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    In Ukraine’s Language Battleground, Some Soldiers Switching Sides
    Apr07

    In Ukraine’s Language Battleground, Some Soldiers Switching Sides

    In Ukraine, some Russian-speakers are switching to Ukrainian in a gesture aimed at beating back decades of Kremlin dominance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s allies
    Apr07

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s allies

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States struck President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle on Friday (Saturday in Manila), imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a diplomatic crisis some have dubbed a new Cold War. Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska, described as operating for the Russian...

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’
    Apr07

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’

    “The launch of the Nord Stream 2 project may imply direct military threats that might provoke a new full-scale offensive of Russian troops on Ukraine,” Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy was quoted as saying by the Unian information agency. Parybiy explained that, in his opinion, Russia desired to use “energy blackmail” to directly...

    Trump’s Russia sanctions are just another shiny object on the long path to the truth
    Apr07

    Trump’s Russia sanctions are just another shiny object on the long path to the truth

    (Credit: Getty/Shutterstock/Salon) Don’t get too excited about the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Russian oligarchs yesterday. First of all, only seven of them were sanctioned, along with 17 “top government officials,” according to the New York Times. That’s really going to hurt them! Seven rich guys and a bunch of...

    United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row
    Apr07

    United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row

    US President Donald Trump hosts a working lunch with the Baltic heads of state in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: Olivier Douliery / AFP The United States struck President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle Friday, imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a...

    The Threat Within NATO
    Apr07

    The Threat Within NATO

    Speaking days before an election most observers thought him sure to win, a long-serving Eurasian strongman railed against human rights, malevolent western powers, and rapacious “international speculators.” If delivered a fourth term in office, he vowed, vengeance against enemies of the state would be swift. His ruling party would achieve...

    US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies
    Apr07

    US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States struck President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle Friday, imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a diplomatic crisis some have dubbed a new Cold War. Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska, described as operating for the Russian government, as well as...

    Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit
    Apr07

    Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit

    Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are arguing that what could be key evidence against him should be kept out of court because the FBI violated his Constitutional rights by illegally entering a storage locker belonging to Manafort’s firm. The FBI first got into the Alexandria, Va. storage unit last May with the...

    Workshop Teaches Ukrainian Art of Dyeing Easter Eggs
    Apr07

    Workshop Teaches Ukrainian Art of Dyeing Easter Eggs

    The Catholic Easter custom of hunting brightly colored eggs and chocolate bunnies may be over now, but in the Orthodox world, Easter comes one week later. And it brings with it, its own unique traditions. One of them is the centuries-old practice of drawing elaborate patterns on Easter eggs decorated and painted using hot wax. Mariia Prus and...

    US Raises the Stakes with Tough Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs
    Apr07

    US Raises the Stakes with Tough Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs

    The White House has announced sanctions against 38 Russian individuals and companies, saying it is standing up to ongoing “malign activity” by the Russian government against Western democracies in Crimea, Ukraine, Syria and around the world. Russia denies any wrongdoing. VOA Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington...