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    Is Mike Pence pulling a Gerald Ford or a Spiro Agnew?
    Jun16

    Is Mike Pence pulling a Gerald Ford or a Spiro Agnew?

    Mike Pence; Gerald Ford (Credit: AP/Michael Conroy/Photo montage by Salon) Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to hire his own lawyer for the special counsel investigation into alleged ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government can mean one of two things — or perhaps even both things at the same...

    Two Russian Opposition Activists Flee To Ukraine
    Jun16

    Two Russian Opposition Activists Flee To Ukraine

    Two activists from Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny’s Anticorruption Foundation (FBK) have fled to Ukraine after state media regulator Roskomnadzor launched investigations against them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.K. Probing Whether Ukraine’s Tax Chief May Stand Trial In Britain
    Jun16

    U.K. Probing Whether Ukraine’s Tax Chief May Stand Trial In Britain

    British authorities are examining whether Ukraine’s former tax chief, a Ukrainian citizen who may also hold a British passport, committed crimes for which he could be prosecuted in the United Kingdom after a court in Ukraine ignored evidence they provided, according to the British Embassy in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Trump Transition Aides Told to Save Russia Records
    Jun16

    Trump Transition Aides Told to Save Russia Records

    Members of Donald Trump’s presidential transition team were told to save materials relevant to the federal investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a memo obtained by Politico and The New York Times.The instruction, which came from the team’s lawyer, Kory Langhofer, details how both volunteers and...

    Merkel: US must not link Russia sanctions, economy interests
    Jun16

    Merkel: US must not link Russia sanctions, economy interests

    BERLIN — Angela Merkel’s spokesman says the German chancellor believes it would be wrong for the United States to link sanctions against Russia with efforts to promote American economic interests. The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to impose new sanctions on Russia over its alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election campaign and its...

    Ukrainian Police Arrest Suspects In Former Russian Lawmaker’s Killing
    Jun16

    Ukrainian Police Arrest Suspects In Former Russian Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukrainian authorities say they have detained suspects linked to the assassination of former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Trump Transition Team Told To Save Russia-Related Documents
    Jun16

    Reports: Trump Transition Team Told To Save Russia-Related Documents

    A lawyer for President Donald Trump’s transition team told transition and campaign officials to preserve documents related to Russia and Ukraine for probes into Russia’s election meddling, according to a memo obtained by the New York Times and Politico. The memo from attorney Kory Langhofer also stated that officials should preserve...

    Russia’s MiG-21: The Fighter Jet That Could Fly for 100 Years?
    Jun16

    Russia’s MiG-21: The Fighter Jet That Could Fly for 100 Years?

    Robert Farley Security, China has ended production on the J-7, meaning that we have seen the last MiG-21 variant roll the assembly line. Croatia and Romania will dispose of their Fishbeds in the next five years. After a spate of accidents, India is finally retiring its MiG-21s (assuming it can ever actually acquire or produce a replacement)....

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses
    Jun16

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses

    In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Citizen is rolling out one fact each day for 150 days until July 1, highlighting the odd, the fascinating and the important bits of Ottawa history you might not know about. The same family has run Rideau Bakery for three generations, since 1930, making it one of Ottawa’s oldest...

    The Morning Vertical, June 16, 2017
    Jun16

    The Morning Vertical, June 16, 2017

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