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    Former Russian Lawmaker Denis Voronenkov Shot Dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Denis Voronenkov Shot Dead in Kiev

    (KIEV) — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was shot dead...

    Kiev and the Kremlin Face Narrowing Options In Ukraine
    Mar23

    Kiev and the Kremlin Face Narrowing Options In Ukraine

    In Ukraine, things have taken another turn for the worse. In January, Ukrainian army veterans began an unofficial blockade of rail traffic into the country’s breakaway eastern provinces to protest their government’s willingness to do business with the pro-Russian separatists holding power there. On March 15, Ukraine’s President...

    20,000 People Evacuated After Fire at Military Arsenal Depot Near Ukraine-Russia Border
    Mar23

    20,000 People Evacuated After Fire at Military Arsenal Depot Near Ukraine-Russia Border

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian officials say around 20,000 people have been evacuated in the Kharkiv region near the border with Russia after a massive fire at a military ammunition depot. Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor, Anatolii Matios, said on Facebook that the blaze, which erupted early Thursday at the depot in Balaklia, was sparked by...

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For
    Mar22

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For

    If you were going to tell the story of Russian business over the last 28 through one life, it would be Oleg Deripaska’s story. There is hardly an aspect of Russian public life that he hasn’t touched, or that hasn’t been touched by him. Deripaska found himself in the news Wednesday when the Associated Press reported that...

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says
    Mar21

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says

    (MOSCOW) — A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he said ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party. Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, calls the allegations “baseless” and says they should be “summarily dismissed.” Serhiy Leshchenko...

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Urges China-U.S. Cooperation on North Korea
    Mar18

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Urges China-U.S. Cooperation on North Korea

    (BEIJING) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday pushed for closer China-U.S. cooperation on dealing with North Korea’s nuclear program in his first face-to-face talks with top Chinese diplomats. Tillerson’s visit to Beijing followed his remarks in South Korea on Friday in which he warned that pre-emptive military action...

    President Trump and Angela Merkel Meet for the First Time at the White House
    Mar17

    President Trump and Angela Merkel Meet for the First Time at the White House

    (WASHINGTON) — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign. Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO, fighting ISIS and resolving Ukraine’s conflict,...

    Trump Took Aim at Merkel During the Campaign. Now a Full Agenda Awaits Them at the White House
    Mar17

    Trump Took Aim at Merkel During the Campaign. Now a Full Agenda Awaits Them at the White House

    (WASHINGTON) — If President Donald Trump wanted a close working relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he had a funny way of showing it during his presidential campaign. Trump, who will welcome Merkel to the White House on Friday, spent much of 2016 bashing the chancellor, accusing her of “ruining” Germany for allowing an influx of...

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander
    Mar13

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander

    The Polish government wants to extradite a 98-year-old man living in Minnesota that it believes is a former commander of an SS-led unit during World War II responsible for the death of civilians and destruction of Polish villages. The man, identified by the Associated Press as Michael Karkoc, led the Ukrainian Self Defense legion during World War...

    Moscow Cozies Up to the Right
    Mar09

    Moscow Cozies Up to the Right

    Bistro Bis, a swanky French joint on Capitol Hill, is a Washington institution that has hosted all sorts of political summits over the years. But the group that piled into the restaurant’s Leaders Room on the night of Feb. 1 was among the more unusual. For four hours, current and former Russian officials dined with two Republican...

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