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    Trump son-in-law met with U.S. sanctioned Russian bank; will testify
| Reuters
    Mar28

    Trump son-in-law met with U.S. sanctioned Russian bank; will testify | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON A Russian bank under U.S. economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign.Kushner, 36, married to...

    French Nationalist and Presidential Contender Is Schmoozing With Putin
    Mar28

    French Nationalist and Presidential Contender Is Schmoozing With Putin

    During the Cold War, the U.S. spent billions trying to keep Western Europe from falling into Russian hands. Some of our best foreign policy minds, from Dean Acheson to George Shultz, concentrated their intellectual firepower on containing if not rolling back Kremlin influence. Now along comes Marine Le Pen, and all this effort may have been for...

    PZU-Pekao takeover deal approved by Ukrainian authorities
    Mar28

    PZU-Pekao takeover deal approved by Ukrainian authorities

    Polish insurer PZU along with Polish Development Fund (PFR) received consent of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to takeover the majority shares in bank Pekao. “The granting of the above-mentioned consent means that one of the conditions precedent for the acquisition of a significant block of shares in the Bank by PZU SA acting in… This...

    Summit of GUAM Heads of Government
    Mar28

    Summit of GUAM Heads of Government

    Baku / 27.03.17 / Turan: The summit of the heads of government of the GUAM countries was held in Kiev on March 27. The heads of governments of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, Vladimir Groisman, Georgy Kvirikashvili and Pavel Filip, as well as the Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ismet Abbasov attended the meeting. The focus was on economic...

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement
    Mar27

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law controversial amendments to the country’s anticorruption legislation requiring representatives of nongovernmental organizations to file assets declarations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin
    Mar27

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin

    He’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order … and it appears to be working. Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time, he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. Today, as president of Russia, he’s challenging the US-led Western world order by propping up...

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine
    Mar27

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine

    Swastika and SS logo found spray-painted on Hebrew inscription in Ukrainian town of Ternopil …read more Source: The Times of...

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia
    Mar27

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia

    Supporters of Croatia and Ukraine have used a match played by their national football teams to provoke Serbian and Russians. The qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was played in Zagreb, Croatia. Posters reading, “(Hang) Serbs from the willow trees”, written in Croatian, and “Moskals (Russians) to the knives” in Ukrainian, were put […]...

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews
    Mar27

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian lawmaker and war hero used a word usually translated as “kikes” in complaining that Jews wield excessive power in her country. Nadiya Savchenko, a fighter jet pilot who was elected to parliament in 2014 while she was still being held as a prisoner of Russia, made the statements on Saturday during a televised interview for the...

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM
    Mar27

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM

    A municipal court in the southern Russian town of Yessentuki has issued an arrest warrant for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...