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    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    Ukraine’s justice minister has appointed a 23-year-old law graduate to lead a campaign to purge of officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime. The so-called lustration was a key … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    UNESCO awards Moscow Jewish museum with tolerance prize
    Nov23

    UNESCO awards Moscow Jewish museum with tolerance prize

    (JTA) — UNESCO, the United Nations agency which has faced accusations of passing anti-Jewish resolutions, awarded Moscow’s main Jewish museum with an award for its promotion of tolerance. The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, a $50 million state-of-the-art institution that opened in 2012, received UNESCO’s Madanjeet Singh Prize for...

    The Daily Vertical: What Happened To The Europe Ukrainians Died For?
    Nov23

    The Daily Vertical: What Happened To The Europe Ukrainians Died For?

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Republicans did everything to stop President Obama, but now want to America to back a president who lost the popular vote
    Nov23

    Republicans did everything to stop President Obama, but now want to America to back a president who lost the popular vote

    FILE – In this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands in front of his airplane as he speaks during a rally in Bentonville, Ark. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (Credit: AP) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. A former reality TV star who bragged about sexually assaulting women, cheated...

    Putin’s favorite congressman
    Nov23

    Putin’s favorite congressman

    This summer, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher used information he received directly from the Russian government to promote one of President Vladimir Putin’s top priorities: removing the name of the martyred Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky from a global anti-corruption law.Multiple independent investigations blamed Russian officials for the death in...

    Trump Got Paid $150K for a YouTube Video
    Nov23

    Trump Got Paid $150K for a YouTube Video

    When a Ukrainian oligarch gave to the Clinton Foundation, Trump called it crooked. When the same billionaire gave to his charity, Trump buttered him up. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Donor At The Center Of A Clinton Pay-To-Play Scandal Also Gave To Trump’s Foundation
    Nov22

    Donor At The Center Of A Clinton Pay-To-Play Scandal Also Gave To Trump’s Foundation

    WASHINGTON ― After Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign, his foundation received a generous donation from a Ukrainian oligarch whose donations to the Clinton Foundation sparked accusations that Hillary Clinton engaged in an ethically murky mix of philanthropy and politics. The information became public on Tuesday, with the publication...

    Two Chinese companies plan to build solar power plants inside the Chornobyl exclusion zone
    Nov22

    Two Chinese companies plan to build solar power plants inside the Chornobyl exclusion zone

    Two Chinese companies have put together plans to build massive solar capture plants inside the Chornobyl* exclusion zone — the area of Ukraine that’s still mostly uninhabited after the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear plant disaster in the town of Pripyat. “There will be remarkable social benefits and economic ones as we try to renovate the once...

    Landmine Casualties Increased Sharply In 2015
    Nov22

    Landmine Casualties Increased Sharply In 2015

    The number of casualties from landmines and similar explosives rose sharply last year to the highest level in a decade, a monitoring group said in a report issued on November 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations
    Nov22

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations

    Ukrainian authorities have released a video showing what they say was the detention of two military deserters who had defected to Russia, escalating a standoff between Kyiv and Moscow over the fate of the two men. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...