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    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List
    Sep19

    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order September 18 to revoke a ban on several journalists of British, Spanish and German citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes
    Sep19

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes

    A U.S. court judge dismissed a lawsuit by former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko accusing her political opponents of running a U.S.-based racketeering enterprise that led to her imprisonment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Weekend Roundup: Connecting Minds Across Cultures
    Sep19

    Weekend Roundup: Connecting Minds Across Cultures

    “Forty years of crisscrossing the planet has led me to suspect that the world isn’t growing smaller,” the inveterate traveler and literary journalist Pico Iyer laments. “If anything, the differences, the distances between us, are growing greater than they’ve ever been. In the Age of Information, many of us know less...

    Putin, Berlusconi linked to alleged theft of a 1775 wine in Crimea
    Sep19

    Putin, Berlusconi linked to alleged theft of a 1775 wine in Crimea

    Kiev considers laying charges, though they’d likely be moot in the wake of Russia’s move to annex the disputed peninsula …read more Source: The Globe and...

    US-Russia War? Pentagon Updates Plan For Possible War With Moscow As Tensions Build Over Syria And Ukraine Conflicts: Report
    Sep19

    US-Russia War? Pentagon Updates Plan For Possible War With Moscow As Tensions Build Over Syria And Ukraine Conflicts: Report

    The United States is updating contingency plans in the event of a war with Russia, the first time the U.S. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko’s U.S. racketeering lawsuit dismissed
    Sep18

    Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko’s U.S. racketeering lawsuit dismissed

    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Manhattan federal judge on Friday dismissed former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential… …read more Source:...

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking rare Crimea wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking rare Crimea wine

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. Ukrainian prosecutors responsible for Crimea said on Friday they are preparing to file embezzlement...

    Japan’s Remilitarization is Official
    Sep18

    Japan’s Remilitarization is Official

    The Japanese Parliament voted in favor of a historic measure to reauthorize overseas military activity today. Passing the legislation was a priority for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and his push has led to significant backlash. Indeed, demonstrators rallied outside the parliament building after the law passed, the latest in a series of large...

    Painting by Kazimir Malevich could bring up to $45M at sale
    Sep18

    Painting by Kazimir Malevich could bring up to $45M at sale

    NEW YORK (AP) — An auction will feature a painting by Kazimir Malevich (MAL’-ih-vihch) that was returned to the artist’s heirs after a half-century in an Amsterdam museum.Sotheby’s says “Mystic Suprematism (Black Cross on Red Oval)” could sell for as much as $45 million on Nov.5.The 1920-22 work is the last of a...

    Putin, Berlusconi investigated over drinking 240-year-old wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi investigated over drinking 240-year-old wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: The Toronto...