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    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission : source
    Feb27

    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission : source

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Monday for the Mediterranean… …read more Source:...

    Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war
    Feb27

    Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war

    Analysts and experts focused on the war in Ukraine believe a number of factors are combining to keep the Ukrainian conflict on the global diplomatic backburner. …read more Source:...

    ‘Trumpomania’ Cools in Russia
    Feb27

    ‘Trumpomania’ Cools in Russia

    Once, there was effusive coverage on Russian state media. Once, Duma lawmakers offered champagne toasts and ovations to celebrate “our man in the White House.” And once, above all else, there was optimism: a sense among Russians that, after years of deeply contentious relations between the Kremlin and the Obama administration, a Donald Trump...

    A Moving Doc About Syrian Heroes Just Won Netflix Its First Oscar
    Feb27

    A Moving Doc About Syrian Heroes Just Won Netflix Its First Oscar

    “The White Helmets,” a stirring documentary about a group of men in Syria who try to save bomb victims from the wreckage surrounding them, won the Oscar for Documentary (Short Subject) at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday.”White Helmets” producers were up for best feature doc for “Virunga” in 2015 – and this...

    As Russia-U.S. ties strengthen, violence escalates in Ukraine
    Feb27

    As Russia-U.S. ties strengthen, violence escalates in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government believes there is a direct link between the Jan. 28 call between Trump and Putin and the surge in fighting between the army and separatists afterward …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russians march to honor slain opposition leader and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb27

    Russians march to honor slain opposition leader and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov

    Thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday to mark the death of Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken opposition leader who was gunned down two years ago. The protesters chanted “Putin is a thief!” and “Give Crimea back!” and carried portraits of Nemtsov, who was one of the best known critics of Russian… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukrainian lawmaker: ‘I got confirmation’ my Ukraine peace plan was delivered to White House, despite what Trump lawyer says
    Feb27

    Ukrainian lawmaker: ‘I got confirmation’ my Ukraine peace plan was delivered to White House, despite what Trump lawyer says

    The Ukrainian lawmaker who met with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to discuss a peace plan for Ukraine “got confirmation” his plan was delivered to the White House. …read more Source: Business...

    Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Took Out $19 Million in Puzzling Real Estate Loans
    Feb26

    Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Took Out $19 Million in Puzzling Real Estate Loans

    Paul Manafort, the former Donald Trump campaign manager who resigned over his lobbying work in Ukraine for the pro-Russian government, has taken out over $19 million in home equity loans in New York City in the past five years, in an escalating series of transactions that includes one particularly large and unusual loan from a banker on...

    It’s All So Confusing (The Michael Cohen File)
    Feb26

    It’s All So Confusing (The Michael Cohen File)

    I noted yesterday that President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, appears to have a longer-standing relationship than he’d let on with that renegade member of the Ukrainian parliament, Andrii V. Artemenko. Artemenko is the guy who met with Cohen and erstwhile Trump business associate Felix Sater to discuss Artemenko’s...

    Kiev Journal: To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies
    Feb26

    Kiev Journal: To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies

    “StopFake News,” which is overseen by the journalism department at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, debunks fake news from a basement television studio. …read more Source: The New York...