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    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched
    Nov03

    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched

    Police in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine have launched a murder investigation after a city council member in the government-held Luhansk region city of Syevyerodonetsk was found dead, his skull broken. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov03

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says there are some 300 Serbs fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. They appear to motivated by a nationalist agenda stressing traditional links between Russia and Serbia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists
    Nov03

    Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

    WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation. …read more Source:...

    Trump Didn’t Tell the Truth About Russia
    Nov03

    Trump Didn’t Tell the Truth About Russia

    Shortly after Donald Trump was inaugurated, he gave a press conference in which he addressed subjects including the probe into Russia’s role in the 2016 election. Americans should go back and reflect on the remarks that he delivered. They constitute a betrayal of leadership more serious than most realized at the time.When Trump spoke, the...

    Trump and Putin Explore Meeting on Sidelines of Asia Summit
    Nov03

    Trump and Putin Explore Meeting on Sidelines of Asia Summit

    Amid ever-worsening ties between the U.S. and Russia, the two presidents could discuss North Korea, Ukraine, Syria and Russian election meddling. …read more Source: The New York...

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas
    Nov03

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas

    KYIV – A day after an Odesa-born medic and sniper of Chechen heritage who fought in the Donbas war was fatally shot, the Security Service of Ukraine detained the alleged Kremlin-guided assassin of one of their own high-ranking officials. It was the latest reminder for this war-weary country of 42.5 million people that the conventional battle in...

    Trump Didn’t Tell the Truth About Russia
    Nov03

    Trump Didn’t Tell the Truth About Russia

    Shortly after Donald Trump was inaugurated, he gave a press conference in which he addressed subjects including the probe into Russia’s role in the 2016 election. Americans should go back and reflect on the remarks that he delivered. They constitute a betrayal of leadership more serious than most realized at the time.When Trump spoke, the...

    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort
    Nov03

    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort

    The listing is one of the largest by a Russian company since the Kremlin drew international condemnation and sanctions by annexing Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor
    Nov03

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum spoke to a packed auditorium at Harvard University’s Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) on the topic “The Holodomor Reconsidered: The Bolshevik Revolution and the Ukrainian Famine.” The talk was part of a retrospective series of special events...

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Nov03

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Despite Western diplomatic efforts and sanctions against Russia, Moscow continues to attack and put pressure on the last vestiges of organized political and social opposition in Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014. Indeed, September and October brought renewed persecution on the peninsula. The latest wave of...