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    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust
    Aug10

    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust

    The leader of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says his plan to create a country called Little Russia has failed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution
    Aug10

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution

    Exactly a century ago, the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia and began a reign of terror unprecedented in human history. What is the place of the Soviet Revolution and the communist ideology that inspired it in the American cultural imagination in 2017? American Reds, a 2016 documentary film about the American Communist Party (CPUSA) and its...

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?
    Aug10

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, North America Trump’s penchant for conflict, though, could cause him his biggest problems. All along the real vulnerability of those associated with the Trump campaign has less been collusion with Russia, which would be tricky to prove, but financial corruption, which may not. That scenario came to a head with the...

    Polish President at Loggerheads With Ruling Party Over Army
    Aug09

    Polish President at Loggerheads With Ruling Party Over Army

    Polish President Andrzej Duda has blocked the appointment of new generals, in a fresh sign of tension between the head of state and the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party that originally backed him. Duda cited problems with a proposed new command system under government reform plans as his reason on Tuesday for blocking the...

    Polish villagers hold Jewish wedding without Jews
    Aug09

    Polish villagers hold Jewish wedding without Jews

    Villagers attending a fake Jewish wedding in the Polish village of Radzanow, Aug 5, 2017. (Jonny Daniels/From the Depths) (JTA) — Nostalgia for Jews is a well-documented phenomenon in Eastern Europe, with cultural and even substantial commercial aspects. In Ukraine, so-called Jewish-themed restaurants with pork-heavy menus compete for tourists,...

    FBI raided Manafort’s Virginia home in Russia probe
    Aug09

    FBI raided Manafort’s Virginia home in Russia probe

    FBI agents raided the residence of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort last month, and he also has turned over hundreds of pages of documents to congressional investigators, as probes ramp up into the president’s campaign and Russia’s role in the 2016 election.The pre-dawn raid on July 26 at the Alexandria, Virginia,...

    Analysis: Most Americans can’t find North Korea on a map
    Aug09

    Analysis: Most Americans can’t find North Korea on a map

    By Christopher Ingraham | Washington Post Only 36 percent of Americans were able to correctly identify North Korea on a map in a recent Morning Consult survey. The experiment, as reported by the New York Times, found that there’s a relationship between geographic knowledge and policy preferences. People who can locate North Korea are more...

    FBI Agents Search Home Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman
    Aug09

    FBI Agents Search Home Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman

    The FBI has searched the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, U.S. media report, amid an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller Closes In on Manafort
    Aug09

    Mueller Closes In on Manafort

    FBI agents directed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller raided a home owned by Paul Manafort last month in the latest sign that the Russia investigation is taking an aggressive new posture toward the former Trump campaign chairman.According to The Washington Post, federal agents appeared with a search warrant at an Alexandria, Virginia, home owned...

    FBI raids home of Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort
    Aug09

    FBI raids home of Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort

    While multi-million loans from a secret source may buy a nice house, it doesn’t buy protection from this. Federal agents appeared at Paul Manafort’s home without advance warning in the predawn hours of July 26, the day after he met voluntarily with the staff for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The search warrant was wide-ranging...