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    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP Found Unharmed, Attackers Detained: Prosecutor
    Feb23

    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP Found Unharmed, Attackers Detained: Prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker kidnapped in the southern city of Odessa earlier on Thursday has been found unharmed and his attackers have… …read more Source: U.S....

    Poroshenko Bloc Ukrainian Lawmaker Reported Kidnapped
    Feb23

    Poroshenko Bloc Ukrainian Lawmaker Reported Kidnapped

    A lawmaker from the political bloc supporting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has gone missing and is presumed kidnapped, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was blackmailed over Russia ties after being hacked: report
    Feb23

    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was blackmailed over Russia ties after being hacked: report

    (Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) A new report suggests that Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, was the victim of a blackmail attempt by a Ukrainian parliament member who was aware of both Trump’s and Manafort’s connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort has ties to Russia including...

    The Morning Vertical, February 23, 2017
    Feb23

    The Morning Vertical, February 23, 2017

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

    A New Home For The Abandoned Dogs Of Donbas
    Feb23

    A New Home For The Abandoned Dogs Of Donbas

    The conflict in Ukraine’s Donbas region has driven countless residents to flee, leaving behind their homes, possessions, and sometimes their pets. In the town of Maryinka, Larisa Tsybulnik takes in as many abandoned and injured dogs as she can manage, providing food and care to the animals stranded by war. (Artem Liutyi, RFE/RL’s...

    Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in Havana
    Feb23

    Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in Havana

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A new opera based on an 86-year-old Yiddish poem about a Taino indigenous chief who resisted the Spanish invaders will have its premiere in Havana next month. “Hatuey: Memory of Fire,” will first be performed in Havana on March 3, reported the New York Times. Composed by Frank London of the Klezmatics, the opera, “Hatuey:...

    ‘There’s Enough Time to Change Everything’
    Feb23

    ‘There’s Enough Time to Change Everything’

    Last month, David Galernter, the pioneering Yale University computer scientist, met with Donald Trump to discuss the possibility of joining the White House staff. An article about the meeting in the Washington Post was headlined, “David Gelernter, fiercely anti-intellectual computer scientist, is being eyed for Trump’s science adviser.”It...

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyber hack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer.The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that appears to...

    Bitter Harvest and the Bitter Present in Ukraine
    Feb23

    Bitter Harvest and the Bitter Present in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian term “Holodomor” has yet to enter the world’s genocide vocabulary, as “Shoah” and “Cambodia” and “Rwanda” have done. But we should hope that the world soon becomes as familiar with “the Holodomor” as it has with “the Holocaust”: not for the sake of a comparative wickedness contest and still less to deny the singular character...

    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration
    Feb23

    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was satisfied he has established a dialogue with the Trump administration despite early predictions the American president would favor a closer relationship with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...