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    French soccer on a high as Lyon advances in Europa League
    Feb24

    French soccer on a high as Lyon advances in Europa League

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    Russia wrote the book on fake news
    Feb24

    Russia wrote the book on fake news

    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just announced plans to launch a website dedicated to tackling fake news. It’s a noble objective but also a little ironic given Russia’s flagrant display this week of “hybrid warfare” – straightforward propaganda, that is, backed up with black ops and subterfuge. As an optimist on Russia, it...

    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission
    Feb24

    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission

    With each passing day, Donald Trump’s Cabinet looks more like a clean-up crew.The president’s undiplomatic comments are repeatedly forcing his foreign policy and national security appointees into the awkward position of telling an anxious world that, basically, their boss didn’t really mean what he said.The latest example came...

    Europa League: Ten-man Tottenham Hotspurs crash out, Lyon in seventh heaven
    Feb24

    Europa League: Ten-man Tottenham Hotspurs crash out, Lyon in seventh heaven

    Tottenham Hotspur’s Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-2 draw at Wembley on Thursday as the hosts paid the penalty for Dele Alli’s first-half red card. Gent, eighth in their domestic league, went through 3-2 on aggregate after the second leg of the last-32 tie...

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics
    Feb24

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics

    The smell of chlorine emanating from the concrete building is the first hint that Mermaid Spa, in Coney Island, isn’t Spa Castle. There are no crystal rooms, no “color therapy” experiences, and, thankfully, no uniforms reminiscent of a totalitarian regime. This is a Ukrainian-Russian community center, a blustery twenty-minute walk from the...

    FBI rejects White House request to publicly debunk Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI rejects White House request to publicly debunk Russia stories

    The alleged requests from the White House would violate longstanding Justice Department protocols concerning The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to publicly shoot down stories about alleged communications between Russian operatives and people within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, CNN reported Thursday evening. Trump...

    Egypt to import wheat from Russia, Ukraine
    Feb24

    Egypt to import wheat from Russia, Ukraine

    Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) has signed an agreement to import 360,000 tons of Russian and Ukrainian wheat, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Supply revealed on Thursday. The statement added that the move aimed to boost the country’s wheat stock allocated for subsidised bread production. The contracted...

    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories

    The alleged requests from the White House would violate longstanding Justice Department protocols concerning The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to debunk stories about alleged communications between Russian operatives and people within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, CNN reported on Thursday evening. Trump...

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?
    Feb24

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

    John Hemmings Security, Europe Europe’s defenses have become more reliant on America than ever. The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity to grandstand...

    Bitter Harvest review – timely but uneven Ukrainian famine drama
    Feb24

    Bitter Harvest review – timely but uneven Ukrainian famine drama

    Despite honourable intentions, this film addressing the Stalin-inflicted 1932-33 genocide in Ukraine is at times embarrassingly badAt least Bitter Harvest’s release date is relatively timely, given the recent focus in the news on Russia’s brutally aggressive, expansive ambitions. Putin may be accused of killing, but he’s got...