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    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression
    Mar28

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression

    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis offered sharp words about Russia's escalating global provocations during a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s escalating global provocations in a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. Among other things, Mattis referenced a nerve-agent...

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city
    Mar28

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city

    A cyberwarfare expert told Business Insider that China would likely kick off a fight to take Taiwan by attacking the US with a devastating cyber attack. China has lived with Taiwan just miles off its shores as an existential threat to the ruling communist party for years, but lately rhetoric has heated up and China’s military has become...

    Politics: Here are all the countries kicking out Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal nerve agent attack
    Mar27

    Politics: Here are all the countries kicking out Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal nerve agent attack

    More than 20 countries have joined Britain in dismissing Russian officials over the nerve agent poisoning. More than 20 countries have expelled Russian diplomats in retaliation for the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal with nerve agent in Salisbury, southern England. The nations joined Britain in blaming Russia for the attempted assassination on...

    Politics: ‘Brazen, criminal attack’: Australia just expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
    Mar27

    Politics: ‘Brazen, criminal attack’: Australia just expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal

    Russian diplomats were also expelled from 14 European countries on Monday. Australia is expelling two Russian diplomats in solidarity with the global response to the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the UK earlier this month. The attack was the first offensive use of nerve agent in Europe since World War II. The decision follows more than a...

    Politics: 5 times the Trump administration actually was tough on Russia
    Mar23

    Politics: 5 times the Trump administration actually was tough on Russia

    President Donald Trump has a complicated relationship with Russia. Here's what the Trump administration has actually done to confront Russian aggression. The Trump administration is often criticized for being hesitant to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House has frequently pushed back on that notion. Here’s what...

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points
    Mar22

    Politics: We read the whole report Republicans just released on the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation — here are the main points

    Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee left out critical context from their report on the panel's Russia investigation. House Intelligence Committee Republicans released a report of their findings in the panel’s Russia investigation on Thursday. The report makes a number of incomplete assertions that seek to distance President...

    Politics: Trump doubles down on praise for Putin amid blowback for congratulatory phone call
    Mar21

    Politics: Trump doubles down on praise for Putin amid blowback for congratulatory phone call

    Getting along with Russia "is a good thing, not a bad thing," President Trump tweeted. President Donald Trump defended his decision to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday for his lopsided victory in the country’s election last week. Trump said the “fake news media” was “crazed” over his...

    Politics: Russia is pushing these 14 mutually contradictory theories to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack
    Mar21

    Politics: Russia is pushing these 14 mutually contradictory theories to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack

    Ukraine, the UK, the US, Uzbekistan, and various unspecified criminal groups have all been suggested by the Kremlin. Britain has accused Russia of trying to kill former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a deadly nerve agent — but the Kremlin is fighting back. The UK blamed Russia partly on the grounds that Novichok, the poison used in the...

    Politics: Cambridge Analytica began testing out pro-Trump slogans in 2014 — the same year Russia launched its influence operation targeting the 2016 election
    Mar20

    Politics: Cambridge Analytica began testing out pro-Trump slogans in 2014 — the same year Russia launched its influence operation targeting the 2016 election

    Cambridge Analytica was testing out slogans that later became the bedrock of President Donald Trump's campaign before he even announced his candidacy. The Trump campaign-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica began testing out slogans like “Drain the Swamp” and “Build the Wall” the same year Russia began its social...

    Russia Election: Vladimir Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote: exit poll
    Mar18

    Russia Election: Vladimir Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote: exit poll

    Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, stood against seven other candidates, but his most vocal critic Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot for legal reasons and the final outcome was never in doubt. Moscow (AFP) – Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election on Sunday with almost 74 percent of the vote,...

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