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    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar23

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Court. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com It’s no secret that corruption is rampant in most countries in the former Soviet Union. What usually comes to mind when we think of such graft is monetary gain: an official getting a bribe in return for his signature on a building permit, for example. But corruption in the region doesn’t always...

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23
    Mar23

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Moscow on March 23 and 24 for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov aimed to pushing forward the peace process for Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs

    The estranged wife of renowned Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko sought mental treatment the day before she allegedly killed their two daughters in their Texas home, police said on March 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar23

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Court. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com It’s no secret that corruption is rampant in most countries in the former Soviet Union. What usually comes to mind when we think of such graft is monetary gain: an official getting a bribe in return for his signature on a building permit, for example. But corruption in the region doesn’t always...

    Obama’s Devastating Cuts in Missile Defense
    Mar23

    Obama’s Devastating Cuts in Missile Defense

    The Ballistic Missile Defense System is a key part of our nation’s overall missile defense program. It is described by the Department of Defense as “an integrated, ‘layered’ architecture that provides multiple opportunities to destroy missiles and their warheads before they can reach their targets.” The system is “designed to counter...

    John Kerry heading to Russia for Syria talks
    Mar23

    John Kerry heading to Russia for Syria talks

    Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. …read more Source: U.S....

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty in journalists’ deaths
    Mar23

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty in journalists’ deaths

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty in journalists’ deaths MOSCOW — A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian pilot to 22 years in prison after convicting her for complicity to murder in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine, opening a door to a possible prisoner swap between the two countries. The...