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    VANK to launch youth public diplomacy team in Ukraine
    Mar13

    VANK to launch youth public diplomacy team in Ukraine

    SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) — A South Korean non-governmental organization said Monday that it will launch a youth team in Ukraine this week to step up promotion of South Korea and its policy and culture in the European region. The digital public di …read more Source: Yonhap News...

    What did Russia get in exchange for hacking our electorate?
    Mar13

    What did Russia get in exchange for hacking our electorate?

    Last week I wrote a detailed overview of what is publicly known about contacts between Donald Trump, his associates, and members of Russian government, intelligence agencies, and even mobsters. Despite their repeated claims that they didn’t meet or talk with any Russians before the election, we now know that Donald Trump himself met with...

    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...