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    World Weightlifting Body Suspends Nine Countries For Doping Violations
    Sep30

    World Weightlifting Body Suspends Nine Countries For Doping Violations

    The International Weightlifting Federation has suspended nine countries — including Russia and China — from competition for one year in a bid to combat rampant doping in the sport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Reportedly To Be Transferred To Russian Far North Prison
    Sep30

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Reportedly To Be Transferred To Russian Far North Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year prison term in Russia, has said he believes he will be transferred to Russia’s northernmost prison camp near the village of Kharp in the Yamalo-Nenetsk Autonomous Region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We Hear You: It’s NFL’s Right to Disrespect the Flag. It’s Our Right Not to Watch Games.
    Sep30

    We Hear You: It’s NFL’s Right to Disrespect the Flag. It’s Our Right Not to Watch Games.

    Editor’s note: The other day, we asked our audience to email thoughts on the NFL’s treatment of the national anthem. We quickly got on earful. No wonder teams are reconsidering taking a knee this weekend. Don’t forget to write us at letters@dailysignal.com about all our news and commentary.—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal:...

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’
    Sep30

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’

    In storied Sevastopol, government effort to confiscate land distributed free under Ukraine adds to long list of grievances over Russian rule. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Military Drill Did Not Leave Forces on Europe’s Borders Despite Ukraine’s Claims, General Says
    Sep30

    Russia Military Drill Did Not Leave Forces on Europe’s Borders Despite Ukraine’s Claims, General Says

    A top Russian general called for Ukraine’s commander-in-chief to resign over his suggestion Russia had left troops from the Zapad drill in Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Says Suspects Detonator Triggered Munitions Blast
    Sep30

    Ukraine Prosecutor Says Suspects Detonator Triggered Munitions Blast

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko said investigators are operating under a theory that saboteurs may have used a detonator to trigger a massive explosion and fire at a munitions depot in central Ukraine this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Charges Opposition Leader for Unsanctioned Protests
    Sep30

    Russia Charges Opposition Leader for Unsanctioned Protests

    Russian police released opposition leader and would-be presidential candidate Alexei Navalny on Friday after several hours in detention. Police charged Navalny with repeatedly organizing unauthorized rallies, an administrative offense punishable with a fine of up to a 300,000 rubles ($5,200) and compulsory work for up to 200 hours. “We were...

    Analysts: Russia May Be Helping Catalonia Secessionists
    Sep30

    Analysts: Russia May Be Helping Catalonia Secessionists

    Catalonia’s secessionists, who are trying to organize an independence vote from Spain on Sunday, may be getting aid from Russia as part of the Kremlin’s ongoing strategy to destabilize the European Union, according to European Union analysts. Spain’s central government has deployed thousands of police to contain expected...

    Gogol Bordello’s front man on what it means to be Ukrainian
    Sep29

    Gogol Bordello’s front man on what it means to be Ukrainian

    Ukraine-born Eugene Hutz is the lead singer of the band Gogol Bordello. Although the band is based in New York and Hutz himself has lived there for years, identity and Ukraine help define the band. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Make America Vigilant Again
    Sep29

    Make America Vigilant Again

    I am a Russian, and I support the efforts of the Committee to Investigate Russia. I even think that Morgan Freeman’s much-maligned video remarks are a good thing. Here’s why.I lived in Russia for almost thirty years before I had to leave it due to threats against my life stemming from my work as a journalist. I know my country and my...