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    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals
    Mar14

    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals

    Roma overcame a dismal first-half performance and a first-leg deficit, to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 and reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League on the away goals rule. …read more Source: U.S....

    Politics: A key player in the Russia investigation has walked back a major claim about Putin
    Mar14

    Politics: A key player in the Russia investigation has walked back a major claim about Putin

    Felix Sater, who exchanged emails with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, admitted he was exaggerating when made a major claim about Putin in 2015. A key player in the Russia investigation, businessman Felix Sater, has walked back a claim he made in an email in 2015 that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin could get President Donald Trump elected....

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response
    Mar13

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response

    Last week, according to experts at the United Kingdom’s premier defense laboratory, the world witnessed the debut of a new and extraordinarily deadly weapon—the chemical agent known as “Novichok.” According to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Novichok was used in the Mar. 4 assassination attempt on former Russian intelligence officer...

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows
    Mar13

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows

    Vladimir Putin will return to the Kremlin with 69% of the vote, according to the last survey by state pollsters before the Russian presidential election on Sunday.The figure has dipped from highs of 77% shortly after Putin announced his candidacy in December, but there is little doubt he will win in a landslide even after a lacklustre...

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington
    Mar13

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington

    Everything is flux and adaptation. Nothing is forever. As Harry Truman is thought to have said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” (He probably never said it, because he wasn’t fond of dogs.) So there’s every reason to believe Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s resourceful foreign minister, will find other ways to advance...

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin
    Mar13

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) cast both President Donald Trump’s nomination and firing of outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as evidence of Trump’s acquiescence to Russian President Vladimir Putin. When Trump first tapped the Exxon Mobil CEO for secretary in December 2016, Pelosi issued a press release...

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”
    Mar13

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson diminished the organization he led during the first year of President Donald Trump’s administration while fending off personal attacks from his own president. Now, he’s passing a weakened institution to a man with no diplomatic record, who observers said appears far less likely to restrain...

    Putin provocateur
    Mar13

    Putin provocateur

    Accusations of a chemical weapon attack — and a major diplomatic crisis just days before a presidential election — might give some world leaders pause for thought. Not Vladimir Putin. Faced with an ultimatum from Prime Minister Theresa May over an attempted assassination on British soil, the Russian strongman is making a show of just how strong...

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning
    Mar13

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning

    U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday British evidence that the Russians may have been behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, but he stopped short of blaming Moscow “until we get the facts straight.” “It sounds to me like it would be Russia based on all the evidence they have,”...

    Your Complete Guide to Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election
    Mar13

    Your Complete Guide to Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election

    Russians go through the formality of voting in their country’s presidential elections on Sunday, March 18 — though there can be few doubts as to who the winner will be. President Vladimir Putin is a shoo-in for his second consecutive—and fourth overall—term as president. His most vocal opponent, Alexei Navalny, has been disqualified from...