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    A Former Director for Sean Hannity Left Fox News to Build a Pro-Kremlin Propaganda Network in Russia
    Apr17

    A Former Director for Sean Hannity Left Fox News to Build a Pro-Kremlin Propaganda Network in Russia

    This story keeps getting darker. One of Sean Hannity’s former directors — who claims an instrumental role in developing Fox News — moved to Russia to help a sanctioned oligarch start up a right-wing TV network.Jack Hanick, whose now-deleted LinkedIn profile shows he began working for Fox News three months before its first broadcast aired in...

    Summa Co(he)neyettica
    Apr17

    Summa Co(he)neyettica

    Today’s Episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is a bit different. Want to know how Donald Trump got this deep in with Michael Cohen? Where Cohen came from? We pack the whole story into a single episode from the early days at the mob social club with Felix and the crew (a la Spider and Henry Hill) to the Ukraine-money-backed taxi and casino...

    Inside the Internet Research Agency: a Mole Among Trolls
    Apr17

    Inside the Internet Research Agency: a Mole Among Trolls

    Vitaly Bespalov, a 23-year-old journalism school graduate, had no idea what to expect when he arrived at a nondescript four-story business center in St. Petersburg to interview for a job. Everything about the building at Savushkina 55 seemed odd. Security was heavy and the windows were tinted. Guards dressed in camouflage demanded his passport...

    “We’ve Now Gotten Putin’s Attention”
    Apr17

    “We’ve Now Gotten Putin’s Attention”

    On Friday, April 6, the Treasury Department unveiled a new round of sanctions against Russia, blacklisting seven oligarchs and their affiliated companies, along with over a dozen government officials, the state-owned weapons trading company Rosoboroneksport, and its subsidiary bank. The result was a dramatic sell-off across Russian markets that...

    Politics: Russia is desperately trying to save its only aircraft carrier — that’s outdated and plagued with problems
    Apr17

    Politics: Russia is desperately trying to save its only aircraft carrier — that’s outdated and plagued with problems

    Russia's only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov will be undergoing a repair and refitting overhaul for the next three years. Russia’s only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, will be undergoing a repair and refitting overhaul for the next three years. The carrier is known for being outdated and plagued with technical problems....

    Russia’s Drive to Replace Western Power Technology Hits Snag
    Apr17

    Russia’s Drive to Replace Western Power Technology Hits Snag

    Russia’s drive to build a large power-generating turbine to lessen its dependence on Western technology has suffered a major set-back after a prototype broke beyond repair, two sources familiar with the project told Reuters. In the past few years Russia has imported the large-capacity gas turbines required to run modern power stations from...

    The Meaning of “Hard” in Syria
    Apr17

    The Meaning of “Hard” in Syria

    Some decades ago already the phrase “CNN effect” was coined, referring to a concern that the emotional power of pictures might generate such popular sentiment as to overwhelm the calm and careful deliberations of governments during crisis decision points nested in humanitarian debacles. The concern actually predated the name, since CNN set up...

    Ex-Auschwitz guard, now 94, charged in Germany as accomplice in 13,335 murders at the camp
    Apr17

    Ex-Auschwitz guard, now 94, charged in Germany as accomplice in 13,335 murders at the camp

    BERLIN (JTA) — A former Auschwitz guard, now 94, has been charged in Germany as an accomplice to 13,335 murders in the death camp. State prosecutors in Stuttgart announced Monday that the man, from the state of Mannheim, is charged with supporting the genocide through his function as a guard and on-call member of the SS at the camp from December...

    The Sanctions on Russia That Never Came
    Apr17

    The Sanctions on Russia That Never Came

    There is a certain pattern to foreign-policy announcements from the Trump administration: A senior official foreshadows a new, tough announcement that’s widely applauded or criticized, depending on the policy. Later, it emerges that the president might actually want to do something else.The latest example: a fresh round of sanctions against...

    Ukrainian novelist to speak in Taiwan about politics, literature
    Apr17

    Ukrainian novelist to speak in Taiwan about politics, literature

    Taipei, April 17 (CNA) One of Ukraine’s most famous writers, Andrey Kurkov, will visit Taiwan next week at the invitation of a local publisher and will give a speech on politics and literature. …read more Source: Focus...