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    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84
    Apr02

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84

    (JTA) — Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for his poem “Babi Yar,” which commemorates one of the worst Nazi atrocities, has died at 84. Yevtushenko died on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he had been a faculty member at the University of Tulsa since the mid-1990s. The poem written in 1961 about the massacre at Babi Yar in the...

    U.S. ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    U.S. ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. RELATED LINKSRead the full, unclassified intelligence report on Russian hacking here First public Senate...

    Haley Says Trump Supports Her Taking on Russia at UN
    Apr02

    Haley Says Trump Supports Her Taking on Russia at UN

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley implied Sunday that President Donald Trump supports her efforts to take on Russia at the U.N. Haley appeared on ABC’s “This Week” and told host Martha Raddatz that she and Trump have the same message for Moscow but the media is reporting it differently. Raddatz asked...

    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3
    Apr02

    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3

    The trial of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena, indicted on separatism-related charges in the Russia-controlled territory, resumes on April 3 after a two-week adjournment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report
    Apr02

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report

    France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency — something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters. The cautionary note from the watchdog on pre-election polling followed allegations in February by aides of...

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party
    Apr02

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party

    Good Sunday morning. LEAD STORY ON NYTIMES.COM — “China Learns How to Get Trump’s Ear: Through Jared Kushner,” by Mark Landler: “When President Trump welcomes President Xi Jinping of China to his palm-fringed Florida club for two days of meetings on Thursday, the studied informality of the gathering will bear the handiwork of two...

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. “We don’t want any country involved in our elections, ever,” Nikki Haley said in an interview...

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero
    Apr02

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero

    Vladimir Putin; Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/AP) Anti-corruption protests swept across nearly 100 Russian towns and cities last week, from the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok in the Far East. They were the biggest demonstrations in Russia since the 2011-12 protests against...

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US
    Apr02

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US

    MOSCOW—Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, a leading force in the brief post-Stalinist Soviet literary “thaw” of the 1960s, has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. “Five minutes ago, Evgeny Aleksandrovich (Yevtushenko) departed into eternity,” TASS said, quoting Mikhail Morgulis,...

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.”In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral...