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    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 30 civilians. …read more Source: FOX...

    NRA Russia trip included visit to the maker of sniper rifle that threatens U.S. troops
    May07

    NRA Russia trip included visit to the maker of sniper rifle that threatens U.S. troops

    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 convenient for the gun lobby at any given moment. But mostly, the...

    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 rocketing of an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least 30 civilians …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian president condemns intolerance and anti-Semitism
    May07

    Ukrainian president condemns intolerance and anti-Semitism

    (JTA) — President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine condemned “any manifestations of intolerance and anti-Semitism” in his country following a series of neo-Nazi and other recent anti-Semitic events there. Poroshenko posted the statement Friday on his Facebook page. The anti-Semitic events in Ukraine include a march in Lviv to commemorate the World War...

    Russia’s Putin Begins Fourth Term
    May07

    Russia’s Putin Begins Fourth Term

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was sworn in to a fourth term on Monday, extending his 18-year rule amid promises of continuity in foreign policy and renewed efforts toward building prosperity at home. During his swearing in ceremony at the gilded Andreyevsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, Putin assured Russians that his rule had “revived...

    The Ukraine War in the Time of Trump
    May07

    The Ukraine War in the Time of Trump

    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastKIEV — It was just four years ago that tens of thousands abandoned their homes to gather on Kiev’s Maidan Square to fight for a better life, closer to Europe. For many, it was a battleground for the future of liberal democracy. Walking through the Square today, everywhere you look there are pictures and...

    U.S. trains Ukrainian troops for a “counter attack”
    May07

    U.S. trains Ukrainian troops for a “counter attack”

    CBS News rides along with Ukrainian forces being trained by members of the New York Army National Guard to face Russian-backed separatists on the far eastern edge of Europe. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian leader on “hot war” with russia
    May07

    Ukrainian leader on “hot war” with russia

    President Petro Poroshenko tells CBS News’ Holly Williams that his country needs more help from the U.S. as it fights a deadly, grinding war with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump Kicks Off His Monday Morning With An Anti-Mueller Twitter Tirade
    May07

    Trump Kicks Off His Monday Morning With An Anti-Mueller Twitter Tirade

    President Trump kicked off his Monday morning with a multi-tweet tirade against the Justice Department and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in particular. The tweets referenced two former FBI officials by name, suggesting that they’re recent departures may be “part of the Probers getting caught.” The tweets also...

    Those Stories About Cohens/Shustermans Lending $26 Million Are Probably Wrong
    May07

    Those Stories About Cohens/Shustermans Lending $26 Million Are Probably Wrong

    This may seem a bit in the weeds. But if you’re trying to make sense of Michael Cohen’s role in all the money transactions being probed by the Feds, as well as the role of Fima Shusterman, his father-in-law, who appears to be his key connection into the Ukrainian immigrant money world, this is an important point. There have been...