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    Ukraine missile tests avoid Crimea airspace and Russian showdown
    Dec02

    Ukraine missile tests avoid Crimea airspace and Russian showdown

    Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Christmas According to Marx and Lenin, by Ronald Reagan
    Dec02

    Christmas According to Marx and Lenin, by Ronald Reagan

    ORLANDO, FL – Between his campaign against President Gerald Ford in 1975-76 and his race against Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan delivered more than 1,000 radio broadcasts. In fact, Mr. Reagan wrote most of those three-minute broadcasts himself. In one broadcast during the Christmas season, Reagan shared a story about Christmas in the Ukraine...

    Canada, U.S. need to work together to face Russia ‘challenge’: Dion
    Dec02

    Canada, U.S. need to work together to face Russia ‘challenge’: Dion

    OTTAWA — Canada wants to work with the United States to face the “challenge” posed by Russia, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Thursday. Dion steered clear of weighing in directly on comments Donald Trump made during the U.S. election campaign in which he praised Russian President Vladimir Putin. But the minister said...

    The New Yorker Exposes a Fake News Fraud
    Dec01

    The New Yorker Exposes a Fake News Fraud

    A viral Washington Post story breathlessly circulated by media mandarins condemning the influence of “fake news” on the U.S. presidential election turns out to have been… fake news. The New Yorker’s Adrian Chen has published a devastating takedown of the key source in the Washington Post piece, an anonymous group called PropOrNot, which...

    Meet Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis, Trump’s Iran hawk choice for secretary of defense
    Dec01

    Meet Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis, Trump’s Iran hawk choice for secretary of defense

    President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the Pentagon, retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, has said, “it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot” Taliban fighters, told Iraqi leaders that “if you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all,” and accused the Obama administration of naiveté for inking a nuclear deal with Iran that will slow,...

    ‘Russia isn’t a threat’: As Canada prepares to send troops to Latvia, not everybody is ready to welcome them
    Dec01

    ‘Russia isn’t a threat’: As Canada prepares to send troops to Latvia, not everybody is ready to welcome them

    Canada will deploy 450 soldiers to Latvia early next year, a show of force that’s part of a NATO effort to deter a repeat of Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

    Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker. The win puts Carlsen closer to the status of chess legends such as Garry Kasparov, who dominated the game for 15...

    Investigative Chief Alleges Ukrainian Lawmaker May Have Spied For Russia
    Dec01

    Investigative Chief Alleges Ukrainian Lawmaker May Have Spied For Russia

    The head of investigations in Ukraines Security Services (SBU) has charged that Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko may have been spying for Russia. Hryhoriy Ostafiychuk, head of the SBUs Main …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea

    KIEV: Ukraine on Thursday unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow. The two-day military drills near the Black Sea peninsula are a first for the former Soviet republic and a sign that it is regaining assertiveness in the face of its arch-foe Russia. “No one will...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea

    Ukraine has unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow.The two-day military drills near the Black Sea peninsula are a first for the former Soviet republic and a sign that it is regaining assertiveness in the face of its arch-foe Russia.“No one will stop us,”...