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    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration
    May05

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Navalny had called for people to take to the streets in more than 90 towns and cities across the world’s largest...

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018
    May05

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final on Saturday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia
    May05

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia

    The U.S. Navy is reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic Ocean with the resurrection of a naval command in response to increasing assertiveness by Russia’s military. The Pentagon announced Friday the Navy was re-establishing the 2nd Fleet, almost seven years after it was disbanded for cost-savings and organizational reasons. “This is...

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally
    May05

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally

    Russian police detain opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an unsanctioned anti-Putin rally on Saturday.(AFP pic) MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. The 41-year-old protest leader...

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan
    May05

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar hailed the role of civil society in Azerbaijan as he met with President of the International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF) Umud Mirzayev as part of his official visit to Azerbaijan …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    President Pahor to visit Ukraine next week
    May05

    President Pahor to visit Ukraine next week

    President Borut Pahor will pay an official visit to Ukraine on Friday to affirm Slovenia’s support for Ukrainian reform efforts and to discuss enhancing political and economic ties between the two countries with his host, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe
    May05

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A federal judge said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not have “unfettered power” in probing ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and accused Mueller of using criminal cases to pressure Trump’s allies to turn against him. At a tense hearing in a federal court in Virginia on Friday, US District...

    Did philosopher Alexander Dugin, aka “Putin’s brain,” shape the 2016 election?
    May05

    Did philosopher Alexander Dugin, aka “Putin’s brain,” shape the 2016 election?

    AP/Getty/YouTube/Photo Montage by Salon …read more Source:...

    Crimean Activist Gets Prison For Pro-Ukraine Social Media Posts
    May05

    Crimean Activist Gets Prison For Pro-Ukraine Social Media Posts

    A Crimean activist has been sentenced to two years in prison over pro-Ukrainian comments made on social media, a ruling that activists say is unprecedented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed
    May05

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed

    Everyone focused on the fact that the judge was critical of the special counsel — few noticed the crucial part of Mueller’s team’s response. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team appeared to have a tough day in court on Friday as Judge T.S. Ellis was sharply critical of the prosecutors’ grounds to bring their case against...