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    Now Prohibited in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Chamber: Weapons
    Mar22

    Now Prohibited in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Chamber: Weapons

    Parliament began enforcing a law prohibiting lawmakers from carrying guns or explosives, after a member arrived this month with hand grenades. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot
    Mar22

    Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot

    Photo: Reuters Ukraine’s State Security Service on Thursday detained lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, an ex-military helicopter navigator who became a national hero after being held in a Russian jail, on charges of planning a military-style coup, Reuters reported. Prosecutors allege that Savchenko, who became a lawmaker on her return from Russia,...

    Ukraine detains MP over attack plot: Prosecutor
    Mar22

    Ukraine detains MP over attack plot: Prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia, was detained on Thursday over accusations she plotted a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said. “She was detained after the prosecutor general read out her indictment,” the prosecutor’s spokesman Andriy Lysenko said by phone hours after lawmakers...

    A Ukraine Coup? War Hero Politician Nadiya Savchenko Arrested for Plotting To Overthrow Government Using Grenades and Automatic Weapons
    Mar22

    A Ukraine Coup? War Hero Politician Nadiya Savchenko Arrested for Plotting To Overthrow Government Using Grenades and Automatic Weapons

    The former military helicopter pilot turned parliamentarian, who rose to fame after pro-Russian rebels captured her, may have added coup plotter to her list of titles. …read more Source:...

    CNN host: Trump is nastier to Meryl Streep than Vladimir Putin
    Mar22

    CNN host: Trump is nastier to Meryl Streep than Vladimir Putin

    Donald Trump; Meryl Streep; Vladmir Putin (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) CNN host Jake Tapper just went on an eloquent rant about President Donald Trump’s misplaced priorities regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin. After describing how Trump is furious over the leaking of a story to the media involving his choice to disregard advice to not...

    Development ministry: 1.2-1.5 mln Ukrainian workers came to Poland last year
    Mar22

    Development ministry: 1.2-1.5 mln Ukrainian workers came to Poland last year

    Last year, between 1.2-1.5 million workers from Ukraine came to Poland, according to the Minister of Development Jerzy Kwieciński. “Last year, our system received about 1.8 million applications from Ukrainian nationals, but it is difficult to say how many of these people have taken a job. We estimate that figure to be between 1.2-1.5 million…...

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points
    Mar22

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points

    Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee left out critical context from their report on the panel's Russia investigation. House Intelligence Committee Republicans released a report of their findings in the panel’s Russia investigation on Thursday. The report makes a number of incomplete assertions that seek to distance President...

    Osaka powers past Serena in Miami
    Mar22

    Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

    Serena Williams crashed out of the Miami Open in the first round here Wednesday, slumping to a straight sets defeat against Japan’s Naomi Osaka in the latest setback to the former world number one’s comeback.Osaka, who won her first major title in Indian Wells last weekend, was superior throughout and fully deserved her 6-3, 6-2 win...

    Law on Holocaust rhetoric unconstitutional, Polish attorney general says
    Mar22

    Law on Holocaust rhetoric unconstitutional, Polish attorney general says

    (JTA) — The Polish attorney general’s office described as partly unconstitutional a law passed last month that criminalizes blaming Poland for Nazi crimes. Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro published a statement on the law Thursday. The legislation, which came into force earlier this month, imposes fines or up to three years in jail on...

    Opposition Ukrainian MP and war hero detained on coup plot charges
    Mar22

    Opposition Ukrainian MP and war hero detained on coup plot charges

    Nadiya Savchenko doesn’t deny charges, saying she played along with coup plotters to unmask them. …read more Source:...