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    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts
    Mar13

    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts

    Russia has chosen Yulia Samoilova to represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, an event some Russian pop stars and lawmakers wanted to boycott. The choice of Samoilova was an …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian woman pardoned by Putin over text message freed
    Mar13

    Russian woman pardoned by Putin over text message freed

    MOSCOW: A Russian woman pardoned by President Vladimir Putin after she was sentenced to seven years in jail for treason over a text message about movements of military equipment was released on Sunday, local media reported. Shopkeeper Oxana Sevastidi, 46, was convicted in March 2016 over an SMS sent eight years earlier about a train carrying...

    ‘America First,’ from Ukraine to Africa: How Trump has been a setback for democracy
    Mar13

    ‘America First,’ from Ukraine to Africa: How Trump has been a setback for democracy

    Under Donald Trump, the U.S. is slashing foreign aid and shifting its priorities to security above all else. Mark MacKinnon and Geoffrey York explore how that could set back struggles for human rights in two conflict-ridden regions …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts
    Mar13

    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts

    Russia has chosen Yulia Samoilova to represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, an event some Russian pop stars and lawmakers wanted to boycott. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump advisor Roger Stone communicated with DNC hacker “Guccifer 2.0” during the 2016 campaign
    Mar12

    Trump advisor Roger Stone communicated with DNC hacker “Guccifer 2.0” during the 2016 campaign

    Roger Stone, President Trump’s longtime advisor, has admitted to exchanging what he claims are “completely innocuous” messages with the hacker or hackers who claim to have infiltrated the DNC during the 2016 presidential campaign. He told the Washington Times that he corresponded on Twitter with “Guccifer 2.0,” the self-described...

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over
    Mar12

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over

    A South African mother whose son and future daughter-in-law were incarcerated for more than five weeks in the United Arab Emirates is relieved that their ordeal is finally over. Emlyn Culverwell, 29, from the Eastern Cape and his Ukrainian fiancée, Iryna Nohai, 27, were released on Wednesday from Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi. They …read...

    Ukraine Threatens to Collapse Its Own Banking Sector to Spite Russia – RI Staff
    Mar12

    Ukraine Threatens to Collapse Its Own Banking Sector to Spite Russia – RI Staff

    ISIS-style war crimes . Meanwhile, in the capital, Ukrainian officials are busy drawing up plans to destroy their own economy — in order to “spite” Russia. The National Bank of Uk …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over
    Mar12

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over

    A South African mother whose son and future daughter-in-law were incarcerated for more than five weeks in the United Arab Emirates is relieved that their ordeal is finally over. Emlyn Culverwell, 29, from the Eastern Cape and his Ukrainian fiancée, Iryna Nohai, 27, were released on Wednesday from Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi. They were jailed...

    The Daily Signal Won’t Be Bullied by the Establishment Media
    Mar12

    The Daily Signal Won’t Be Bullied by the Establishment Media

    “What’s a legitimate news outlet?” Apparently not The Daily Signal, if you believe the self-proclaimed arbiters of journalism who represent the “mainstream” media. The Washington Post published a story Friday with that audacious headline, questioning the “unusual” development of our White House correspondent’s handling pool coverage...

    Unquiet American
    Mar12

    Unquiet American

    STANFORD, California — “I wish him well,” tweeted Michael McFaul, on the day Jon Huntsman was offered the delicate job of ambassador to Russia from the United States. It’s the job McFaul held from January 2012 to February 2014, when he resigned after 24 months of the most unrelenting workplace...