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    Protests Grow Against Media Crackdown in Crimea
    Sep07

    Protests Grow Against Media Crackdown in Crimea

    WASHINGTON — International media groups have intensified efforts to support Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist and contributor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), calling on Russian authori …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump Thought A Saudi Plot Swayed The 2012 Election
    Sep07

    Donald Trump Thought A Saudi Plot Swayed The 2012 Election

    President Barack Obama’s decisive victory in the 2012 presidential election was made possible by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.Trump made the claim in an appearance on CNBC five months before that year’s election. Commenting on the price of oil at the time, the bigoted...

    Spain and Wales cruise in qualifiers
    Sep07

    Spain and Wales cruise in qualifiers

    PARIS — Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style while Gareth Bale inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo earned a historic point in World Cup qualifying Monday. Lopetegui enjoyed a perfect competitive debut as Diego Costa, David Silva and Alvaro Morata all hit doubles in an 8-0 drubbing of Liechtenstein in Leon....

    Ukraine fears full-scale Russian invasion
    Sep06

    Ukraine fears full-scale Russian invasion

    KIEV: It has become increasingly difficult for Ukraine to secure Western support in its fight against “Russian aggression” and a full-scale invasion from Russia cannot be ruled out, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. Poroshenko said Europe’s internal strength was being tested by external issues such as the migration...

    A Man in Crimea Self-Immolated to Save His Wife’s Cafe From Officials, Who Razed It Anyway
    Sep06

    A Man in Crimea Self-Immolated to Save His Wife’s Cafe From Officials, Who Razed It Anyway

    Yalta Harbor. Source: Victoria Vasilieva, Flickr Late last week, 75-year-old Yalta pensioner Alexander Strekalin poured acetone down his back, lit himself on fire, and collapsed near Primorsky Beach in the center of the city. Strekalin, a former deputy head of Yalta’s city administration and years earlier a Chernobyl first responder, was...

    Moldova: the New Cold War's corrupt battleground
    Sep06

    Moldova: the New Cold War's corrupt battleground

    As tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate, several countries of the former Soviet Union are caught in the middle. Ukraine, Georgia, and a small country of Moldova, sandwiched between the NATO member Romania and Ukraine, are an example… …read more Source: The...

    Spanish ex-minister linked to Panama Papers drops World Bank bid
    Sep06

    Spanish ex-minister linked to Panama Papers drops World Bank bid

    José Manuel Soria, Spain’s former industry minister, has withdrawn his nomination to be his country’s representative at the World Bank, over links to the Panama Papers scandal, Reuters reported Tuesday. Soria, who resigned in April after he was linked to an offshore company that appeared in the documents that shed light on possible...

    Live by the Pen, Die by the Sword
    Sep06

    Live by the Pen, Die by the Sword

    The war against journalists in Ukraine is getting bloody. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Future Belongs to Authoritarian States
    Sep06

    The Future Belongs to Authoritarian States

    After the great Western victory over the Soviet Union in 1991, many echoed Frances Fukiyama’s view that the future belonged to liberal democratic states. And, much like after the Western victories in World War I and World War II, there was a period of significant expansion of democratic regimes around the world after 1991. But, now, 25...

    Ukraine’s national teams to play Kosovo at neutral venues
    Sep06

    Ukraine’s national teams to play Kosovo at neutral venues

    BELGRADE – The Ukraine national basketball and football teams will play their respective EuroBasket 2017 and World Cup 2018 qualifying games against Kosovo at neutral venues outside Ukraine, Ukrainian Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandr Aleksandrovych announced Tuesday. This is a result of a recent political decision by Ukraine as part of its...