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    Russian Bank Helps Venezuela Defy US Cryptocurrency Sanctions
    May14

    Russian Bank Helps Venezuela Defy US Cryptocurrency Sanctions

    Investors looking to buy Venezuela’s new cryptocurrency may want to head to a little-known Moscow bank whose biggest shareholders are President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government and two state-controlled Russian companies under U.S. sanctions. Evrofinance Mosnarbank has emerged as the only international financial institution so far...

    Kyiv locals offer free couches for footy fans priced out of Champions League finale

    It’s Dynamic Kyiv as locals in the Ukrainian capital mobilise to help football fans hit by high hotel prices for the Champions League final on May 26. …read more Source:...

    The Dogs Of War Are Back
    May14

    The Dogs Of War Are Back

    “As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.” — Proverbs 26:11 Peter Beinart writes in detail about how he, a supporter of the Iraq War, fell for the arguments for war last time, and how we are now going through a repeat of the same thing with Iran. Excerpt: How is this possible? How is it possible that Trump—who during the...

    Minister: Zeman Hasn’t Hurt Czech Credibility ‘That Much’
    May14

    Minister: Zeman Hasn’t Hurt Czech Credibility ‘That Much’

    Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnicky said President Milos Zeman did not damage his country’s credibility “that much” with statements that have been seen as supporting Kremlin positions. Speaking to RFE/RL’s Ray Furlong on May 14, he said the Czech Republic’s partners understood that the government makes policy...

    Ukraine suspends consul in Germany for alleged anti-semitic posts
    May14

    Ukraine suspends consul in Germany for alleged anti-semitic posts

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian diplomat in Germany has been suspended and could be recalled, Ukraine’s foreign ministry said on Monday, following reports the consul had posted anti-Semitic content on social media. …read more Source:...

    Mohamed Salah sets new Premier League scoring record, wins golden boot
    May14

    Mohamed Salah sets new Premier League scoring record, wins golden boot

    …read more Source: The Himalayan...

    Russia Denounces Ukraine’s Threat against its Diplomats at UN
    May14

    Russia Denounces Ukraine’s Threat against its Diplomats at UN

    Russia denounced the threats made against its diplomats by veterans of the war operation against the rebel population in Donbas, during a forum about fake news at the United Nations Information Committee. Moscow.- People dressed in camouflage uniforms insulted and threatened the personnel of our Foreign Ministry who was participating in the...

    Mayonnaise containing engine oil on sale in France
    May14

    Mayonnaise containing engine oil on sale in France

    Mayonnaise on French supermarket shelves may contain engine oil, a French weekly paper has revealed, after it emerged that a crooked company in Ukraine has sold 40,000 tonnes of sunflower oil cut with 280 tonnes of engine oil in Europe. …read more Source: Radio France...

    OSCE parliamentarians, visiting Donbas, call for urgent steps to ease humanitarian situation
    May14

    OSCE parliamentarians, visiting Donbas, call for urgent steps to ease humanitarian situation

    Following a two-day visit to areas close to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, a delegation of senior OSCE parliamentarians led by Parliamentary Assembly President George Tsereteli (MP, Georgia) called for urgent steps to alleviate the humanitarian situation of people impacted … …read more Source:...

    Playbook: ‘Big day’ in Jerusalem as U.S. embassy opens
    May14

    Playbook: ‘Big day’ in Jerusalem as U.S. embassy opens

    U.S. EMBASSY OPENS TODAY IN JERUSALEM … DR. MIRIAM ADELSON — Sheldon’s wife — wrote the top story in Israel HaYom, the paper her family owns. The headline is “Big day for Israel and America.” http://bit.ly/2jYPwAZ … SPOTTED in Israel for the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem: Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Lindsey Graham...