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    Why the Pope ❤ Putin
    Aug11

    Why the Pope ❤ Putin

    An increasingly belligerent Vladimir Putin is finding a new friend in a man of peace: Pope Francis. The Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, is scheduled to fly to Moscow on August 20 to meet the Russian president and Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. The four-day visit — the...

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff
    Aug11

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff

    BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff — boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees — both US diplomats and local staff — and close...

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles
    Aug11

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles

    TORONTO — The old-school Eugenie Bouchard returned to the court Thursday at the Rogers Cup. Her smile was back and there was spring in her step. She looked like the player who enjoyed a breakout season in 2014. The only thing missing was a victory. Bouchard, who has been unable to shake a long singles slump, teamed with Karolina Pliskova for a...

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event
    Aug11

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event

    President Donald Trump, on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, openly mused to reporters about a wide range of topics on Thursday — threatening North Korea with “the likes of which nobody’s seen before” while criticizing the timing of the FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home and saying he wanted to “de-nuke the world.” He also expressed...

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation
    Aug11

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort on Thursday switched up his legal team amid several new reports on the federal investigation into his personal finances. “Mr. Manafort is in the process of retaining his former counsel, Miller & Chevalier, to represent him in the office of special counsel investigation,”...

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators
    Aug11

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators

    Paul Manafort’s son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai, who has partnered with Manafort on real estate deals, met with Justice Department investigators more than two months ago, CNN reported late Thursday. CNN reported, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter, that Yohai met with federal investigators recently. According to one of the sources...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    MOSCOW – A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, a decision that follows months of disputes and angry calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent...

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine
    Aug10

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine

    In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first cease-fire was signed, on Sept. 5, 2014. I witnessed a wasteland of charred, destroyed tanks, and armored personnel carriers. And scores of dead soldiers who reminded me of the plaster molds of the dead in Pompeii, the way...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...