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    Come together, right now: “Orphan Black” sets the stage for its final season
    Jun10

    Come together, right now: “Orphan Black” sets the stage for its final season

    Tatiana Maslany as Cosima in Orphan Black (Credit: BBC America) BBC America’s “Orphan Black” has tangled into such complexity that it may be impossible to understand what’s going on as it heads into its fifth and final season. This is true even if you’ve kept up with the story. Granted, the plot of “Orphan Black” is not snarled...

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free Regime With EU Is ‘Final Goodbye To Russian Empire’
    Jun10

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free Regime With EU Is ‘Final Goodbye To Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has welcomed the pending introduction of visa-free travel by Ukrainians to the European Union as “a final ‘goodbye’ to the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House says Russia sanctions to remain until Ukraine crisis resolved
    Jun10

    White House says Russia sanctions to remain until Ukraine crisis resolved

    A spokeswoman for U.S. President Donald Trump says sanctions against Russia for its interference in Ukraine would remain in place until the crisis is resolved. Reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders on June 8 said the United … …read more Source:...

    Majlis Podcast: How Significant Is The Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
    Jun10

    Majlis Podcast: How Significant Is The Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

    The topic of this week’s Majlis was the latest summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on June 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuanian president promises to help Ukraine block Nord Stream 2 initiatives  – The Baltic Times
    Jun10

    Lithuanian president promises to help Ukraine block Nord Stream 2 initiatives – The Baltic Times

    KHARKOV/VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has promised to help Ukraine to block initiatives for expanding the Nord Stream gas pi…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Democrats have a bright future — but only if they can fight on multiple fronts and avoid distraction
    Jun10

    Democrats have a bright future — but only if they can fight on multiple fronts and avoid distraction

    Kamala Harris; Adam Schiff (Credit: AP/Damian Dovarganes/Alex Brandon) If there’s one thing Democrats need to learn to do right now, it’s multitask. In effect, to claw its way back to power, the opposition party must walk and chew gum at the same time. President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership have offered Democrats such a...

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion
    Jun10

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the ministry was ready to implement the necessary procedures on introducing the visa regime with Russia in case such a decision is taken. “[Visa regime introduction] requires at least 1.5-2 billion hryvnias [approximately $56.7 — 76.5 million]. There are preliminary...

    Who’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?
    Jun10

    Who’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?

    LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May barely survived Thursday’s election. The political damage is such that fewer and fewer observers believe she will be able to serve out her full term. Politically, it looks like Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was the big winner, as his party surprised the pollsters and pundits...

    BUSTED: Trump Treasury Pick Took 4-Week Course on Dartmouth Campus and Called It a Degree
    Jun10

    BUSTED: Trump Treasury Pick Took 4-Week Course on Dartmouth Campus and Called It a Degree

    Yet another Trump appointee blunder. Another of President Donald Trump’s nominees has been caught fudging their academic and professional bonafides, according to The Hill.Joseph Otting — Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency — reportedly lied when he said on his resume that he holds a...

    US Congress may increase aid to Armenia
    Jun10

    US Congress may increase aid to Armenia

    More than two dozen U.S. Congressmen called on their colleagues to increase aid to Armenia in 2018. In a June 6th letter to Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), the leaders of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, over 25 U.S. Representatives raised alarms about President Trump’s call for a...