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    Politics: Mueller obtained a new search warrant against Manafort last month, and it could signal a huge shift in the Russia investigation
    Apr06

    Politics: Mueller obtained a new search warrant against Manafort last month, and it could signal a huge shift in the Russia investigation

    Special counsel Robert Mueller may be shifting his focus from Paul Manafort's Ukraine lobbying work to potential collusion with Russia. The special counsel Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort as recently as March 9, new court documents show. The search warrant was related to...

    Armenia’s disputed move toward true democracy
    Apr06

    Armenia’s disputed move toward true democracy

    YEREVAN — Armenia plans to change its system of governance in a bid to improve democracy — but critics claim it’s all smoke and mirrors. In early April, just as Yerevan prepares to ratify a landmark agreement with the European Union, the small Caucasus nation will complete its shift from an executive presidency to a parliamentary system —...

    Ukraine’s invisible scars
    Apr06

    Ukraine’s invisible scars

    DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine — Volodymyr Semistyaga was wading through documents in the archives of Luhansk University when the stomp of boots interrupted his reading. A group of pro-Russian separatists knocked him down, pulled a sack over his head and dragged him from the building. It was June 2014 and fighting between Ukrainian government forces and...

    Hungary-Ukraine ties fray as Orban defends diaspora in re-election bid
    Apr06

    Hungary-Ukraine ties fray as Orban defends diaspora in re-election bid

    Kiev and locals reject Budapest’s depiction of ethnic strife in western Ukraine …read more Source: The Irish...

    Canada expels Russian embassy spokesman for ‘sharing scurrilous stories’ targeting Freeland
    Apr06

    Canada expels Russian embassy spokesman for ‘sharing scurrilous stories’ targeting Freeland

    The Russian embassy spokesperson in Ottawa who was responsible for the mission’s Twitter account is one of four Russian diplomats being expelled from Canada, Radio Canada International has learned. Two separate sources have confirmed to RCI that Kirill Kalinin, who was also the first secretary of the embassy’s political section, is...

    Time to Turn Up the Heat on Putin
    Apr06

    Time to Turn Up the Heat on Putin

    The West’s lenient attitude toward Russian acts of aggression have served only to embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin. Refreshingly, on the heels of the recent poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom, there has been a uniform response. In fact, the world may have just witnessed “the...

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact
    Apr05

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact

    The EU and the US have imposed wave after wave of sanctions on Russia since the beginning of the Crimea crisis in 2014. However, the Kremlin is sticking to its course and Vladimir Putin’s power has only grown. …read more Source:...

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact
    Apr05

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact

    The EU and the US have imposed wave after wave of sanctions on Russia since the beginning of the Crimea crisis in 2014. However, the Kremlin is sticking to its course and Vladimir Putin’s power has only grown. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact
    Apr05

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact

    The EU and the US have imposed wave after wave of sanctions on Russia since the beginning of the Crimea crisis in 2014. However, the Kremlin is sticking to its course and Vladimir Putin’s power has only grown. …read more Source:...

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact
    Apr05

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact

    The EU and the US have imposed wave after wave of sanctions on Russia since the beginning of the Crimea crisis in 2014. However, the Kremlin is sticking to its course and Vladimir Putin’s power has only grown. …read more Source: Deutsche...