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    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party
    Oct17

    Why Donald Trump won’t create a third party

    Some have suggested that Donald Trump’s candidacy signals a future break in the GOP. The basic idea is that Trump’s campaign has tapped into, and galvanized, a vanguard of disaffected voters largely within the GOP base that are now so disaffected with the GOP as a party that they will no longer reliably vote for Republican nominees....

    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back
    Oct17

    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back

    What a cool month it’s been for women in America! First, a presidential candidate bragged about sexually assaulting women. Then, he denied, publicly shamed and threatened the (quickly growing) number of women who’ve accused him of sexual assault. Oh, yeah, and #Repealthe19th was trending on Twitter, so there’s that.But this is...

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs
    Oct17

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs

    Russian media reports that a commander of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been killed by an explosion in his apartment building in Donetsk. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian citizen who went by the nickname “Motorola,” led a separatist unit known as the Sparta battalion. Kyiv had accused him of war crimes for killing prisoners...

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster  RT  Has British Bank Accounts Frozen
    Oct17

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster RT Has British Bank Accounts Frozen

    The British bank accounts of RT, Russia’s state-run broadcaster formerly known as Russia Today, have been frozen by NatWest, according to the organization’s editor-in-chief. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech!,” editor Margarita...

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim

    MOSCOW — He bragged about being a cold-blooded killer, and videotaped battles with his helmet cam. And along the way, this former car wash worker became an unlikely, pro-Kremlin media star in rebel-held Ukraine – where he met his end late Sunday in a mysterious explosion that roared up the elevator shaft in his apartment […] …read more...

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll
    Oct17

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll

    Mistrust of the media is rising in Russia with half of all Russians believing that news reports do not objectively reflect the state of the country, news agency Interfax reported. A poll by state-founded pollster Obshtestvenoe Mnenie (Public Opinion) found that 51 percent of Russians view the country’s media, which is dominated by state-run...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast
    Oct17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Oct. 17 (UPI) — Arsen “Motorola” Pavlov, a pro-Russian rebel commander in eastern Ukraine, died in a bomb blast in his apartment building, both sides confirmed. …read more Source: United Press...

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    A top Russian commander for Russia-backed separatists in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has died in an apparent assassination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial
    Oct17

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian court has called former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to testify in a mass trial related to the 1991 crackdown on the country’s independence movement. Gorbachev and Russian authorities haven’t answered previous requests so it’s unlikely he would comply with Monday’s request from the...

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine
    Oct17

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine

    A massive Russian “spiritual and cultural center,” crowned by a golden-domed Orthodox cathedral, opens its gates in downtown Paris this week, thrusting Russian religious and political outreach to the fore in one of Europe’s most prestigious and influential capitals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...