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    U.K. Ambassador To Ukraine Concerned About Mejlis Ban
    Sep30

    U.K. Ambassador To Ukraine Concerned About Mejlis Ban

    British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough has expressed concerns over a ruling by Russia’s Supreme Court that upheld a ban on the Mejlis, the self-governing body of Crimean Tatars in Ukraine’s occupied territory of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch Government Rebukes Russian Ambassador Over MH17 Remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch Government Rebukes Russian Ambassador Over MH17 Remarks

    The Dutch Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Fighting in Syria for a Year, Still at Odds With US
    Sep30

    Russia Fighting in Syria for a Year, Still at Odds With US

    WASHINGTON—A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S. to coordinate combat operations in the civil war. And prospects of a diplomatic resolution seem dim. The yearlong...

    Obama's Secret Bank Deal Helps Iran Get Nuke Missiles 
    Sep30

    Obama's Secret Bank Deal Helps Iran Get Nuke Missiles 

    Treason. This is what it looks like. The Obama administration agreed to back the lifting of United Nations sanctions on two Iranian state banks blacklisted for financing Iran’s ballistic-missile program on the same day in January that Tehran released four American citizens from prison, according to U.S. officials and congressional staff...

    ‘It Is Like A Virus’—Brussels Braces For Third Referendum Defeat In Hungary
    Sep30

    ‘It Is Like A Virus’—Brussels Braces For Third Referendum Defeat In Hungary

    On walls and billboards across Hungary a war of words has broken out. Deceptively cheery blue and yellow government posters ask shocking questions of passersby: “Did you know that nearly one million immigrants want to come to Europe from Libya alone?” “Did you know that the Paris terror attacks were carried out by immigrants?” Meanwhile, other...

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army
    Sep30

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army

    When Donald Trump confronted revelations that he used money from his charitable foundation to settle private legal disputes and purchase portraits of himself, a tireless army of tweeters went to work to keep the focus on Hillary Clinton’s foundation instead.Then Trump stumbled on a debate question about why he refuses to release his taxes,...

    Group Ransacks Moscow Exhibition Of Photos From Eastern Ukraine
    Sep30

    Group Ransacks Moscow Exhibition Of Photos From Eastern Ukraine

    Dozens of people, some of them in military and traditional Cossack uniforms, have destroyed photos taken from a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine at an exhibition in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine Object To New Bulgarian Candidate For Top UN Post
    Sep30

    Russia, Ukraine Object To New Bulgarian Candidate For Top UN Post

    Russia and Ukraine were among several countries that raised questions about Bulgaria’s nomination of European Union commissioner Kristalina Georgieva to become the next United Nations secretary-general. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Marks 75th Anniversary of Babi Yar, WWII’s Worst Civilian Massacre
    Sep30

    Ukraine Marks 75th Anniversary of Babi Yar, WWII’s Worst Civilian Massacre

    On Thursday, Ukraine marked the 75th anniversary of the worst single massacre of civilians in World War II and one of the bloodiest war crimes in human history — the 1941 slaughter at Babi Yar. Nazi SS forces and Ukrainian collaborators murdered nearly 34,000 Jewish men, women and children over two days in a Kyiv forest. Almost all of the victims...

    Trump’s Russian roulette
    Sep30

    Trump’s Russian roulette

    The Hillary Clinton campaign is meeting with swing-state leaders of Eastern European descent, encouraging ethnic debate watch parties and phone banks, and scheduling conference calls with Clinton allies from her State Department days as part of an aggressive effort to capitalize on Donald Trump’s embrace of Russian leader Vladimir Putin and...