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    Global Sentsov Campaign Planned Ahead Of Russia World Cup
    May23

    Global Sentsov Campaign Planned Ahead Of Russia World Cup

    Activists have announced a global campaign to demand the release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and is now on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit
    May23

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit

    MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in La Malbaie, Que., later today to participate in events ahead of the 44th annual G7 Summit. Over the next two days, Trudeau is scheduled to attend a community barbecue and meet with local journalists, two weeks before international leaders descend in the region. Trudeau spoke with Japanese Prime...

    The U.S. considered declaring Russia a state sponsor of terror, then dropped it
    May23

    The U.S. considered declaring Russia a state sponsor of terror, then dropped it

    Getty/Alexey Nikolsky …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses most professional clubs of match-fixing
    May23

    Ukraine accuses most professional clubs of match-fixing

    Ukrainian police have accused most of the country’s professional soccer clubs of match-fixing and launched a series of raids as the country prepares to host the Champions League final. Interior … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Where is Georgia Headed?
    May23

    Where is Georgia Headed?

    William Courtney, Daniel Fried, Kenneth Yalowitz Security, Europe Georgia represents a key test on the possibilities of reform in the former Soviet space. Secretary of State Pompeo May 21 stated that “Russia’s forcible invasion of Georgia is a clear violation of international peace and security,” and he called on Moscow to “withdraw its...

    State Department Calls Out Continued Russian Aggression in Ukraine
    May23

    State Department Calls Out Continued Russian Aggression in Ukraine

    The U.S. State Department called out continued Russian aggression in Ukraine on Tuesday, mentioning how civilians have been killed due to Russia’s invasion. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert mentioned the continuing fighting in Ukraine during a press briefing on Tuesday. “I’d like to draw your attention to...

    Michael Cohen’s taxi business partner just agreed to cooperate with investigators
    May23

    Michael Cohen’s taxi business partner just agreed to cooperate with investigators

    The “Taxi King” has flipped, which could worsen Cohen’s legal woes. Trump lawyer Michael Cohen appears to be in increasing legal jeopardy — one of his major business partners has now agreed to cooperate with government investigators. Evgeny “Gene” Freidman, known as the “Taxi King,” entered a guilty plea in New York state court Tuesday as...

    This Is A Big Problem for Michael Cohen
    May23

    This Is A Big Problem for Michael Cohen

    You’ve probably only heard his name if you’re very deep into the arcana of the Trump/Russia probe or if you keep up on the New York City taxi business. But the deal Evgeny “Gene” Friedman struck today with state prosecutors is likely very bad news for Michael Cohen and, perhaps at least indirectly, Donald Trump. Here’s the...

    Russian Migration: In and Out
    May23

    Russian Migration: In and Out

    By The GlobalistRussia is home to a million more immigrants than its large emigrant diaspora.1. Russia has the world’s third-largest population of immigrants. As of 2015, Russia has a foreign-born population numbering 11.6 million. 2. This figure means about 8% of Russia’s population is foreign-born. 3. Many of these migrants hail...

    John McCain’s Greatest Fear
    May22

    John McCain’s Greatest Fear

    Let me stipulate at the outset that I am like many journalists in my fondness for Senator John McCain; let me also stipulate that this fondness derives in part from happy memories trailing McCain through Hungary and Germany and Ohio and the Middle East; and I will further note that this fondness also derives from a belief that McCain represents,...