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    Ukrainian president’s candy maker to shut Russian factory
    Jan20

    Ukrainian president’s candy maker to shut Russian factory

    A chocolate maker owned by Ukraine’s president says it’s planning to shut its factory in Russia for “economic and political reasons.” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year put the Roshen … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukrainian president’s candy maker to shut Russian factory
    Jan20

    Ukrainian president’s candy maker to shut Russian factory

    MOSCOW (AP) — A chocolate maker owned by Ukraine’s president says it’s planning to shut its factory in Russia for “economic and political reasons.” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year put the Roshen confectionery company in a trust, arguing that it’s difficult to sell the asset amid an economic downturn. The company...

    Donald Trump Inauguration Prompts Celebration In Russia
    Jan20

    Donald Trump Inauguration Prompts Celebration In Russia

    The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguration on Friday with parties and trinkets from commemorative coins to “matryoshka” nesting dolls in his image.Washington was turned into a virtual fortress with an estimated 900,000 people ― backers and...

    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia
    Jan20

    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia

    In this Jan. 13, 2017, photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s meetings this week with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned that about the possible erosion of a firewall between the regulators tasked with...

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover
    Jan20

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover

    When Dwight Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, outgoing president Harry Truman informed him of an important secret: Days before the election the United States had tested the world’s first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The nation now possessed a weapon roughly a hundred times as powerful as any before—and almost nobody else knew.Eight...

    Give Trump A Chance
    Jan20

    Give Trump A Chance

    The president-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump, deserves a chance. With the “-elect” suffix about to be dismantled, there is no escaping the fact that “The Donald” will be the new commander-in-chief. It is also a reality that his election is mired in controversies. So many, in fact, that it is hard to keep...

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties
    Jan20

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties

    Gitmo Dwindles; B-2 Hits ISIS in Libya; Ukraine’s Defense Industry; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment
    Jan20

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment

    (JTA) — Ukrainian officials have agreed to renovate an old army airport near the city of Uman and open it to commercial flights, including from Israel. The renovation, reported on Monday by the news site Life, is made possible thanks to a $140 million investment by unnamed parties from the United states. The opening of an airport near Uman,...

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative
    Jan20

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative

    Ukraine has arrested a relative of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov who is wanted by Tashkent for the alleged embezzlement of hundreds of millions of dollars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, January 20, 2017
    Jan20

    The Morning Vertical, January 20, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...