“Pursuit of shady oligarch a test of DoJ integrity under Trump”


MADDOW BLOG

Rachel Maddow reports on the murky overlap between Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, Vladimir Putin, and the Donald Trump campaign and alerts viewers to watch for whether the Department of Justice under Trump continues to pursue a case against Firtash.

Rachel Maddow reports on the murky overlap between Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, Vladimir Putin, and the Donald Trump campaign and alerts viewers to watch for whether the Department of Justice under Trump continues to pursue a case against Firtash.

CNN BREAKING NEWS . . .


Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a BUK missile brought from Russian territory into a pro-Russian area of eastern Ukraine, the head of the Dutch National Detective Force, Wilbert Paulissen announced during a press conference in the Netherlands Wednesday.

Nearly 300 people died in the incident.

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“Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief”


THE NEW YORK TIMES

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“Donald Trump’s 11 worst foreign policy gaffes” 1


POLITICO

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - MARCH 10: Donald Trump attends a press conference to announce the PGA Grand Slam of Golf site at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles March 10, 2015 in Palos Verdes Estates, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA – MARCH 10: Donald Trump attends a press conference to announce the PGA Grand Slam of Golf site at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles March 10, 2015 in Palos Verdes Estates, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“Kiev Gay March Attacked By Unknown Assailants”


HUFFINGTON POST

Policemen detain opponents of a gay rights march, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, June 6, 2015. Opponents of a gay rights march held in the Ukrainian capital have thrown smoke bombs and tear gas and the Interfax news agency cites police as saying five officers were injured in the clash. (AP Photo/Vladimir Donsov)

Policemen detain opponents of a gay rights march, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, June 6, 2015. Opponents of a gay rights march held in the Ukrainian capital have thrown smoke bombs and tear gas and the Interfax news agency cites police as saying five officers were injured in the clash. (AP Photo/Vladimir Donsov)

“Ukraine ceasefire deal reached after marathon Minsk talks”


CNN

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“Putin’s World Cup Picasso ‘Bribe’


THE DAILY BEAST

Friedemann Vogel/FIFA via Getty Images

Friedemann Vogel/FIFA via Getty Images

“Russia’s poor feel impact of sanctions”


CNN

On the streets of St. Petersburg people are turning to charity for their only hot meal. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

On the streets of St. Petersburg people are turning to charity for their only hot meal. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports.

“Putin Accuses U.S., West of ‘Unilateral Diktat’ over Ukraine”


NBC NEWS

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. In a 40-minute diatribe against the West that was reminiscent of the Cold War and underlined the depth of the rift between Moscow and the West, Putin also denied trying to rebuild the Soviet empire at the expense of Russia’s neighbors. “We did not start this,” Putin told an informal group of experts on Russia that includes many Western specialists critical of him, warning that Washington was trying to “remake the whole world” based on its own interests. FULL ARTICLE

“Eastern Ukraine crisis LIVE UPDATES”


RT

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