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    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian… …read more Source:...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers…. …read more...

    Ukraine Is Too Corrupt for Debt Deal to Work
    Aug25

    Ukraine Is Too Corrupt for Debt Deal to Work

    Investors’ haircut matters less than tackling the shadow economy. …read more Source:...

    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand
    Aug25

    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand

    On August 25, 1968, eight Soviet citizens were arrested on Red Square for protesting the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia and most suffered years of exile or imprisonment for their quixotic gesture. Here are eight Russians who have suffered for protesting today. …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 — A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial.The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the Crimean Peninsula,...

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...