: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    ‘Too many accidents’: Russian scientist says she faces grave danger if Canada denies refugee bid
    May08

    ‘Too many accidents’: Russian scientist says she faces grave danger if Canada denies refugee bid

    This is a story about a Russian scientist and vocal critic of the Putin government who collected evidence of environmental disaster in Siberia and is now seeking asylum in Canada. It’s a convoluted tale that sounds like something out of a Cold War novel. The veracity of some of the events in question are impossible to independently confirm....

    German police raid suspected people smuggling gang
    May08

    German police raid suspected people smuggling gang

    BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of police have raided premises in four German states as part of a probe into a suspected people smuggling ring. Federal police say the gang is suspected of helping mostly Moldovans enter Germany and work there illegally, using fake Romanian identity documents. In a statement Tuesday, police said 800 officers searched 21...

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On
    May07

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On

    HORISHNI PLAVNI, Ukraine—The trenches, tanks, artillery, and snipers are only six hours to the east of here by car. The war is always there, as it has been now for more than four years, but there’s hardly any evidence of it in this city of about 52,000 people on the bucolic left bank of the Dnieper River in central Ukraine. On this day, May...

    The Alternate Future Hinging on Trump’s Iran Decision
    May07

    The Alternate Future Hinging on Trump’s Iran Decision

    Last fall, a group of Israeli and American experts simulated what could happen next if Donald Trump were to do what he may well do Tuesday afternoon: reinstate sanctions lifted as part of the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. When the simulation concluded after nine hours, it wasn’t with a triumphant United States and a submissive...

    Ukrainians Use Cushion Diplomacy To Fight Champions League Price Gouging
    May07

    Ukrainians Use Cushion Diplomacy To Fight Champions League Price Gouging

    Free couches go to war with the free market as Ukrainians fight back against a Champions League accommodation crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin touts economic plans as he begins 4th term
    May07

    Putin touts economic plans as he begins 4th term

    By Jim Heintz | Associated Press MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin on Monday launched his fourth term as president with an ambitious call to vault Russia into the top five global economies by developing its technological products and agricultural exports. Putin, who has sought to restore Russia’s military and diplomatic prominence on the world stage,...

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack
    May07

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

    …read more Source:...

    The NRA Helped Promote a Gun from Russia That Can Pierce U.S. Soldiers’ Body Armor
    May07

    The NRA Helped Promote a Gun from Russia That Can Pierce U.S. Soldiers’ Body Armor

    The organization’s moral bankruptcy knows no bound. American gun culture has a split personality: half the time we’re supposed to believe that gun culture is pure American patriotism, and the other half of the time the claim is that citizens need to be heavily armed to take on the American government. Whichever claim is more...

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack
    May07

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

    The Bellingcat investigative group says that it has identified nine Russian officers who allegedly were directly involved in the rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack
    May07

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Bellingcat investigative group says that it has identified nine Russian officers who allegedly were directly involved in the rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least 30 civilians. The group, which has previously released reports on the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the fatal downing of a Malaysian...