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    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument
    May07

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument

    KIEV—A giant banner unfurled over Kiev’s central Maidan Square last week: an enormous broken chain stretched from black smoke, symbolizing the revolution that took place in this very place three years ago, and stretching, through broken links, to a gap to the blue sky: Ukraine’s happy future with Europe. at The Daily Beast....

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship
    May06

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship

    Seagal is banned from entering Ukraine for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions” stemming from his relationship with the Russian president, the Ukrainian security service has said. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat
    May06

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat

    Steven Seagal, the American actor best known for his role in ’90s action movies like “Hard to Kill” and “Under Siege,” has been blacklisted from the Ukraine as a national security threat. Seagal is banned from entering the country for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions… that contradict the...

    Election Eve
    May06

    Election Eve

    The presidential run-off takes place on Sunday, and nearly everyone in France is sick of both candidates. Wednesday’s debate didn’t help: Marine spent two-and-a-half solid hours shrieking like a fishwife addled by menopause. Macron faced the obvious political problem. No matter how unprepared and hysterical she sounded, there’s...

    The Super Sneaky Way China Got Its Hands On Its First Aircraft Carrier
    May06

    The Super Sneaky Way China Got Its Hands On Its First Aircraft Carrier

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia By pretending it was going to be turned into a casino. China was proud to launch its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, in 2012. This vessel was a refit of an incomplete Soviet Kuznetsov-class cruiser carrier. However, the story of how China got that ship in the first place may as well be a comedy—because the...

    In France, the Predictable Has Finally Happened
    May06

    In France, the Predictable Has Finally Happened

    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron suffered a “massive, co-ordinated hacking” effort Friday night less than 48 hours before the election—an attack that drew immediate parallels to the cyberattacks that hit Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign last year, as well as to alleged electoral interference in other parts of Europe....

    France Fights To Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election
    May06

    France Fights To Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election

    France sought to keep a computer hack of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the country’s presidential election with a warning on Saturday it could be a criminal offence to republish the data.Macron’s team said a “massive” hack had dumped emails, documents and campaign financing...

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week
    May06

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) What happened to RussiaGate? A month ago, the headlines were flowing. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had been fired for lying about his meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to recuse himself because he lied, under oath, about what he knew of...

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week
    May06

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) What happened to RussiaGate? A month ago, the headlines were flowing. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had been fired for lying about his meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to recuse himself because he lied, under oath, about what he knew of...

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week
    May06

    Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) What happened to RussiaGate? A month ago, the headlines were flowing. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had been fired for lying about his meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to recuse himself because he lied, under oath, about what he knew of...