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    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire
    Sep21

    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire

    Angry crowds gathered outside city hall, demanding the mayor’s resignation — following a fire at a Ukrainian children’s camp that killed three girls. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire
    Sep21

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire

    Investigators are scrutinizing Paul Manafort’s emails. While working unpaid for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Paul Manafort mused about how he could use his new prominence to get financially “whole,” and offered to give private political briefings to a Russian billionaire who had recently sued him. That’s according to...

    In Kyiv, Saakashvili Demands Documents That Stripped Him Of Ukrainian Citizenship
    Sep20

    In Kyiv, Saakashvili Demands Documents That Stripped Him Of Ukrainian Citizenship

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, has arrived in Ukraine’s capital, where he vowed to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?
    Sep20

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

    The first episode of Comrade Detective opens with producer and star Channing Tatum sitting in a movie theater with journalist Jon Ronson. They are gathered to present a forgotten treasure from an even more forgotten time, which took over two decades to find, in a continent-spanning search, and obtained “with the cooperation of five international...

    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report
    Sep20

    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report

    Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who has been a focus of various Russia probes, responded Tuesday to a CNN report that he had been the subject of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (or “FISA”) surveillance order by calling for an investigation by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General into the revelation. “If...

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea
    Sep20

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation’s nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil....

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says
    Sep20

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says

    Ukraine could have a new Supreme Court installed by next month as part of judicial reforms aimed at rooting out corruption, Ukraine’s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said Tuesday. “I think from October the new Supreme Court will start working,” Petrenko told Reuters in an interview at the Concordia Annual Summit in New York....

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv
    Sep20

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, arrived in Kyiv vowing to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. He told supporters the Ukrainian authorities were trying to prevent him from mounting a legal challenge to the decision, which was announced by President Petro...

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like
    Sep20

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like

    Dozens of Russian citizens have been imprisoned in recent years for their social-media activities. This is the story of one of them, a blogger who was jailed for expressing his views on Russia’s military involvement in Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...