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    Crimean Filmmaker Pleads Not Guilty in Terrorism Trial
    Jul21

    Crimean Filmmaker Pleads Not Guilty in Terrorism Trial

    SCOW (AP) – A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism.Critics have dismissed Oleg Sentsov’s prosecution as revenge for his pro-Ukrainian position in Russia-occupied Crimea…. …read more Source:...

    Russia To Test New Long-Range Nuclear Capable ICBMs Within Next 24 Months
    Jul21

    Russia To Test New Long-Range Nuclear Capable ICBMs Within Next 24 Months

    The Russian military was pressing ahead with the design and manufacture of new nuclear-capable heavy intercontinental ballistic missiles that were expected to be ready for testing in 18-24 months, according to a report from the Pro-Russian Tass news agency. The Kremlin has prioritized the modernization and strategic location of its ICBM missile...

    Cease-fire Brings Little Respite for E. Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Cease-fire Brings Little Respite for E. Ukrainians

    Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. Since her husband lost his job when the local coalmine closed because of fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, their family has depended on the money she makes to...

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial
    Jul21

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

    MOSCOW – A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. Critics have dismissed Oleg Sentsov’s prosecution as revenge for his pro-Ukrainian position in Russia-occupied Crimea. Sentsov, a Crimean native, was a vocal voice against Russia’s...

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial
    Jul21

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Slams NATO Drills In Western Ukraine
    Jul21

    Russia Slams NATO Drills In Western Ukraine

    Russia says ongoing military exercises involving NATO countries in western Ukraine are “of provocative nature.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Honeymoon Is Over In Crimea
    Jul21

    The Daily Vertical: The Honeymoon Is Over In Crimea

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trial Of Ukrainian Director Starts In Russia
    Jul21

    Trial Of Ukrainian Director Starts In Russia

    The trial of Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov has started in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The BRICS countries just launched a rival to the IMF and World Bank
    Jul21

    The BRICS countries just launched a rival to the IMF and World Bank

    Shanghai (AFP) – A new bank dedicated to the emerging BRICS countries opened for business in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai on Tuesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The so-called emerging BRICS countries are made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and their “New Development Bank” has been...

    Neighbors From Hell: Now Parents Have a Bedtime Story About How Predatory America Has Become
    Jul21

    Neighbors From Hell: Now Parents Have a Bedtime Story About How Predatory America Has Become

    Illustrated and written in rhyme, ‘Neighbors from Hell’ gives parents a way to talk about our messed-up society. It came in a vision a few years back: a book for children that approximated some of the horrors of society that everyday people face, and the monstrous qualities that many people take on as they try to earn a living....