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    Ukrainian President To Expand Sanctions Against Russians, Paralleling U.S.
    May02

    Ukrainian President To Expand Sanctions Against Russians, Paralleling U.S.

    Ukraine will expand financial and other sanctions against Russian individuals and companies, paralleling U.S. efforts to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to mirror U.S. sanctions on Russian tycoons
    May02

    Ukraine to mirror U.S. sanctions on Russian tycoons

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has decided to expand sanctions on Russian companies and entities to mirror those of the United States, which has blacklisted tycoons and allies of Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to mirror U.S. sanctions on Russian tycoons
    May02

    Ukraine to mirror U.S. sanctions on Russian tycoons

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has decided to expand sanctions on Russian companies and entities to mirror those of the United States, which has blacklisted tycoons and allies of Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine halts co-operation with Mueller investigation amid U.S. missiles sale
    May02

    Ukraine halts co-operation with Mueller investigation amid U.S. missiles sale

    Volodymyr Ariev, a member of Parliament, readily acknowledged that the intention in Kiev was to put investigations into Paul Manafort’s activities “in the long-term box.” …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine reportedly halts investigations into Trump’s former campaign chairman to avoid ‘irritating’ Trump administration amid sale of anti-tank missiles
    May02

    Ukraine reportedly halts investigations into Trump’s former campaign chairman to avoid ‘irritating’ Trump administration amid sale of anti-tank missiles

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor has seemingly frozen four investigations into Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, in an effort to avoid “irritating” American officials. …read more Source: Business...

    Politics: Ukraine reportedly halts investigations into Trump’s former campaign chairman to avoid ‘irritating’ Trump administration amid sale of anti-tank missiles
    May02

    Politics: Ukraine reportedly halts investigations into Trump’s former campaign chairman to avoid ‘irritating’ Trump administration amid sale of anti-tank missiles

    Ukraine's chief prosecutor has seemingly frozen four investigations into Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, in an effort to avoid "irritating" American officials. Ukraine’s chief prosecutor has seemingly frozen four investigations into Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former...

    Ukraine cut off cooperation with Mueller to curry favor with Trump
    May02

    Ukraine cut off cooperation with Mueller to curry favor with Trump

    Unprecedented conflicts of interest lead to unprecedented policy problems. Andrew Kramer reports Wednesday for the New York Times that cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller and his team has “been effectively frozen by Ukraine’s chief prosecutor” and that “the decision to halt the investigations by an anticorruption prosecutor was...

    Why Russia Fears the Javelin (America’s Super Tank-Killer)
    May02

    Why Russia Fears the Javelin (America’s Super Tank-Killer)

    Sebastien Roblin Security, The Javelin is so effective that who the United States sells or gives Javelins to has become a political issue on more than one occasion. When Russia provided military support to separatists in Ukraine, columns of Russian tanks were instrumental in turning back Ukrainian Army offensives and seizing government...

    Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid captain leads celebrations after Champions League semifinal victory over Bayern Munich
    May02

    Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid captain leads celebrations after Champions League semifinal victory over Bayern Munich

    Sergio Ramos took a mic and joined the Ultras in Real Madrid chants after booking a Champions League final place. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos led the celebrations after a 2-2 draw in the Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich.Ramos and his Real Madrid teammates held Bayern Munich to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday night with a brace from...

    Protesters block roads across Armenia in stand-off with authorities
    May02

    Protesters block roads across Armenia in stand-off with authorities

    (Reuters) Armenian protesters blocked roads in and around the capital on Wednesday, responding to a call from opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan for a campaign of civil disobedience to force the ruling elite to relinquish its grip on power. Ex-Soviet Armenia is locked in a political crisis after the ruling party, severely weakened after days of...