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    How many investigations are going on?
    May19

    How many investigations are going on?

    James Comey, second from right, was fired as FBI director by Donald Trump, but his former colleagues continue to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fingers can hardly count the inquiries underway toward the Trump administration. At least eight government bodies are investigating the president and...

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)
    May19

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)

    Robert Farley Security, And the reasons are simple. A wise man once pointed out that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. Relative to the 1970s and 1980s, the United States is almost incomparably powerful and secure, enjoying presumptive military advantage over any opponent or plausible coalition of opponents....

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources
    May19

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources

    President Donald Trump (L-R), joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior advisor Steve Bannon, Communications Director Sean Spicer and the then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, speaks by phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON: Michael Flynn...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian-owned social media sites, saying it’s a matter of national security
    May19

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian-owned social media sites, saying it’s a matter of national security

    Ukraine’s new blocking of popular, Russian-owned social media sites has been met with opposition by human rights groups who consider the move to restrict access to information more in line with authoritarianism than democracy. Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, compared the… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured  in Turkey road accident
    May19

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in Turkey road accident

    ISTANBUL: Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey. The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was travelling on Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a rainy road and tipped over. The group’s Turkish...

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare
    May19

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare

    Technology will play a significant role in this new realm of warfare, one senior researcher said. US special operations is researching how to counteract a new breed of warfare that Russia, China and Iran have been using quite successfully in recent years, Defense News reported. Known as gray-zone conflict or hybrid warfare, it encompasses...

    “Donbas: beyond the headlines” by Natalia Liubchenkova
    May19

    “Donbas: beyond the headlines” by Natalia Liubchenkova

    On 18 May 2017, a photo exhibition capturing the dramatic and inspiring transformation of courageous Ukrainians affected by the war in their country opened in Brussels, Belgium. This is the first Belgian showing of the work of Ukrainian photographer and journalist Natalia Liubchenkova. Natalia travelled to Eastern Ukraine to uncover the stories...

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia
    May19

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia

    CANNES, France – After his Oscar-nominated film “Leviathan” was deemed “anti-Russian” by Russia’s Minister of Culture, director Andrey Zvyagintsev returned to the Cannes Film Festival with an equally bleak critique of Russian society. Zvyagintsev was to premiere his fourth film, “Loveless,” on Thursday in...

    Assailants Attack Ukrainian LGBT Activists and Police, Burn Rainbow Flag
    May19

    Assailants Attack Ukrainian LGBT Activists and Police, Burn Rainbow Flag

    Assailants attacked gay and transgender rights activists and torched a rainbow flag at a small rally in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Law enforcement officials said on May 18 that two police officers were hospitalized after police tried to disperse a group of about 30 assailants in the center of the eastern city. Video footage from the May 17...

    Inspiration Village: ‘Let’s have the guts to try it in Ottawa’
    May19

    Inspiration Village: ‘Let’s have the guts to try it in Ottawa’

    Goodbye, parking spots. Hello, hip and edgy performance and exhibition space. That’s the gist of Inspiration Village, which for the next 110 days will radically transform the western end of York Street in the ByWard Market. While the installation’s leadup has seen some complaints about lost parking and the possible exploitation of...