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    Trump can’t escape Russia woes
    Mar21

    Trump can’t escape Russia woes

    President Donald Trump’s Russia headaches are far from behind him.One day after the top law enforcement official in the United States confirmed an active FBI investigation into ties between Trump’s campaign and Russian officials, lawmakers are already laying out plans to haul Michael Flynn, Carter Page, Paul Manafort and possibly...

    Yanka Kupala exhibition arranged in Kiev
    Mar21

    Yanka Kupala exhibition arranged in Kiev

    The exhibition called “Destinies of Ukrainians and Belarusians linked together” celebrates the life of the Belarusian classic and explores the meaning of Taras Shevchenko’s legacy for the poet. Yanka Kupala was the one who translated his famous poem My Testament into Belarusian. …read more Source:...

    Why US-Russia Cyber Cooperation Is So Problematic
    Mar21

    Why US-Russia Cyber Cooperation Is So Problematic

    The Russian government is a notoriously bad actor in cyberspace, but this hasn’t stopped them from advocating for greater cyber cooperation abroad. Last year, the United States agreed to resume the 2013 discussions on cyber cooperation that were halted after Russia invaded Crimea. Russian connections to the recent breaches of the Democratic...

    Economic woes fuel rare public challenge to Belarus strongman
    Mar21

    Economic woes fuel rare public challenge to Belarus strongman

    MINSK: As some three thousand demonstrators marched through the centre of the Belarusian capital Minsk their anger turned to the man who has dominated their lives for 23 years: strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko. “Leave!” they began chanting. “Leave!” The rally last week was part of the biggest wave of protests to rock isolated Belarus in...

    White House distances itself from Paul Manafort, who reportedly laundered money to himself from a pro-Putin party’s “black ledger”
    Mar21

    White House distances itself from Paul Manafort, who reportedly laundered money to himself from a pro-Putin party’s “black ledger”

    Paul Manafort (Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri) A month after it was reported that a Ukrainian parliament member had attempted to blackmail Paul Manafort — the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump — with documents over Manafort’s alleged connections to pro-Putin forces in Ukraine, that same parliament member has released...

    US Secretary of State to skip NATO meeting, head to Russia instead
    Mar21

    US Secretary of State to skip NATO meeting, head to Russia instead

    BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels in April, but will travel to Russia and Italy the same month, a US official said Tuesday. Tillerson will be replaced by a lower-level official at the NATO meeting on April 5-6, a development that will likely fuel new concerns about US President...

    Ukrainian elder statesman: How Russian hybrid war is changing the world order
    Mar21

    Ukrainian elder statesman: How Russian hybrid war is changing the world order

    Volodymyr Horbulin is one of Ukraine’s most accomplished elder statesmen. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Headlines for March 21, 2017
    Mar21

    Headlines for March 21, 2017

    James Comey: FBI Is Investigating Trump’s Ties to RussiaJames Comey: FBI Has “No Information” to Support Trump’s Wiretapping ClaimsFmr. Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Facing New Accusations in UkraineReuters: Tillerson to Skip April NATO Meeting, Then Head to RussiaDay 2 of Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation...

    Economist Intelligence Unit: Singapore Most Expensive City Worldwide
    Mar21

    Economist Intelligence Unit: Singapore Most Expensive City Worldwide

    Singapore ranked as the most expensive city in the world for a fourth consecutive time, showed the ranking of Economist Intelligence Unit. The survey compares living expenses in a given city to living expenses in New York as a base. Four Asian countries dominate the Top 5. Hong Kong ranked second, followed by Zurich, Tokyo and Osaka. Seoul,...

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Revises Down GDP Outlook As Blockade Hits
    Mar21

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Revises Down GDP Outlook As Blockade Hits

    Ukraine’s central bank said on March 21 that a blockade of the part of the country controlled by Russia-backed separatists will hit the country’s economy harder than previously expected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...