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    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit
    May31

    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Merkel doesn’t mince words; a racially motivated attack in Portland; the...

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn
    May31

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn

    The House Intelligence Committee wants to speak to Trump campaign adviser Boris Epshteyn as part of its probe into Russia’s interference in the U.S. election, CBS News reported Tuesday. “Like many others, Mr. Epshteyn has received a broad, preliminary request for information from the House Intelligence Committee,” a lawyer for Epshteyn, who...

    Ukraine’s Forever War
    May31

    Ukraine’s Forever War

    KYIV, Ukraine—On May 13, an artillery shell fired from within separatist-controlled territory landed in a residential neighborhood of Avdiivka, a front-line town in eastern Ukraine. Three women and a man were standing outside the home where the shell hit. Elena Aslanova, Olga Kurochkina, Maria Dikaya, and Oleg Borisenko. They all died. Two...

    WATCH:  Water pipe bursts underground in Kiev, creates huge explosion
    May30

    WATCH: Water pipe bursts underground in Kiev, creates huge explosion

    Surveillance video shows an underground water pipe bursting in Kiev, Ukraine, damaging many cars and buildings. Luckily, no one was hurt. …read more Source: ABC...

    Trump personal attorney declines congressional Russia probe request
    May30

    Trump personal attorney declines congressional Russia probe request

    President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney has turned down a request to be interviewed and provide documents in the congressional probe into Russian interference into the 2016 election.Michael Cohen, who worked at the Trump Organization until January and remains the president’s private counsel, confirmed Tuesday he would not...

    Dutch Lawmakers Approve E.U. Trade Deal With Ukraine
    May30

    Dutch Lawmakers Approve E.U. Trade Deal With Ukraine

    With the vote, Europe declared victory in a long and contentious battle with Russia that pushed the two sides close to the edge of confrontation. …read more Source: The New York...

    War Crimes Suspect in Ukraine Conflict Extradited to Austria
    May30

    War Crimes Suspect in Ukraine Conflict Extradited to Austria

    Poland has extradited to Austria a man suspected of war crimes after he allegedly killed civilians and enemy troops after they had surrendered while fighting for Ukrainian forces, authorities said Tuesday.The 25-year-old Austrian man allegedly carried out the killings last… …read more Source:...

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria
    May30

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria

    VIENNA (AP) — Poland has extradited to Austria a man suspected of war crimes after he allegedly killed civilians and enemy troops after they had surrendered while fighting for Ukrainian forces, authorities said Tuesday. The spokesman for the court in Lublin, in eastern Poland, Dariusz Abramowicz, said the man had been wanted on a European arrest...

    Ukraine tweet to Russia includes GIF of popular American cartoon
    May30

    Ukraine tweet to Russia includes GIF of popular American cartoon

    The countries of Ukraine and Russia got into an epic exchange on Twitter Tuesday — and it concluded with Ukraine tweeting a GIF of a popular American cartoon. The bizarre back and forth came after Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to Queen Anne, the queen consort of France during part of the 11th century, as “Anne of Russia.” Queen Anne...

    Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics
    May30

    Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics

    Twitter is obviously the place to be for anyone (or any nation) looking to pack a political punch in the 21st century. So on Tuesday the official Twitter account for Ukraine decided that tweeting a Simpsons GIF at Russia’s Foreign Affairs account, itself pretty active on Twitter, would be the perfect way to properly usher the nations’...