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    Putin hosts Le Pen
    Mar24

    Putin hosts Le Pen

    President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin yesterday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen, who has said she admires Putin, getting through to the second, decisive...

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov

    MOSCOW — A Ukrainian official said Friday that the killer of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent, a claim quickly rejected by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference
    Mar24

    Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of Russia’s parliament. In the meeting with...

    Russian MP Who Compared Putin’s Russia to Nazi Germany Publicly Assassinated in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russian MP Who Compared Putin’s Russia to Nazi Germany Publicly Assassinated in Ukraine

    A Russian politician and prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, Denis Voronenkov, was killed in the streets of Kiev on Wednesday, having fled Russia last October in fear of his life. …read more Source:...

    Dozens of Russian tanks spotted six miles from Ukrainian border
    Mar24

    Dozens of Russian tanks spotted six miles from Ukrainian border

    Dozens of Russian tanks were seen near the Ukrainian border on Friday. They arrived in the southern Rostov region on cargo trains, and were deployed near a Russian village just six miles from the hostile Ukraine border. Russia has several military bases in the Rostov region, where its military often holds drills. Last May, Russian officials said...

    Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee
    Mar24

    Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee

    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the...

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways

    Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances – far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement. …read more...

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor
    Mar24

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor

    MALADZYECHNA, Belarus (AP) — The half-million Belarusians who can’t find work in their country’s stumbling Soviet-style economy face an array of hard choices: register with the state employment exchange, which will force them to take “public work” for a pittance; pay $250 for failure to register; or risk being jailed for...

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died in suspicious ways

    By David Filipov, (c) 2017, The Washington Post MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances – far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to...

    News Roundup for March 24, 2017
    Mar24

    News Roundup for March 24, 2017

    Comin at ya, it’s the Friday news blues.1. Trump gave an ultimatum to the GOP telling them to either vote on the AHCA or Obamacare stays. Seems like he doesn’t really give a shit, right? More here.2. Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying refugees capsized in the Mediterranean. Why is this still happening? Maybe...