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    Ukraine’s national icon accused of terror plot
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s national icon accused of terror plot

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor General has accused senior lawmaker Nadia Savchenko of plotting to carry out a terrorist attack. …read more Source:...

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico
    Mar16

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico

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    Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe
    Mar16

    Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe

    ALMATY (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan has imposed house arrest on a woman who is suspected of giving financial backing to an opposition political movement established by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive critic of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. The court ordered house arrest for Aqmaral Tobylova, a...

    May’s toothless tough talk on Russia
    Mar16

    May’s toothless tough talk on Russia

    RIGA — Never mind the talk of a new Cold War between Moscow and the West. A year from now, when the poisoning on British soil of a former Russian spy is yesterday’s news, it’s likely to be business as usual between Russia and the U.K. Look at the last time a similar attack was carried out: in 2006, when fugitive Russian intelligence...

    Getting out the vote, Putin style
    Mar16

    Getting out the vote, Putin style

    MOSCOW — When Russians go to the polls on Sunday, not only will they elect a new president — no prizes for guessing who that might be — they may also win sparkling new smartphones. From Kaliningrad, Russia’s Baltic exclave, to Vladivostok, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, authorities are organizing a series of “Photo at the Ballot Box”...

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling
    Mar16

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration levied sanctions against Russia’s top spy agencies and more than a dozen individuals Thursday for trying to influence the 2016 US presidential election and two separate cyberattacks. The announcement follows a lengthy delay, which had caused anger on Capitol Hill and raised questions about...

    In a first, US blames Russia for cyber attacks on energy grid
    Mar16

    In a first, US blames Russia for cyber attacks on energy grid

    Power lines are seen at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in McCarran, Nevada, September 16, 2014. (Reuters pic) WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the U.S. power grid, marking the first time the United States has publicly...

    UK and NATO allies stand against ‘reckless and unlawful’ Russia
    Mar16

    UK and NATO allies stand against ‘reckless and unlawful’ Russia

    Russia is a rogue state, and no one at NATO is falling for Moscow’s lies, the U.K.’s national security adviser, Mark Sedwill, said Thursday. Speaking in Brussels after briefing the North Atlantic Council, NATO’s chief political body, Sedwill said the attempted assassination of former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, was...

    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games
    Mar16

    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games

    TALLINN, Estonia—The night of Friday, Feb. 10, was frigid and snowy in Estonia’s capital city. The kind of winter weather one expects in this Baltic country, which lies at roughly the same geographic latitude as southern Alaska. Inside the lobby bar of Tallinn’s Swissotel, however, the temperature was warm and the atmosphere bustled...

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup
    Mar16

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup

    In its drive to become a Western-style liberal democracy, Ukraine is heading in the wrong direction. Systemic corruption, an economy dominated by oligarchs and factionalism are taking their toll, preventing a prosperous and free Ukraine from taking shape. There are many signs for those who look, bringing the ugly face … …read more...