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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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State Department condemns Russia’s ‘sham’ Ukraine election

photo by Guillaume Speurt from Vilnius, Lithuania via wikimedia commons The United States condemns the announcement of a plan to conduct “elections” in the so-called “Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Russia investigation: Tony Podesta resigns lobbyist role as Robert Mueller charges loom

Democratic power lobbyist Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, is stepping down from the firm that bears his name after coming under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. This move comes after More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Russia investigation: Paul Manafort, Rick Gates indicted for conspiracy, money laundering, ties to foreign government

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates surrendered Monday to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller. Manafort has been indicted on 12 charges of money-laundering More...

By Sierra Jones On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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John McCain attacks President Trump, team in ‘disarray’ during this ‘dangerous time’

Arizona Sen. John McCain has been a vocal opponent of President Trump from the Republican side of the aisle and now the former GOP candidate for President used his speech at the Munich Security Conference to attack More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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US broadens sanctions against Russia, blames Ukraine conflict, not recent veto

The United States has imposed further sanctions against Russia over the conflict with the Ukraine and Crimea. Eleven more people and 15 more companies have been put on the sanctions list. Critics point to the Russian More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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‘Neo-Nazi’ leader Dmitry Yarosh becomes Ukraine military advisor

A leader of Right Sector, described as a neo-Nazi, Dmitry Yarosh, has been appointed as an adviser to Ukraine’s Chief of General Staff. Yarosh has reportedly agreed to legalize thousands of fighters as an More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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RT reports Reuters reporter, Anton Zverev, lied about missile hitting Malaysian airplane

An eyewitness account of a surface-to-air missile launched from the Ukraine’s rebel-held territory on the day Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was downed continues to be called into question. Now an RT.com interview More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Putin critic and anti-Ukraine war leader, Boris Nemtsov murdered

A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. An unidentified attacker in a white car shot Nemtsov four times in the back More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Vladimir Putin accuses US of arming Ukraine, Joe Biden and Canada chime in

Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine, supplying support and aide to the “rebels.” At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Ukraine: Christians threatened with firing squads, Red Cross worker killed

Christians in Ukraine are claiming that rebels are targeting churches, threatening the use of firing squads and abducting pastors. The political struggle between the pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Ukraine: Pastor Sergei Litovchenko abducted during church’s communion service

A Seventh-day Adventist pastor is missing in the Ukraine after a separatist group stormed a church in the city of Horlivka and abducted the man in the middle of a last Sabbath communion service. The Ukrainian Union More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Obama threatens Russia with more sanctions as death toll hits 2,600

President Obama during his press conference on Thursday afternoon that the United States is considering new sanctions to impose against Russia over the escalating crisis in Ukraine. The Office of the UN High Commissioner More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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John Kerry, David Cameron blame Putin, Russia for separatists shooting down Malaysia plane

It was quickly clear Russia supporters were behind the shooting down of Malaysia flight 17 which killed nearly three hundred. Now the world’s governments are all pointing fingers and attempting to place blame: U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Igor Girkin, Ukraine rebel, linked to firing missile at Malaysia Airlines plane, death toll at 298

While the Russians and Ukraines blame one another over Thursday’s Malaysia Airplanes plane crash, the death rose to 283 passengers, an increase of three, to account for three infants. A bizarre Facebook post More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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UN Reports over 100K Ukrainians moved to Russia as EU signs trade deal with Ukraine

The number of Ukrainian refugees in Russia has reached 110,000 people, while the 54,400 others have been internally displaced, the UN’s refugee department stated. Meanwhile the Ukraine has signed the economic More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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US ramps up more sanctions against Russia, but ‘not Putin directly’

The United States has issued a new round of sanctions reports SRN News. The new sanctions were put on Russian allies and intend to ban visas and freeze assets of Igor Sechin, the executive chairman of Rosneft oil More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Edward Snowden questions Vladimir Putin on surveillance in Russia

During Vladimir Putin’s televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers’ questions to air what she said was a “sensational video” for the Russian president: a message from More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Ukraine arms for response to Russia, their ‘act of aggression’ as gov’t buildings seized

Pro-Russia armed separatists took control of a city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday and Kiev prepared troops to tackle what it called an “act of aggression by Russia”, pushing the conflict into a dangerous new More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Russia continues ‘dark path’ as they seize Ukraine naval base in Crimea, raise their flag

Russian troops took control of Ukraine’s naval headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol and raised their flag on Wednesday. Russia has moved quickly to make Crimea part of Russia after the overwhelming vote More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Putin signs treaty to annex Crimea, ignores US sanctions, critics target John Kerry’s attack on Mitt Romney

Voters spoke in Crimea as support to leave Ukraine and become part of the Russian federation moved forward as Vladimir Putin signed a treaty on Tuesday to annex the divided region. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com US More...


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