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    Rick Perry, U.S. energy secretary, falls for Russian prankster posing as Ukrainian prime minister
    Jul26

    Rick Perry, U.S. energy secretary, falls for Russian prankster posing as Ukrainian prime minister

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently spent a 22-minute phone call speaking with a Russian prankster posing as Ukranian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Mr. Perry, convinced he was speaking to Ukraine’s prime minister, spoke July 19 about a range of topics including sanctions against Russia, coal exports, natural gas … …read...

    EU Adds Russians, Entities To Crimea Sanctions Over Siemens Case 
    Jul26

    EU Adds Russians, Entities To Crimea Sanctions Over Siemens Case 

    RFE/RL has learned that the European Union has added four Russian individuals and three Russian entities to its sanctions list after revelations that four gas turbines from the German company Siemens were “illegally” diverted from Russia to Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili
    Jul26

    Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

    Ukraine’s president has rescinded the citizenship of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who moved to Ukraine to become leader of one of its most corruption-plagued regions and later resigned. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian Security Forces Say Ukraine’s Spies Are Ruining Summer In Crimea
    Jul26

    Russian Security Forces Say Ukraine’s Spies Are Ruining Summer In Crimea

    Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 with lofty tourism targets, but bookings for 2017 are reportedly down 30 percent. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili
    Jul26

    Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

    Ukraine’s president has rescinded the citizenship of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who moved to Ukraine to become leader of one of its most corruption-plagued regions and later … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Playing The ‘Little Russia’ Card
    Jul26

    Playing The ‘Little Russia’ Card

    When the Kremlin or its proxies start dreaming up new names for Ukraine it’s often a sign that trouble is on the way. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada strips citizenship of ex-Nazi for a fourth time
    Jul26

    Canada strips citizenship of ex-Nazi for a fourth time

    MONTREAL (JTA) — A 93-year-old ex-Nazi stripped of his Canadian citizenship for an unprecedented fourth time is vowing to appeal the decision yet again. Last week, Canada revoked the citizenship of Helmut Oberlander, a retired developer in Waterloo, Ontario, who has been accused of hiding his Nazi past before obtaining citizenship in 1960. The...

    Georgia’s Former President Reportedly Stripped of Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jul26

    Georgia’s Former President Reportedly Stripped of Ukrainian Citizenship

    What now for Mikheil Saakashvili? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Correction: Ukraine-Journalist Killed story
    Jul26

    Correction: Ukraine-Journalist Killed story

    Correction: Ukraine-Journalist Killed story …read more Source: ABC...

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution
    Jul26

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told...