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    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr03

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    BRUSSELS: Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that “President Trump would be so much better for US-Russia relations”. But two months into his presidency, reality has so far proved otherwise — with the Trump administration talking tough and taking...

    Power struggle rages over Russia?s state statistics
    Apr03

    Power struggle rages over Russia?s state statistics

    MOSCOW: Reports that Russia’s economy ministry is set to take control of the national statistics agency has sparked fears that indicators crucial to monitoring the country’s economic woes could become skewed. Data from the Rosstat state statistics agency has been key in measuring the extent of the country’s economic crisis,...

    Ukrainian Black Widow accuses first husband’s family
    Apr03

    Ukrainian Black Widow accuses first husband’s family

    Barry Pring, 47, died after celebrating his first wedding anniversary with wife Ganna Ziuzina in Kiev in February 2008. His family insist the former stripper Ms Ziuzina was behind the ‘hit’. …read more Source: Daily...

    US ambassador says ‘no love’ in dealings with Russia
    Apr02

    US ambassador says ‘no love’ in dealings with Russia

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete. Speaking in television interviews broadcast Sunday, Nikki Haley contended there is no...

    US Envoy to UN: Trump Has Not Blocked Her From Attacking Russia
    Apr02

    US Envoy to UN: Trump Has Not Blocked Her From Attacking Russia

    Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that President Donald Trump has not blocked her from attacking Russia, even as he continues to assail U.S. news media for its reporting on congressional and legal investigations into whether his aides colluded with Russian officials to help him win the election....

    Leading Ukraine political leader calls for peaceful resolution to Donbass conflict
    Apr02

    Leading Ukraine political leader calls for peaceful resolution to Donbass conflict

    The man dubbed Ukraine’s “Donald Trump” has called for a peaceful settlement to the ongoing war in the east of the country. While Vadim Rabinovich brands Russia’s annexation of Crimea as “intolerable” he insists that the bloody conflict that has claimed over 10,000 lives since 2014 can only be resolved at the negotiating table....

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr02

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    Ongoing Russian operations in Ukraine have also forced Trump to moderate his stance. …read more Source: Daily...

    Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr02

    Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that "President Trump would be so much better for US-Russia relations". Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that “President...

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84
    Apr02

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84

    (JTA) — Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for his poem “Babi Yar,” which commemorates one of the worst Nazi atrocities, has died at 84. Yevtushenko died on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he had been a faculty member at the University of Tulsa since the mid-1990s. The poem written in 1961 about the massacre at Babi Yar in the...

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report
| Reuters
    Apr02

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report | Reuters

    By Richard Balmforth and Michel Rose | PARIS PARIS France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency – something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters.The cautionary note from the watchdog on...