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    ‘We Have to Forgive Them’: Front Lines in Ukraine Divide Families and Friendships
    Mar03

    ‘We Have to Forgive Them’: Front Lines in Ukraine Divide Families and Friendships

    TARAMCHUK, Ukraine—The war is always there, even if the shooting stops for a while. It is a quiet, overcast winter morning in the front-line village of Taramchuk in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers from the National Guard’s Aidar Battalion mill about outside the abandoned homes within which they have garrisoned, tending to their morning...

    Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes
    Mar03

    Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself on Thursday from any investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because he was involved with President Donald Trump’s campaign. But Sessions, a long-time U.S. senator before becoming the country’s top law enforcement official,...

    Sessions: I Discussed ‘The Ukraine’ With Russian Ambassador During Meeting
    Mar02

    Sessions: I Discussed ‘The Ukraine’ With Russian Ambassador During Meeting

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions described one of two meetings he had during the presidential campaign with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak as being about “just normal things,” like “the Ukraine.” Read More → …read more Source:...

    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
    Mar02

    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden’s left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its...

    AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from all investigations into Trump campaign
    Mar02

    AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from all investigations into Trump campaign

    In a news conference Thursday afternoon, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised to recuse himself from any and all investigations that might occur into the Donald Trump for President campaign, including any investigations into possible contacts between the Russian government and that campaign. Sessions opened the news conference by strongly...

    This Russian diplomat has become poison for the Trump administration
    Mar02

    This Russian diplomat has become poison for the Trump administration

    A conversation with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, might as well be a death kiss for high-ranking officials in President Donald Trump’s embattled administration. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice met with Kislyak before the election, when Sessions was still...

    Jeff Sessions recuses himself from investigations into Trump’s ties to Russia
    Mar02

    Jeff Sessions recuses himself from investigations into Trump’s ties to Russia

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from federal investigations into the relationship between the Russian government and the Trump Administration Thursday, after a Washington Post article revealed the former senator had at least two meetings with the Russian ambassador he did not disclose to Congress. Sessions said that he had met...

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates
    Mar02

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates

    BRUSSELS — European Union ambassadors have decided to prolong asset freezes imposed by Brussels against Ukraines former President Viktor Yanukovych and 14 of his associates. The decision on March 2 …read more Source: Big News...

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia
    Mar02

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia

    Conscription was gradually watered down after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but a resurgent Russia and tensions over the conflict in Ukraine have left politicians on both sides of the aisle looking to boost military capability. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Sweden reinstates military draft over concerns about Russian aggression
    Mar02

    Sweden reinstates military draft over concerns about Russian aggression

    Moscow’s assertiveness in the Baltic and Ukraine rattles Stockholm. …read more Source: USA...