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    Ukrainian Inventor Builds Wooden “Robots”
    Jul28

    Ukrainian Inventor Builds Wooden “Robots”

    Ukrainian Dmitry Balandin operates a construction crane for a living. And for fun, he builds elaborate robot-like models out of hundreds of wooden parts. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fishermen’s Brexit and the Next Moon Landing: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jul28

    Fishermen’s Brexit and the Next Moon Landing: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Shifting Current Matthew Bremner | Roads & Kingdoms“There are now only 4,000 active fishermen in Scotland, down from 8,000 in 1970. Since 1996, the size of the Scottish fleet has been reduced by more than 219 boats, and where there were once 20 flourishing harbors scattered across its coast, there are now only three. The problem, fishermen...

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email
    Jul28

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email

    As President Donald Trump calls for the Justice Department to probe the actions of his vanquished opponent, Hillary Clinton, four Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee want another look at the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton email scandal. The four Republican lawmakers–Florida’s Matt Gaetz, Arizona’s Andy Biggs,...

    Ukraine’s President Sidelines Opponent by Stripping His Citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s President Sidelines Opponent by Stripping His Citizenship

    Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president who moved to Ukraine to help fight corruption, went from being President Petro O. Poroshenko’s ally to his opponent. …read more Source: The New York...

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it
    Jul27

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it

    The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much America does not know … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it
    Jul27

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it

    The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much America does not know … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it
    Jul27

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it

    The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much America does not know … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Check This Out
    Jul27

    Check This Out

    Over recent months I’ve been telling you about various changes we’re making at TPM, expanding our team with the changes made possible with our membership program, setting up our new Investigations Desk and a bunch more. What I wanted with the Investigations Desk was to add a stable of new reporters who could dramatically increase our...

    Trump’s Ex-Biz Partner Eyed Energy Deal As He Helped Push Ukraine ‘Peace Plan’
    Jul27

    Trump’s Ex-Biz Partner Eyed Energy Deal As He Helped Push Ukraine ‘Peace Plan’

    When a former business partner of President Donald Trump’s and a Ukrainian politician approached an ally of the administration with a “peace plan,” they were already at work on an energy trading deal. That deal, said one of the region’s leading energy policy experts, stood to benefit from the scheme the pair proposed to resolve the...

    Why Does the Kremlin Care So Much About the Magnitsky Act?
    Jul27

    Why Does the Kremlin Care So Much About the Magnitsky Act?

    Let’s get something straight: The Magnitsky Act is not, nor has it ever been, about adoptions.The Magnitsky Act, rather, is about money. It freezes certain Russian officials’ access to the stashes they were keeping in Western banks and real estate and bans their entry to the United States. The reason Russian (and now, American)...