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    Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years
    Mar24

    Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years

    To add to the number of people killed for criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin and government, another Kremlin critic and former Russian lawmaker’s death Thursday, has left everyone shocked. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the killing a “Russian state terrorist act”, according to reports. …read more...

    Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit
    Mar24

    Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit

    MOSCOW (AP) — French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged Russia and France to unite, during a visit to Russia less than a month before French elections. Le Pen said as she visited the lower house of the Russian parliament that Russia and France should work together to save the world from globalism and Islamic fundamentalism,...

    Latvia-Russia Ties Shaped by Soviet History, Marred by Politics
    Mar24

    Latvia-Russia Ties Shaped by Soviet History, Marred by Politics

    Russia justified its 2014 annexation of Crimea, and ongoing support for rebels in east Ukraine, by claiming ethnic Russians there were threatened by nationalists and faced discrimination. But while Russian rhetoric, frequent military drills, and the legacy of Soviet aggression raise concerns, there is surprisingly little tension within the...

    Former Ukraine Minister Named To Manage Puerto Rico’s Financial Crisis
    Mar24

    Former Ukraine Minister Named To Manage Puerto Rico’s Financial Crisis

    A U.S. board overseeing the finances of the bankrupt territory of Puerto Rico announced that it is hiring Ukraine’s former finance minister to steer the Caribbean island out of crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev on Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine (+video)
    Mar24

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine (+video)

    Denis Voronenkov, a key witness in a Ukrainian treason case against pro-Russia former president Viktor Yanukovich, was shot by an unidentified assailant in central Kiev on Thursday. His death fueled tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russian TV Rejects Eurovision Compromise For Singer Banned From Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russian TV Rejects Eurovision Compromise For Singer Banned From Ukraine

    Russia’s Channel One refused an offer by Eurovision Song Contest organizers to have singer Yulia Samoilova participate by satellite after Ukraine blocked her from entering the country to take part in the popular event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    WATCH:  Putin critic who defected to Ukraine killed in Kiev
    Mar24

    WATCH: Putin critic who defected to Ukraine killed in Kiev

    Former Russian Parliament member Denis Voronenkov had recently told a US-funded TV network in Ukraine he accepted his fate as a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: ABC...

    Anatomy of a Fox fake news story
    Mar24

    Anatomy of a Fox fake news story

    How does a patently false claim from the lips (or tweet) of Donald Trump get legitimized to the point where many Americans think it’s true? In one word–Television. Television is how most Americans get their news. Six out of every 10 Americans say it’s their main source of news. Perhaps more relevant, for those over 50 that figure...

    Here are ten critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are ten critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways

    MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances — far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement. Ukrainian...