem commemorated the massacre of 33,771 Jews at the Kiev ravine, passed away on Sunday. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Nikki Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Nikki Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.” In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral conscience of the world” if...

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies
    Apr02

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

    This file photo taken on January 21, 2015 shows Russian poet, novelist and literature professor Yevgeny Yevtushenko looking on during a meeting with readers in Moscow – AFP/DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny A. Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was...

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant
    Apr02

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant

    Kyiv has lashed out at Eurovision after organizers called on Ukraine to lift its ban on Russian entrant Yulia Samoilova. The singer is believed to have illegally entered Moscow-annexed Crimea for a 2015 performance. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant
    Apr02

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant

    Kyiv has lashed out at Eurovision after organizers called on Ukraine to lift its ban on Russian entrant Yulia Samoilova. The singer is believed to have illegally entered Moscow-annexed Crimea for a 2015 performance. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US
    Apr02

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US

    MOSCOW—Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, a leading force in the brief post-Stalinist Soviet literary “thaw” of the 1960s, has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. “Five minutes ago, Evgeny Aleksandrovich (Yevtushenko) departed into eternity,” TASS said, quoting Mikhail Morgulis,...

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer
    Apr02

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine on Saturday, April 1, complained of “unprecedented and unacceptable” calls from the Eurovision Song Contest’s organizers for it to lift an entry ban on Russia’s contestant. In an angry row ahead of the kitsch song contest in May to be hosted in Kiev, Ukraine has barred Russia’s …...

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.”In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral...