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    Russia Charges Opposition Leader for Unsanctioned Protests
    Sep30

    Russia Charges Opposition Leader for Unsanctioned Protests

    Russian police released opposition leader and would-be presidential candidate Alexei Navalny on Friday after several hours in detention. Police charged Navalny with repeatedly organizing unauthorized rallies, an administrative offense punishable with a fine of up to a 300,000 rubles ($5,200) and compulsory work for up to 200 hours. “We were...

    Analysts: Russia May Be Helping Catalonia Secessionists
    Sep30

    Analysts: Russia May Be Helping Catalonia Secessionists

    Catalonia’s secessionists, who are trying to organize an independence vote from Spain on Sunday, may be getting aid from Russia as part of the Kremlin’s ongoing strategy to destabilize the European Union, according to European Union analysts. Spain’s central government has deployed thousands of police to contain expected...

    Wallowing in Ukraine jail after attempted missile tech theft
    Sep30

    Wallowing in Ukraine jail after attempted missile tech theft

    September 30, 2017 5:00 AMZHYTOMYR (Ukraine) • The North Korean spy, posing as a member of his country’s trade delegation in Belarus, thought he was photographing a secret scientific report on missile technology as he snapped away with a small camera in a dingy garage in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro, the home of Ukraine’s Soviet-era...

    Gogol Bordello’s front man on what it means to be Ukrainian
    Sep29

    Gogol Bordello’s front man on what it means to be Ukrainian

    Ukraine-born Eugene Hutz is the lead singer of the band Gogol Bordello. Although the band is based in New York and Hutz himself has lived there for years, identity and Ukraine help define the band. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Make America Vigilant Again
    Sep29

    Make America Vigilant Again

    I am a Russian, and I support the efforts of the Committee to Investigate Russia. I even think that Morgan Freeman’s much-maligned video remarks are a good thing. Here’s why.I lived in Russia for almost thirty years before I had to leave it due to threats against my life stemming from my work as a journalist. I know my country and my...

    U.S. announces tighter financial sanctions on Russia
    Sep29

    U.S. announces tighter financial sanctions on Russia

    United States Treasury announces sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms due to Moscow’s continued interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    In US: Government tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms
    Sep29

    In US: Government tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms

    The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow's continued interference in Ukraine. The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow’s continued interference in Ukraine.In a move aimed at making it harder...

    Ukraine aid programme working, must be finalised by early next year – EU | Reuters
    Sep29

    Ukraine aid programme working, must be finalised by early next year – EU | Reuters

    The post Ukraine aid programme working, must be finalised by early next year – EU | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Top-ranked Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela leaves match early for Yom Kippur
    Sep29

    Top-ranked Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela leaves match early for Yom Kippur

    Dudi Sela celebrating after winning a match at the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China, Sept. 28, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — The World Series is weeks away, but an Israeli tennis pro has conjured memories of Sandy Koufax. Dudi Sela, his nation’s top-ranked male player, quit his quarterfinals match Friday in the third set of a...

    GOP Lawmakers Press the White House on Aid to Ukraine
    Sep29

    GOP Lawmakers Press the White House on Aid to Ukraine

    GOP lawmakers are waiting on the White House to act on recommendations from top officials to send lethal defensive aid to Ukraine. Russia has boosted Ukrainian separatists with weapons and fighters in the years-long conflict on the country’s eastern border. on WeeklyStandard.com …read more Source: The Weekly...