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    Ukrainian Separatist Chief Accuses Another of Plotting Coup
    Nov23

    Ukrainian Separatist Chief Accuses Another of Plotting Coup

    A separatist leader in Ukraine’s east on Thursday accused a former official of trying to unseat him as a showdown between the two entered its third day. Breaking almost a week of silence, Igor Plotnitsky, leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, claimed that former Interior Minister Igor Kornet “tried to seize...

    What In The World Is Going On In The Russia-Backed Separatist Luhansk ‘Republic’?

    Heavily armed men on armored vehicles are patrolling the streets of a war-wracked eastern Ukrainian city — but this time it’s different. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov23

    Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine

    With armored vehicles on streets, civilians fled a showdown between rival Moscow-backed political leaders in the breakaway Luhansk region. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine
    Nov23

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22
    Nov23

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22

    1 Ukraine standoff: Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. The menacing deadlock in the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic began on Monday,...

    The GOP Accepted Donations from an Accused Nazi War Criminal as Recently as 2014: Report
    Nov23

    The GOP Accepted Donations from an Accused Nazi War Criminal as Recently as 2014: Report

    Michael Karkoc is a “lifelong Republican” accused of liquidating a village in Eastern Poland. During the 2016 election, Donald Trump earned the enthusiastic endorsement of Neo-Nazis and the alt right. But a new report published Thursday reveals that the Republican Party counts an actual S.S. commander among its constituents.According...

    Trump Would Be a Fool to Arm Ukraine
    Nov22

    Trump Would Be a Fool to Arm Ukraine

    John Hudson reports on the push to get Trump to approve sending arms to Ukraine: President Donald Trump’s top advisers are closer now to achieving what seemed unthinkable at the start of his presidency: Shipping millions of dollars of US weapons to Ukraine’s embattled military. According to the report, Trump’s advisers think...

    The Daily Vertical: Return Of The Little Green Men
    Nov22

    The Daily Vertical: Return Of The Little Green Men

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin ‘Following’ Situation In Ukraine’s Russia-Backed Separatist-Controlled Luhansk
    Nov22

    Kremlin ‘Following’ Situation In Ukraine’s Russia-Backed Separatist-Controlled Luhansk

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow is closely following the situation in the parts of Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists following reports that local separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has fled to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin ‘Following’ Situation In Ukraine’s Russia-Backed Separatist-Controlled Luhansk
    Nov22

    Kremlin ‘Following’ Situation In Ukraine’s Russia-Backed Separatist-Controlled Luhansk

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow is closely following the situation in the parts of Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists following reports that local separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has fled to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...