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    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was blackmailed over Russia ties after being hacked: report
    Feb23

    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was blackmailed over Russia ties after being hacked: report

    (Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) A new report suggests that Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, was the victim of a blackmail attempt by a Ukrainian parliament member who was aware of both Trump’s and Manafort’s connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort has ties to Russia including...

    Beeline implements online queue system
    Feb23

    Beeline implements online queue system

    ArmInfo.Beeline announces the launch of online queue pilot project implementation in the offices of the company. As the company’s press service told ArmInfo, the project is launched in Yerevan offices of Beeline by Komitas street 26 and Abovyan 21, as well as in Gyumri in the company office by Gorki street 65. According to the source,...

    Poroshenko Bloc Ukrainian Lawmaker Reported Kidnapped
    Feb23

    Poroshenko Bloc Ukrainian Lawmaker Reported Kidnapped

    A lawmaker from the political bloc supporting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has gone missing and is presumed kidnapped, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.N. mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks
    Feb23

    U.N. mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle(Reuters) U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks restart on Thursday but wanted productive talks...

    Ukrainian MP kidnapped by unidentified attackers in Odessa
    Feb23

    Ukrainian MP kidnapped by unidentified attackers in Odessa

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksiy Honcharenko was kidnapped by unidentified attackers in the southern city of Odessa, a senior lawmaker and regional authorities said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Belarus’ MFA comments on entry rules for DPR, LPR passport holders
    Feb23

    Belarus’ MFA comments on entry rules for DPR, LPR passport holders

    Belarus has received about 160,000 people from both sides of the so-called contact line. The Belarusian president signed Decree No. 420 on the stay of Ukrainian citizens in Belarus in August 2014 to help Ukrainian neighbors and friends and avoid any serious problems. …read more Source:...

    Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in Havana
    Feb23

    Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in Havana

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A new opera based on an 86-year-old Yiddish poem about a Taino indigenous chief who resisted the Spanish invaders will have its premiere in Havana next month. “Hatuey: Memory of Fire,” will first be performed in Havana on March 3, reported the New York Times. Composed by Frank London of the Klezmatics, the opera, “Hatuey:...

    The Morning Vertical, February 23, 2017
    Feb23

    The Morning Vertical, February 23, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A New Home For The Abandoned Dogs Of Donbas
    Feb23

    A New Home For The Abandoned Dogs Of Donbas

    The conflict in Ukraine’s Donbas region has driven countless residents to flee, leaving behind their homes, possessions, and sometimes their pets. In the town of Maryinka, Larisa Tsybulnik takes in as many abandoned and injured dogs as she can manage, providing food and care to the animals stranded by war. (Artem Liutyi, RFE/RL’s...

    ‘There’s Enough Time to Change Everything’
    Feb23

    ‘There’s Enough Time to Change Everything’

    Last month, David Galernter, the pioneering Yale University computer scientist, met with Donald Trump to discuss the possibility of joining the White House staff. An article about the meeting in the Washington Post was headlined, “David Gelernter, fiercely anti-intellectual computer scientist, is being eyed for Trump’s science adviser.”It...