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    Kushner not only forgot to mention that he talked to Russian bankers, he also forgot why
    Mar28

    Kushner not only forgot to mention that he talked to Russian bankers, he also forgot why

    What got Michael Flynn in trouble—supposedly—isn’t that he was having frequent chats with the Russian ambassador. It’s that he wasn’t being open about those chats and explaining what they were really about. Who else is known to be in a similar situation? Only on Monday did it emerge that executives of Russian state development...

    Brazen Murder in Kiev Chills Russia’s Dissidents in Ukraine
    Mar28

    Brazen Murder in Kiev Chills Russia’s Dissidents in Ukraine

    The assassination of Putin critic Denis Voronenkov has Russian exiles wondering who’s next on the Kremlin’s hit list. …read more Source: Foreign...

    US Senate Set to Ratify Montenegro as NATO Member
    Mar28

    US Senate Set to Ratify Montenegro as NATO Member

    The U.S. Senate is set to ratify Montenegro’s admission into the NATO alliance, an event many lawmakers viewed through the lens of a deepening struggle between Western nations and Russia. “This is more than the accession or non-accession of a small, 650,000-person nation,” said the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican...

    France suspends delivery of helicopter carriers to Russia because of Ukraine
    Mar28

    France suspends delivery of helicopter carriers to Russia because of Ukraine

    France suspended indefinitely on Tuesday delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carrier warships to Russia, citing conflict in eastern Ukraine where the West accuses Moscow of fomenting separatism. …read more Source:...

    G20 agrees on growth, climate change and taxes, but Putin leaves pressed on Ukraine
    Mar28

    G20 agrees on growth, climate change and taxes, but Putin leaves pressed on Ukraine

    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Will Ukraine commit economic suicide?
    Mar28

    Will Ukraine commit economic suicide?

    Ukraine is on the brink of committing economic suicide after imposing a crippling 55% tax on private gas producers, while parliament prepares to vote on next year’s budget, which aims for a continuation of the same. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster
    Mar28

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster

    Ukraine’s next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy sector by crippling coal-based electricity production. …read more Source:...

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe
    Mar28

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    Stockholm, Mar 28: The World Health Organization warned today of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January. “With steady progress towards elimination over the past two years, it is of particular concern that measles cases...

    Phillauri, the love story of a ghost
    Mar28

    Phillauri, the love story of a ghost

    I grew up in Bengal that was notorious for its tales of black magic and ghosts. And many popular writers penned stories of the supernatural with a kind of eerie flourish which created inexplicable fear even in adults. The narratives came from even well-known authors like Satyajit Ray, and he wrote these even for children – but of course carefully...

    A Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia just won a Freedom to Write Award
    Mar28

    A Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia just won a Freedom to Write Award

    It’s an honor that comes with a heavy dose of irony — PEN America just awarded its Freedom to Write Award to the acclaimed Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia. Sentsov, a filmmaker, has been an outspoken critic of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He joins a distinguished list of other imperiled honorees,...