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    WH press secretary says Trump ‘weighed in’ on misleading response to Don Jr.’s Russia meeting

    In direct contradiction with Donald Trump’s own lawyer, Donald Trump’s White House press secretary said Tuesday that Trump “weighed in” on the original statement released in response to a New York Times story about Don Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer during the campaign....

    Huckabee Sanders Blasts Media for ‘Misleading’ Russia Coverage
    Aug01

    Huckabee Sanders Blasts Media for ‘Misleading’ Russia Coverage

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders lambasted the media on Tuesday for being “misleading” with their “false narrative” about Russian collusion with President Donald Trump’s campaign. A reporter asked Sanders about the letter in which Donald Trump, Jr. disclosed information about his meeting in June...

    In Georgia, Pence Assures Eastern Europe of US Backing
    Aug01

    In Georgia, Pence Assures Eastern Europe of US Backing

    On the latest leg of his first official tour of Eastern Europe, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence assured regional allies the United States will stand by their side. Facing a crowd of Georgian and international journalists at government offices in Tbilisi, Pence, standing alongside his host, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, said America...

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan
    Aug01

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan

    Horses at a summer pasture at Son-Köl Lake in Kyrgyzstan on July 8, 2017. Photo by Bermet Talant NARYN, Kyrgyzstan – Some people spend their summer vacations on southern resorts and at beach parties. My dream holiday is an escape to the mountains to ride horses on pastures and sleep in a yurt surrounded by herds of sheep. You can call me weird....

    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov
    Aug01

    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov

    A social-media storm has erupted over a Ukrainian commercial pilot feted as a hero for a difficult landing of a damaged plane after Internet users found a photograph of Russia’s foreign minister on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border
    Aug01

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border

    It will include the famed Russian First Guards Tank Army. Moscow is assembling up to 100,000 troops for a massive deployment along NATO borders, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The buildup is part of a military exercise called Zapad, or Russian for “west,” which is held every four years, according to the Washington Post. This...

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine
    Aug01

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    The Macron Factor
    Aug01

    The Macron Factor

    The rollercoaster electoral cycle that the French have endured for about a year under the scrutiny of the international media has finally come to an end, producing the swiftest and most thorough transformation of the French national political landscape since the beginning of the Fifth Republic nearly sixty years ago. It also holds the promise of...

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One
    Aug01

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One

    Three months ago, Venezuela’s beleaguered president, Nicolás Maduro, pushed the nuclear button in Venezuelan politics: He declared that he would convene a Constituent Assembly, a specially elected body that’s allowed to do pretty much anything. There’s nothing quite like it in the U.S.; the Constitution does have a provision for...

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace
    Aug01

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace

    BRUSSELS: Spanish and Finnish fighter jets were sent to intercept three Russian planes flying near Estonian air space on Tuesday, the NATO military alliance said in a statement.The Russian airplanes were identified as two MiG-31 jets and one Antonov AN-26 transport aircraft, NATO said.”Two Spanish F-18 jets assigned to NATO’s Baltic...