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    Saakashvili: Ukrainian Government Must Heed Our Demands
    Oct29

    Saakashvili: Ukrainian Government Must Heed Our Demands

    Hundreds of protesters joined a rally organized outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kyiv on October 29 by the New Forces Movement, a novice political group led by Mikheil Saakashvili. The former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa Oblast was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship in June 2017 in a move he is currently...

    Communism, Memory and ‘Forgetting’
    Oct29

    Communism, Memory and ‘Forgetting’

    Writing in the New York Times, Bret Stephens takes aim at the curious mix of indulgence, amnesia and ignorance that envelops the subject of Communism. How many know the name of Lazar Kaganovich, one of Stalin’s principal henchmen in the [genocidal Ukrainian] famine [of 1932/33]? What about other chapters large and small in the history of...

    Russian Rescue Team Arrives In Svalbard As Hopes For Crew Fade
    Oct29

    Russian Rescue Team Arrives In Svalbard As Hopes For Crew Fade

    A Russian plane dispatched by the Emergency Situations Ministry has arrived in Norway with a rescue team to aid efforts to recover the crew and passengers of a Russian Mi-8 helicopter that had gone missing off the Arctic Svalbard archipelago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Kyiv, U.S. Envoy Meets Freed Tatar Leaders, Ukrainian Leaders
    Oct29

    In Kyiv, U.S. Envoy Meets Freed Tatar Leaders, Ukrainian Leaders

    Kurt Volker, the U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, has met with Crimean Tatar leaders Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, who were released from custody in their Russian-occupied homeland this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump legal team scrambles to prepare for new stage of Russia probe
    Oct28

    Trump legal team scrambles to prepare for new stage of Russia probe

    President Donald Trump’s White House and personal lawyers scrambled Saturday to learn where the knife might fall in the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, triggering a guessing game among aides after days of trying to turn attention away from allegations of collusion with Russia during the election.Attorneys involved in the...

    Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal
    Oct28

    Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal

    A recent report tied Ukraine’s storied and notorious rocket factory to North Korea’s missile program and thrust it into the middle of a geopolitical scandal. RFE/RL went inside to find out why. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Liberty Met ‘Satan’
    Oct28

    When Liberty Met ‘Satan’

    Stanislav Yus — a laureate of the Soviet Lenin Prize, Lenin Komsomol Prize, and a Hero of Socialist Labor — is already a legend in his own right, and one of the last of his generation of missile designers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges
    Oct28

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges

    It’s the end of the beginning for the Russia investigation. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has reportedly filed the first criminal charges as part of the sprawling inquiry into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported Friday night.Citing “sources briefed on the matter,” the network said a...

    Manafort realtor called to testify before grand jury in Russia probe
    Oct28

    Manafort realtor called to testify before grand jury in Russia probe

    The realtor who helped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort buy the Virginia condo that was recently raided by the FBI testified last week before the federal grand jury hearing testimony in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, POLITICO has learned. The real estate agent, Wayne Holland of Alexandria, Virginia-based McEnearney Associates,...

    Ukraine's prime minister seeks to change his country’s narrative in Canada
    Oct28

    Ukraine's prime minister seeks to change his country’s narrative in Canada

    Volodymyr Groysman wants Trudeau to see his nation as one on its way to recovery after years of conflict …read more Source: The Globe and...