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    Russian City to Honor Murdered Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov
    Nov22

    Russian City to Honor Murdered Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

    Murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov is set to be honored with a memorial plaque in the region where he was once governor, the local city council of Nizhny Novgorod announced on Monday. During a council meeting, mayor of the capital city of the Nizhegorod region, Ivan Karnilin, said that enough time had legally passed since Nemtsov’s...

    1,000 Toy Soldiers Protest At Russian Consulate Over Crimea
    Nov22

    1,000 Toy Soldiers Protest At Russian Consulate Over Crimea

    Protesters in the Ukrainian city of Lviv placed 1,000 toy soldiers outside the Russian consulate to protest Moscow’s control over the Crimean peninsula. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fake honors student gets more jail time before deportation
    Nov22

    Fake honors student gets more jail time before deportation

    A 24-year-old Ukrainian man who lied about his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school has been ordered to spend 11½ to 23 months in jail for having … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows
    Nov22

    Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows

    President-elect Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has admitted to the IRS that it violated a legal prohibition against “self-dealing,” which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity’s money to help themselves, their businesses or their families. That admission was contained in the Donald J. Trump Foundation’s IRS tax...

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure
    Nov22

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure

    A Serbian nationalist leader who is accused of plotting to kill Montenegro’s prime minister may have helped send fellow Serbian militants to Crimea to support Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, a recorded conversation suggests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Criticizes New Russian Missiles Near Poland and Lithuania
    Nov22

    NATO Criticizes New Russian Missiles Near Poland and Lithuania

    NATO is criticizing Russia’s deployment of anti-ship missiles in its westernmost Baltic region as “aggressive military posturing,” and is urging dialogue to cool escalating tensions. NATO said in a statement to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the missile deployment near the alliance’s borders “does not help to lower tensions or...

    Vladimir Putin Tells Oliver Stone Why Russia Feels Obliged to Take Countermeasures Against NATO
    Nov22

    Vladimir Putin Tells Oliver Stone Why Russia Feels Obliged to Take Countermeasures Against NATO

    Russian President Vladimir Putin took another swipe at NATO expansion and said Russia should implement “countermeasures” to halt any expansion of Western facilities designed to deter Russian forces. Putin made the comments in U.S. director Oliver Stone’s new documentary on the conflict in Ukraine, which aired on Russian television channel...

    Blaming NATO, Russia Sends More Missiles to Kaliningrad
    Nov22

    Blaming NATO, Russia Sends More Missiles to Kaliningrad

    Moscow continues to rattle its saber against the West, deploying more missiles to Kaliningrad in what it claims is a retaliatory measure against NATO deployments. Reuters: Moscow will deploy S-400 surface-to-air missiles and nuclear-capable Iskander systems in the exclave of Kaliningrad in retaliation for NATO deployments, a senior pro-Kremlin...

    Ukraine Teacher Accused Of Attempting To Sell 13-Year-Old
    Nov22

    Ukraine Teacher Accused Of Attempting To Sell 13-Year-Old

    Ukrainian authorities say they have arrested a teacher accused of trying to sell a 13-year-old girl for $10,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Demonstrators storm offices, bank in Kiev, Ukraine
    Nov22

    Demonstrators storm offices, bank in Kiev, Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 22 (UPI) — Protesters vandalized several offices in Kiev, Ukraine, in a pro-Ukrainian, anti-Russian demonstration, police said. …read more Source: United Press...