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    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason
    Sep20

    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason

    Paul Manafort was under surveillance by the FISA court before, during, and after his six months as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. That wasn’t because President Obama both hated Donald Trump and somehow knew that Manafort would sign onto the Trump campaign. It’s because there are few people in the nation more deserving of...

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills
    Sep20

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

    A Russian attack helicopter mistakenly fired at least one rocket into a crowd of spectators during a large-scale military exercise in western Belarus simulating a counterattack against NATO forces. The Russian military acknowledged that a rocket was fired by accident by a helicopter, but insisted that no one was hurt in the incident. It also...

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada
    Sep20

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada

    Ukrainian President to visit Canada Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in New York today where he is holding talks with several world leaders during the opening of the U.N.General Assembly. A press release today from the Canadian Prime Minister’s office says the Ukrainian president will travel to Canada for a working visit on the 22nd,...

    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads
    Sep20

    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads

    Contrary to all those breathless commentators on cable news, President Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the United Nations was not a rallying cry for war akin to President George W. Bush’s 2002 U.N. address that hyped the Iraqi threat and was followed several months later by the U.S. invasion of Iraq. That was also the speech in which...

    Russian court delays Siemens’ Crimea turbines lawsuit

    Siemens lodged the suit against Technopromexport, a subsidiary of state conglomerate Rostec, in July after it emerged that four power turbines it sent to a power plant in Russia ended up in the Crimea region, annexed by the Kremlin from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: World...

    In Ukraine, Fears of ‘Technological Terrorism’ Cause Free Expression to Decline
    Sep19

    In Ukraine, Fears of ‘Technological Terrorism’ Cause Free Expression to Decline

    Open air exhibition of posters of different kinds of soldiers from Ukrainian history next to landmark St. Andrew Church in Kiev. Photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY. Olga Kyryliuk, PhD, is an expert in International Law, and co-founder of the Ukrainian NGO Digital Defenders Partners – DDP (Партнери цифрового правозахисту in Ukrainian), focused on...

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists
    Sep19

    Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists

    The security service of the Ukrainian president used force to prevent two RFE/RL journalists from filming in a public place on September 15, pushing a cameraman to the ground and leaving him with a concussion and other injuries. The chief of the State Security Department later issued an apology and opened an investigation. (RFE/RL’s...

    Powerful wind   storm kills eight   in Romania
    Sep19

    Powerful wind storm kills eight in Romania

    Bucharest: A storm packing powerful winds ripped off roofs and toppled trees in Romania on Sunday night, killing eight people and injuring dozens more, authorities and witnesses said on Monday. With gusts that reached nearly 100 kilometres an hour, the storm pounded the area around the western city of Timisoara before heading north toward...

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....