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    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry
    Nov01

    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry

    I’m talking about Estonia, the tiny nation on Russia’s doorstep. The New York Times features a fascinating piece discussing Estonia’s efforts to mobilize its people in the face of Russian aggression. The story begins with the popularity of “military sports” in the country, including contests like a “patrol...

    The Guardian view on Russia: neither a partner nor an enemy | Editorial
    Nov01

    The Guardian view on Russia: neither a partner nor an enemy | Editorial

    Russia’s behaviour on the international stage is unsettling. But the western response should be neither aggressive nor complacent – and it should be based on transatlantic unityRecent warnings about Russia’s behaviour have become as numerous as they have been, at times, alarmist. Which isn’t to say they are unfounded. The...

    FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little
    Nov01

    FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little

    Washington (CNN)The FBI has been conducting multiple investigations of alleged connections between Russia and Donald Trump, his presidential campaign or its backers. But none so far has yielded proof of criminal connections between the parties.The view of US law enforcement and intelligence officials investigating various hacks of Democratic...

    Estonia Reports Sixth Airspace Violation By Russian Air Force This Year
    Nov01

    Estonia Reports Sixth Airspace Violation By Russian Air Force This Year

    Estonia has accused Russia’s border guard of violating its airspace in what it is claiming is the sixth such violation this year. The Estonian Ministry of Defense announced via Twitter on Tuesday evening that a Russian An-148 border patrol aircraft had violated Estonian space for the sixth time in 2016. The incident took place Tuesday...

    U.K. Spy Chief Warns of ‘Increasingly Aggressive’ Russian Threat
    Nov01

    U.K. Spy Chief Warns of ‘Increasingly Aggressive’ Russian Threat

    British spy agency MI5 has hired hundreds of additional agents to prepare the United Kingdom amid a growing threat from Russia, the service’s head told the Guardian in an interview published Tuesday. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said while government officials have largely focused on the threat of jihadist terrorist attacks, Russia is...

    Politicians in graft-ridden Ukraine reveal slew of riches under pressure from international lenders
    Nov01

    Politicians in graft-ridden Ukraine reveal slew of riches under pressure from international lenders

    KYIV, Ukraine — Millions of dollars in cash, valuable artworks, luxury watches and giant mansions. That’s just a taste of the riches Ukrainian officials have revealed in asset declarations that international lenders have insisted on to help stamp out decades of post-Soviet corruption. The deadline for officials right up to President Petro...

    How Russia’s Vladimir Putin took centre stage in the US election
    Nov01

    How Russia’s Vladimir Putin took centre stage in the US election

    In the previous 56 US presidential elections, no candidate has had to suspect that a rival may have colluded with a foreign power to scuttle his campaign. But then again, this is no ordinary presidential race. American intelligence agencies have accused Russia of hacking into the email servers of the Democratic National Committee and leaking...

    Ashby: What will you do when Trump’s troops invade?
    Nov01

    Ashby: What will you do when Trump’s troops invade?

    What will you do, when President Trump orders his troops to invade Canada? I know you may have been planning on his invasion of Mexico, thinking it would keep you safe. After all, he’s been nothing if not vocal about his opinion of Mexican immigrants: at the start of his campaign, he said, “They’re bringing drugs. They’re...

    The Limits of Rodrigo Duterte’s Anti-Americanism
    Nov01

    The Limits of Rodrigo Duterte’s Anti-Americanism

    When Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, stood before an audience of Chinese businessmen at a trade function in the Great Hall of the People on October 20 in Beijing, he promised a “separation” from the United States. It wasn’t clear exactly what he meant, but he implied it would entail dropping the United States—his...

    Ukraine MPs forgo pay rise as public balks at wealth
    Nov01

    Ukraine MPs forgo pay rise as public balks at wealth

    Declarations raises fresh questions over extent of corruption …read more Source: Financial...