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    Let’s Settle the Russia Question Once and for All
    Mar03

    Let’s Settle the Russia Question Once and for All

    Gary Hart Politics, Eurasia A nonpartisan commission can finally shed light on Trump’s problem that just won’t go away. Presidents in the past, most notably Bill Clinton with Boris Yeltsin and George W. Bush with Vladimir Putin, have committed what might be called the “buddy fallacy” where U.S.-Russian relations were concerned. That...

    Top Bush ethics lawyer: Russia could have blackmail on Sessions and he must resign
    Mar03

    Top Bush ethics lawyer: Russia could have blackmail on Sessions and he must resign

    Bush's top ethics lawyer: while it is "debatable" whether Sessions perjured himself during his Senate confirmation hearing, he now needs to resign. President George W. Bush’s top ethics lawyer told Business Insider on Thursday that while it was “debatable” whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions perjured himself...

    Discordant notes
    Mar03

    Discordant notes

    Russian nationalists urge a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest, as Ukraine prepares to host it. …read more Source:...

    The drones tracking wealthy officials
    Mar03

    The drones tracking wealthy officials

    These campaigners have a controversial way of trying to expose corruption in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Jeff Sessions Met With Ambassador As U.S.-Russia Tensions Flared
    Mar03

    Jeff Sessions Met With Ambassador As U.S.-Russia Tensions Flared

    Now that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from any Justice Department investigations into Russian meddling in the presidential election, a timeline shows how his reported contacts with its ambassador last year came at key points in U.S.-Russia relations and in Donald Trump’s campaign. Sessions’ recusal Thursday came...

    Government Watchdog Questions Sessions’ Need for Recusal From Russian Probe
    Mar03

    Government Watchdog Questions Sessions’ Need for Recusal From Russian Probe

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he would recuse himself from any Justice Department investigation that relates to the 2016 presidential campaign. “He should only recuse himself from the investigation of illegal leaks,” @TomFitton says. “My staff recommended recusal. They said since I was involved in this campaign, I cannot be...

    ‘We Have to Forgive Them’: Front Lines in Ukraine Divide Families and Friendships
    Mar03

    ‘We Have to Forgive Them’: Front Lines in Ukraine Divide Families and Friendships

    TARAMCHUK, Ukraine—The war is always there, even if the shooting stops for a while. It is a quiet, overcast winter morning in the front-line village of Taramchuk in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers from the National Guard’s Aidar Battalion mill about outside the abandoned homes within which they have garrisoned, tending to their morning...

    Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes
    Mar03

    Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself on Thursday from any investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because he was involved with President Donald Trump’s campaign. But Sessions, a long-time U.S. senator before becoming the country’s top law enforcement official,...

    Sessions: I Discussed ‘The Ukraine’ With Russian Ambassador During Meeting
    Mar02

    Sessions: I Discussed ‘The Ukraine’ With Russian Ambassador During Meeting

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions described one of two meetings he had during the presidential campaign with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak as being about “just normal things,” like “the Ukraine.” Read More → …read more Source:...

    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
    Mar02

    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden’s left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its...