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    Massive bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab
    Nov17

    Massive bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab

    Workers are racing to build a colossal bridge — a $3 billion megaproject — that will connect southern Russia to the Crimean Peninsula …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried
    Nov17

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried

    Ukrainian investigators fear corruption probes could get buried because the national anti-corruption bureau will soon be flooded by thousands of old cases and recently passed legislation could further hobble their work. Their comments spotlight Kyiv’s patchy record on fighting corruption, which has delayed billions in aid from international...

    New bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab
    Nov17

    New bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab

    Russian President Vladimir Putin thumbed his nose at the world when he took Crimea from Ukraine. And it looks like he will be holding on to it forever, based on the bridge he’s building. Elizabeth Palmer reports. …read more Source:...

    Senior U.S. Diplomat Warns Of Russia’s ‘Clear, Real’ Threat To The West
    Nov16

    Senior U.S. Diplomat Warns Of Russia’s ‘Clear, Real’ Threat To The West

    A senior U.S. State Department official says Russia’s actions over the past decade have shown that Moscow’s willingness to violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of other nations is “real” and not “simply rhetorical.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Britain Accuses Russia of Brexit Vote Meddling as New Evidence Emerges
    Nov16

    Britain Accuses Russia of Brexit Vote Meddling as New Evidence Emerges

    After widespread allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, the first evidence is emerging of possible attempts by Moscow to influence Britain’s referendum on leaving the European Union. Researchers have identified thousands of social media accounts that promoted anti-EU messages or sought to whip up...

    EU Commissioner Confident Of Reduction Of Roaming Charges For Eastern Partners
    Nov16

    EU Commissioner Confident Of Reduction Of Roaming Charges For Eastern Partners

    Johannes Hahn, the EU’s European neighborhood policy and enlargement negotiations commissioner, says he is working on lowering the roaming tariffs between the EU and Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, and is aiming for their eventual abolition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried
    Nov16

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried

    By Matthias Williams and Pavel PolityukKIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian investigators fear corruption probes could get buried because the national… …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Bill To Protect Businesses From Abuse By Law Enforcement

    The Ukrainian parliament has passed a bill that amends existing legislation to protect businesses against extortion, harassment, and illegal searches by law enforcement agencies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Biz Ally Agrees To Give Interview In Senate Committee’s Russia Probe
    Nov16

    Trump Biz Ally Agrees To Give Interview In Senate Committee’s Russia Probe

    One of Donald Trump’s former real estate partners has agreed to be interviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Felix Sater, who tried to broker a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 election, told TPM that he will cooperate. “I intend on cooperating fully with any and all government agencies and investigations,” Sater...

    Russian-Appointed Judges In Occupied Crimea Convict Ukrainian As ‘Saboteur’
    Nov16

    Russian-Appointed Judges In Occupied Crimea Convict Ukrainian As ‘Saboteur’

    Russian-appointed court officials in Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula have convicted a Ukrainian citizen on charges of attempted sabotage and illegally possessing weapons, sentencing the man to five years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...