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    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites
    May17

    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites

    The sites to be blocked are among the most visited in the country. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.
    May12

    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.

    Yesterday, on the same day- I had meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the FM of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin.#LetsMakePeace! pic.twitter.com/SPiIrJqI6G — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 11, 2017 Last night, President Trump tweeted something kind of strange — a photo of him with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, pasted...

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat
    May06

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat

    Steven Seagal, the American actor best known for his role in ’90s action movies like “Hard to Kill” and “Under Siege,” has been blacklisted from the Ukraine as a national security threat. Seagal is banned from entering the country for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions… that contradict the...

    A Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia just won a Freedom to Write Award
    Mar28

    A Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia just won a Freedom to Write Award

    It’s an honor that comes with a heavy dose of irony — PEN America just awarded its Freedom to Write Award to the acclaimed Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia. Sentsov, a filmmaker, has been an outspoken critic of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He joins a distinguished list of other imperiled honorees,...

    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker said in one of his final interviews
    Mar28

    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker said in one of his final interviews

    KIEV — On Thursday, Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker facing corruption charges in Moscow who fled to Ukraine and became a critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot twice in the head and killed outside a posh hotel here in the country’s capital. Less than 72 hours earlier, he had given one of his final […] …read more...

    Here are ten critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are ten critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways

    MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances — far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement. Ukrainian...

    New documents show Trump aide hid payments from Ukraine party with Moscow ties, lawmaker alleges
    Mar21

    New documents show Trump aide hid payments from Ukraine party with Moscow ties, lawmaker alleges

    The documents released by a Ukrainian lawmaker claim Manafort laundered the payments through Belize. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.
    Mar14

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.

    Kiev said Russian singer Yulia Samoylova broke the law by touring Crimea in 2015. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather
    Mar09

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather

    OTTAWA — Canada’s chilly relations with Russia have taken a nasty turn with charges of disinformation leveled by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland against Russia over allegations that her long-dead, Ukrainian-born grandfather was a Nazi collaborator in occupied Poland. Freeland, a 49-year-old former journalist and fluent Russian...

    Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides
    Feb21

    Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

    Dmytro Firtash, a gas magnate, faces U.S. bribery charges. …read more Source: The Washington...

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