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    U.S. Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Advance New Russia Sanctions
    Jun14

    U.S. Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Advance New Russia Sanctions

    The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to cement existing economic sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine, and impose new ones in response to Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s election campaign. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Alexander Krylov: Georgia gave up the role of democracy spotlight, the regional political center relocated to Armenia.
    Jun14

    Alexander Krylov: Georgia gave up the role of democracy spotlight, the regional political center relocated to Armenia.

    Alexander Krylov, Head of the Center of Post-Soviet Studies at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences, shares his views about priorities of Russia’s policies at post-Soviet area. Comments on the reasons of problems in Russian-Armenian relations, the Role of Karabakh conflict in regional...

    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...

    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...

    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...