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    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange
    Aug21

    Pardon Me? Rep. Rohrabacher’s Curious Visit With Assange

    Iconoclastic Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed that he had met Wednesday with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who still remains in his self-imposed five-year exile at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, afraid he will be subject to U.S. arrest if he leaves. The reason for the unusual meeting (Rohrabacher claims he is the first...

    Alice in Wonderland, in Izmir
    Aug21

    Alice in Wonderland, in Izmir

    …read more Source: Middle East Monitor

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland
    Aug20

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland

    (JTA) — A leader of Russian Jews called on Poland to avoid any exclusion of Russia from an international forum that is responsible for preserving for educational purposes the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor. Mikhael Mirilashvili, the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, issued the call Sunday, following claims by Russian officials that...

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea
    Aug20

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court has rejected a request by Siemens to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month, the court’s ruling showed on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report
    Aug20

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report

    Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Vladimir Lenin, the first Soviet dictator, following a government campaign to remove its Soviet-era symbols. In every village, town, and city controlled by Kiev, monuments to the communist leader—considered a dictator by many—were removed. The initiative was made law by President Petro Poroshenko in May...

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit
    Aug20

    Moscow Court Refuses To Freeze Siemens Turbines In Crimea, Pending Suit

    The Arbitration Court of Moscow has declined to place a freeze on gas turbines manufactured by the German firm Siemens that were transferred to the illegally annexed region of Crimea earlier this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No Indian City in World’s Top 10 Most Livable Cities, Melbourne Tops Chart
    Aug20

    No Indian City in World’s Top 10 Most Livable Cities, Melbourne Tops Chart

    New Delhi, August 20 The list of top ten most livable cities in the world is out and sadly not even one Indian city features in the list. The cities have been listed taking factors into consideration like happiness, social services, growing economy etc. Also factors like high crime rate, health care system, culture and transportation come into...

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack
    Aug20

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Incendiary Attack

    Officials in Ukraine have accused Russia-backed separatists of firing on the settlement of Zaitseve, in a government-controlled part of the Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Prepared to Supply Gas to Both Greece, Bulgaria if Necessary

    Russia is prepared to supply gas from the TurkStream pipeline to both Greece and Bulgaria if necessary, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters, quoted by Kiev Post. “We are constantly discussing these matters with countries that are interested in receiving Russian gas, including with Greece and Italy. Bulgaria is now again part of...

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts
    Aug20

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts

    PRIPYAT, Ukraine — In a post-Cold War world, the fear of nuclear holocaust has receded from the global consciousness. Donald Trump’s threat of unleashing “fire and fury like the world has never seen” against North Korea was an untimely and unwelcome reminder of a past, perilous era. Even by Trump’s...