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    Friends, colleagues mourn slain journalist in Ukraine’s Kiev
    Jul20

    Friends, colleagues mourn slain journalist in Ukraine’s Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — Friends and colleagues of journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in the Ukrainian capital Kiev a year ago, are marching across town to demand answers from authorities about why his brutal murder has not been solved. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Is Bannon Trump’s Rasputin, Known for Slovenly Appearance and Lack of Normal Social Graces?
    Jul20

    Is Bannon Trump’s Rasputin, Known for Slovenly Appearance and Lack of Normal Social Graces?

    Steve Bannon doesn’t need to have inroads to Russia’s ruling class. He’s with them in spirit. A few days ago, I noted that Steve Bannon seems to be the only member of President Donald Trump’s inner circle untouched by the Russia scandal, which is one reason that President Trump has turned to him to run his war room to...

    Belarusian military inspect Ukrainian military units
    Jul20

    Belarusian military inspect Ukrainian military units

    The team is inspecting a designated area in Ukraine to confirm the absence of military activity, which is subject to the preliminary notification in accordance with the provisions of the 2011 Vienna Document. …read more Source:...

    Russia distances itself from proclamation of «Malorossiya» in eastern Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russia distances itself from proclamation of «Malorossiya» in eastern Ukraine

    The Kremlin has noted that the proclamation of a county entitled “Malorossiya», or “Little Russia» in the pro-Kremlin-separatist-held eastern parts of Ukraine is a personal initiative of the rebel leader. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukrainian Journalists Commemorate Slain Colleague Pavel Sheremet, Demand Answers
    Jul20

    Ukrainian Journalists Commemorate Slain Colleague Pavel Sheremet, Demand Answers

    One year to the day after journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a car bomb in central Kyiv, dozens of journalists, civil society activists, friends and colleagues gathered at the scene of the crime to commemorate his life and work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facing arrest back home, Russian who fought for Islamic State scams way into Ukraine
    Jul20

    Facing arrest back home, Russian who fought for Islamic State scams way into Ukraine

    When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show
    Jul20

    Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show

    July 20, 2017 9:52 AMNEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of Cyprus, where Paul Manafort kept bank accounts during his years working in Ukraine and investing with a Russian oligarch, indicate that he had been in debt to pro-Russia interests by as much as US$17 million (S$23 million) before he...

    When Pushing Democracy on Others Backfires
    Jul20

    When Pushing Democracy on Others Backfires

    In her July 13 op-ed in Foreign Affairs, “How U.S. Officials Can Craft Innovative Human Rights Policy,” former Ambassador Sarah Mendelson recalls her work as a senior, politically-appointed foreign policy official in the Obama administration. Her personal mission, as she recalls, was to “elevate human rights”–first within USAID, and later when...

    Pro-Russians proclaim a new state
    Jul20

    Pro-Russians proclaim a new state

    The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has declared the creation of a new state in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia backs bill to strip ?terrorists? of citizenship
    Jul20

    Russia backs bill to strip ?terrorists? of citizenship

    MOSCOW: Russian MPs on Wednesday passed a law to strip naturalised citizens of passports for offences classed as “terrorism” following a deadly April suicide bombing in the Saint Petersburg metro. The lower house of parliament passed the bill in its final third reading. It now goes through the senate and to President Vladimir Putin for a final...