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    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov said in one of his final interviews
    Mar29

    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov said in one of his final interviews

    Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker facing corruption charges in Moscow who fled to Ukraine and became a critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot twice in the head and killed outside a posh hotel here in the country’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US general seeks   weapons support   for Ukraine
    Mar29

    US general seeks weapons support for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON: The commander of US forces in Europe said Tuesday that United States should consider arming Ukraine with defensive weapons as it fights Russian-backed rebels in the country’s east. Ukraine has long sought supplies of US weapons, but was rebuffed by former president Barack Obama’s administration, which sent US military...

    New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’
    Mar29

    New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

    The start of a new life in Israel, “a strong and independent country,” is a rescue for olim from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    U.S. Official: Tillerson To Urge NATO Pressure Over Russian ‘Aggression’ Against Neighbors
    Mar29

    U.S. Official: Tillerson To Urge NATO Pressure Over Russian ‘Aggression’ Against Neighbors

    A senior U.S. official says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss at an upcoming NATO foreign ministers meeting the need for the alliance to pressure Russia over “aggression against its neighbors” and fulfill its commitments to end the war in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kushner not only forgot to mention that he talked to Russian bankers, he also forgot why
    Mar28

    Kushner not only forgot to mention that he talked to Russian bankers, he also forgot why

    What got Michael Flynn in trouble—supposedly—isn’t that he was having frequent chats with the Russian ambassador. It’s that he wasn’t being open about those chats and explaining what they were really about. Who else is known to be in a similar situation? Only on Monday did it emerge that executives of Russian state development...

    Brazen Murder in Kiev Chills Russia’s Dissidents in Ukraine
    Mar28

    Brazen Murder in Kiev Chills Russia’s Dissidents in Ukraine

    The assassination of Putin critic Denis Voronenkov has Russian exiles wondering who’s next on the Kremlin’s hit list. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster
    Mar28

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster

    Ukraine’s next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy sector by crippling coal-based electricity production. …read more Source:...

    US Senate Set to Ratify Montenegro as NATO Member
    Mar28

    US Senate Set to Ratify Montenegro as NATO Member

    The U.S. Senate is set to ratify Montenegro’s admission into the NATO alliance, an event many lawmakers viewed through the lens of a deepening struggle between Western nations and Russia. “This is more than the accession or non-accession of a small, 650,000-person nation,” said the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican...

    France suspends delivery of helicopter carriers to Russia because of Ukraine
    Mar28

    France suspends delivery of helicopter carriers to Russia because of Ukraine

    France suspended indefinitely on Tuesday delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carrier warships to Russia, citing conflict in eastern Ukraine where the West accuses Moscow of fomenting separatism. …read more Source:...

    G20 agrees on growth, climate change and taxes, but Putin leaves pressed on Ukraine
    Mar28

    G20 agrees on growth, climate change and taxes, but Putin leaves pressed on Ukraine

    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...