FROM Simon Ostrovsky
Ukraine Reports Russian Stealth Invasion Russia is continuing what the US calls a “stealth invasion” of eastern Ukraine. Five armored personnel carriers crossed the border yesterday. Today, NATO released photographs showing 1000 Russian soldiers. Ukrainian forces had appeared to be gaining the upper hand, but some reports indicate that they are retreating. Simon Ostrovsky reports for Vice News, he joins us from Eastern Ukraine.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?