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    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United Russia party on Sunday that...

    Medal awarded to a Crimean War soldier lost in the mud
    Jan22

    Medal awarded to a Crimean War soldier lost in the mud

    Tobias Neto, from Putney, south west London, found the Victoria Cross which was one of 16 medals given to British soldiers after the Battle of Inkerman on November 5, 1854, on the banks of the Thames. …read more Source: Daily...

    US spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump
    Jan22

    US spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump

    Now that Donald Trump is officially its commander-in-chief, America’s foreign allies are being forced to grapple with a highly sensitive question: Is it still safe to share information with U.S. intelligence agencies? The global spy community — a fractious world where friends, frenemies and sometimes enemies often enter...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that “some politicians in Kyiv and Moscow” are pushing to force Ukraine to hold early parliamentary elections in order “to destabilize our country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary
    Jan22

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary

    Are the director’s own family the most reliable guides to the fallout from the uprising in Ukraine?Acclaimed Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky turns his lens on his own family to explore the fallout from Ukraine’s Maidan uprising. Although he was born in Lviv, Ukraine, Mansky moved to Moscow and considers himself Russian. However,...

    When Protest Fails
    Jan22

    When Protest Fails

    The signs were so clever.“We shall overcomb.”“Viva la vulva.”“I MAKE THE BEST SIGNS I REALLY DO EVERYONS SAYS SO THEY’RE TERRIFIC.”Someone even made a papier-mâché vagina dentata.The people were so cheerful and happy to be with one another, forgetting the cold and enjoying what often seemed less like a protest and more like a block party....

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists
    Jan22

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists

    AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, right, Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France, center, and Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders stand together after their speeches at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (Michael...

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media
    Jan22

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media

    On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump spoke at the Central Intelligence Agency’s headquarters, standing in front of the Agency’s memorial to its fallen officers, and sought to mend his tumultuous relationship with Langley. Yet he [[definitely]] never said the word “sorry,” to federal intelligence agencies for the...

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free
    Jan21

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free

    Image: Domestic violence. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com When the Soviet Union fell apart in the early 1990s, many who had chafed under the Communist system’s lack of freedoms hoped for the dawning of a new day. A sizable chunk of women hoped that the fall of the Soviet system would give them better opportunities and usher in legislation to...

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Jan21

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to continue providing his crisis-stricken country with political and military assistance, urging Trump to continue sanctions against Russia to deter “further escalation” of the war in eastern Ukraine by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free...