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    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’
    Mar29

    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’

    The U.S. Senate voted 97-2 Monday to approve admitting the state of Montenegro into NATO, adding another country to the list of nations the United States is sworn to protect. The two senators who voted no were Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. In a blistering 16-minute speech on the Senate floor before the vote, Paul...

    WHO: Organisation warns of measles outbreak across Europe
    Mar29

    WHO: Organisation warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than...

    Russian Sberbank to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary to consortium of investors that includes Latvia’s Norvik Banka
    Mar29

    Russian Sberbank to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary to consortium of investors that includes Latvia’s Norvik Banka

    Latvia’s Norvik Banka and its major shareholder Grigory Guselnikov on March 27 signed an agreement on joining a consortium of investors that will acquire Ukrainian Sberbank from its parent company, Russian Sberbank. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    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...

    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:...