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    Vladimir Putin questions need for online subterfuge
    Jul22

    Vladimir Putin questions need for online subterfuge

    Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned the need for people to use pseudonyms online in a conversation with school children in which he revealed he used the alias “Platov” while training as a KGB agent. Russia is under scrutiny in the U.S. and Europe for alleged clandestine attempts to interfere in elections. But speaking on a live Russian TV...

    CPJ and rights groups call on President Poroshenko to prioritize Pavel Sheremet murder case
    Jul22

    CPJ and rights groups call on President Poroshenko to prioritize Pavel Sheremet murder case

    CPJ today joined seven other media rights organizations–all part of the Council of Europe’s Platform to protect journalism and promote the safety of journalists–in signing a joint letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The letter calls on the president to ensure … …read more Source:...

    US General Ben Hodges Says Allies Worry Russian War Game May Be ‘Trojan Horse’
    Jul22

    US General Ben Hodges Says Allies Worry Russian War Game May Be ‘Trojan Horse’

    BERLIN — U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia’s planned war games in September could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army’s top general in Europe said on … …read more Source:...

    Siemens Withdraws From Russian Energy Projects
    Jul22

    Siemens Withdraws From Russian Energy Projects

    German industrial giant Siemens will withdraw from a Russian joint venture after discovering that four of its gas turbines were illegally shipped to Crimea. The company will also halt deliveries of power generation equipment to Russian state-controlled customers for the “time being”. Siemens confirmed that it had received “credible information”...

    Former Top US Intel Officials Criticize Trump’s Stance on Russia
    Jul22

    Former Top US Intel Officials Criticize Trump’s Stance on Russia

    Two former top U.S. intelligence officials harshly criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election, one of them wondering aloud whether the president’s real aim is to make “Russia great again.” Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper and former CIA Director John...

    Neck-deep in Russkies
    Jul22

    Neck-deep in Russkies

    Donald Trump Jr.; Jared Kushner; Paul Manafort (Credit: AP/Darron Cummings/Susan Walsh/Matt Rourke) Something tells me there are a lot of Salon readers out there who have worked on political campaigns at the national, state, or local level — people who have done everything from calling voters on election day to strategizing with the candidate....

    Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks
    Jul22

    Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Local...

    Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict
    Jul22

    Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Local...

    Armen Ashotyan: Bako Sahakyan must not be compared with Aliyev – head  of Azerbaijan constantly walks with security, and President of  Artsakh does not have
    Jul22

    Armen Ashotyan: Bako Sahakyan must not be compared with Aliyev – head  of Azerbaijan constantly walks with security, and President of  Artsakh does not have

    ArmInfo.. Today there are no economic or political bases for Armenia’s withdrawal from the Eurasian Economic Union. This opinion was expressed in the interview with journalists by the deputy chairman of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, head of the parliamentary commission on foreign affairs Armen Ashotyan, referring to the statement...

    Renowned Russian Rights Activist: Putin Treats Me With Dignity, Respect
    Jul22

    Renowned Russian Rights Activist: Putin Treats Me With Dignity, Respect

    Lyudmila Alekeyeva, a renowned human rights activist who has challenged the Soviet regime and Russian authorities since the 1950s, tells VOA that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent surprise visit to her flat left her with an improved perception of the man. Putin visited Alekeyeva on Thursday, her 90th birthday, reaching out to the...