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    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq
    Jun02

    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq

    SINJAR, Iraq—Evil doesn’t always reveal itself through goose-stepping armies or skyscrapers collapsing on a clear autumn day. Sometimes, it’s only a sun-bleached bone in a field. This was the place the old peshmerga colonel wanted to show me. It wasn’t anything special by the look of it. Certainly, this plot of brown grass on a...

    Bitcoin Technology Can Help Russia Dodge Sanctions: MP
    Jun02

    Bitcoin Technology Can Help Russia Dodge Sanctions: MP

    Russian businesses could harness the power of technology developed for cryptocurrency bitcoin to avoid being subject to Western sanctions, a prominent Russian lawmaker claimed. Blockchain is the ledger behind Bitcoin and it effectively allows for the transfer of information online, ensuring that two copies of it were not made. Andrei Lugovoi,...

    Canada, Ukraine, and Poland Are Having a Passionate Lovefest on Twitter
    Jun02

    Canada, Ukraine, and Poland Are Having a Passionate Lovefest on Twitter

    Poland even used a winky face. …read more Source: Foreign...

    G7 Concerned About Data Hacking of Journalists in Ukraine
    Jun02

    G7 Concerned About Data Hacking of Journalists in Ukraine

    Ambassadors to Ukraine from the Group of Seven countries are expressing concern about the publication by a group of hackers of the names and contact information of journalists who have reported from rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Big Shots: This Week’s News in Photos
    Jun02

    Big Shots: This Week’s News in Photos

    Kiev, Ukraine—Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot held prisoner by Russia for two years, smokes during a press conference two days after she was released in return for two Russian special forces officers. She was captured while fighting Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and taken to Russia, where she was sentenced to 22 years in prison...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews
    Jun02

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow condemned the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the European Conference of Rabbis, spoke of his “concern” over the trend in an interview Tuesday with JTA during a gathering of the standing committee of the Conference in Vienna....

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages
    Jun02

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages

    MOSCOW — Political differences within the European Union have come into sharp relief over a debate on whether to extend sanctions on Russia. As the Kremlin looks to leverage the divisions between member states over the issue, experts said that the relaxation of the punitive restrictions is likely by as early as the beginning of 2017. …read...

    The Kremlin Comes Around. A Little.
    Jun02

    The Kremlin Comes Around. A Little.

    Russia eased its food embargo on the U.S., EU, Canada, Australia, Ukraine, and several other countries yesterday, lifting its ban on the import of products used exclusively for baby food production. The green-lighted items include chicken, frozen veal, and dried or frozen legumes. The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has yet to develop regulations...

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet
    Jun02

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms
    Jun02

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms

    Parliament in Ukraine has passed judicial reforms that Westerns backers say are needed to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...