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    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers
    May11

    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers

    Photos, video, leaked documents and other clues gathered by Ukrainian journalists suggest the equipment may have been supplied by the Kremlin …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trump urges Russia to rein in Syrian ally
    May11

    Trump urges Russia to rein in Syrian ally

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump brushed aside concerns over his wooing of Russia on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) and laid on a White House welcome for Moscow’s top diplomat to seek help to end the war in Syria. As Washington reeled at the dismissal of FBI chief James Comey, who had been probing Russia’s alleged interference...

    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers
    May11

    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers

    KIEV, Ukraine — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometres) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. “Ukrainian soldiers,” it warned, “they’ll find your bodies when the snow...

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank soccer teams
    May11

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank soccer teams

    Israeli players from the Aroni Ariel soccer team practicing at their stadium in the West Bank settlement of Ariel, Sept. 21, 2016. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images) JERUSALEM (JTA) — The FIFA Congress will not hold a vote this year on a Palestinian proposal questioning the status of Israeli teams in the West Bank. Nearly three-quarters of FIFA member...

    Ukraine Police Scramble To Probe Fresh Claims In Journalist’s Car-Bomb Killing
    May11

    Ukraine Police Scramble To Probe Fresh Claims In Journalist’s Car-Bomb Killing

    Ukrainian police investigating the car-bomb killing of a Belarus-born journalist are sifting through a new documentary film’s claims about the unsolved case, including that a current or former Ukrainian security agent was present when the explosive was planted. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU approves Ukraine visa waiver
    May11

    EU approves Ukraine visa waiver

    Ukraine citizens now allowed to visit all EU countries except UK and Ireland without visa for 90 days …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Fulfils a key promise to cement ties with Kiev …read more Source: Gulf...

    Trump’s decision to fire Comey is another win for Vladimir Putin
    May11

    Trump’s decision to fire Comey is another win for Vladimir Putin

    In his wildest dreams, Russian leader (and former Soviet intelligence officer) Vladimir Putin could have never imagined the extent of his success during President Donald Trump’s first five months in office. Trump’s move on Tuesday to terminate FBI Director James Comey puts another huge point on the scoreboard for Putin — especially...

    Ukrainians allowed visa-free travel to EU’s Schengen area
    May11

    Ukrainians allowed visa-free travel to EU’s Schengen area

    The EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians to the Schengen area. …read more Source:...

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents, AFP reported. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet...