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    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine
    Aug10

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine

    U.S. military experts are lining up on either side of a debate on whether to supply lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine, a move that would mark a turning point in U.S. policy on Kyiv’s 3-year-old conflict with Russian-backed separatists. Supporters of the move, which is under active consideration by President Donald Trump’s...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release
    Aug10

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, despite passionate calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox believers and hard-line...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records
    Aug10

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records

    Global banking records belonging to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The subpoenas highlight just how prominent a focus of Mueller’s investigation Manafort has become. The former campaign chairman’s house was raided...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records
    Aug10

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records

    Global banking records belonging to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The subpoenas highlight just how prominent a focus of Mueller’s investigation Manafort has become. The former campaign chairman’s house was raided...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records
    Aug10

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records

    Global banking records belonging to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The subpoenas highlight just how prominent a focus of Mueller’s investigation Manafort has become. The former campaign chairman’s house was raided...

    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust
    Aug10

    Russia-Backed Separatist Leader Says ‘Little Russia’ A Bust

    The leader of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says his plan to create a country called Little Russia has failed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution
    Aug10

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution

    Exactly a century ago, the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia and began a reign of terror unprecedented in human history. What is the place of the Soviet Revolution and the communist ideology that inspired it in the American cultural imagination in 2017? American Reds, a 2016 documentary film about the American Communist Party (CPUSA) and its...

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?
    Aug10

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, North America Trump’s penchant for conflict, though, could cause him his biggest problems. All along the real vulnerability of those associated with the Trump campaign has less been collusion with Russia, which would be tricky to prove, but financial corruption, which may not. That scenario came to a head with the...

    Polish President at Loggerheads With Ruling Party Over Army
    Aug09

    Polish President at Loggerheads With Ruling Party Over Army

    Polish President Andrzej Duda has blocked the appointment of new generals, in a fresh sign of tension between the head of state and the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party that originally backed him. Duda cited problems with a proposed new command system under government reform plans as his reason on Tuesday for blocking the...