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    European Watchdog Criticizes Ukraine For Banning Russia’s RIA Novosti
    May26

    European Watchdog Criticizes Ukraine For Banning Russia’s RIA Novosti

    A European media watchdog has criticized Ukraine for putting Russian state news agency RIA Novosti on a sanctions list that bars the news outlet from operating in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Khodorkovsky: Boycotting Russia World Cup a ‘Big Mistake’
    May26

    Khodorkovsky: Boycotting Russia World Cup a ‘Big Mistake’

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Russian oil tycoon-turned-Kremlin foe who spent a decade in prison and now lives in exile, says fellow Kremlin critics should not boycott the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, slated to kick off June 14 in Russia. Russian aggression abroad, along with domestic human rights violations, has “obviously caused a serious...

    Cryptocurrency stunt to climb Mount Everest reportedly turns deadly
    May26

    Cryptocurrency stunt to climb Mount Everest reportedly turns deadly

    A Ukrainian social media network sent group to bury hard drive with digital tokens on Everest, leading to a man’s death, FT says. …read more Source:...

    Putin, the European
    May25

    Putin, the European

    “Never interrupt an enemy while he is making a mistake.” Vladimir Putin might not hold Napoleon in reverence, but these days he could surely relate to perhaps his most famous dictum. Just a few weeks back, the United States, most of the European Union, and several other states united in a common front to expel more than 100 Russian diplomats (or,...

    Putting the New Cohen Revelations into the Early 2017 Timeline
    May25

    Putting the New Cohen Revelations into the Early 2017 Timeline

    We’ve now had reports from The New York Times that Michael Cohen had three meetings with Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg in the weeks just before and after President Trump’s inauguration. This occurred the US investment affiliate of Vekselberg’s holding company, which is run by his cousin, was in the process of hiring Cohen...

    Federal Judge Deals Manafort Another Setback In DC Criminal Case
    May25

    Federal Judge Deals Manafort Another Setback In DC Criminal Case

    The federal judge presiding over Paul Manafort’s case in Washington, D.C. dealt him another legal setback Friday by declining to throw out charges brought against him that Manafort alleged were “multiplicitous.” U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson had previously dismissed two seperate legal challenges brought by Manafort alleging that...

    ‘We Want The Truth’: Parents Of MH17 Victim Seek Justice, ‘Chain Of Command’
    May25

    ‘We Want The Truth’: Parents Of MH17 Victim Seek Justice, ‘Chain Of Command’

    The Australian parents of a man killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in 2014 say they want the truth to come out but stress that they blame the Russian leadership and not the people for the tragedy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Rejects Report Blaming Russia for Downing of Civilian Airliner
    May25

    Russia Rejects Report Blaming Russia for Downing of Civilian Airliner

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed an international investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airliner MH17 over east Ukraine in 2014 as deeply flawed, after investigators concluded Russia’s military provided the missile used in the attack that killed all 298 people aboard. Asked about the Joint Investigative Team (JIT) report...

    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On
    May25

    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On

    KYIV, Ukraine—The war in Ukraine escalated this week to its most violent levels of the year with Russian artillery and rocket attacks targeting both Ukrainian military forces and civilian settlements along the front lines in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donbas region. “The Kremlin controls the violence in eastern Ukraine and could bring this...

    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability
    May25

    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal could trigger dangerous instability and raise new threats for Israel if Tehran resumes a full-fledged nuclear program. “We can’t sort things out with North Korea. Do we want another problem on the same scale?”...