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    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout
    Jun02

    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout

    Adam Osmayev, a Chechen accused by Russian authorities of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot and wounded in Kyiv on June 1. Osmayev’s wife, Amina Okuyeva, returned fire, wounding the alleged attacker, who she says was posing as a journalist. The couple fought in eastern Ukraine alongside government troops against...

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?
    Jun02

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?

    Sometimes the importance, import and context of a story is only revealed by subsequent events. The Michael Cohen ‘peace plan’ story from early February is one of those. As Allegra Kirkland explains here, back in early February, Cohen and mafia-linked Trump Organization associate Felix Sater met at the Loews Regency in Manhattan with Andrii...

    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV
    Jun02

    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV

    Like its neighbor Russia, Ukraine is currently struggling against epidemics of dangerous contagious diseases, such as HIV, Hepatitis C, and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. While the country has made remarkable progress thanks to the partnership of the post-2014 government with civil society organizations, Ukraine also faces an added burden. It...

    Orphaned By War In Ukraine
    Jun02

    Orphaned By War In Ukraine

    A garden party among friends ended when the shells fell, leaving 7-year-old Zhenya without any parents. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Trump Admin Secretly Pressured State Dept To Lift Russia Sanctions
    Jun02

    Report: Trump Admin Secretly Pressured State Dept To Lift Russia Sanctions

    Immediately after entering the White House, the Trump administration embarked on a secret, forceful push to lift economic sanctions against Russia, Yahoo News reported Thursday. Senior Trump officials went toe-to-toe with former Obama administration and State Department staffers scrambling to curtail their efforts and to stall an order to develop...

    Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: a Crib Sheet
    Jun02

    Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: a Crib Sheet

    President Donald Trump still has not taken the necessary steps to distance himself from his businesses while in office. In accordance with a plan that he and one of his lawyers, Sheri Dillon, laid out at a press conference on January 11, Trump has filed paperwork to remove himself from the day-to-day operation of his eponymous organization....

    The Battle of Midway Anniversary: 75 Years Ago, America and Japan Clashed (And China Is Studying the Results)
    Jun02

    The Battle of Midway Anniversary: 75 Years Ago, America and Japan Clashed (And China Is Studying the Results)

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Asia What does Beijing think? On this solemn anniversary of the Midway Battle, Americans must first and foremost remember the extraordinary heroes of those dark days. On June 4th 1942, several entire squadrons of intrepid US Navy pilots were sacrificed. For example, every single one of the fifteen aircraft from...

    It’s All Much Weirder Than You Think
    Jun02

    It’s All Much Weirder Than You Think

    In this new piece, Allegra Kirkland gives us an overview and some choice details of the wild world of Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s ‘personal lawyer’ and longtime Trump Organization operative – the side business with Ukrainian emigre taxi barons, the casino boats, the ethanol business in Ukraine. Cohen turns out to be a major player...

    French Open 2017: Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko says ballroom dancing helped her advance to pre-quarters
    Jun02

    French Open 2017: Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko says ballroom dancing helped her advance to pre-quarters

    19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko downed Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 6-4 on Friday at the French Open before admitting the dazzling, sultry Brazilian rhythms of the Samba are key to her success. The post French Open 2017: Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko says ballroom dancing helped her advance to pre-quarters appeared first on Firstpost....

    Armenia worsened its positions in the Global Peace Index, taking the  112th position
    Jun02

    Armenia worsened its positions in the Global Peace Index, taking the  112th position

    ArmInfo.Armenia worsened its positions in the Global Peace Index, taking the 112th position. This is preconditioned with the increase of cease fire violations at Karabakh conflict zone and many casualties and victims caused by the cases mentioned. The position of Azerbijan is much worse, it takes 132th position. Russia has not changed its place,...