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    Russians Not Turning on Kremlin Even as Latest US Sanctions Bite
    Apr30

    Russians Not Turning on Kremlin Even as Latest US Sanctions Bite

    The latest U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia earlier this month targeting two dozen Kremlin insiders and oligarchs close to Vladimir Putin and their companies are proving more painful than had been expected, say analysts. But they’re doing nothing at this stage in turning ordinary Russians against the Kremlin or undermining the Russian...

    Want to bring down Donald Trump?
    Apr30

    Want to bring down Donald Trump?

    AP/Evan Vucci “This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. “ …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Ombudswoman Seeks Medical Care For Hunger-Striking Prisoner In Crimea
    Apr30

    Ukrainian Ombudswoman Seeks Medical Care For Hunger-Striking Prisoner In Crimea

    Volodymyr Balukh, a pro-Kyiv activist jailed by the Russia-imposed authorities in Crimea, has been on hunger strike for 43 days and his health is reportedly in decline. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    America Sends Ukraine Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles—How Will Putin Respond?
    Apr30

    America Sends Ukraine Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles—How Will Putin Respond?

    The arms sale was approved by the U.S. government in March. …read more Source:...

    Want to Bring Down Donald Trump? Follow the People Who Follow the Money
    Apr30

    Want to Bring Down Donald Trump? Follow the People Who Follow the Money

    If Donald Trump is taken down, it may well be the bean counters who ultimately do it. They call people like us “bean counters” — the soulless ones beavering away in some windowless accounting department, the living calculators who don’t care about desperation or aspirations, who just want you to turn in your expense report on time and...

    EU Expected To Expand Russia Sanctions Over Presidential Poll In Crimea
    Apr30

    EU Expected To Expand Russia Sanctions Over Presidential Poll In Crimea

    The European Union is set to sanction five people who, according to the bloc, helped organize the Russian presidential election in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Confirms Delivery Of Javelin Antitank Missiles To Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Confirms Delivery Of Javelin Antitank Missiles To Ukraine

    The United States confirms to RFE/RL its delivery of Javelin antitank missile systems to Ukraine in a move that is welcome in Kyiv but will almost certainly enrage Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Meet the pro-Trump PR Guy at the Center of the Mueller Probe — And Everything Else
    Apr30

    Meet the pro-Trump PR Guy at the Center of the Mueller Probe — And Everything Else

    What do the Mueller probe, the Eric Trump Foundation, Sinclair Broadcasting, Girls Gone Wild, Israel, Turkey, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow all have in common?Ronn Torossian.Earlier this month, the hard-charging New York PR man caught Washington’s notice first when he announced in an op-ed that...

    Nazi symbols, salutes on display at Ukrainian nationalist march
    Apr30

    Nazi symbols, salutes on display at Ukrainian nationalist march

    (JTA) — Hundreds of people in the Ukrainian city of Lviv attended a nationalist march featuring Nazi symbols that commemorated a Waffen SS unit with many local volunteers. Eduard Dolinsky, director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, condemned the march Saturday honoring the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS, or the 1st Galician, as “a...

    The IMF Wakes Up to Fight Graft
    Apr30

    The IMF Wakes Up to Fight Graft

    By Frank VoglThe IMF finally realizes that assigning priority to anti-corruption is not a choice but a necessity. It is now deemed a “macro-critical” issue.The International Monetary Fund is awakening from a long sleep with regard to combating corruption. If the IMF’s new policy announcements are followed by tough action, then the global...