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    Armenia Is Breaking the Post-Soviet Mold
    May04

    Armenia Is Breaking the Post-Soviet Mold

    As the sun set over the Armenian capital of Yerevan on May 2nd, opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan made his way into the city’s central Republic Square to address a crowd of some 150,000 people. For almost three weeks, many of them had served alongside Pashinyan in a unprecedented and peaceful campaign of civil disobedience against the...

    Judge Gives Team Mueller Rough Ride
    May04

    Judge Gives Team Mueller Rough Ride

    TPM’s Caitlin MacNeal just came out of a hearing in the Paul Manafort case in federal court in Virginia. She’ll be filing shortly. A quick preview: The hearing was on the former Trump campaign chairman’s motion to dismiss the federal grand jury indictment against him. It was focused on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Seize Brazilian Man Who Fought For Separatists
    May04

    Ukrainian Nationalists Seize Brazilian Man Who Fought For Separatists

    A mob of Ukrainian nationalists has seized a Brazilian man who fought for Russia-backed separatists and had been living secretly in a Kyiv monastery since being abruptly released from prison pending a retrial in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine
    May04

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine

    Police in the town of Nikopol in Ukraine’s eastern Dnipropetrovsk region are investigating violence and gunfire that erupted at a town council meeting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Question: Mueller interviews Trump
    May04

    The Question: Mueller interviews Trump

    x Vimeo Video Now that a list of Mueller’s questions for President Trump has leaked, we have a better idea of how much trouble awaits the president. Add that together with Trump’s inability to keep his mouth shut or stay on message and you’ve got a defense attorney’s nightmare. There is almost no way the president can...

    A New Zion Near Odesa
    May04

    A New Zion Near Odesa

    They don’t use a contraceptives and they don’t attend universities — the “Evangelical Christian Holy Zionists” are a Ukrainian religious community founded in the 1930s. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO General Surprised By Lack Of ‘Visible Russian Interference’ In Armenia Crisis
    May04

    NATO General Surprised By Lack Of ‘Visible Russian Interference’ In Armenia Crisis

    A high-ranking NATO general says he is surprised by the lack of “visible Russian Interference” aimed at manipulating developments in Armenia’s political crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Cannot Ignore Russia’s Military Capabilities, Top General Says
    May04

    NATO Cannot Ignore Russia’s Military Capabilities, Top General Says

    The chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, General Petr Pavel, believes that Russia’s efforts to boost its weapons capacity should not be downplayed despite reports about its military budget reductions. In an interview with RFE/RL in Prague on May 3, the Czech Army General also spoke of his surprise with Russia’s relatively...

    Cool old cars make a showing in Kiev
    May04

    Cool old cars make a showing in Kiev

    …read more Source: USA...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Explains How Absurd Republicans’ Efforts to Derail the Mueller Probe Have Gotten
    May04

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Explains How Absurd Republicans’ Efforts to Derail the Mueller Probe Have Gotten

    “The reason it feels like we’re getting to the edge of a cliff,” she said, “is because the Justice Department knows exactly what these members of Congress are up to.” MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow explained Thursday night what exactly appears to be going on with congressional Republican’s efforts to intimidate...