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    Russia, the Last Colonial Empire
    Jun29

    Russia, the Last Colonial Empire

    When the Soviet banner was lowered over the Kremlin on December 25, 1991, and replaced by the old Russian flag, it was widely celebrated as the fall of communism. Many assumed that this would lead to the “end of history” and to the dawn of a new world order based on the principles of political democracy and economic freedom. But the end of a...

    NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%
    Jun29

    NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%

    European NATO allies and Canada will increase defence spending this year by 4.3 percent, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, amid pressure from President Donald Trump to spend more. “In 2017 we foresee an even greater annual real increase of 4.3 percent. That is three consecutive years of accelerating defence spending,” Stoltenberg...

    Eurovision: Ukraine facing fine over Russia row
    Jun29

    Eurovision: Ukraine facing fine over Russia row

    Eurovision Song Contest bosses penalise the country over its organisation of this year’s contest. …read more Source:...

    Venezuela’s shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine
    Jun29

    Venezuela’s shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Drawing inspiration from Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela’s young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising. …read more Source:...

    Five men guilty of murdering Putin critic Nemtsov
    Jun29

    Five men guilty of murdering Putin critic Nemtsov

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted five men of killing opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in 2015. The court found former soldier Zaur Dadayev and four accomplices — all ethnic Chechens — guilty of the murder after eight months of hearings, according to Reuters. Nemtsov, 55, a staunch critic of Vladimir Putin, was...

    Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine
    Jun29

    Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Drawing inspiration from Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela’s young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising. …read more Source: The...

    Jury finds five guilty of Kremlin foe Nemtsov murder
    Jun29

    Jury finds five guilty of Kremlin foe Nemtsov murder

    MOSCOW: A Russian jury on Thursday found all five defendants guilty of organising and carrying out the contract killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov after a trial his allies say failed to unmask the masterminds. Former deputy prime minister Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down just yards from the Kremlin as...

    Venezuela’s Shield-Bearing Protesters Inspired by Ukraine
    Jun29

    Venezuela’s Shield-Bearing Protesters Inspired by Ukraine

    By Victoria Ramirez and Andreina AponteCARACAS (Reuters) – Drawing inspiration from Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela’s young protesters are… …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin thinks the US is trying to overthrow him
    Jun29

    Putin thinks the US is trying to overthrow him

    That’s what a new DIA report says. Russia believes the US wants regime change in Moscow; helped spark the Arab Spring; and is responsible for the ouster of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, the wars in Kosovo, Iraq, and Libya, and the revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan. Those are the major new findings in a new...

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say
    Jun29

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say

    Ukraine’s national broadcaster is facing a “substantial fine” after Russia’s contestant in May’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv was barred from entering the country, organizers say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...