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    Moscow Mueller: What the Indictments and Plea Agreements Mean for Donald Trump
    Nov03

    Moscow Mueller: What the Indictments and Plea Agreements Mean for Donald Trump

    This week, Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller revealed the opening blows in his investigation into potential collusion between members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and operatives working for or on behalf of Russia. On Monday, things kicked off with Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort turning himself in to the...

    Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century
    Nov03

    Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century

    (JTA) — The hometown in Belarus of the late artist Marc Chagall saw its first opening of a synagogue in over a century. The Jewish community of Vitebsk, which is located 155 miles northeast of the Belarusian capital of Minsk, last month celebrated the inauguration of the new synagogue at an event attended by city officials and faith community...

    Kazakh Blogger Who Fled To Kyiv Ordered Held 60 Days Pending Extradition Decision
    Nov03

    Kazakh Blogger Who Fled To Kyiv Ordered Held 60 Days Pending Extradition Decision

    A Kyiv court has ordered a Kazakh blogger who fled to Ukraine after criticizing President Nursultan Nazarbaev’s government held under arrest for two months as authorities consider handing her over to Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched
    Nov03

    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched

    Police in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine have launched a murder investigation after a city council member in the government-held Luhansk region city of Syevyerodonetsk was found dead, his skull broken. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas
    Nov03

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas

    KYIV – A day after an Odesa-born medic and sniper of Chechen heritage who fought in the Donbas war was fatally shot, the Security Service of Ukraine detained the alleged Kremlin-guided assassin of one of their own high-ranking officials. It was the latest reminder for this war-weary country of 42.5 million people that the conventional battle in...

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov03

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says there are some 300 Serbs fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. They appear to motivated by a nationalist agenda stressing traditional links between Russia and Serbia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor
    Nov03

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum spoke to a packed auditorium at Harvard University’s Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) on the topic “The Holodomor Reconsidered: The Bolshevik Revolution and the Ukrainian Famine.” The talk was part of a retrospective series of special events...

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Nov03

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Despite Western diplomatic efforts and sanctions against Russia, Moscow continues to attack and put pressure on the last vestiges of organized political and social opposition in Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014. Indeed, September and October brought renewed persecution on the peninsula. The latest wave of...

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine
    Nov03

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ukrainians long angered by Paul Manafort’s work to bring what they regard as a kleptocratic, pro-Russia administration to power in Kyiv celebrated news of the American political consultant’s indictment on October 30. Mr. Manafort, who spent months as chairman of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, surrendered to...

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican
    Nov03

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...