Daily Archives: January 6, 2017

USA | House intel chair hasn’t seen evidence Russia hacked for Trump

By David M. Drucker

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said he has not seen evidence that Russia tried to swing the 2016 election to President-elect Trump.

Ukraine | ‘Jews Out’ Marchers Celebrate Legacy of Ukraine Nationalist Stepan Bandera

by Cnaan Liphshiz

Ukrainian nationalists in Kiev chanted “Jews out” in German at a New Year’s Day march celebrating the birthday of a Nazi collaborator whose troops killed thousands of Jews.

Thousands attending the event celebrating Stepan Bandera in the center of the Ukrainian capital held up his portrait while an unidentified person shouted the anti-Semitic slogan on a loudspeaker, prompting many participants to repeat it, a video published by the Federal News Agency showed.

Moldovan and Transnistrian Presidents met after nine years long interruption

New Moldovan president Igor Dodon met on January 4 with the Transnistrian leader, Vadim Krasnoselsky, and discussed the current problems of citizens on both sides of the Dniester river.

Dodon stated in a briefing that the visit purpose was to establish contacts with the new leadership of the Transnistrian region and collaboration mechanism in solving problems faced by citizens.