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    Facing 20 Years In Russian Jail, This Ukrainian Bursts Into Song
    Aug25

    Facing 20 Years In Russian Jail, This Ukrainian Bursts Into Song

    Just after the judge asks — “Do you understand the court’s sentence and the terms of appeal?” — the two men start singing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    And you thought wages in America were bad …
    Aug25

    And you thought wages in America were bad …

    It’s no secret that the US has seen disappointing wage growth over the last few months. Wage growth hit a record low for the second quarter, according to the employment cost index, released by the Bureau of Labor statistics earlier this month. Wages grew by a mere 0.2% — the smallest quarterly gain since 1982 when the series began. And...

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentenced to 20 Years by Russian Court
    Aug25

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentenced to 20 Years by Russian Court

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia—A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed last year, and was plotting attacks. He...

    Ukrainian filmmaker, who opposed Crimea annexation, gets 20 years in prison
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker, who opposed Crimea annexation, gets 20 years in prison

    A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Holds Military Exercises In Western Regions
    Aug25

    Russia Holds Military Exercises In Western Regions

    Russian air, ground, and missile forces are conducting exercises in the western reaches of the country amid concerns that Moscow is pursuing an increasingly hostile policy toward Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. …read more Source: U.S....

    Situation Report: F-22s headed for Europe; new truce between the Koreas; Syrians say they were sold out by the Turks; Special Ops under investigation; and lots more
    Aug25

    Situation Report: F-22s headed for Europe; new truce between the Koreas; Syrians say they were sold out by the Turks; Special Ops under investigation; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Airpower to Europe. The U.S. Air Force is getting ready to send its newest high-tech fighter plane to Europe for the first time, as NATO allies continue to cast wary glances toward Russia. “Russia’s military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great concern to us and to … …read more...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in Russia
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Tuesday that Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the Crimean Peninsula and was plotting attacks.Sentsov, a Crimean native, was a...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in Russia
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison…. …read more Source: Associated...

    As In 1968, A Few Brave Russians Swim Against The Tide
    Aug25

    As In 1968, A Few Brave Russians Swim Against The Tide

    In 1968, eight Soviet citizens protested in Red Square against the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. Now many Russians are facing the same test of courage as they take public stands against the policies of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...