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    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea Annexation for One Year
    Jun17

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea Annexation for One Year

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year …read more Source: ABC...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year

    BRUSSELS (AP) — EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine police accuse bank owned by Vienna Jew of massive fraud
    Jun17

    Ukraine police accuse bank owned by Vienna Jew of massive fraud

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police investigators accused representatives of a bank owned by an Austrian Jew of defrauding Ukraine out of more than $750 million and laundering that money for further use. The alleged fraud took place between 2011 and 2015 with help from “a criminal group of unidentified persons who represented Meinl Bank together with...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union extended for a year on Friday a ban on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which… …read more Source:...

    Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Fights the World’s Dictators
    Jun17

    Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Fights the World’s Dictators

    Garry Kasparov, often considered the greatest chess player of all time, sees life as a battle between opposites: good and evil, or freedom and totalitarianism. Upon retiring from chess in 2005, Kasparov dedicated himself to an all-out war with whomever he considers as belonging to the “forces of evil”—for instance, totalitarian regimes like...

    The Morning Vertical, June 17, 2017
    Jun17

    The Morning Vertical, June 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Waltz Amid Ruins
    Jun17

    A Waltz Amid Ruins

    Ukrainian students were determined to hold their graduation ball in their old school building — even though it was blasted to pieces in fighting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Verdict coming in German trial of former Auschwitz guard
    Jun17

    Verdict coming in German trial of former Auschwitz guard

    BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz faces a possible 15 years in prison if found guilty Friday of more than 100,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he helped the Nazi death camp kill 1.1 million Jews and others. Reinhold Hanning admitted to the Detmold state court during his trial that he...

    7 Countries With Their Own Versions Of Donald Trump
    Jun17

    7 Countries With Their Own Versions Of Donald Trump

    Donald Trump may be a distinctly American figure, but his politics are far from unique to the U.S. He is part of a wave of far-right populists around the world, especially in Europe, that has grown in power in the wake of the mass migration of refugees from the Middle East and Africa, and a number of deadly terror attacks.These demagogues are...

    Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine’s prime minister, puts corruption fight at top of agenda
    Jun17

    Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine’s prime minister, puts corruption fight at top of agenda

    Ukraine’s prime minister said his 60-day-old government wants to make a quick start in tackling deep-seated corruption in order to boost the economy and attract international investment. “Reforms provide us with an opportunity to change our country and reach its maximum potential,” Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said at a...