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    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations
    May19

    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said it will charge Stalin and Lavrenti Beria over 70-year-old crimes, and is still investigating the mass starvation of 1932-33. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’
    May19

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko touted Ukraine’s deepening integration with the European Union and fielded questions about law and order, corruption, progress on reforms and his businesses on May 14 during his first news conference in 16 months. Speaking of the EU’s decision to waive visa requirements on May 11, the president said:...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest, Ukraine touts contest as great success
    May19

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest, Ukraine touts contest as great success

    KYIV – Portugal was the top vote-getter in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual festival traditionally watched by a television audience of an estimated 200 million people. Some 4 million people watched the contest’s grand final, breaking previous records, according to the official website of Eurovision 2017. Singer Salvador Sobral...

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous
    May19

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous

    The Department of Justice investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia isn’t just a scandal about the president’s conduct. The investigation could quickly engulf those surrounding the president — including his next in line. The investigation is also about Michael Flynn’s conduct; that of campaign aides Roger...

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017
    May19

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017

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

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels
    May19

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels

    A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s...

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?
    May19

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?

    “A lot of stuff could have already happened.” Are President Trump’s former top campaign aides already cooperating with federal investigators looking into collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, and possibly, Trump’s private business deals with wealthy Russians?There are telling clues that former National Security...

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?
    May19

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?

    “A lot of stuff could have already happened.” Are President Trump’s former top campaign aides already cooperating with federal investigators looking into collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, and possibly, Trump’s private business deals with wealthy Russians?There are telling clues that former National Security...

    Roger Ailes, RIP
    May19

    Roger Ailes, RIP

    “Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77,” Fox News reported yesterday. “The Ohio-born television pioneer was a confidante of presidents and an acknowledged master of communications. He founded Fox News in 1996 and built it into the nation’s...

    How many investigations are going on?
    May19

    How many investigations are going on?

    James Comey, second from right, was fired as FBI director by Donald Trump, but his former colleagues continue to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fingers can hardly count the inquiries underway toward the Trump administration. At least eight government bodies are investigating the president and...