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    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll
    Mar16

    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll

    Russians living in Ukraine will be unable to vote in Russia’s presidential election because access to Moscow’s diplomatic missions will be blocked, Kyiv said March 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title
    Mar16

    Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title

    Napoli skipper Marek Hamsik insists his side are still in the Serie A title race as they battle to avoid falling seven points behind Juventus before the international break. “Napoli aren’t giving up anything,” said Hamsik, after six-time defending champions Juventus pulled four points clear in midweek. “Anything can definitely happen. The...

    Erdogan talks to NATO chief, Ukrainian president
    Mar16

    Erdogan talks to NATO chief, Ukrainian president

    Turkey is an important NATO ally, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tells Turkish president …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds
    Mar16

    Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds

    Ukraine’s decision to prohibit Russian citizens from voting in the Russian embassy and Consulate General in Ukraine on March 18 contradicts international human rights norms and does not fit in the definition of a civilized state, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. “The decision of the Ukrainian authorities released...

    Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America
    Mar16

    Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America

    The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The hackers have been targeting US interests since at least 2015. Reports indicate the hackers could have shut down nuclear power plants, water, and...

    ‘Troll Factory’ Workers, ‘Putin’s Chef’ Among Russians Hit by New US Sanctions
    Mar16

    ‘Troll Factory’ Workers, ‘Putin’s Chef’ Among Russians Hit by New US Sanctions

    The latest U.S. sanctions against Russians are aimed at punishing those responsible for cyberattacks and attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. Washington said the issuing of the sanctions was also motivated by other factors, including the poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a nerve agent in...

    This exiled opposition leader from Maduro’s Venezuela is drawing strength from his Jewish roots
    Mar16

    This exiled opposition leader from Maduro’s Venezuela is drawing strength from his Jewish roots

    David Smolansky, a leader in exile of Venezuela’s opposition, in Washington, D.C., March 12, 2018 (Ron Kampeas) WASHINGTON (JTA) — David Smolansky has become the exiled face of the resistance to the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. It doesn’t take long to realize why the major media constantly seek him out for commentary...

    The UK could seriously punish Russia for the spy attack. Here’s why it probably won’t.
    Mar16

    The UK could seriously punish Russia for the spy attack. Here’s why it probably won’t.

    London benefits too much from corrupt Russian money in the UK to crack down on it. The UK is firing back at Russia in retaliation for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy on British soil — but it’s unclear if they’ll make use of the hardest-hitting weapon in their arsenal. During a speech in Parliament on Wednesday, British...

    Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle
    Mar16

    Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle

    Russians are now reportedly joining up to take revenge on the US after losing the fight in February. US troops in Syria are digging in and preparing for future attacks after a massive battle played out in the country’s east The US Brig. Gen. in charge of the US-led fight against ISIS confirmed that around 300 Russian mercenaries were killed...

    The Latest: UK asks chemical watchdog to examine sample
    Mar16

    The Latest: UK asks chemical watchdog to examine sample

    British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized… …read more Source: The Bismarck...