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    Pro-Russia GOP Rep Pushes Months-Old Report That DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job’
    Aug04

    Pro-Russia GOP Rep Pushes Months-Old Report That DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job’

    From Laguna Beach, with love. Russia’s favorite congressman is claiming that a months-old report proves “the so-called hacking of the Democratic National Committee before last year’s elections could not have been done by Russians, but was instead an inside job made to look like Moscow’s handiwork.” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA),...

    Ukrainian immigrants are powering Poland’s economy

    POLAND’S most visible labour market begins shortly after dawn. About 30 women and a similar number of men wait in separate groups beside a road half an hour’s drive south of Warsaw. The eager stand at the kerb, craning their necks to search for cars. The more resigned slump in the shade of a tree or pace about, smoking. When a Volvo...

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump
    Aug03

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said yesterday that relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump lashed out at...

    GOP Senators Reject Trump’s Blaming Congress for Russia Rift
    Aug03

    GOP Senators Reject Trump’s Blaming Congress for Russia Rift

    WASHINGTON – Republican senators said Thursday that President Donald Trump was wrong to blame Congress for deteriorating relations with Russia. Lawmakers instead faulted Russia for allegedly meddling in last year’s U.S. elections and for its interventions in other countries. “I was shocked by that,” conservative Sen. Pat Toomey,...

    Trump blames Congress for poor US relations with Russia
    Aug03

    Trump blames Congress for poor US relations with Russia

    WASHINGTON — President Trump blamed Congress on Thursday for the United States’ poor relationship with Russia, a day after he signed sanctions legislation that he said is flawed and unconstitutional. The new law, which also includes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, limits Trump’s ability to change restrictions on Russia and is a...

    Adios Austria! Denmark win on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017
    Aug03

    Adios Austria! Denmark win on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017

    Denmark has this evening beaten Austria on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017 – the country’s first continental final since the men’s triumph a quarter of a century ago in Euro 1992. Emphatic spotkicks by star forwards Nadia Nadim and Pernille Haarder put Denmark in a commanding 2-0 lead, and then two saves by goalkeeper...

    Two Ukrainian Track Athletes Suspended Over Doping Charges
    Aug03

    Two Ukrainian Track Athletes Suspended Over Doping Charges

    Two Ukrainian athletes, including an Olympic bronze medal winner, have received provisional suspensions after being charged with doping offenses, international sports officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO
    Aug03

    Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU Confidential Episode 7: Anders Fogh Rasmussen —  Ukrainian summer — Greece’s scapegoat statistician
    Aug03

    EU Confidential Episode 7: Anders Fogh Rasmussen —  Ukrainian summer — Greece’s scapegoat statistician

    To listen to the podcast now, click on the player below or click here to get it on iTunes. This week Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former NATO secretary-general and now an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, sets out his views on how the EU should deal with Russia. He also talks about NATO, defense spending, Trump… and why (and where)...

    Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO (AFP)
    Aug03

    Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The West...