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    Bad boy gone worse: Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes slides from right-wing provocateur to the neo-Nazi fringe
    Mar16

    Bad boy gone worse: Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes slides from right-wing provocateur to the neo-Nazi fringe

    NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 03: Gavin McInnes attends “Creative Control” New York Premiere at Sunshine Landmark on March 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images) (Credit: Getty Images) For those who admire the current iteration of Vice, a hip-but-professional news and culture website that invests in things like...

    Maddow and MSNBC Make Fools of Themselves on Live TV
    Mar16

    Maddow and MSNBC Make Fools of Themselves on Live TV

    ​MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow went on twitter Tuesday (March 14th) to hype her “breaking story”: “We’ve got Trump tax returns. Tonight, 9pm ET. MSNBC. (Seriously).” This no doubt sent the Left into a state of delirium. Then, Maddow followed up with another tweet, lowering expectations slightly: “What we’ve got is from 2005… the...

    Trump’s Man and the Maidan Massacre?
    Mar16

    Trump’s Man and the Maidan Massacre?

    As the court in Kiev puts police on trial for the Maidan slaughter, the big question is who ordered the killing. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Bizarre Reason Ukraine Could Be Facing a Legitimacy Crisis
    Mar16

    The Bizarre Reason Ukraine Could Be Facing a Legitimacy Crisis

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Politics, Eurasia A blockade has revealed the government’s unwillingness to enforce state authority against unsanctioned vigilantism. While political Washington is absorbed in its quest to figure out how Vladimir Putin managed to get Donald Trump elected president of the United States, Ukraine is facing a dire...

    Ukraine Slaps New Sanctions on Russian State-owned Banks
    Mar15

    Ukraine Slaps New Sanctions on Russian State-owned Banks

    Ukraine will impose sanctions on the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks, the central bank said Wednesday, part of a wider crackdown over increased tensions in eastern separatist regions. The restrictions will ban the banks from taking money out of Ukraine, Kateryna Rozhkova, a deputy central bank chief, told journalists in a...

    Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes
    Mar15

    Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes

    (JTA) — A Polish court has issued an arrest warrant for a 98-year-old Minnesota man it accuses of Nazi war crimes. The warrant issued Wednesday by the regional court in Lublin is the first step toward requesting the extradition of Michael Karkoc, The Associated Press reported. Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance–Commission for the...

    Ukraine Cuts Off All Trade With Separatist Regions
    Mar15

    Ukraine Cuts Off All Trade With Separatist Regions

    The move raises tensions with the rebels’ patrons in Moscow and is seen by some a potential first step toward partition. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Announces Economic Blockade of Rebel-Held Territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine Announces Economic Blockade of Rebel-Held Territory

    Ukraine has announced a transport blockade of rebel-held areas that is likely to cause serious economic disruption and could threaten a precarious cease-fire in the east of the country. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin’s Crimea Chief Calls For Restoring Russian Monarchy
    Mar15

    Putin’s Crimea Chief Calls For Restoring Russian Monarchy

    Putin himself is much less positive about a return to the crown, the Kremlin said. …read more Source:...

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014
    Mar15

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014

    Almost 10,000 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a conflict broke out between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in mid-April 2014, the Office of UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report published on March 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...