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    Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet
    Apr13

    Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ordered the government to introduce a Latin-based alphabet for the Kazakh language by the end of 2017, marking a major shift after nearly 80 years of using a Cyrillic-based alphabet, RFE/RL reported. The order is part of a new “strategic plan” for the country that was...

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr13

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    by Dmitry ZAKS A bloodied Ukraine marks three years Thursday since it launched a campaign against Russian-backed eastern separatists that now looks like an interminable conflict whose terms are dictated by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Daily...

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow
    Apr13

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow

    Just how awkward was Rex Tillerson’s first trip to Moscow as secretary of state? Very. Russia’s foreign minister publicly warned Washington’s top diplomat against any further U.S. military strikes on the Syrian regime, questioned Tillerson’s respect for history and even chided him for not filling...

    Former Trump campaign adviser says allegations he acted as a Russian agent are “such a joke”
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign adviser says allegations he acted as a Russian agent are “such a joke”

    Former Trump adviser Carter Page — reportedly the subject of a secret FBI surveillance warrant linked to his dealings with Russia — repeatedly denied wrongdoing during a Wednesday face-off with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “This is such a joke that it’s beyond words,” Page said of the news, which broke Tuesday in the Washington Post, that the...

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, led at the time by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Paul Manafort, who once ran Trump’s campaign, expected to admit he worked as a foreign agent
    Apr13

    Paul Manafort, who once ran Trump’s campaign, expected to admit he worked as a foreign agent

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort had a big day Wednesday. Manafort, who resigned from the Trump campaign under a cloud of suspicion about his lobbying work in Ukraine, has reportedly decided to register with the government as a foreign agent. Manafort said through a spokesperson that he decided to file...

    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’
    Apr13

    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’

    (WASHINGTON) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now...

    Eurovision strikes bum note
    Apr13

    Eurovision strikes bum note

    KIEV — Eurovision just got serious. The musical competition — known for its excessive bonhomie and costumes exploring the outer limits of good taste — is threatened by discord between this year’s host Ukraine and the contest’s governing body, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU)....

    Trump Adviser To Register After Lobbying For Pro-Russia Ukrainian Leader
    Apr13

    Trump Adviser To Register After Lobbying For Pro-Russia Ukrainian Leader

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman will register as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of pro-Russia political interests in Ukraine, his spokesman said on April 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Russia: Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow
    Apr13

    US, Russia: Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson battled to overcome differences with his Russian opposite number Wednesday, but they remained split over an alleged chemical attack in Syria after talks in Moscow. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson battled to overcome differences with his Russian opposite number Wednesday, but they remained split over an...