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    Russian Court Rules Tatar Activist To Remain Under Police Control After Prison Release
    Jul14

    Russian Court Rules Tatar Activist To Remain Under Police Control After Prison Release

    A leading Tatar activist will remain under police supervision for eight years after his expected release from prison later this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns of response if US doesn’t reopen its properties
    Jul14

    Russia warns of response if US doesn’t reopen its properties

    In response to reports of Russian meddling in the presidential election, the outgoing Obama administration last year expelled 35 Russian officials from the U.S. and shut down two Russian estates that President Barack Obama said were being used for spy operations. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Tom...

    Amnesty Says Missing Ukrainian Blogger Held By Russia-Backed Separatists
    Jul14

    Amnesty Says Missing Ukrainian Blogger Held By Russia-Backed Separatists

    Amnesty International says it has information that a missing Ukrainian blogger is being held by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Now that a White House insider is implicated, Team Trump may begin to fall apart
    Jul14

    Now that a White House insider is implicated, Team Trump may begin to fall apart

    Sarah Sanders; Jared Kushner; Steve Bannon (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci/Susan Walsh) For the first time in a year’s worth of reporting on the Russian attack on the 2016 presidential election, a series of watershed articles published by the New York Times has placed one of the alleged conspirators inside the White House. Specifically, the...

    Russia Reportedly Detains Power Executive Connected With Siemens Project
    Jul14

    Russia Reportedly Detains Power Executive Connected With Siemens Project

    Russian authorities have detained the chief executive of Russian electricity equipment maker Power Machines on suspicion of attempting to divulge state secrets, Russian media have reported, citing anonymous sources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gunman Who Killed Boris Nemtsov Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence
    Jul14

    Gunman Who Killed Boris Nemtsov Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence

    Zaur Dadayev, the gunman who fatally shot Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in February 2015, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Moscow military court on Thursday following his conviction in late June. Prosecutors originally asked for Dadayev, a former member of an elite security battalion in Chechnya, to receive life in prison. On...

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters
    Jul14

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters

    “Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer from the Russians for dirt on Clinton could be...

    The deadly risk of standing up to Putin
    Jul14

    The deadly risk of standing up to Putin

    Find all of the stories in our series, Inside Putin’s Russia JUDY WOODRUFF: We return to our series Inside Putin’s Russia — tonight, the fate of some of the Kremlin’s opponents. According to one study, in the past three years, 38 prominent Russians have been murdered or died suspiciously. The high mortality rate among some...

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says
    Jul14

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says

    Corruption is undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk were in Kyiv for a 24-hour summit with Poroshenko...

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine,  appoints special envoy for peace negotiations
    Jul14

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine, appoints special envoy for peace negotiations

    KYIV – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit on July 9 re-affirmed America’s consistent policy toward helping Ukraine preserve sovereignty amid a prolonged war with Russia that has killed more than 10,100 people and severed 7 percent of the country’s territory. Speaking after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Mr....