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    Montana GOP Candidate Owns Stake In Company Accused Of Paying Off ISIS
    May17

    Montana GOP Candidate Owns Stake In Company Accused Of Paying Off ISIS

    A Republican congressional candidate owns a stake in a French-Swiss cement company accused of making payments to the Islamic State militant group in Syria, according to financial disclosures HuffPost reviewed. Greg Gianforte, the millionaire GOP contender for Montana’s open seat in the House, reported owning $47,066 worth of shares in...

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting
    May17

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin rushed Wednesday to defend U.S. President Donald Trump from criticism over sharing classified information with Moscow, issuing a strongly worded statement that reflected the degree of the Russian leader’s frustration with the Washington infighting that has thwarted Kremlin hopes for a detente. Trump’s...

    Russian Social Media Site Tells Ukrainians How to Dodge Web Block
    May17

    Russian Social Media Site Tells Ukrainians How to Dodge Web Block

    By Maria Kiselyova and Alessandra PrenticeMOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Vkontakte, the Russian version of Facebook, on Wednesday sent its millions of… …read more Source: U.S....

    Unfriended: Why Ukraine Banned Two Of Its Most Popular Social Networks
    May17

    Unfriended: Why Ukraine Banned Two Of Its Most Popular Social Networks

    On May 15 Ukraine banned access to some of the most visited websites in the country in what it said was an attempt to protect Ukraine’s information space from Russian propaganda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Ukraine Said ‘Nyet’ to Russian Social Networks
    May17

    Why Ukraine Said ‘Nyet’ to Russian Social Networks

    Ukraine knows Russia’s social networks aren’t neutral. But neither are anyone else’s. …read more Source:...

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks
    May17

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks

    President Petro Poroshenko’s blanket ban in Ukraine on several Russian Internet services, including leading Russian-language social networks and a popular search engine, has struck a chord — or a nerve, depending on who you ask. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Ukraine Said ‘Nyet’ to Russian Social Networks
    May17

    Why Ukraine Said ‘Nyet’ to Russian Social Networks

    Ukraine knows Russia’s social networks aren’t neutral. But neither are anyone else’s. …read more Source:...

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks
    May17

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks

    President Petro Poroshenko’s blanket ban in Ukraine on several Russian Internet services, including leading Russian-language social networks and a popular search engine, has struck a chord — or a nerve, depending on who you ask. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Controversial Eurovision Entry Spotlights Disabled
    May17

    Russia’s Controversial Eurovision Entry Spotlights Disabled

    This year’s Eurovision song contest, hosted in Kyiv, saw Portugal crowned the winner. But Russian officials cried foul even before the competition, as Ukraine banned their last-minute entry of contestant Yulia Samoylova, a singer who is disabled and uses a wheelchair. “We were all very much surprised,” says chairwoman of the Moscow...

    Where Russia Is Seen as a Buffer Against the U.S.
    May17

    Where Russia Is Seen as a Buffer Against the U.S.

    For Americans who worry about Russia’s impact on the United States, recent events have provided plenty of fodder. This week, it was a report claiming that President Trump divulged highly classified intelligence to Russian officials, a disclosure that some say is sure to hurt American interests. Last week, it was the news that Trump had...