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    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries
    Sep04

    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries

    A conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500 people. Kiev police official Andrei Krishenko said witnesses indicated a smoke bomb was thrown into the building, the Ukrainska Pravda website reported. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries
    Sep04

    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries

    A Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from outside its own building after the building caught fire amid a protest. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Crimean Tatar Activist Says Psychiatric Detainment Endangers Health
    Sep04

    Crimean Tatar Activist Says Psychiatric Detainment Endangers Health

    A noted Crimean Tatar activist who has been forced into a psychiatric hospital in Russian-occupied Crimea says the conditions he’s facing are a threat to his physical health. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    May, Putin Try to Find Common Ground at G20 Summit
    Sep04

    May, Putin Try to Find Common Ground at G20 Summit

    Britain and Russia said on Sunday they hope to improve their relations through dialogue following the first meeting between new British Prime Minister Theresa May and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Relations between London and Moscow have been strained by differences over Ukraine and Syria in addition to Britain’s complaint that flights...

    Russian court orders Jewish non-profit dissolved
    Sep04

    Russian court orders Jewish non-profit dissolved

    KAZAN, Russia (JTA) — A Russian court dissolved a Jewish community association, in a move that critics said was part of a larger crackdown on grassroots organizations but that others said was procedural. The Cherepovets City Court on Aug. 25 scrapped the association known as The Jewish Community of Cherepovets from the register of nonprofit...

    ‘The show must go on’ for defrauded and destitute Moldova: Don Murray
    Sep04

    ‘The show must go on’ for defrauded and destitute Moldova: Don Murray

    Moldova is a mess, but it’s also a laboratory. The men running the experiment are in the Kremlin. It’s in Moldova where post-Soviet leaders have tested the techniques also used in Georgia and Ukraine to destabilize those countries to try to keep them under Moscow’s influence. And in Moldova, Don Murray writes, the experiment...

    The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn’t Turn Over
    Sep04

    The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn’t Turn Over

    Image: Computer programming. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A Russian computer programmer whom Armenia had detained briefly at America’s request is back in Moscow in a case that cast a spotlight on U.S. efforts to arrest other countries’ nationals overseas and Armenia’s compliant relationship with Russia. The programmer, Sergei...

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin
    Sep04

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin

    In their first meeting together, British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that she wants a “frank and open relationship” with Moscow despite their differences. Bilateral relations have been strained in recent years by the fighting in Ukraine, Russia’s backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad...

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev
    Sep04

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev

    The luxury neighborhood of Vozdvyzhenka in the center of Kiev is filled with a mind-boggling collection of Easter Egg mansions and luxury apartment buildings. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’
    Sep04

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’

    Putin at a forum went further with his rhetoric, suggesting that Russia is also not to blame for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...