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    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. “We don’t want any country involved in our elections, ever,” Nikki Haley said in an interview...

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero
    Apr02

    Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero

    Vladimir Putin; Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/AP) Anti-corruption protests swept across nearly 100 Russian towns and cities last week, from the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok in the Far East. They were the biggest demonstrations in Russia since the 2011-12 protests against...

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US
    Apr02

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US

    MOSCOW—Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, a leading force in the brief post-Stalinist Soviet literary “thaw” of the 1960s, has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. “Five minutes ago, Evgeny Aleksandrovich (Yevtushenko) departed into eternity,” TASS said, quoting Mikhail Morgulis,...

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.”In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral...

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.”In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral...

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Yevtushenko Dies in Oklahoma
    Apr02

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Yevtushenko Dies in Oklahoma

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84. Ginny Hensley, a spokeswoman for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, confirmed Yevtushenko’s death. Roger Blais, provost at the University of Tulsa, where Yevtushenko was a longtime...

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Who Denounced Josef Stalin and Anti-Semitism Dies at 84
    Apr01

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Who Denounced Josef Stalin and Anti-Semitism Dies at 84

    (OKLAHOMA CITY) — Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84. Ginny Hensley, a spokeswoman for Hillcrest Medical Center in the eastern Oklahoma city of Tulsa, confirmed Yevtushenko’s death. Roger Blais, the provost at the...

    Ukraine Rejects Eurovision Call To Allow Russian Entry
    Apr01

    Ukraine Rejects Eurovision Call To Allow Russian Entry

    Ukraine has strongly rejected calls from the organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest for Kyiv to lift an entry ban on Russia’s entry in this year’s competition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Accuses NATO Of ‘Slander’ As U.S. Denounces ‘Russian Aggression’
    Apr01

    Russia Accuses NATO Of ‘Slander’ As U.S. Denounces ‘Russian Aggression’

    Russia has accused the United States and its allies of “slander” as the U.S. top diplomat and Pentagon chief denounced Russia’s actions in Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Putin’s Russia, 1917 is Taboo
    Apr01

    In Putin’s Russia, 1917 is Taboo

    Just over 100 years ago, Russian Emperor Nicholas II abdicated his throne and his vast empire ceased to exist, setting off decades of world-shaking change. Yet this year, not a single Russian television station marked the anniversary. The decision to ignore the centennial arose from a meeting at the Kremlin last year, in which Russian President...