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    Hostility Toward Media No Longer Limited To Authoritarians, Watchdog Warns
    Apr25

    Hostility Toward Media No Longer Limited To Authoritarians, Watchdog Warns

    The media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is warning that violations of press freedom are no longer the practice of authoritarian regimes and dictatorships. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Marxists Look Back on the Russian Revolution
    Apr25

    Marxists Look Back on the Russian Revolution

    October: The Story of the Russian Revolution, China Míeville, Verso, 384 pages. The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution, Tariq Ali, Verso, 384 pages. On October 25, 1917, across the city of Petrograd, the Bolshevik party was preparing to take power from the Provisional Government that had overthrown the autocratic Tsarist...

    National Militia compounds problems for Ukraine with Russia fight
    Apr25

    National Militia compounds problems for Ukraine with Russia fight

    KIEV, Ukraine — A dozen men, the oldest just 21, jumped out of a minibus and filed through the main entrance of the ATEK heavy machinery plant in Kiev recently. They were members of the National Militia, a new patriotic organization that has been recruiting only male Ukrainians for the … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Paul Manafort Was Under FBI Scrutiny Before He Joined the Trump Campaign, Documents Show
    Apr24

    Paul Manafort Was Under FBI Scrutiny Before He Joined the Trump Campaign, Documents Show

    The revelation shows that the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s connections with Russia is not a political operation. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was interviewed by the FBI long before the 2016 presidential race, new court documents show. This revelation shows that the FBI’s interests in...

    Manafort and Gates were already interviewed by the FBI before they were hired by Trump campaign
    Apr24

    Manafort and Gates were already interviewed by the FBI before they were hired by Trump campaign

    Before he came on board as first an adviser, then the chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Paul Manafort had at least two meetings with the FBI. The documents filed late Monday by prosecutors in the office of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign, show...

    Kazakh Citizen Faces Trial For Joining Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakh Citizen Faces Trial For Joining Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    The trial of a Kazakh citizen who fought alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has started in Kazakhstan’s central city of Qaraghandy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian energy website hacked to display ransom message
    Apr24

    Ukrainian energy website hacked to display ransom message

    The website for Ukraine’s energy and coal ministry was hacked Tuesday to display a message demanding a ransom paid in Bitcoin, but no other government websites or systems were affected, authorities said. Ukrainian cyber police spokeswoman Yulia Kvitko confirmed an incident involving the federal Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry …...

    Mueller Team Sought Comms On Trump Tower Meeting In Manafort Raid
    Apr24

    Mueller Team Sought Comms On Trump Tower Meeting In Manafort Raid

    Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller revealed in court filings Monday night that the FBI agents who raided former Trump campaign aide Paul Manafort’s home in July 2017 were searching for information on the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, among other documents. In a filing arguing that the FBI’s search warrant for...

    Ukraine Energy Ministry Website Hit by Ransomware Attack: Spokeswoman
    Apr24

    Ukraine Energy Ministry Website Hit by Ransomware Attack: Spokeswoman

    KIEV (Reuters) – The website of Ukraine’s energy and coal ministry website has been hit by a cyber attack, though the websites of state-run energy… …read more Source: U.S....

    America’s Unsustainable Empire
    Apr24

    America’s Unsustainable Empire

    Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: if he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong-un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize. For Iran has no nuclear bomb or ICBM and has never tested either. It has never enriched uranium to bomb grade. It has shipped 98 percent of its uranium...