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    Blockbuster Or Flop? Russia’s Flick About Crimea Takeover Gets Lackluster Reception
    Oct07

    Blockbuster Or Flop? Russia’s Flick About Crimea Takeover Gets Lackluster Reception

    Russia’s opposition claims officials are offering free showings of a new movie about the Kremlin’s 2014 annexation of Crimea in order to lure would-be protesters away from antigovernment rallies on October 7, President Vladimir Putin’s birthday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Smoke Bomb In Ukrainian Parliament
    Oct07

    Smoke Bomb In Ukrainian Parliament

    A smoke grenade and scuffles disrupted the Ukrainian parliament on October 6. A member of the nationalist Svoboda, or freedom, party tossed the smoke grenade just after legislators gave their preliminary approval to two bills. The Svoboda lawmaker later said he was protesting against what he called an “unconstitutional” measure...

    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman
    Oct07

    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police arrested three men they said were terrorists who, in their efforts to pit ethnic groups against one another, also targeted Jews in the central city of Uman. The men were arrested earlier this month at a border crossing while carrying explosives, according to the KP news site. Citing unnamed officials from the regional...

    Inuit call for halt on satellite launch over rocket’s toxic fuel fears
    Oct07

    Inuit call for halt on satellite launch over rocket’s toxic fuel fears

    Inuit in Canada and Greenland are calling for a stop to a rocket launch next week, over fears the rocket’s fuel may contaminate a rich Arctic ecosystem they rely on for food. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s company had more contact with Russia during campaign, according to documents turned over to investigators
    Oct02

    Trump’s company had more contact with Russia during campaign, according to documents turned over to investigators

    By Tom Hamburger,,Rosalind S. Helderman and Adam Entous | The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Associates of President Donald Trump and his company have turned over documents to federal investigators that reveal two previously unreported contacts from Russia during the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with the matter. In one case,...

    This One Russian Jet Made NATO Go Crazy (But Might Just Be a Paper Tiger)
    Oct02

    This One Russian Jet Made NATO Go Crazy (But Might Just Be a Paper Tiger)

    Sebastien Roblin Security, The MiG-29. MiG-29s are being actively used in combat in Ukraine—there were eighty before hostilities in 2014, but two have been shot down by rebel surface-to-air missiles—and Syria. Syria is believed to have fifteen to twenty operational MiG-29SMs upgraded by Russia with launch rails for deadly R-77 air-to-air...

    Violence, ‘Hypocrisy’ In Catalonia: Russia Reacts To Spanish Turmoil
    Oct02

    Violence, ‘Hypocrisy’ In Catalonia: Russia Reacts To Spanish Turmoil

    As violence marred a banned independence vote by the Spanish region of Catalonia, Russian media drew attention to the clashes and accused Brussels of double standards and “repressive” meddling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?
    Oct02

    Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?

    On the evening of April 11, 2016, two weeks after Donald Trump hired the political consultant Paul Manafort to lead his campaign’s efforts to wrangle Republican delegates, Manafort emailed his old lieutenant Konstantin Kilimnik, who had worked for him for a decade in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.“I assume you have shown our friends my media...

    Russia Border Guard Killed in Shootout Near Ukraine Border
    Oct02

    Russia Border Guard Killed in Shootout Near Ukraine Border

    Russia’s top domestic security agency says one Russian border guard has been killed in a shootout with two men who tried to cross into Ukraine. The FSB said in a statement Monday the two men on Saturday opened fire when the officer who approached them in a Russian village that borders northeast Ukraine. One of the men blew himself up and...

    Russia border guard killed in shootout near Ukrainian border
    Oct02

    Russia border guard killed in shootout near Ukrainian border

    Russia’s top domestic security agency says one Russian border guard has been killed in a shootout with two men who tried to cross into Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...