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    NYT: Russians Talked Last Year About Using Manafort, Flynn To Sway Trump
    May25

    NYT: Russians Talked Last Year About Using Manafort, Flynn To Sway Trump

    U.S. intelligence agents intercepted conversations between top Russian operatives and political officials discussing how they could use top campaign advisers to influence Donald Trump as early as summer 2016, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The Times report appeared to be the first indication that the U.S. intelligence community had...

    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement
    May25

    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement

    KIEV: 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. The boss of the software company, Yuriy Novikov, strongly denied the accusation and a leading...

    Politics: Russia is using Syria as a testing ground for some of its most advanced weapons
    May24

    Politics: Russia is using Syria as a testing ground for some of its most advanced weapons

    But there has been a human cost to Russia's arms advertisements. Russia seems to be using Syria as a testing ground and way to advertise some of its most-advanced weaponry, experts say. For the last couple of years, Moscow has almost gone out if its way to broadcast their engagements and equipment being used in Syria, while simultaneously...

    NATO cheers Trump’s military budget
    May24

    NATO cheers Trump’s military budget

    Analysts of U.S. President Donald Trump’s initial budget plan are slamming it as built on fuzzy math. But if Trump’s numbers are fuzzy, his proposal on military spending has NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg feeling all warm and cuddly toward the White House. Trump’s fiscal blueprint, released in Washington just as...

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

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

    KIEV – 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:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 7 June
    May24

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 7 June

    Martin Sajdik said that during the meeting on 24 May they discussed protection and maintenance of civilian infrastructure among other things. Participants of the meeting welcomed the comprehensive approach to addressing ecological matters in the conflict zone. …read more Source:...

    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:...