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    Russia’s Yandex closes Ukrainian offices after raid, sanctions
    Jun02

    Russia’s Yandex closes Ukrainian offices after raid, sanctions

    Russian Internet company Yandex announced it will close its Ukraine offices in Kiev and Odessa, after it was sanctioned by the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Daily Vertical: Vladimir Putin, Art Lover
    Jun02

    The Daily Vertical: Vladimir Putin, Art Lover

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s ‘Pit Bull’, With Biz Ties To Ukrainian Emigres, Is Back In Spotlight
    Jun02

    Trump’s ‘Pit Bull’, With Biz Ties To Ukrainian Emigres, Is Back In Spotlight

    Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s “pit bull” personal attorney, is the latest associate of the President’s with ties to a former Soviet republic to emerge as a person congressional investigators want to hear from in their probes into Russian interference in the U.S. election. The pugnacious Manhattan lawyer’s name has cropped up in...

    Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Survives Shooting In Kyiv
    Jun02

    Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Survives Shooting In Kyiv

    A Chechen man whom Russian authorities accuse of plotting to kill President Vladimir Putin was shot and wounded in Kyiv in what Ukrainian police say was an assassination attempt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Hidden Insurgency Tore Up Ukraine. Now It’s Coming For Your Inbox.
    Jun02

    Putin’s Hidden Insurgency Tore Up Ukraine. Now It’s Coming For Your Inbox.

    In the early days of 2014, “little green men,” irregular paramilitary forces, began popping up across Crimean outposts. The West assumed they were Russian soldiers, but could they be sure? at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places
    Jun02

    Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to hint today at Russian involvement in hacking during last year’s presidential campaign, not by government agents, but by what he called patriotically-minded individuals. Meantime, the fallout from the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia, and the...

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing
    Jun02

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing

    The prosecutor at the trial of five men charged with killing Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow in 2015 has urged jurors to find them guilty. Wrapping up the state’s case Thursday, Maria Semenenko said their guilt was undisputed. She also told the official Itar-Tass news agency that investigators had used special equipment during a...

    Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here’s all of it.
    Jun01

    Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here’s all of it.

    Long before he even declared his run for the White House, Donald Trump has been issuing periodic statements affirming his belief that man-made global warming is a myth, meant to stifle US manufacturing. While as recently as 2009 he was cosigning letters with other business leaders calling for “meaningful and effective measures to control climate...

    Nigel Farage, the mind behind Brexit, is now an FBI “person of interest” in Trump-Russia
    Jun01

    Nigel Farage, the mind behind Brexit, is now an FBI “person of interest” in Trump-Russia

    Et tu, Nigel? The FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation appears to have taken another profoundly weird turn. Nigel Farage, the far-right British politician who played a leading role in the vote to leave the European Union, is now apparently being investigated by the bureau. The Guardian reported on Thursday that Farage is a “person of interest”...

    Gazprom Loses Court Battle With Ukraine
    Jun01

    Gazprom Loses Court Battle With Ukraine

    Ukraine got a much-needed victory in international arbitration court this week, after the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ruled that Ukraine’s state-owned gas company Naftogaz had the right to re-export Gazprom supplies. The court also shot down Gazprom’s “take-or-pay” contracts, which require customers to...