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    Democrats demand independent Russia probe after Flynn quits
    Feb14

    Democrats demand independent Russia probe after Flynn quits

    Democrats demanded a special investigation Tuesday into possible links between President Donald Trump’s administration and Russia. This includes when Trump learned that his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian diplomat. “The American people deserve to know the full extent of...

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
    Feb14

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

    Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. …read more Source:...

    Manafort, Page, Flynn, Trump: Russia is the one story that can bring them all down
    Feb14

    Manafort, Page, Flynn, Trump: Russia is the one story that can bring them all down

    When Donald Trump slithered down that escalator in 2015 to announce he was running for president, he brought with him two decades of connections to Russia. By the time the primaries were winding down, he’d acquired a collection of staff and advisers who were not just Russophiles, but fans of autocrat Vladimir Putin. Chief among them were...

    The Logan Act Is the Least of It
    Feb14

    The Logan Act Is the Least of It

    Stop talking about the Logan Act.It was not the violation of this antique and ignored piece of anti-Jacobin legislation that has touched off the biggest foreign-policy scandal since Watergate.Nobody would care if an incoming national security adviser had confidential conversations with an ambassador of a hostile foreign government before...

    Eurovision 2017 tickets go on sale 14 February
    Feb14

    Eurovision 2017 tickets go on sale 14 February

    In Kiev Belarus will be represented by NAVIBAND who will perform in the second Semi-Final. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron

    The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges...

    Ukrainian ambassador sees trouble in Bosnia; blames Putin
    Feb14

    Ukrainian ambassador sees trouble in Bosnia; blames Putin

    Ukraine’s outgoing Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Oleksandr Levchenko says that “the meddling of Russian fingers” is “visible” Bosnia-Herzegovina.He also told Radio Free Europe in an interview that destabilizing this region is something that is in the interest of Russian President Vladimir Putin – “as...

    GOP sidesteps new calls for Flynn investigation
    Feb14

    GOP sidesteps new calls for Flynn investigation

    Congressional Republicans awoke on Tuesday to rising pressure from Democrats over the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose pre-inauguration communications with Russia have fueled new scrutiny into the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow.Flynn’s quick fall comes as no less than four congressional...

    Flynn’s Calls With Russia’s Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?
    Feb14

    Flynn’s Calls With Russia’s Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?

    Mike Flynn resigned Monday as President Trump’s national-security adviser, capping a tumultuous few weeks that began with revelations he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the U.S., before Trump’s inauguration on January 20.The nature of the conversations, what Flynn told Vice...

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron

    The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges...