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    Yanukovych Expected To Be Questioned At Kyiv Trial Of Berkut Riot Police
    Nov28

    Yanukovych Expected To Be Questioned At Kyiv Trial Of Berkut Riot Police

    Exiled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is due again to be questioned as a witness at a trial of five former police officers accuse of shooting protesters in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Opens Criminal Case Against Ukrainian Military Commanders
    Nov28

    Russia Opens Criminal Case Against Ukrainian Military Commanders

    Prosecutors in Russia have launched a criminal case against Ukrainian security agencies for alleged war crimes committed in the eastern Ukrainian Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Fake News Fake Story
    Nov28

    The Fake News Fake Story

    “Fake stories” are in the news. The narrative goes something like this: fabricated accounts that misrepresent “the truth” are proliferating on the internet, and once they appear on a social networking site, they are frequently spread far and wide, often doing serious damage along the way to whatever or whomever was the target of the initial...

    Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France
    Nov28

    Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France

    (Charles Platiau/Reuters) PARIS — Francois Fillon won France’s first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. “President! President!” chanted the former prime...

    Fillon Wins France’s Conservative Presidential Primary
    Nov27

    Fillon Wins France’s Conservative Presidential Primary

    PARIS—Francois Fillon won France’s first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. “President! President!” chanted the former prime minister’s supporters as he...

    Trudeau defends Castro tribute, calls him a dictator
    Nov27

    Trudeau defends Castro tribute, calls him a dictator

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood by the comments he made eulogizing Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro, but in the face of backlash acknowledged he was a dictator. Trudeau’s initial statement praised Castro, whose death at the age of 90 was announced on Friday, as a “legendary revolutionary” and a “remarkable leader.” “While a...

    Iran Will Be the First Beneficiary From Trump’s Policies in Syria
    Nov27

    Iran Will Be the First Beneficiary From Trump’s Policies in Syria

    Raghida Dergham The US President-elect Donald Trump has caused different kinds of reactions so far: an international keenness to follow up news of his decisions and cabinet appointments, an optimistic surge in the New York stock markets, and deep apprehension among a segment of Americans and others regarding the possibility of the US turning its...

    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee
    Nov27

    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee

    PARIS — French conservatives voted Sunday for their nominee in next year’s presidential election, choosing between two former prime ministers with some similar ideas on the economy but divergent views on how to prevent further terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the primary runoff — Francois Fillon, 62, and 71-year-old Alain...

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’
    Nov27

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told a nine-year-old boy this week that Russia, effectively, has no borders, according to news reports: Vladimir Putin has said Russia’s borders “do not end anywhere” during a live televised awards ceremony for students in Moscow. On stage, the Russian president asked a nine-year-old boy: “Where does...

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group
    Nov27

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group

    A Czech-based humanitarian organization, People In Need, says it has been banned from operating in the Donetsk area of eastern Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...