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    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation
    Mar23

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation

    BRUSSELS—Hours before Wednesday’s attack in London, the head of the European Union police agency Europol warned that a large group of radicalized individuals posed a constant threat to Britain and Europe. “Some of these are likely to succeed in the future,” Rob Wainwright, who is British, wrote in a blog to commemorate the attacks in...

    Murder in Kiev
    Mar23

    Murder in Kiev

    MOSCOW—As he was coming out of a ritzy Kiev hotel, a shower of bullets descended on former Russian parliament member Denis Voronenkov and his bodyguard, who returned fire, injuring the shooter. In a matter of minutes, Voronenkov lay dead in the street, photographers snapping pictures of his splayed and bloodied body, still in its expensive blue...

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian member of parliament who fled to Ukraine after mounting heavy criticism against President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday. Denis Voronenkov, a former Communist member in the lower house of Russian parliament, was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of a high-end hotel in the Ukrainian capital,...

    Russian anti-Putin colonel shot dead in the Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian anti-Putin colonel shot dead in the Ukraine

    A former member of the Russian parliament, Denis Voronenkov, was shot and killed in the city of Kiev. Voronenkov, a colonel in the Russian military and a frequent critic of president Vladimir Putin, had plans to testify at the trial for treason of former Ukraine President Victor Yanukovych. …read more Source: USA...

    South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine top list of suffering nations
    Mar23

    South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine top list of suffering nations

    In contrast with the generally thriving residents of Norway, people in South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine top a Gallup survey of the most suffering countries. …read more Source: United Press...

    Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk

    KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday, prompting another war of words between the two countries. …read more Source: U.S....

    Former Russian MP Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian MP Shot Dead in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko blames state terrorism by Russia; Kremlin spokesperson Peskov says that’s “absurd.” …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev

    Yulia Samoylova, 27, who uses a wheelchair, was selected as Russia’s entry for the kitsch song contest by state-owned Channel 1 this month …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev

    LONDON — Ukraine has barred Russia’s contender in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country for three years, effectively banning her from the final in Kiev next month. The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) said Wednesday that Yulia Samoylova had been banned for breaking Ukrainian law. “The Security Service of Ukraine has...