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    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia
    Feb13

    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia

    ‘Officially, we are not here,’ said one fighter who described himself as a ‘partisan.’ …read more Source: The Washington...

    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump
    Feb13

    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump

    Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” discussing her multiple calls to impeach President Donald Trump, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said, “I think that it’s there, we just have to dig deeper, do the investigation and find it.” Partial transcript as follows: REID: And you have gone all the way there, talking, using the I-word with Donald Trump...

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union
    Feb12

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Lemischenko and Marina Kostetska were excited to be starting a new life together outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev after they managed to flee the war waged by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Yet even after seeming to find safety and freedom, the two Marina’s have discovered they...

    Discrimination In Europe: LGBT, Human Rights Ignored In Ukraine Despite Law Making Bias Against Homosexuals Illegal, Advocates Say
    Feb12

    Discrimination In Europe: LGBT, Human Rights Ignored In Ukraine Despite Law Making Bias Against Homosexuals Illegal, Advocates Say

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Lemischenko and Marina Kostetska were excited to be starting a new life together outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev after they managed to flee the war waged by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Yet even after seeming to find safety and freedom, the two Marina’s have discovered they...

    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’
    Feb12

    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’

    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in reacting to reports about President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn’s phone conversations with a Russian ambassador, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said, “We need to have an independent investigation on it” because what he said was Trump having a “Putin crush.” Partial...

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier
    Feb12

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschFormer foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Germany’s president on Sunday, the 12th person to hold the largely ceremonial post in the post-war era. Steinmeier, a Social Democrat who had served as foreign minister until last month, won 931 of the 1,239 valid votes by lawmakers and representatives of...

    Beneath Ukraine’s Battlefields, Some Sanctuary And Sparkling Wine
    Feb12

    Beneath Ukraine’s Battlefields, Some Sanctuary And Sparkling Wine

    In a complex of cool caves smack in the middle of Europe’s only active war, Artwinery’s vintners try to keep up their bubbly business as usual. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Romania rising: Populism by different means and without ugliness
    Feb12

    Romania rising: Populism by different means and without ugliness

    People shout slogans during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. The leader of Romania’s ruling center-left coalition said Monday the government won’t resign following the biggest demonstrations since the end of communism against a measure that would ease up on corruption. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) (Credit: AP) The...

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...