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    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust
    Aug10

    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust

    The leader of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says his plan to create a country called Little Russia has failed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Debate: Provocative new Polish passports?
    Aug10

    Debate: Provocative new Polish passports?

    Poles are to be issued new passports to mark the 100th anniversary of the country’s independence in 2018. But the new designs for the passports proposed by the Ministry of the Interior in an online vote have already sparked protests because they include images of sites of historical significance for Poland which are located in modernday...

    FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies
    Aug10

    FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies

    WASHINGTON: A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is intensifying and focused on the financial dealings of Trump associates, sources familiar with the probe said.Longtime political consultant and lobbyist Paul...

    Lithuanian customs crack international human trafficking ring
    Aug10

    Lithuanian customs crack international human trafficking ring

    Lithuanian border guards and their foreign colleagues have cracked an international human trafficking ring – the investigation found that the plotters aimed to bring Ukrainians currently in Lithuania to the United Kingdom for forced labor, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Foreign mural artists make Almaty buildings bright and colourful
    Aug10

    Foreign mural artists make Almaty buildings bright and colourful

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Five artists from the United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Ukraine are creating monumental and decorative art in Almaty as part of International Mural Fest, giving them the chance to splash their inner colours out. Britain’s Fanakapan, known for...

    FBI agents searched ex-Trump campaign chair’s home
    Aug10

    FBI agents searched ex-Trump campaign chair’s home

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been a subject of a longstanding FBI investigation into his dealings in Ukraine and work for the country’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: The Times of...

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution
    Aug10

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution

    Exactly a century ago, the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia and began a reign of terror unprecedented in human history. What is the place of the Soviet Revolution and the communist ideology that inspired it in the American cultural imagination in 2017? American Reds, a 2016 documentary film about the American Communist Party (CPUSA) and its...

    US calls Putin visit to Georgia separatist region ‘inappropriate’
    Aug10

    US calls Putin visit to Georgia separatist region ‘inappropriate’

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday criticised a visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Russian-backed Abkhazia region of Georgia, calling it “inappropriate.” In 2008, Russia and Georgia fought a brief war over the region, which Putin visited on Tuesday, the anniversary of the start of the fighting. “The United States...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...