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    Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?
    Feb12

    Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?

    Every empire needs a scary external threat, led by a singular menacing villain, to justify its massive military expenditures, consolidation of authoritarian powers, and endless wars. For the five decades after the end of World War II, Moscow played this role perfectly. But the fall of Soviet Union meant, at least for a while, that the Kremlin...

    Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71
    Feb12

    Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

    In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11. (Life.ru via AP)Moscow (AP) — A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people...

    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash
    Feb12

    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash

    Rescuers on Monday searched through deep snow for body parts and debris after a Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in the country’s deadliest air crash since 2016. The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with emergency workers...

    Ex-Georgian leader ‘kidnapped’ in Kiev, according to Facebook post
    Feb12

    Ex-Georgian leader ‘kidnapped’ in Kiev, according to Facebook post

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation
    Feb12

    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation

    …read more Source: Financial...

    Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006
    Feb12

    Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006

    AMSTERDAM – Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra admitted on Monday that he lied about hearing Russian President Vladimir Putin make comments about plans for a ?greater Russia.? , While election campaigning two years ago, Zijlstra said that in 2006 he had been at Putin’s dacha when he heard the Kremlin leader speak of plans for a...

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman
    Feb12

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili was detained in Kiev on Monday by unidentified people in camouflage, his spokeswoman said, adding that the intention might be to deport him from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili ‘kidnapped’ in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili ‘kidnapped’ in Ukraine

    Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Kiev by unknown “kidnappers”, according to a post on the former Georgian leader’s official Facebook page and his spokeswoman. It…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Saakashvili detained in Kiev
    Feb12

    Saakashvili detained in Kiev

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    Dutch foreign minister admits to lying about meeting Vladimir Putin
    Feb12

    Dutch foreign minister admits to lying about meeting Vladimir Putin

    Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has come under fire for lying about attending a meeting with Vladimir Putin in 2006, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant reported Monday. At a party conference in 2016, the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) politician claimed he was present at a 2006 meeting in which the Russian president laid...