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    Merkel, Trump discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German spokesman
    Apr06

    Merkel, Trump discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German spokesman

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Afghanistan and eastern Ukraine on the telephone Wednesday, a German government spokesman said Thursday, echoing a readout from the White House …read more Source: The Daily...

    US Secretary of State to visit Russia on April 11-12
    Apr06

    US Secretary of State to visit Russia on April 11-12

    DUSHANBE, 06.04.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Moscow, Russian Federation on April 11-12 to hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, TASS reported citing the Russian Foreign Ministry’s statement on Wednesday. “On April 11-12, the US Secretary of State Tillerson will make a working visit...

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still the Bedrock of US Security
    Apr06

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still the Bedrock of US Security

    Nuclear deterrence and the mission of those who work on the nuclear enterprise have never been far from my mind since I first worked in the Pentagon in 1981. In those Cold War days, when nuclear weapons and the need for deterrence often made newspapers headlines here and abroad, one of my first defense-related jobs was working as a physicist on...

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million
    Apr06

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million

    Some 19.8 million people — more than 13 percent of the population — were living with incomes below the minimum deemed acceptable last year, the figures from statistics agency Rosstat showed, an uptick from 19.5 in 2015 © AFP/File / Natalia KOLESNIKOVAMOSCOW, Apr 6 – The number of Russians living in poverty reached nearly 20 million last year — a...

    Trump does sees Russia as ‘problem’ – US envoy
    Apr06

    Trump does sees Russia as ‘problem’ – US envoy

    NEW YORK: President Donald Trump does consider Russia a problem, his ambassador to the United Nations and rising US administration star Nikki Haley insisted before an often-hostile New York audience. “I have hit Russia over the head more times than I can count and it’s because if they do something wrong we’re going to call them out on...

    The Troubling Legacy of World War I
    Apr06

    The Troubling Legacy of World War I

    A hundred years ago this month, on April 6, 1917, the United States declared war against Wilhelmine Germany. Two pivotal events, dire in their execution and pernicious in their consequences, bracketed U.S. entry into the First World War: the Russian Revolution of March 8, 1917, resulting in the abdication of Czar Nicholas II; and later that year,...

    In Russia: Poverty rises to decade-high of 20 million
    Apr06

    In Russia: Poverty rises to decade-high of 20 million

    Some 19.8 million people — more than 13 percent of the population — were living with incomes below the minimum deemed acceptable last year. The number of Russians living in poverty reached nearly 20 million last year — a decade high — after sanctions over Ukraine and an oil crisis battered the economy, official figures...

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House
| Reuters
    Apr06

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House | Reuters

    WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said. The post Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House | Reuters appeared first on...

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million (AFP)
    Apr06

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The number of Russians living in poverty reached nearly 20 million last year — a decade high — after sanctions over Ukraine and an oil crisis battered the economy, official figures showed Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone – White House
    Apr06

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone – White House

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...