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    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’
    May17

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’

    A lawyer for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, says his client is “serious” about a strict hunger strike he began on May 14 and that he “plans to see it to the end.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Inside Mueller’s FBI team
    May17

    Inside Mueller’s FBI team

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly hurled insults at the FBI agents working on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 campaign. Rudy Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney who’s now Trump’s lawyer, has attacked them as “stormtroopers.”The vitriol is unsurprising. The agents are powering an investigation that...

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

    Russian officials say an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker has gone on hunger strike to demand the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia. Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

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    North Korea Threatens to Cancel Trump-Kim Summit
    May17

    North Korea Threatens to Cancel Trump-Kim Summit

    The nuclear summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump, scheduled to take place on June 12th in Singapore, may not happen after all. The North Korean regime has objected to the ongoing ‘Max Thunder’ joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea. Its state-run news agency KCNA...

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?
    May17

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?

    In late April more than 50 members of the U.S. Congress condemned the government of Ukraine’s ongoing efforts to glorify “Nazi collaborators.” The letter, signed by both Republicans and Democrats, outlined concerns about ongoing ceremonies to glorify leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army as well as 14th SS Galizien Division (aka...

    Famous cat crosses $4 billion bridge before Vladimir Putin
    May17

    Famous cat crosses $4 billion bridge before Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to be the first to walk over the newly built $4 billion dollar bridge linking Russia to Crimea. However, a cat beat him to it! Veuer’s Sam Berman has the full story. …read more Source: USA...

    Moscow Formally Protests Journalist’s Arrest in Ukraine
    May17

    Moscow Formally Protests Journalist’s Arrest in Ukraine

    Moscow is protesting the arrest of a journalist in Ukraine, and the Council of Europe and other human rights groups have expressed concern. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, detained Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukraine office of Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency, on treason charges. His arrest followed SBU raids of...

    Essential Consultants, the Trump Foundation and Donald Trump’s need for ready cash
    May17

    Essential Consultants, the Trump Foundation and Donald Trump’s need for ready cash

    On October 3, 2016, the Donald J. Trump Foundation was issued a “notice of violation” and directed to cease soliciting funds. Exactly two weeks later, on October 17, Michael Cohen established Essential Consulting LLC. There might not seem to be an immediate connection between a charitable foundation supposedly created to channel contributions to...

    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive
    May16

    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive

    Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for the first time across a newly-opened bridge linking Crimea with Russia on Wednesday. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday unveiled the new bridge to the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. He chatted to workmen in overalls and drove a heavy,...