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    Cambridge Analytica bragged about using fake news, bribes, and Ukranian hookers to influence elections
    Mar19

    Cambridge Analytica bragged about using fake news, bribes, and Ukranian hookers to influence elections

    An undercover sting by Channel 4 News has revealed that executives from Cambridge Analytica boasted that they could entrap politicians with Ukrainian sex workers, offer bribes to public officials, and use former spies to dig dirt on political opponents. The report reveals CEO Alexander Nix and other Cambridge Analytica executives admitting to...

    Israeli mayor refuses to deliver remarks in Poland censored under new Holocaust law
    Mar19

    Israeli mayor refuses to deliver remarks in Poland censored under new Holocaust law

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli mayor canceled his participation in a ceremony with the mayor of the Polish town of Radomsko after the speech he was to deliver to Israeli high school students was censored by local authorities. Eli Dukorsky, mayor of the northern Israeli city of Kiryat Bialik, refused to deliver the censored speech and the ceremony...

    Report: Pilot blamed by Russia for MH17 crash commits suicide
    Mar19

    Report: Pilot blamed by Russia for MH17 crash commits suicide

    The pilot was described by Ukraine as a war hero, but Russia accused him of shooting down MH-17 …read more Source:...

    Russian Forces Launch Large-Scale Artillery Drill in Crimea
    Mar19

    Russian Forces Launch Large-Scale Artillery Drill in Crimea

    The country’s armed forces have rallied 8,000 troops for the drills across 19 training ranges, including two breakaway regions in neighboring Georgia. …read more Source:...

    ‘Trust No One’: Exiled Azerbaijani Reporter Says He’s Being Hunted In Kyiv
    Mar19

    ‘Trust No One’: Exiled Azerbaijani Reporter Says He’s Being Hunted In Kyiv

    An Azeri reporter trapped in Ukraine claims he narrowly escaped an attempt to abduct him and send him back to Azerbaijan, where prison may await. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How To Deal with Putin
    Mar19

    How To Deal with Putin

    In a result that should surprise no one, Vladimir Putin was elected to a fourth term as Russia’s President on Sunday, March 18. The Kremlin’s outrageous efforts to increase turnout—including reminders to show up at the polls posted on the mobile apps of major state-owned banks—combined with massive and well-documented voter fraud...

    Fighter pilot blamed by Russia for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead
    Mar19

    Fighter pilot blamed by Russia for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead

    A Ukrainian fighter pilot blamed by the Kremlin in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 has committed suicide, according to reports. Capt. Vladyslav Voloshyn, 29, who had claimed to be the victim of a smear campaign by Moscow, shot himself in his Mykolaiv home near the Black Sea, the BBC reported, citing local media…. …read...

    CNN Reporter: Russians Have Been ‘Immensely Disappointed’ With Trump’s Presidency
    Mar19

    CNN Reporter: Russians Have Been ‘Immensely Disappointed’ With Trump’s Presidency

    CNN reporter Matthew Chance said on Sunday that Russian citizens are “immensely disappointed” with President Donald Trump’s tenure. Chance was reporting from Russia as voters went to the polls in an election easily won by President Vladimir Putin, given that his chief opponent wasn’t allowed to be on the ballot. Host...

    Putin Won at the Ballot Box. He’s Losing Elsewhere.
    Mar19

    Putin Won at the Ballot Box. He’s Losing Elsewhere.

    Russia increasingly faces a mess in Syria, U.S. aid to Ukraine, harsh sanctions and anemic economic growth. …read more Source:...

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West
    Mar19

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West

    MOSCOW – When Russian President Vladimir Putin took the stage on a square outside the Kremlin to claim victory in Sunday’s national election, he did so at an open-air concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of his annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...