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    The Trump-Russia probes are not going away — here are 6 things to watch as they move forward
    May10

    The Trump-Russia probes are not going away — here are 6 things to watch as they move forward

    REUTERS/Carlos BarriaPresident Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday night amid an active FBI investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, and whether the Trump campaign was involved. Trump fired Comey unexpectedly, one day after former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates testified before Congress that she...

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States
    May10

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military build-up near Baltic states and officials suggested the United States could deploy Patriot missiles in the region for NATO exercises in the summer. U.S. allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September that could involve...

    Kyiv Or Kiev — What’s Correct?
    May10

    Kyiv Or Kiev — What’s Correct?

    The Ukrainian capital has two spellings in English — Kyiv and Kiev. So why is this, and which is actually correct? (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia
    May10

    Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia

    Lukashenka and Metropolitan Pavel. Photo: naviny.by Last month, the Pew Research Centre released its Global Restrictions on Religion report, which gauges barriers imposed by governments as well as social hostilities towards religious organisations. Out of the nearly 200 countries studied, Belarus ranked among the ‘high-risk’ group...

    Foreign States Preparing Cyber Attacks on Infrastructure in Future War
    May10

    Foreign States Preparing Cyber Attacks on Infrastructure in Future War

    Foreign nations’ cyber intrusions into key infrastructure network are preparation for damaging attacks in a future conflict, the commander of Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Mike Rogers, the commander who is also director of the National Security Agency, said one of his major concerns is cyber attacks on critical infrastructures...

    Syria Likely to Dominate Tillerson-Lavrov Talks in Washington
    May10

    Syria Likely to Dominate Tillerson-Lavrov Talks in Washington

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcoming Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to the State Department Wednesday for talks expected to be dominated by the two countries’ differences over Syria and Ukraine. Later in the morning Lavrov will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House. This will be the first time Lavrov has...

    Two Turkish doctors accused in organ transplant scam among arrested in Ukraine
    May10

    Two Turkish doctors accused in organ transplant scam among arrested in Ukraine

    Two Turkish doctors were among arrested suspects for allegedly running an organ trafficking network in Ukraine and selling organs to Turkey and the Philippines, daily Habertürk reported on May 10 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Trump and Tillerson welcome Russia’s top diplomat
    May10

    Trump and Tillerson welcome Russia’s top diplomat

    When Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in Washington today for talks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson—and an Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump—the moment will hardly be ripe for diplomacy between Russia and the United States. Washington is in an uproar over Trump’s firing of FBI...

    Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia Qualify For Eurovision Final
    May10

    Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia Qualify For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Moldova have made it through to the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job on Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement. …read more Source: The...