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    Was Steven Seagal’s ‘bromance’ with Russia’s Putin behind Ukraine’s blacklist?
    May07

    Was Steven Seagal’s ‘bromance’ with Russia’s Putin behind Ukraine’s blacklist?

    Steven Seagal, the American actor best known for his role in ‘90s action movies such as Hard to Kill and Under Siege, has been blacklisted from the Ukraine as a national security threat. Seagal is banned from entering the country for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions … that contradict the interests of...

    Steven Seagal BANNED from Ukraine after Kiev marks him ‘threat to national security’
    May07

    Steven Seagal BANNED from Ukraine after Kiev marks him ‘threat to national security’

    ACTION movie legend Steven Seagal has been barred from Ukraine and marked a “threat to national security” over his cosy friendship with Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument
    May07

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument

    KIEV—A giant banner unfurled over Kiev’s central Maidan Square last week: an enormous broken chain stretched from black smoke, symbolizing the revolution that took place in this very place three years ago, and stretching, through broken links, to a gap to the blue sky: Ukraine’s happy future with Europe. at The Daily Beast....

    Accredited Russian Journalists Who Visited Crimea to Be Denied Entry to Ukraine
    May07

    Accredited Russian Journalists Who Visited Crimea to Be Denied Entry to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian journalists who had visited post-referendum Crimea will not be allowed to enter Ukraine even if they are accredited for the Eurovision Song Contest, Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said Sunday. Earlier in the day, a photojournalist working for the Rossiya Segodnya...

    France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election
    May07

    France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election

    PARIS—France sought to keep a computer hack of front-runner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the presidential election, with the electoral commission warning on Saturday that it may be a criminal offense to republish the data. Macron’s team claimed a “massive” hack had dumped emails, documents and...

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election
    May07

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election

    Polls have opened in France’s May 7 presidential election runoff that could determine whether their country embraces its status as a leading member of the European Union or sets it on the path to a “Frexit.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked
    May07

    French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked

    FRANKFURT/PARIS: Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. Macron, who is seen as the frontrunner in an election billed...

    France fights to keep Macron e-mail hack from distorting election
    May06

    France fights to keep Macron e-mail hack from distorting election

    PARIS —France sought to keep a computer hack of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the country’s presidential election with a warning on Saturday it could be a criminal offence to republish the data. Macron’s team said a “massive” hack had dumped e-mails, documents and...

    What France’s choice of president means for the world
    May06

    What France’s choice of president means for the world

    Paris // The foreign policy positions of the French presidential contenders are perhaps their starkest divide, with centrist Emmanuel Macron urging close cooperation with international institutions and the far-right Marine Le Pen championing France-first nationalism.Here is how France’s relationship with the world could change depending on...

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship
    May06

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship

    Seagal is banned from entering Ukraine for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions” stemming from his relationship with the Russian president, the Ukrainian security service has said. …read more Source: Toronto...