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    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....

    Russia’s Yandex closes Ukrainian offices after raid, sanctions
    Jun02

    Russia’s Yandex closes Ukrainian offices after raid, sanctions

    Russian Internet company Yandex announced it will close its Ukraine offices in Kiev and Odessa, after it was sanctioned by the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: United Press...

    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,...

    EU Concerns Over Nord Stream 2 Show Kiev More Trusted Than Berlin: Moscow
    Jun02

    EU Concerns Over Nord Stream 2 Show Kiev More Trusted Than Berlin: Moscow

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – EU concerns over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project suggest that the European Union considers Ukraine a more reliable transit state than Germany, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said Friday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    The Daily Vertical: Vladimir Putin, Art Lover
    Jun02

    The Daily Vertical: Vladimir Putin, Art Lover

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s ‘Pit Bull’, With Biz Ties To Ukrainian Emigres, Is Back In Spotlight
    Jun02

    Trump’s ‘Pit Bull’, With Biz Ties To Ukrainian Emigres, Is Back In Spotlight

    Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s “pit bull” personal attorney, is the latest associate of the President’s with ties to a former Soviet republic to emerge as a person congressional investigators want to hear from in their probes into Russian interference in the U.S. election. The pugnacious Manhattan lawyer’s name has cropped up in...

    Taming the Bear: How EU Sanctions fail against Russia
    Jun02

    Taming the Bear: How EU Sanctions fail against Russia

    Skepticism towards the efficacy of sanctions is wide-spread, and in fact most of the literature to be found on the topic is deeply pessimistic. Thus, three years into the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and after the European Union and allies imposed sanctions on Moscow, it is hardly surprising that those measures did not lead to the...

    Montenegro bans 149 Russians and Ukrainians from entry
    Jun02

    Montenegro bans 149 Russians and Ukrainians from entry

    After Moscow’s decision to ban entry to that country of some senior officials of Montenegro, Podgorica has responded with similar measures. Namely, Montenegro has decided to ban 149 nationals of Russia and Ukraine from entry, because of, as stated, the role of Russia in the Ukraine crisis and the annexation of Crimea. The list is […]...

    Elderly woman travels via flying trough to cross river
    Jun02

    Elderly woman travels via flying trough to cross river

    A 78-year-old Ukrainian woman has come up with an innovative way to cross the river to the shops. She uses a flying trough. …read more Source:...