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    Trump Is Not Pro-Russia, Despite What the Media Says
    May24

    Trump Is Not Pro-Russia, Despite What the Media Says

    Politically, no story is hotter than the one about President Donald Trump and the Russians. Last week’s appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the election keeps the story alive. But abroad, Trump hasn’t helped the Russians. In fact, he’s opposed them. Like many Americans, I completely rejected...

    Ukrainian Opposition Challenges Russian Websites Ban at Constitutional Court
    May24

    Ukrainian Opposition Challenges Russian Websites Ban at Constitutional Court

    KIEV (Sputnik) — According to Alexander Dolzhenkov, a lawmaker from the bloc, the decree violated the right for freedom of thought and speech, the right to express views and beliefs, and the right to use information that is guaranteed by the Ukrainian Constitution, the statement specified. “The Opposition Bloc faction and several independent...

    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement:  prosecutor
    May24

    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement: prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of a Ukrainian software firm tasked with building a landmark anti-corruption computer program is suspected of stealing Western funds from the project and funneling the cash overseas, General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Call for warring sides in Ukraine to respect life, observe agreements
    May24

    Call for warring sides in Ukraine to respect life, observe agreements

    In particular, Martin Sajdik noted that the beginning of May 2017 was extremely deadly for the civilian population in the conflict zone. The diplomat referred to the sad statistics presented by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. …read more Source:...

    What Nato needs from Trump
    May24

    What Nato needs from Trump

    As Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as president proceeds, the turmoil generated by his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing inquiry into his election campaign’s ties with Russia are following him. In none of the places he will visit will the events in Washington weigh more heavily than in Brussels, where he will meet...

    Azerbaijani boxers to embark on training camp in Ukraine
    May24

    Azerbaijani boxers to embark on training camp in Ukraine

    Azerbaijani boxers will be on a training camp in Kharkov, Ukraine on June 14-26, AzerTag reports. …read more Source:...

    Milex 2017: Belarus’s Military Exhibition – Belarus Photo Digest
    May24

    Milex 2017: Belarus’s Military Exhibition – Belarus Photo Digest

    On 20-22 May, Minsk hosted Milex 2017, its eighth exhibition of arms and military equipment. This year, the exhibition hosted more than 140 official guests from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, China, and Kazakhstan. Military officials from more than 27 countries were in attendance. However, the exhibition’s results remain somewhat mysterious....

    It’s nearly impossible to know who’s working for a foreign government
    May24

    It’s nearly impossible to know who’s working for a foreign government

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher can’t remember if he knew Paul Manafort was working for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine when the two old friends met in March 2013. But the California Republican lawmaker is sure Russia came up. “He invited me to join him for dinner to catch up,” said Rohrabacher, who had just become chairman of the House...

    Ukraine Arrests More Than 20 Former Tax Officials In ‘Biggest-Ever’ Corruption Crackdown
    May24

    Ukraine Arrests More Than 20 Former Tax Officials In ‘Biggest-Ever’ Corruption Crackdown

    Ukrainian law enforcement agents have arrested 23 former high-ranking tax-administration officials suspected of helping the government of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to defraud the state of nearly 97 billion hryvnyas ($4 billion) in what authorities called the largest-ever operation of its kind here. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Canadian Army on exercise – Maple Resolve 2017 photos
    May24

    Canadian Army on exercise – Maple Resolve 2017 photos

    Approximately 5000 personnel from Canada and four other nations are involved in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017 at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alta. The exercise, the largest Canadian Army training event of the year, is designed to confirm the high readiness of Task Force Tomahawk soldiers based out of Petawawa, Ontario. The...