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    Topless activist gatecrashes high-society Vienna ball
    Feb10

    Topless activist gatecrashes high-society Vienna ball

    A topless activist caused an upset in Vienna on Thursday as she burst onto the red carpet of a high-society ball live on television to protest the attendance of Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: The Local...

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking
    Feb10

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. By the summer of 2016, Victoria Nuland’s “Spidey sense” told her something was very wrong. That spring, Nuland, the top State Department official charged with overseeing U.S. policy toward Russia, was one of those who had “first rung the alarm bell”...

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism
    Feb10

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism

    Holocaust survivor Andrew Kun and his boyhood friend, Denis Lehotay, shared an emotional embrace at the Israeli embassy on Friday as Lehotay’s parents were honoured posthumously for their Second World War heroism. “They were my saviours,” Kun, 79, told an Ottawa ceremony where Victor and Mary Lehotay were awarded the title, “Righteous Among...

    Georgian colonel and Ukraine supporter injured in attack
    Feb10

    Georgian colonel and Ukraine supporter injured in attack

    Russian special services may have been involved in an attack in Tbilisi on Dodo Gugeshashvili, a Georgian colonel supporting Ukrainians in a conflict with Russia in eastern Ukraine, Polish Radio reported. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?
    Feb10

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?

    After the Ukraine government condemned his book Stalingrad, Antony Beevor reflects on governments’ desire to alter the past and warns of the dangers of censorshipAccording to an old Spanish proverb, “history is a common meadow in which everyone can make hay”. It has also long been a battleground for the perpetuation of nationalist myths and...

    In Ukraine, Ultranationalist Militia Strikes Fear In Some Quarters
    Jan31

    In Ukraine, Ultranationalist Militia Strikes Fear In Some Quarters

    They swore to protect Ukraine from criminals, but rights groups warn that 600 right-wingers on patrol could fuel intimidation and violence in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response
    Jan31

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response

    The U.S. Treasury Department released a list of 210 officials and billionaires from Russia’s ruling elite, exposing them to scrutiny and potential future sanctions in a move President Vladimir Putin called an “unfriendly act” and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said would “poison” ties for a long time to come....

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch
    Jan31

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch

    The Russian Foreign Ministry yesterday [January 18] accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war in the Donbas. It’s a pretty strange accusation because, well, there’s been an old war going on in the Donbas for nearly four years now. It’s killed more than 10,000 people. And the only reason it is going on is […] …read more...

    Netanyahu is trying hard to court Putin. Is his rhetoric working?
    Jan31

    Netanyahu is trying hard to court Putin. Is his rhetoric working?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Jan. 29, 2018. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images) MOSCOW (JTA) — The story behind the huge Victory Monument that was unveiled in 2012 in the Israeli city of Netanya is not exactly common knowledge even...

    MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court
    Jan31

    MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court

    A group of MH17 victims’ relatives won a lawsuit in a United States court which entitles them to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, television program Zembla reports based on court documents. A total of 25 surviving relatives, including 10 Dutch, took part in this lawsuit filed against Igor Girkin, a leader among pro-Russian...