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    Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee
    Mar24

    Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee

    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the...

    Dozens of Russian tanks spotted six miles from Ukrainian border
    Mar24

    Dozens of Russian tanks spotted six miles from Ukrainian border

    Dozens of Russian tanks were seen near the Ukrainian border on Friday. They arrived in the southern Rostov region on cargo trains, and were deployed near a Russian village just six miles from the hostile Ukraine border. Russia has several military bases in the Rostov region, where its military often holds drills. Last May, Russian officials said...

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor
    Mar24

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor

    MALADZYECHNA, Belarus (AP) — The half-million Belarusians who can’t find work in their country’s stumbling Soviet-style economy face an array of hard choices: register with the state employment exchange, which will force them to take “public work” for a pittance; pay $250 for failure to register; or risk being jailed for...

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died in suspicious ways

    By David Filipov, (c) 2017, The Washington Post MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances – far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to...

    News Roundup for March 24, 2017
    Mar24

    News Roundup for March 24, 2017

    Comin at ya, it’s the Friday news blues.1. Trump gave an ultimatum to the GOP telling them to either vote on the AHCA or Obamacare stays. Seems like he doesn’t really give a shit, right? More here.2. Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying refugees capsized in the Mediterranean. Why is this still happening? Maybe...

    Kremlin critic gunned down by Russian agent, Ukrainian official says
    Mar24

    Kremlin critic gunned down by Russian agent, Ukrainian official says

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Denis Voronenkov (Roman Yarovitcyn/Kommersant Photo via AP) Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday...

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says
    Mar24

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says

    The exiled Russian lawmaker who was assassinated outside an upscale Kiev hotel reportedly knew about “misdeeds of Russian elites,” including illegal smuggling and money laundering. …read more Source: FOX...

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal
    Mar24

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal

    A woman has died in an enormous fire at a Ukrainian munitions dump in the country’s Kharkiv region near the Russian border.The body of the 66-year old woman was found in a house that was hit by a shell near the depot in Balaklia, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service minister… …read more Source:...

    5 key questions about the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation
    Mar24

    5 key questions about the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation

    (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has emerged as the party’s spokesman on the FBI’s investigation of President Trump’s ties with Russian government officials. With his pinpoint questioning and his made-for-TV tan, the California congressman proved...

    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors
    Mar24

    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...