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    Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya
    Apr04

    Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya

    Russia derailed the appointment of a dual American-German national as the U.N.’s top official in Libya, flexing its diplomatic muscle in a region where Moscow has been steadily seeking to expand its influence, according to several diplomatic sources. , U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres had decided in recent weeks to tap Richard...

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’
    Apr03

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’

    Officials in Lithuania are sounding the alarm over suspected Russian information campaigns reminiscent of the lead-up to the Crimean annexation. Signs of an intensifying Moscow-led information campaign have the Lithuanian government worried that Russia is laying the groundwork for “kinetic operations” like those recently seen in...

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr02

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    Ongoing Russian operations in Ukraine have also forced Trump to moderate his stance. …read more Source: Daily...

    Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr02

    Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that "President Trump would be so much better for US-Russia relations". Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that “President...

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv
    Apr02

    Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv

    The clumsiness of the EBU, the stubbornness of Ukraine and Russia’s cool-headedness have combined to create the political scandal currently engulfing the world’s biggest televised music competition, says Andreas Brenner. …read more Source:...

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company
    Apr02

    Lifestyle: Watch ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary cook up a creative deal for a toy company

    Kevin O’Leary has become the master of thinking outside the box when it comes to deals on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”In Business Insider’s exclusive preview of Friday’s new episode at 9 p.m., O’Leary confounds Vlad Smolyanskyy, the young founder of Pinblock, with a creative offer.At just 21, Smolyanskyy had moved...

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant
    Apr02

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant

    Kyiv has lashed out at Eurovision after organizers called on Ukraine to lift its ban on Russian entrant Yulia Samoilova. The singer is believed to have illegally entered Moscow-annexed Crimea for a 2015 performance. …read more Source:...

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point
    Apr01

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point

    A former Obama administration official responsible for the Defense Department's Russia policy has come in the White House's crosshairs. In a March 2 appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Evelyn Farkas, the former deputy assistant secretary of defense, was asked to respond to a New York Times report claiming the Obama...

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point
    Apr01

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point

    A former Obama administration official responsible for the Defense Department's Russia policy has come in the White House's crosshairs. In a March 2 appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Evelyn Farkas, the former deputy assistant secretary of defense, was asked to respond to a New York Times report claiming the Obama...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source:...

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