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    ‘Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel’
    Nov30

    ‘Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel’

    Marking 70 years after UN partition vote on Israel, 201 immigrants arrive from Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    How I trolled Putin and lived to tell the tale
    Nov30

    How I trolled Putin and lived to tell the tale

    NEW YORK — An avalanche of sleekly produced, glitzy talk-shows took over prime time television in Russia in the aftermath of Vladimir Putin’s military adventure in Ukraine in 2014. He needed to sell the war to his electorate, and the Kremlin kicked its vast apparatus of state-controlled print and broadcast media into overdrive. The shows...

    ‘Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel’
    Nov30

    ‘Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel’

    Marking 70 years after UN partition vote on Israel, 201 immigrants arrive from Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts
    Nov30

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts

    The secretary of state defended the Trump administration’s plan to slash US diplomacy by 31% despite North Korean missile test and Afghanistan escalationRex Tillerson said on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposal to slash the state department and foreign aid budget is in part based on an expectation it will be able to...

    Kazakhstan team takes second place in Arm-wrestling World Cup
    Nov30

    Kazakhstan team takes second place in Arm-wrestling World Cup

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh athletes took second place in the overall team competition at the Arm-wrestling World Cup held in Rumia, Poland. The Arm-wrestling World Cup, held Nov.16-19, brought together the strongest handlers from 31 countries. The Kazakhstan team included...

    Uhuru Kenyatta swears-in for second term as Kenyan president
    Nov30

    Uhuru Kenyatta swears-in for second term as Kenyan president

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in Tuesday for a second term as police fired teargas to disperse angry opposition supporters, in what many hope is the closing act of a gruelling and divisive election drama. The pomp and ceremony ended with a 21-gun salute but was overshadowed by chaos in another part of Nairobi, where police engaged in...

    Congressional Radio-TV Gallery Pulls RT’s Accreditation After Network Registered as Foreign Agent
    Nov30

    Congressional Radio-TV Gallery Pulls RT’s Accreditation After Network Registered as Foreign Agent

    The Congressional Radio and TV Correspondents’ gallery announced Wednesday that it had voted to withdraw the news credentials for the Russian government-funded RT television network. Craig Caplan, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio and Television Correspondents’ Galleries, wrote in a letter that the...

    Poroshenko Signs Law Declaring December 25 Public Holiday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law declaring December 25 a public holiday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chronicler of Evil
    Nov30

    Chronicler of Evil

    Anne Applebaum has written a new book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine. It is about the “terror-famine” of 1932–34. She has also written Gulag: A History and Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956. As you can see, she does not pick the cheeriest of subjects. But she picks important ones, and she is utterly authoritative...

    Report: Turkey Swapped Two Alleged Russian Spies For Crimean Tartar Leaders
    Nov30

    Report: Turkey Swapped Two Alleged Russian Spies For Crimean Tartar Leaders

    Turkish broadcaster Haberturk reports that Turkey has extradited two Russians accused of espionage in exchange for the release of two Crimean Tatar leaders jailed in Russia-occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...