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    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas
    Nov03

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas

    KYIV – A day after an Odesa-born medic and sniper of Chechen heritage who fought in the Donbas war was fatally shot, the Security Service of Ukraine detained the alleged Kremlin-guided assassin of one of their own high-ranking officials. It was the latest reminder for this war-weary country of 42.5 million people that the conventional battle in...

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov03

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says there are some 300 Serbs fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. They appear to motivated by a nationalist agenda stressing traditional links between Russia and Serbia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor
    Nov03

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum spoke to a packed auditorium at Harvard University’s Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) on the topic “The Holodomor Reconsidered: The Bolshevik Revolution and the Ukrainian Famine.” The talk was part of a retrospective series of special events...

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Nov03

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Despite Western diplomatic efforts and sanctions against Russia, Moscow continues to attack and put pressure on the last vestiges of organized political and social opposition in Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014. Indeed, September and October brought renewed persecution on the peninsula. The latest wave of...

    Washington is a city for sale
    Nov03

    Washington is a city for sale

    What do General Michael Flynn, President Donald J Trump’s first National Security Advisor, Paul Manafort, Trump’s erstwhile campaign chief, and Tony Podesta, the lobbyist and brother of Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chief, John Podesta, have in common? They have all been accused of taking money from dodgy dictators to...

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine
    Nov03

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ukrainians long angered by Paul Manafort’s work to bring what they regard as a kleptocratic, pro-Russia administration to power in Kyiv celebrated news of the American political consultant’s indictment on October 30. Mr. Manafort, who spent months as chairman of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, surrendered to...

    US ‘diversity visa’ program in spotlight after New York attack
    Nov03

    US ‘diversity visa’ program in spotlight after New York attack

    An existing roadside memorial, also known as ghost bike, that is now used to remember the victims of the Tuesday’s attack alongside a bike path at Chambers Street in New York City, is pictured in New York, US, November 2, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: A visa program aimed at diversifying the US immigrant population came under attack from...

    Worried about Russia’s march on grain markets? It could be worse!
    Nov03

    Worried about Russia’s march on grain markets? It could be worse!

    Russian grain is flowing around the world in a way not seen since the last years of the Tsarist empire a century ago but the country’s export expansion looks set to hit a wall because of a lack of infrastructure. While Russia has increased its capacity to export grain ninefold over the last 15 years even that impressive increase will not be...

    Trump and Putin Explore Meeting on Sidelines of Asia Summit
    Nov03

    Trump and Putin Explore Meeting on Sidelines of Asia Summit

    Amid ever-worsening ties between the U.S. and Russia, the two presidents could discuss North Korea, Ukraine, Syria and Russian election meddling. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kazakh Blogger Who Fled To Kyiv Ordered Held 60 Days Pending Extradition Decision
    Nov03

    Kazakh Blogger Who Fled To Kyiv Ordered Held 60 Days Pending Extradition Decision

    A Kyiv court has ordered a Kazakh blogger who fled to Ukraine after criticizing President Nursultan Nazarbaev’s government held under arrest for two months as authorities consider handing her over to Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...