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    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March
    Mar07

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March

    Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. And almost daily since winning the election in November, the businessman and former reality-TV...

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump
    Mar07

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump

    Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who has become one of the nation’s leading Russia experts and one of its most relentless and vocal critics of Vladimir Putin. She has lived in her life on and off in the U.S. and Russia, but as a Jewish lesbian and mother of three children, she left Russia in 2013 and moved back to...

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea
    Mar07

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea

    Russian Orthodox Church officials in the Kremlin-annexed Crimea region have refuted a controversial claim by State Duma Deputy Natalya Poklonskaya that a bust of Tsar Nicholas II in Simferopol wept tears on the centennial of his abdication of power. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s what Donald Trump was tweeting about while Wikileaks dumped alleged CIA secrets
    Mar07

    Here’s what Donald Trump was tweeting about while Wikileaks dumped alleged CIA secrets

    Early Tuesday morning Wikileaks released what they claimed to be sensitive information from the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence. RELEASE: Vault 7 Part 1 “Year Zero”: Inside the CIA’s global hacking force https://t.co/h5wzfrReyy pic.twitter.com/N2lxyHH9jp — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017 Some of the information,...

    Kremlin Considers Moving Presidential Election to Crimea Anniversary
    Mar07

    Kremlin Considers Moving Presidential Election to Crimea Anniversary

    The annexation of Crimea gave Vladimir Putin one of his biggest popularity boosts in Russia. …read more Source:...

    Trump: Russia ‘ran over’ Obama for eight years
    Mar07

    Trump: Russia ‘ran over’ Obama for eight years

    President Donald Trump, himself a frequent target of criticism over his perceived soft stance towards Russia, said Tuesday that it was his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, who truly failed to get tough with the Russian government.“For eight years Russia ‘ran over’ President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and...

    Russia Tells UN Court It Has No Jurisdiction In Ukraine Case
    Mar07

    Russia Tells UN Court It Has No Jurisdiction In Ukraine Case

    Russia says the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague has no jurisdiction to issue an order Ukraine seeks to halt Moscow’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UK foreign secretary to meet Lavrov
    Mar07

    UK foreign secretary to meet Lavrov

    UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow for “high-level talks” on Syria and Ukraine in the coming weeks, the UK Foreign Office said Saturday. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, March 7, 2017
    Mar07

    The Morning Vertical, March 7, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court
    Mar07

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court

    A Kyiv court set bail Monday for the former head of Ukraine’s tax service who had recently been named a suspect in a major corruption case involving the embezzlement of approximately $74 million. The case against Roman Nasirov is seen by some as the first real test of the country’s new National Anti-Corruption Bureau...