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    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid
    Apr03

    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid

    The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Monday to raise the pension age and do more to tackle corruption after announcing the payout of $1 billion in new aid to the war-torn country. The IMF is propping up Ukraine’s economy with a $17.5 billion bailout, helping it climb out of recession following the annexation of Crimea by Russia...

    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team
    Apr03

    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team

    The Republican National Committee announced Monday that Michael Cohen, longtime attorney and ally to President Donald Trump, will join its financial team. Cohen, who remains Trump’s personal attorney, will serve as one of several national deputy chairmen. The brash, New York-based lawyer is a central figure in Trump world, serving as...

    The history and lessons of those ‘lock her up’ chants
    Apr03

    The history and lessons of those ‘lock her up’ chants

    Agnes Macphail First woman member of the Canadian House of Commons. (Yousuf Karsh/Library and Archives Canada) “The only M.P. who can—Bake, churn, cook, milk, sew, hitch, teach, talk—and do ‘em all well!” That was the headline from a Maclean’s feature from January 15, 1922, about the first woman elected to Canada’s House of Commons:...

    Ukraine Says IMF Has Approved $1 Billion Loan
    Apr03

    Ukraine Says IMF Has Approved $1 Billion Loan

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has announced that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the payment of $1 billion of aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’
    Apr03

    Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’

    Officials in Lithuania are sounding the alarm about suspected Russian information campaigns that are reminiscent of the lead up to the Crimean annexation. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine’s AN-132D takes historic first flight
    Apr03

    Ukraine’s AN-132D takes historic first flight

    Ukraine’s defense industry marked a milestone after AN-132D, the first plane built without Russian components, took its first flight on Friday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Noam Chomsky: Why Donald Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink of midnight
    Apr03

    Noam Chomsky: Why Donald Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink of midnight

    (Credit: AP/Nader Daoud) The following is an transcript of a recent public interview at the University of Arizona with linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky by Dr. David N. Gibbs. David Gibbs: The main issue on everyone’s minds is the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has emphasized...

    RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena’s Trial Resumes In Crimea
    Apr03

    RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena’s Trial Resumes In Crimea

    The trial of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who has been indicted on separatism-related charges by the Russian authorities controlling the peninsula, resumed on April 3 after a two-week adjournment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania Says Russia Could Launch Baltics Attack in as Little as 24 Hours
    Apr03

    Lithuania Says Russia Could Launch Baltics Attack in as Little as 24 Hours

    Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, part of both NATO and the European Union, have been increasingly nervous since the Russian takeover of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Former Trump staffers hunt for foreign lobbying work
    Apr03

    Former Trump staffers hunt for foreign lobbying work

    Some of President Donald Trump’s former campaign hands are rushing to sign lucrative deals with foreign clients, shrugging off their own pledges to avoid foreign lobbying and the president’s vow to “drain the swamp.”Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, whose partner, Barry Bennett, had said last year that their new firm...