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    Election Day in Pro-Russia Crimea
    Mar20

    Election Day in Pro-Russia Crimea

    Joshua Yaffa reports from Election Day in Crimea, a recently annexed Russian territory where support for President Vladimir Putin remains despite crackdowns on free speech. …read more Source: The New...

    The Latest: Trump calls Putin on re-election victory
    Mar20

    The Latest: Trump calls Putin on re-election victory

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s re-election (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on re-election. The Kremlin said in a statement that the two presidents also spoke Tuesday about the need to coordinate efforts...

    The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
    Mar20

    The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal

    Internet paranoiacs drawn to Bitcoin have long indulged fantasies of American spies subverting the booming, controversial digital currency. Increasingly popular among get-rich-quick speculators, Bitcoin started out as a high-minded project to make financial transactions public and mathematically verifiable — while also offering discretion....

    Lydian Armenia improves its social programs
    Mar20

    Lydian Armenia improves its social programs

    ArmInfo. Lydian Armenia is changing approaches to implementing corporate social responsibility in the communities adjacent to the Amulsar gold deposit. The emphasis is not on the charitable element, but on the development and implementation of effective, long- term projects, the success of which will not depend on the company’s assistance...

    ‘Astonishing’ Facebook Intervention Could Have Compromised Cambridge Analytica Evidence, Says U.K.
    Mar20

    ‘Astonishing’ Facebook Intervention Could Have Compromised Cambridge Analytica Evidence, Says U.K.

    Facebook has been plunged into crisis over the allegations that Cambridge Analytica misused data from more than 50 million people to help elect Donald Trump. Nearly $40 billion was wiped off Facebook’s market value Monday, an emergency at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU’s Juncker Follows France, Germany in Congratulating Putin
    Mar20

    EU’s Juncker Follows France, Germany in Congratulating Putin

    The European Union’s chief executive has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his reelection, saying that Russia and Europe should “reestablish a cooperative pan-European security order”, according to Reuters. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker published the letter on his Twitter account on Tuesday,...

    Israel, the West and shameless hypocrisy
    Mar20

    Israel, the West and shameless hypocrisy

    The current crisis between Britain and Russia offers yet another example of the shameless hypocrisy of the West when dealing with Israel and almost any other country. Why bring Israel into the attempted murder of two people on the streets of Britain in which Russia, not Israel is implicated? I do so because of the sudden regard for international...

    Osmani-Zadorozhniuk: Potential for enhancement of Macedonia-Ukraine cooperation
    Mar20

    Osmani-Zadorozhniuk: Potential for enhancement of Macedonia-Ukraine cooperation

    Macedonia-Ukraine relations are excellent and friendly, with both countries sharing Euro-Atlantic aspirations, agreed Vice Premier for European Affairs Bujar Osmani and Ukrainian Ambassador to Macedonia, Natalia Zadorozhniuk. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Eugal Pipeline to Transport Gas From Nord Stream 2 at Maximum Capacity in 2020
    Mar20

    Eugal Pipeline to Transport Gas From Nord Stream 2 at Maximum Capacity in 2020

    Earlier in the day, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources from Gascade, that Gazprom will be unable to fully meet the European gas demand in 2020 without using Ukrainian gas transit infrastructure, because the European gas pipelines will not be ready to transit the entire gas volume planned for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by that...

    The U.K. government is going after Cambridge Analytica’s data
    Mar20

    The U.K. government is going after Cambridge Analytica’s data

    The U.K.’s data chief is seeking an urgent warrant to access the computers and servers of Cambridge Analytica, according to reports Tuesday. The news came hours after Elizabeth Denham, the U.K.’s Information Commissioner, ordered Facebook to stand down its own probe into the company over fears data may be deleted. Denham is seeking a...