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    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk
    May10

    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk

    The city of Donetsk in a separatist-held area in eastern Ukraine held a Victory Day parade on May 9 despite a ban on such celebrations in Ukraine as well as on the tanks and other heavy weapons featured in the parade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May10

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian Tycoon Known for Faberge Eggs Tied to Cohen Payment
    May10

    Russian Tycoon Known for Faberge Eggs Tied to Cohen Payment

    Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to their homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. By Vekselberg’s standards, the money he laid out wasn’t all that much: His fortune...

    Turkey’s Energy Ambitions
    May09

    Turkey’s Energy Ambitions

    The year 2017 set a record in Turkey that only a few people noticed: namely, a historic peak in Russian gas deliveries. Gazprom sales to Turkish customers shot up by 17.3 percent and hit 29 billion cubic meters (bcm). This was partly due to an exceptionally harsh winter. On January 7, the cold wave sweeping down from Eastern Europe had the...

    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala
    May09

    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala

    In the autumn of 1989, or maybe 1990, I was looking for a Halloween costume. I had it in my head to costume as a cleric for some reason. I was nominally Christian, and curious about Roman Catholicism, but not religious in any real sense. I decided to go to a rectory at an older inner city parish, to see if they had any old cassocks they...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May09

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May09

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces. A Ukrainian nationalist group wanted to send … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Who is Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian oligarch linked to $500k paid to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen?
    May09

    Who is Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian oligarch linked to $500k paid to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen?

    Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen was paid half a million dollars by an American investment firm linked to one of Russia’s most high-profile oligarchs: Viktor Vekselberg. The payments — funneled into the same shell company Cohen used to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels, Essential Consultants LLC — kicked off the month Trump...

    California Dreaming
    May09

    California Dreaming

    What, in the age of Donald J. Trump, should a Democrat be? It didn’t take long, after Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, for Democratic officials to descend into a desperate and often acrimonious argument about the future of the party. Did it still rest with white working-class voters in the Rust Belt—those factory...

    Trump’s Two Biggest Scandals Converge In a Single Tweet
    May09

    Trump’s Two Biggest Scandals Converge In a Single Tweet

    The attorney for adult-film performer Stormy Daniels made an explosive claim on Tuesday, merging the two biggest scandals of Donald Trump’s presidency in a single tweet—and setting off a frenzy of fresh speculation about the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia.On Tuesday evening, Avenatti upped the ante further, publicly alleging...