Monthly Archives: June 2014


Documents Show How Russia’s Troll Army Hit America

Russia’s campaign to shape international opinion around its invasion of Ukraine has extended to recruiting and training a new cadre of online trolls that have been deployed to spread the Kremlin’s message on the comments section of top American websites. Plans attached to emails leaked by a mysterious Russian hacker collective show IT managers reporting…


Too Funny: Ted Cruz Wins Presidential Straw Poll At GOP Summit

Texas Sen. Ted ‘I shut down governments’ Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana. This is a gift for Democrats. I’m only surprised that his father, Rafael, who fought for Fidel Castor, didn’…


Slavyansk families find shelter in Ukraine monastery

Elena and her four-year-old son arrived at the monastery doors clutching two travel bags and a teddy bear, as they sought shelter from the violence engulfing their hometown of Slavyansk. More than a month into Kiev’s “counter-terrorism” operation against…


Ukraine showdown to shadow Obama in Europe

President Barack Obama will begin Monday a trip ringing with historic echoes to Europe, where sudden turbulence has rocked the political and security order and reshaped his foreign policy. The East-West showdown over Russia’s annexation of Crimea, which…


Russia pushes back Ukraine gas cut ultimatum

Crisis-hit Ukraine won a vital reprieve from Russia on Monday when Moscow pushed back until next week a possible cut in gas shipments that would also impact parts of Europe. But the seven-week insurgency in its eastern rust belt continued unabated when…

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