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    Eurovision Finals To Include Serb, Moldovan, Ukrainian Performers; Russia Voted Out
    May11

    Eurovision Finals To Include Serb, Moldovan, Ukrainian Performers; Russia Voted Out

    The Eurovision Song Contest has completed its lineup of 26 contestants who will face off for this year’s crown, following a second semifinal event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’
    May11

    ‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’

    Speaking of Orthodoxy, I’ve been thinking about this column for a couple of weeks: Eastern Orthodox Christianity has done more to shape certain ex-Communist countries than communism. It also, some say, made their people relatively unhappy and anti-capitalist. This theory got a lot of play in 1990s Russia but has now resurfaced in a fresh...

    Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia
    May10

    Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia

    Christopher Lambert, right, portraying a German Nazi officer in “Sobibor.” (Courtesy of Rosiya Segondiya) (JTA) — A decade ago, relatively few people in Russia even knew about the existence of Sobibor, the smallest-scale facility of the six killing centers that the Nazis built in occupied Poland. This relative obscurity persisted for decades in...

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified
    May10

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified

    A Russian major general now believed to be helping lead his country’s missile and artillery efforts in Syria was behind the indiscriminate shelling in January 2015 of a Ukrainian town … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified
    May10

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified

    A Russian major general now believed to be helping lead his country’s missile and artillery efforts in Syria was behind the indiscriminate shelling in January 2015 of a Ukrainian town … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump Signs Holocaust Property Law That Has Angered Poland
    May10

    Trump Signs Holocaust Property Law That Has Angered Poland

    U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an act that Jewish groups praise as helpful in their efforts to reclaim lost property in Poland, but which the Polish government says is discriminatory. The White House said on Wednesday that Trump signed the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today — or JUST — Act. It requires the State Department to...

    Russian Oligarch Victor Vekselberg Links Russia, Cohen Probes
    May10

    Russian Oligarch Victor Vekselberg Links Russia, Cohen Probes

    We’ve known since last fall that U.S. citizens linked to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg gave millions to Republican political committees supporting Donald Trump. Now, a new document shedding light on Michael Cohen’s financial dealings offers evidence that a U.S. firm directly tied to Vekselberg continued to shell out some $500,000...

    Russian Official Doused With Filthy Fluid In Kyiv By Ukrainian Nationalists
    May10

    Russian Official Doused With Filthy Fluid In Kyiv By Ukrainian Nationalists

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces, with a Ukrainian nationalist group saying it wanted to send him a message. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy
    May10

    The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Quick, what’s the Dem position on Syria? What about China? Don’t bother. There was once a time when Democrats could discuss Syria, North Korea, the South China Sea,...

    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk
    May10

    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk

    The city of Donetsk in a separatist-held area in eastern Ukraine held a Victory Day parade on May 9 despite a ban on such celebrations in Ukraine as well as on the tanks and other heavy weapons featured in the parade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...