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      Ukraine Marks Seventh Anniversary Of Euromaidan Bloodshed
      Feb21

      Ukraine Marks Seventh Anniversary Of Euromaidan Bloodshed

      Ukrainians have marked the seventh anniversary of the shooting deaths of dozens of participants in the Euromaidan anti-government protests that toppled the country’s Russia-friendly president, Viktor Yanukovych, in 2014. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      ‘The other Manafort’: The biggest misinformation peddler in Trumpworld might be someone you’ve never heard of
      Feb20

      ‘The other Manafort’: The biggest misinformation peddler in Trumpworld might be someone you’ve never heard of

      During former President Donald Trump’s time in office, he had a number of allies that contributed to the massive spread of disinformation that circulated on social media while cutting not-so-credible business deals behind closed doors. Now, a report highlighting the efforts of one man has been made public. According to The Daily Beast, that...

      Nunes lawsuit against CNN thrown out
      Feb20

      Nunes lawsuit against CNN thrown out

      A federal judge on Friday threw out a libel lawsuit filed by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) against CNN over coverage saying he was involved an effort to dig up dirt on now-President Biden regarding dealings with Ukraine…. …read more Source:: The...

      Ukraine Sanctions Putin-Friendly Politician, Tycoon Medvedchuk
      Feb20

      Ukraine Sanctions Putin-Friendly Politician, Tycoon Medvedchuk

      Ukraine has placed sanctions on Viktor Medvedchuk, a political heavyweight and tycoon who has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a move some see as an attempt by Kyiv to improve relations with the West. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine sanctions politician and Putin ally Medvedchuk
      Feb20

      Ukraine sanctions politician and Putin ally Medvedchuk

      KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s national security council on Friday placed sanctions on Viktor Medvedchuk, a politician and tycoon who is a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin, freezing his assets for three years and preventing him from doing business in the country. The security council accused him of “financial terrorism,” but...

      Image And Identity In Play As Ukraine Tries Cultural Diplomacy
      Feb19

      Image And Identity In Play As Ukraine Tries Cultural Diplomacy

      With a new website and a campaign of cultural diplomacy, Ukraine is seeking to raise its profile, improve its image, and shed the long shadow of Moscow. Will domestic developments diminish the challenge or raise higher hurdles to Kyiv’s latest effort to attract attention, investment, and support? …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe...

      Belarus journalist on trial over report on protester’s death
      Feb19

      Belarus journalist on trial over report on protester’s death

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Belarussian court on Friday opened the trial of a journalist accused of revealing personal data in her report on the death of a protester, part of authorities’ efforts to stifle protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko. Katsiaryna Barysevich of the independent tut-by online news portal has been in...

      Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Deadly Shootings Of Euromaidan Protesters
      Feb19

      Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Deadly Shootings Of Euromaidan Protesters

      Ukraine is marking the seventh anniversary of the bloody end of the mass street protests that ousted Kremlin-backed President Viktor Yanukovych and in which some 100 people were killed, most of them between February 18-20, 2014. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      The Evolution of Trump’s Threat to America
      Feb18

      The Evolution of Trump’s Threat to America

      In folklore and rhetoric, there’s a concept known as the “rule of three.” A trio of events, characters or ideas, the reasoning goes, is for some reason more engaging to the human mind than collections of two or four. The major crises that will define Donald Trump’s attacks on democracy and the rule of law over the course of his...

      2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest
      Feb18

      2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest

      KYIV, Ukraine — A court in Belarus on Thursday sent two female journalists to prison on charges of violating public order after they covered a protest against the nation’s authoritarian president. The court in the Belarusian capital of Minsk handed two-year sentences to Katsiaryna Bakhvalava, 27, who goes by the name Andreyeva, and Daria...