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    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3
    Apr02

    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3

    The trial of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena, indicted on separatism-related charges in the Russia-controlled territory, resumes on April 3 after a two-week adjournment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report
    Apr02

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report

    France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency — something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters. The cautionary note from the watchdog on pre-election polling followed allegations in February by aides of...

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv
    Apr02

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv

    The clumsiness of the EBU, the stubbornness of Ukraine and Russia’s cool-headedness have combined to create the political scandal currently engulfing the world’s biggest televised music competition, says Andreas Brenner. …read more Source:...

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party
    Apr02

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party

    Good Sunday morning. LEAD STORY ON NYTIMES.COM — “China Learns How to Get Trump’s Ear: Through Jared Kushner,” by Mark Landler: “When President Trump welcomes President Xi Jinping of China to his palm-fringed Florida club for two days of meetings on Thursday, the studied informality of the gathering will bear the handiwork of two...

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv
    Apr02

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv

    The clumsiness of the EBU, the stubbornness of Ukraine and Russia’s cool-headedness have combined to create the political scandal currently engulfing the world’s biggest televised music competition, says Andreas Brenner. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …
    Apr02

    Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …

    Foreign Policy: On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NATO allies in Brussels that the United States is spending a “disproportionate amount” on defense compared to other NATO members. He also said that he expects NATO allies to either increase their defense spending or come up with plans to do so by May 25, when President Donald Trump...

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. “We don’t want any country involved in our elections, ever,” Nikki Haley said in an interview...

    ‘Black Widow’ bride claims family of millionaire Brit husband are trying to frame her for his murder
    Apr02

    ‘Black Widow’ bride claims family of millionaire Brit husband are trying to frame her for his murder

    Ganna Ziuzina, 38, is accused of having a hand in the hit-and-run death of Devon-born Barry Pring after he was hit by a speeding car in Ganna’s home country of Ukraine in 2008 …read more Source:...

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero
    Apr02

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero

    Vladimir Putin; Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/AP) Anti-corruption protests swept across nearly 100 Russian towns and cities last week, from the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok in the Far East. They were the biggest demonstrations in Russia since the 2011-12 protests against...

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company
    Apr02

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company

    Kevin O’Leary has become the master of thinking outside the box when it comes to deals on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”In Business Insider’s exclusive preview of Friday’s new episode at 9 p.m., O’Leary confounds Vlad Smolyanskyy, the young founder of Pinblock, with a creative offer.At just 21, Smolyanskyy had moved...