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    Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears
    Jun14

    Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will testify before a House panel as momentum builds on Capitol Hill for a package of new Russia sanctions aimed at punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Tillerson is scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Foreign Affairs Committee, just hours ahead of a vote in the Senate...

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines
    Jun14

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines

    The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. This GIF shows its immense size in comparison to other planes. The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. Owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, its 385-foot wingspan bests the next biggest, Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 at 290 feet. The 500,000-pound aircraft is 238 feet...

    Crimean Journalist Hopes To Steer Trial Away From ‘Politics’
    Jun14

    Crimean Journalist Hopes To Steer Trial Away From ‘Politics’

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has told RFE/RL that he welcomes the chance to make a straightforward, law-based case for his innocence at a trial he said has so far been dominated by politically charged statements by Russian prosecutors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sources: Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Trump In Washington
    Jun14

    Sources: Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Trump In Washington

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington sometime before next month’s G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, three Ukrainian officials in Kyiv and Washington told RFE/RL on June 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Smoke detected at Ukraine’s crippled Chernobyl power plant
    Jun14

    Smoke detected at Ukraine’s crippled Chernobyl power plant

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Ukraines nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly liquidated by the state emergency personnel and the radiolog …read more Source: Big News...

    The Ukrainian Reformation
    Jun14

    The Ukrainian Reformation

    Walter Russell Mead: Welcome to Washington! Let me begin by asking—what brings you here?Oleksandr Danylyuk: I’m here to attend the spring meetings, the premier events of the financial world. We have a pretty busy agenda—meetings with the IMF, the World Bank, and private investors as well. I’m doing all this because we are preparing to...

    New golden age for animation industry
    Jun14

    New golden age for animation industry

    Making the most of talented cartoonists, brand-new technologies and state support, studios are ushering in an exciting new era in animation. A good example is Russia where award winning cartoons have helped its animation sector gain international recognition. Although many aspects of Soviet Union life were unknown beyond the country’s...

    Putin Apologist Oliver Stone’s Son Works for Russian Propaganda Network
    Jun14

    Putin Apologist Oliver Stone’s Son Works for Russian Propaganda Network

    Hollywood director Oliver Stone, who recently emerged as a prominent celebrity defender of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has a son who works for a Russian government-funded propaganda outlet. Stone is the director of the upcoming Showtime series “The Putin Interviews,” compromised of a series of interviews Stone conducted with...

    Tank War: Russia’s Tough T-90 vs. America’s Mighty M-1 Abrams (Who Wins?)
    Jun14

    Tank War: Russia’s Tough T-90 vs. America’s Mighty M-1 Abrams (Who Wins?)

    Dave Majumdar Security, It should be noted that replacing or even developing a new M1A3 variant is not a high priority for the U.S. Army. The Army is being drawn down after the U.S. ground forces were pulled from Iraq and Afghanistan, and with the focus on the Pacific theatre, the service is looking for ways to carve out its niche. Even with...

    Ukrainians Petition for Reagan Statue in Kiev
    Jun14

    Ukrainians Petition for Reagan Statue in Kiev

    A statue commemorating Ronald Reagan’s role in liberating Ukraine from Communism could be coming to the country’s capital in the near future. If the city of Kiev approves a petition from the Ukrainian Economic Freedoms Foundation, Reagan will be set up in the spot once occupied by a statue of prominent Ukrainian Communist Dmytro...