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    Ukrainian officials: Russian agent gunned down former lawmaker
    Mar25

    Ukrainian officials: Russian agent gunned down former lawmaker

    The assassin who gunned down a prominent Russian opposition figure Thursday in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was identified by Ukrainian officials Friday as a 28-year-old Russian agent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise
    Mar25

    Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise

    PARIS (AFP) – Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday.A first-half Daniele De Rossi penalty and late second from Ciro Immobile was enough to earn the Azzurri three points but they remain behind Spain on goal...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Russian disinformation — Gaffes and laughs — Czech mates
    Mar25

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Russian disinformation — Gaffes and laughs — Czech mates

    EUROPEAN POLITICS OF RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION: Federica Mogherini’s squad working to counter Russian disinformation and propaganda — known as the East StratCom team — has a problem. Unfortunately for Mogherini, it’s her. Activists, analysts, national foreign ministries and political opponents...

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow
    Mar25

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in Frances politics.Le Pens meeting with Putin — their first, according to Moscow — comes a month before the first round of the...

    People Slaughter Sheep, Strip Naked In Bizarre Protest At Auschwitz
    Mar25

    People Slaughter Sheep, Strip Naked In Bizarre Protest At Auschwitz

    At least 11 people were arrested at Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp, on Friday after they slaughtered a sheep beneath the entry gate, removed their clothing and chained themselves together.Local police said the men and women, ages 20 to 27, unfurled a banner reading “love” in English as they stripped naked, according to Deutsche Press...

    Cyber Firm Rewrites Part of Disputed Russian Hacking Report
    Mar25

    Cyber Firm Rewrites Part of Disputed Russian Hacking Report

    U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike has revised and retracted statements it used to buttress claims of Russian hacking during last year’s American presidential election campaign. The shift followed a VOA report that the company misrepresented data published by an influential British think tank. In December, CrowdStrike said it found...

    A trio of key Trump associates have taken a big step forward in the Russia investigation
    Mar25

    A trio of key Trump associates have taken a big step forward in the Russia investigation

    Trump associates Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, and Carter Page all sent letters to the House Intelligence Committee on Friday volunteering to be interviewed as part of the committee’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. While Stone, Manafort, and Page — Trump’s former campaign adviser, chairman, and...

    France?s Le Pen says Putin embodies ?new vision? of world
    Mar25

    France?s Le Pen says Putin embodies ?new vision? of world

    MOSCOW: France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Russian President Vladimir Putin represents a “new vision” of the world, following her meeting with the Kremlin strongman in Moscow on Friday. “He represents a sovereign nation,” the leader of the National Front far-right party told reporters....

    Politics: A trio of key Trump associates have taken a big step forward in the Russia investigation
    Mar25

    Politics: A trio of key Trump associates have taken a big step forward in the Russia investigation

    While Stone, Manafort, and Page — Trump's former campaign adviser, chairman, and foreign policy adviser, respectively — all have ties to Russia, they have all denied that they helped facilitate any collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow during the election. Page, who traveled to Moscow last July while he was still working with the...

    News of the day from around the world, March 25
    Mar25

    News of the day from around the world, March 25

    1 Refugee crisis: A Spanish aid organization said Friday it feared hundreds of refugees may have died off Libya’s coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 died after a boat sank in the Aegean Sea. The push toward the Tishrin Dam came three days after U.S. aircraft ferried Syrian Kurdish fighters and allies to spearhead a major ground...