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    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to unveil Tuesday a highly symbolic bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimea, four years after the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine detains local director of Russian state news agency
    May15

    Ukraine detains local director of Russian state news agency

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state security agents searched the offices of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti and detained the director of its Kiev office on Tuesday, accusing RIA of being used in an “information war” by Russia against Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Detains Local Director of Russian State News Agency
    May15

    Ukraine Detains Local Director of Russian State News Agency

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state security agents searched the offices of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti and detained the director of its… …read more Source: U.S....

    Playbook scoop: Trump-aligned political group spending 1M to push red-state Dems to back Haspel
    May15

    Playbook scoop: Trump-aligned political group spending 1M to push red-state Dems to back Haspel

    NEW … END OF AN ERA … BOB BAUER, long-time top Democratic political law expert, is leaving Perkins Coie. He has been with the law firm for more than 35 years. The former White House Counsel to President Barack Obama plans to do more teaching at the New York University School of Law and continue his writing and speaking about constitutional law,...

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in antisemitic rhetoric
    May15

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in antisemitic rhetoric

    One Ukrainian mayor had quite a lot to say about “the Jews.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat slammed for anti-Semitic rhetoric
    May15

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat slammed for anti-Semitic rhetoric

    Ukrainian consulate official and mayor Ukrainian town slammed for spreading anti-Semitic canards. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Time for a trailblazing approach to Britain’s cultural heritage
    May15

    Time for a trailblazing approach to Britain’s cultural heritage

    Last year, I found myself at two very different cultural events, just a few weeks apart. One was held in the awe-inspiring surroundings of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. There, I found myself surrounded by the great and the good of the British cultural establishment, attending the launch of a new government report, “Culture Is...

    Premier League manager news: Chelsea prepare for Conte and staff ‘cull’
    May15

    Premier League manager news: Chelsea prepare for Conte and staff ‘cull’

    Description Antonio Conte won the Premier League title in his first season as Chelsea manager Credits Stu Forster/Getty Images Alt Text Antonio Conte sacked Chelsea Maurizio Sarri Napoli Sam Allardyce to get Everton axe while David Moyes is expected to leave West Ham …read more Source: The...

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv
    May15

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv

    Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers have searched the office of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti’s branch in Ukraine and detained a journalist, accusing the media outlet of participating in a “hybrid information war” against Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in anti-Semitic rhetoric
    May15

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in anti-Semitic rhetoric

    (JTA) — Amid international pressure on Ukraine over its perceived tolerance to anti-Semitism, a local mayor and a diplomat were documented engaging hate speech against Jews. The mayor of the village of Skole, located 60 miles southwest of Lviv, inveighed against Jews during a recent lecture before city councilmen, Eduard Dolinsky, director of the...