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    Vladimir Putin Beaten by a Cat as First to Cross $4 Billion Crimea Bridge
    May16

    Vladimir Putin Beaten by a Cat as First to Cross $4 Billion Crimea Bridge

    Four years after annexing Crimea, the Russian leader unveiled a bridge to Russia and the builder’s feline mascot has become famous all over the country. …read more Source:...

    Detained Journalist For Russian State Agency Transferred To Ukrainian Region Near Crimea
    May16

    Detained Journalist For Russian State Agency Transferred To Ukrainian Region Near Crimea

    The head of a major Russian state news agency’s branch in Ukraine has been transferred to the southern region of Kherson for prosecution following his arrest in Kyiv on suspicion of treason. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison
    May16

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s takeover of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, has started a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainian nationals held in Russian penitentiaries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Mueller’s Most Important Accomplishment
    May16

    Robert Mueller’s Most Important Accomplishment

    Thursday marks a year since Robert Mueller was appointment as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation, and in that time I’ve written a lot about the known unknowns of his work. We don’t know everyone he’s interviewed. We don’t know what evidence he’s gathered. We don’t know what further charges he...

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment
    May16

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, to get an indictment against him dismissed by claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was flawed.In a blow to Manafort’s defense, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller’s prosecution of...

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East
    May16

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe
    May16

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says that liberalization of Ukraine’s arcane foreign exchange controls will make it a much more investor-friendly place. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman
    May16

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman

    A U.S. judge has refused to dismiss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on the grounds that it has nothing to do with alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL
    May16

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL

    In his January 29, 2002, State of the Union address, President George W. Bush inaugurated the phrase “Axis of Evil.” He described the regimes of Iran Ayatollahs, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as such. Bush stated that, “…Our second goal is to prevent regimes that sponsor terror from threatening America or our friends and allies...

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist
    May16

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist

    Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism from the top trans-Atlantic security and rights group. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, said the raids of the Kyiv...