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    Russia’s Pussy Riot Protests For Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Inside Trump Tower
    Oct25

    Russia’s Pussy Riot Protests For Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Inside Trump Tower

    Members of the Russian performance-art collective Pussy Riot have carried out a protest in support of jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov at Trump Tower in New York City. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters As Kyiv Moves To Extradite Him
    Oct25

    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters As Kyiv Moves To Extradite Him

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has called upon his supporters in Ukraine to protect him from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Cyberattacks Hit Ukraine, Russia
    Oct25

    New Cyberattacks Hit Ukraine, Russia

    A cyberattack on October 24 targeted a major Ukrainian international airport, the Kyiv subway ticketing system, and three Russian media outlets. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    BadRabbit, ransomware strain, infects Russian media outlets, Ukrainian transport sector
    Oct25

    BadRabbit, ransomware strain, infects Russian media outlets, Ukrainian transport sector

    A strain of ransomware has seized computer systems used by a handful of Russian media outlets and the Ukrainian transportation sector amid a wave of cyberattacks affecting victims across Eastern Europe. Dubbed “BadRabbit,” the virus claimed victims Tuesday including Russian newswire Interfax and Ukraine’s Odessa International...

    Mueller Investigation Moves To Brother of Hillary Campaign Chair
    Oct24

    Mueller Investigation Moves To Brother of Hillary Campaign Chair

    And we aren’t even talking Rosatom and Uranium One yet. Hillary’s “Trump is a Russian agent” excuse for losing the election has not aged well. And considering the Podesta Group’s Russian lobbying, it was only a matter of time until any investigation of Russian influence would drag them in. Between the notorious...

    I’ll Call That Interesting
    Oct24

    I’ll Call That Interesting

    Robert Mueller is now looking into Democratic uber-lobbyist Tony Podesta as part of his probe into lobbying work tied to Paul Manafort. This is not part to the Russian tampering in the 2016 election but rather the 2012-14 era work in Ukraine that Podesta worked with Manafort on. Tierney Sneed has our story. …read more Source:...

    Apathy Is the Greatest Insult to the Memory of Fallen Soldiers
    Oct24

    Apathy Is the Greatest Insult to the Memory of Fallen Soldiers

    KYIV, Ukraineā€”I’ve experienced our country’s wars both as a combatant and a witness. I deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq while I was an Air Force special operations pilot, and I’ve been back to report on both of those wars as a journalist. I’ve also reported on U.S. military operations at other places in the Middle East and...

    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort
    Oct24

    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort

    A prominent Democratic lobbyist whose brother happened to chair Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign has become the subject of a criminal inquiry as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, NBC News reported Monday. Mueller’s reported interest in Tony Podesta, and his Dem-leaning lobbying firm the Podesta Group,...

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism
    Oct23

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism

    This past weekend’s elections in the Czech Republic show the ideological permissiveness of populism. Czech voters dallied with a dizzying array of populist parties from extreme Right to extreme Left, with multiple shades in-between. In a proportional representation system with a 5 percent threshold, three of these parties together garnered...

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence
    Oct23

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence

    Russia’s influence in the Balkans is real and easily observed. Both before and since the Ukrainian crisis, it has affected the region in a multitude of ways. Moscow’s rising military might has far reaching consequences for the security posture of NATO and its members bordering the Black Sea. The Russian oil and gas companies, Gazprom,...