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    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion
    Mar03

    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion

    At least 150 models were forced to wait for three hours or more in a hot and airless staircase for the Balenciaga show casting on Sunday. The “sadistic” mistreatment of scores of models who were forced to wait in a dark, cramped staircase for hours at a Paris fashion week casting has sparked fresh criticism of how the industry...

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe

    Ukraine’s tax and customs service chief has been suspended from his post amid a graft investigation that marks a rare attempt to prosecute a senior official on suspicion of corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President Trump’s Untruths Are Piling Up
    Mar03

    President Trump’s Untruths Are Piling Up

    Let’s be clear from the start: There is no evidence that Donald Trump or his campaign coordinated with Russia to hack the Democratic National Committee’s emails or funnel them to Wikileaks; no evidence that they are puppets of Vladimir Putin; and no proof that the Kremlin possesses kompromat on the president.There are suspicions...

    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism
    Mar03

    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Friday decried the uproar in the United States over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador as a replay of McCarthyism, voicing regret over the lack of any substantive dialogue with Washington. Sessions recused himself Thursday from any investigation into communications between aides to...

    Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia
    Mar03

    Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia

    Sweden’s left-leaning government instituted a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its military needs. It has never...

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze (AFP)
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine tax chief falls ill as police close in over $75m graft
    Mar03

    Ukraine tax chief falls ill as police close in over $75m graft

    38-year-old Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker deprive the state of $75m …read more Source: Gulf...

    Dutch take power ballad Lights and Shadows to Eurovision
    Mar03

    Dutch take power ballad Lights and Shadows to Eurovision

    The number which girl group OG3NE will perform for the Netherlands at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev was… …read more Source:...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kyiv-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is the man in the middle of the Trump administration firestorm
    Mar03

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is the man in the middle of the Trump administration firestorm

    (Credit: AP/Misha Japaridze) WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Moscow’s top diplomat is a Washington fixture with a sprawling network, and he has emerged as the central figure in the investigations into Trump...