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    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”
    Dec28

    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”

    (Credit: Getty Images) It has become well known over the past year that various Russian agents conducted an online propaganda campaign to promote the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. But it is worth noting that while Russian President Vladimir Putin and Trump may have some common ideological and personal similarities (such as their...

    Russia-Backed Separatists Pardon Prisoners In Step Toward Planned Swap With Ukraine
    Dec27

    Russia-Backed Separatists Pardon Prisoners In Step Toward Planned Swap With Ukraine

    The leader of Russia-backed separatists in Donetsk has pardoned 74 Ukrainian prisoners as part of a major prisoner exchange that will take place between the two sides of the conflict on December 27. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World briefs: US decision to arm Ukraine angers Russian leaders, who warn of escalation
    Dec27

    World briefs: US decision to arm Ukraine angers Russian leaders, who warn of escalation

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s long-delayed decision to provide Ukraine with defensive lethal weapons signaled a new willingness to oppose Russian intervention in its neighbor, but has made European allies nervous that a recent hike in fighting could escalate. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    ‘It doesn’t look like the war will end. No one wants it to’: This is the longest European conflict since the Second World War
    Dec27

    ‘It doesn’t look like the war will end. No one wants it to’: This is the longest European conflict since the Second World War

    More than 10,300 people have been killed since war broke out between the Ukrainian government and separatists heavily backed by Russia in 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trump Sends Tank-Killing Missile To Fight Russia in Ukraine, But What Can It Do?
    Dec27

    Trump Sends Tank-Killing Missile To Fight Russia in Ukraine, But What Can It Do?

    A move that has angered the Kremlin and signifies the U.S. government’s escalating involvement in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    U.S. decision to provide anti-tank missiles to Ukraine angers Russian leaders
    Dec27

    U.S. decision to provide anti-tank missiles to Ukraine angers Russian leaders

    President Trump’s long-delayed decision to provide Ukraine with defensive lethal weapons signaled a new willingness to oppose Russian intervention in its neighbor, but has made European allies nervous that a recent hike in fighting could escalate. The State Department said Friday that the administration… …read more Source: Los...

    UK Navy: Russian ships encroach on British waters
    Dec27

    UK Navy: Russian ships encroach on British waters

    By Michael Birnbaum | Washington Post BRUSSELS – British ships and a helicopter were dispatched over the Christmas holiday weekend to track an “upsurge” of Russian naval vessels passing near British waters, the British Navy said Tuesday, as British and NATO leaders warn of Russian naval activity at levels unseen since the Cold War. At least four...

    It Took the Administration Allegedly Compromised by Russia to Finally Take This Welcome Step
    Dec25

    It Took the Administration Allegedly Compromised by Russia to Finally Take This Welcome Step

    The U.S. is finally providing lethal weapons to Ukraine, something that the Obama administration — which you’d now believe was on a constant Cold War footing, given the current anti-Russia feeling on the Left — never did. …read more Source: National...

    Fresh Battle Lines Drawn in Russia’s Culture Wars
    Dec25

    Fresh Battle Lines Drawn in Russia’s Culture Wars

    Outside the doors to the Moscow courthouse, the crowd of supporters, and reporters, swelled into the hundreds. Inside, one of Russia’s most famous theater directors was on trial for embezzlement. Just meters away, on a street corner, a young woman stood with a small sign: “Return our artist to us.” Such are the times in Russia,...

    Taken From Ukraine’s War Zone, Grenades Are Used in Crimes, Too
    Dec25

    Taken From Ukraine’s War Zone, Grenades Are Used in Crimes, Too

    The weapons are becoming an increasingly common feature in criminal activities including domestic violence and bank robberies. …read more Source: The New York...