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    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda
    Mar27

    Baltics’ Russian Media Use Online Humor to Combat Propaganda

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Kremlin’s propaganda machine has shrunk the field for independent media and increased cynicism about politics and current events. To combat the problem, one group of Russian journalists, “The Meduza Project,” moved operations to Latvia and focuses on online content and humor to...

    Jared Kushner will be questioned by the Senate Intel Committee as part of its Trump-Russia probe
    Mar27

    Jared Kushner will be questioned by the Senate Intel Committee as part of its Trump-Russia probe

    Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesThe Senate Intelligence Committee will question President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and whether any collusion occurred between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. “Mr. Kushner has volunteered to be interviewed as part...

    The Morning Vertical, March 27, 2017
    Mar27

    The Morning Vertical, March 27, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Some facts about war criminals in Canada
    Mar27

    Some facts about war criminals in Canada

    Lubomyr Luciuk, in a March 9 opinion piece defending Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland from criticism because her grandfather had Nazi ties, attacks the effort to bring Nazi war criminals in Canada to justice. He writes: “just after the war’s end, Jewish Canadians were alarmed at the prospect of ‘Ukrainian Nazis’ escaping...

    Life Under Russia Not All It Was Cracked up to Be: Crimean Ex-Leader
    Mar27

    Life Under Russia Not All It Was Cracked up to Be: Crimean Ex-Leader

    By Darya Korsunskaya and Anton ZverevSEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The pro-Moscow Crimean politician who signed a document handing control over… …read more Source: U.S....

    Life under Russia not all it was cracked up to be: Crimean ex-leader
    Mar27

    Life under Russia not all it was cracked up to be: Crimean ex-leader

    By Darya Korsunskaya and Anton Zverev SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The pro-Moscow Crimean politician who signed a document handing… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Separatists Have Russia’s Latest Weapons
    Mar27

    Ukrainian Separatists Have Russia’s Latest Weapons

    Russia denies supplying separatists in eastern Ukraine with weapons and military gear, but pictures from the region have regularly shown modern versions of Russian weaponry. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    South Tel Aviv Overtaken by Illegal Immigrants
    Mar27

    South Tel Aviv Overtaken by Illegal Immigrants

    Reprinted En.mida.org.il. Last week, a 29 year old illegal immigrant from Eritrea was charged with the attempted rape of an 80 year old woman in South Tel Aviv. The victim, in describing the attack, said “he beat me and dragged me across the floor.” Later in the week, a 40 year old woman was brutally raped near the Old Central Bus Station in Tel...

    Defense’s Other Mega Spenders
    Mar27

    Defense’s Other Mega Spenders

    By The GlobalistWho are the 19 nations that spend more on defense as a share of their national economy than even the United States does?1. Among the 171 countries surveyed by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in 2015, 19 spent a higher share of their GDP on defense than the United States’s 3.3%. 2. All of these...

    Russiagate’s Unasked Questions
    Mar27

    Russiagate’s Unasked Questions

    Call me confused. Last week’s House Intelligence Committee hearing on possible Trump associates’ collusion with the Russian government, which featured FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers, provided very little new information even as it confirmed troubling revelations that had already appeared in the media. If the FBI...