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    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

    Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is calling for U.N. peacekeepers to be sent to the Russia-Ukraine border and all territory controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

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    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

    Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is calling for U.N. peacekeepers to be sent to the Russia-Ukraine border and all territory controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine. Duda stressed “in the strongest … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Vladimir Putin crosses a bridge too far in writing off West
    May18

    Vladimir Putin crosses a bridge too far in writing off West

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: This week, Vladimir Putin officially opened the recently-constructed Kerch Strait Bridge that the Russian president commissioned to connect the newly-annexed Crimean Peninsula to the Russian mainland. To commemorate the occasion, Mr. Putin led a convoy of new trucks across the $3 billion, 12-mile bridge, the longest span in...

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Zone
    May18

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Zone

    Close to 3.5 million people caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid, according to the U.N. — which says its assistance program has received a small fraction of the funding it needs. Populations live under the constant threat of artillery and gunfire, mines, and unexploded ordnance — and now face growing food...

    Ukraine arrests journalist for Russian news agency, ramping up tension with Kremlin
    May18

    Ukraine arrests journalist for Russian news agency, ramping up tension with Kremlin

    Authorities in Ukraine have arrested a journalist with a Kremlin-funded news agency who they said “justified” Crimea’s annexation, “supported” pro-Russian separatists and now faces up to 15 years in jail for treason. The arrest of Kirill Vyshynsky, a Ukrainian national and head of the Ukrainian… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Judge Skeptical Of Private Suit Alleging Trump Campaign-Russia Conspiracy
    May18

    Judge Skeptical Of Private Suit Alleging Trump Campaign-Russia Conspiracy

    Attorneys bringing a private lawsuit alleging a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia to expose the private information of DNC donors and a DNC employee faced tough questioning from the federal judge in Washington, D.C. overseeing the case Thursday. During arguments on motions filed by the Trump campaign and Roger Stone, who is also a...

    In Crimea, Locals Divided Over Russia’s Kerch Strait Span
    May18

    In Crimea, Locals Divided Over Russia’s Kerch Strait Span

    The newly-opened bridge linking Crimea and Russia carries traffic both ways, but the political divide its construction has come to symbolize is most apparent to those who call the territorially contested peninsula home. As Russian President Vladimir Putin led the televised, inaugural crossing of the controversial span on Tuesday—ensconced in the...

    Report: Manfort’s Former Son-In-Law Reaches Plea Deal With DOJ
    May18

    Report: Manfort’s Former Son-In-Law Reaches Plea Deal With DOJ

    Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law has reached a plea deal with the Justice Department regarding his own case that requires him to cooperate with other investigations, Reuters reported Thursday evening, citing two people with knowledge of the matter. Jeffrey Yohai’s cooperation with other ongoing probes could impact special counsel...

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests
    May18

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    MUKRAN, Germany (AP) — Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of a vast undersea pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany’s northeastern Baltic coast. The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel directly to the heart of Europe from newly...