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    This Ukrainian startup has its own Apple museum filled with rare gadgets — and we got a private tour
    Apr04

    This Ukrainian startup has its own Apple museum filled with rare gadgets — and we got a private tour

    Software startup MacPaw’s love of Apple traces back to Ukrainian computer developer and Apple afficionado Oleksandr Kosovan. …read more Source: Business...

    Tables Turned On Anticorruption Activists In Ukraine
    Apr04

    Tables Turned On Anticorruption Activists In Ukraine

    Ukraine’s electronic asset-declaration system has been hailed as a crowning achievement of the post-Maidan government. But critics now warn it is being undermined and used as a tool to quash critics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reporter’s Notebook: What Would Vladimir Lenin Have Said?
    Apr04

    Reporter’s Notebook: What Would Vladimir Lenin Have Said?

    What would Vladimir Lenin have said? After the Bolshevik revolution, “while many of the other Kremlin magnates were soon enjoying the trappings of power, Lenin and Nadya [his wife] lived fairly modestly. Their domestic arrangements were similar to the way they had existed in exile — unostentatious,” writes Victor Sebestyen, author of...

    Donald Trump: United States Lost Trade War with China Many Years Ago
    Apr04

    Donald Trump: United States Lost Trade War with China Many Years Ago

    “We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the U.S.,” President Trump wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    New Cold War? Russian Intelligence Head Uses George Orwell’s 1984 To Accuse West Of Hypocrisy
    Apr04

    New Cold War? Russian Intelligence Head Uses George Orwell’s 1984 To Accuse West Of Hypocrisy

    Relations have deteriorated between Russia and the West since the Kremlin annexed Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Man Released From Russian Prison In 2016 Dies At 75
    Apr04

    Ukrainian Man Released From Russian Prison In 2016 Dies At 75

    A Ukrainian man who was freed from a Russian prison and returned home in a high-profile prisoner exchange in 2016 has died at the age of 75. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facebook Deletes Accounts, Postings In Russian Linked To ‘Troll Factory’
    Apr04

    Facebook Deletes Accounts, Postings In Russian Linked To ‘Troll Factory’

    Facebook says it has deleted dozens of pages linked to a Russian “troll factory” that was indicted in the United States for political activities aimed at influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Keep NGO Law Despite Western Pleas
    Apr03

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Keep NGO Law Despite Western Pleas

    Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday declined to scrap a requirement for civil society activists to file online wealth declarations in defiance of warnings from Western backers that the law undermines the fight against corruption. Proponents say the legislation is needed to promote transparency. But critics within Ukraine and in the United States and...

    Memo reveals that investigation into Manafort is a fraction of Mueller’s additional authority
    Apr03

    Memo reveals that investigation into Manafort is a fraction of Mueller’s additional authority

    A dive into the latest court filings shows that there’s a lot we don’t know about the activities of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team. A memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein specifically authorizes Mueller to look into Paul Manafort’s activities in Ukraine. The special counsel released the memo as part of a...

    Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation
    Apr03

    Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation

    Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan on Tuesday became the first person to be sentenced as part of Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation. Van der Zwaan, whose father-in-law is Russian oligarch German Kahn, was sentenced to 30 days in prison and fined $20,000 for lying to federal investigators about his relationship with officials in...