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    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe
    Apr21

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe

    Ukrainian investigators have detained an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau said late on Thursday that it is preparing to file charges against Mykola Martynenko, former … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe
    Apr21

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe

    Ukrainian investigators have detained an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau said late on Thursday that it is preparing to file charges against Mykola Martynenko, former … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe
    Apr21

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian investigators have detained an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau said late on Thursday that it is preparing to file charges against Mykola Martynenko, former chairman of the parliament’s energy and fuel committee, on suspicion of embezzling $17.3 million in...

    Is the Deep State Our Only Control Over Trump?
    Apr21

    Is the Deep State Our Only Control Over Trump?

    When you actually try to govern, reality has a way of pushing back. Who knew? This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post.A funny thing happened to Donald Trump in recent weeks. He had an encounter with reality—and reality won. It is one thing to dwell in your own reality during the campaign and to persuade your true believers that...

    CIA’s Brennan Conspired with Foreign Spies
    Apr21

    CIA’s Brennan Conspired with Foreign Spies

    Although Russians may have aspired to influence the November election, the real election meddlers were Democrats in the Obama administration who conspired with foreign intelligence agencies against Donald Trump’s campaign, new media reports suggest. The key player, we are learning, is the already infamous John O. Brennan but FBI Director...

    Ukraine Urges West to Back Its Reform Work
    Apr21

    Ukraine Urges West to Back Its Reform Work

    Ukraine has urged the West to back its efforts at reform despite accusations that the government has failed to tackle corruption three years after the revolution that toppled the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich. Campaigners say billions of dollars were embezzled from Ukrainian state coffers, much of it held in secret offshore accounts. As...

    In France’s Presidential Election, the Intersecting Consequences of Islamist Terrorism and Russian Aggression
    Apr21

    In France’s Presidential Election, the Intersecting Consequences of Islamist Terrorism and Russian Aggression

    KYIV, Ukraine—Europe’s two greatest security challenges, Islamist terrorism and Russian military aggression, have cast a shadow over the French presidential election. Authorities in Paris reported a possible terrorist attack on the Champs-Elysees on Thursday night, throwing the election a last-minute curveball—potentially to the benefit of...

    Episode 16: Historian Timothy Snyder On The Evolution Of National Identity
    Apr21

    Episode 16: Historian Timothy Snyder On The Evolution Of National Identity

    Welcome to episode 16 of The Josh Marshall Show, in this episode Josh talks to author and historian Timothy Snyder. They talk about Timothy’s book “The Reconstruction of Nations,” a book about the evolution of national identity and the organization of national states in northeast Europe going back a bit more than four centuries...

    Virginia Governor Calls Off Execution For Death-Row Inmate
    Apr20

    Virginia Governor Calls Off Execution For Death-Row Inmate

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday called off a man’s execution in a 2006 murder-for-hire case, citing concerns about false information provided to jurors that he believes influenced their decision to sentence him to death. Ivan Teleguz was scheduled to be executed Tuesday, but McAuliffe commuted his sentence to...

    Russia flying over, photographing Canadian military bases this week
    Apr20

    Russia flying over, photographing Canadian military bases this week

    OTTAWA — Russia is using a post-Cold War agreement to conduct an aerial surveillance mission over Canadian military facilities this week, even as relations between the two countries remain frosty. The five-day mission started Tuesday and involves an unarmed Russian aircraft flying to different parts of the country to take photos of Canadian...