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    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches
    Dec21

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches

    VERONA, Italy (AP) — Seventeen masterpieces valued at 17 million euros ($17.7 million) were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year. A guard at the museum, Pasquale Silvestri Riccardi, was convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to 10 years and eight months in...

    U.S. slaps more sanctions on Russian businesses
    Dec21

    U.S. slaps more sanctions on Russian businesses

    The United States on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, slapping them with U.S. sanctions in a move Moscow critici… …read more Source: The...

    Russian Presidential Hopeful Slams Kremlin On Syria, Ukraine
    Dec21

    Russian Presidential Hopeful Slams Kremlin On Syria, Ukraine

    Russia is fighting on the wrong side in Syria and has turned close neighbor Ukraine into a hostile state through its aggression, Kremlin foe Aleksei Navalny has said in an interview. Navalny, an an …read more Source: Big News...

    Exclusive – U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec21

    Exclusive – U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source: The...

    The coming Brexit tragedy
    Dec21

    The coming Brexit tragedy

    This past year changed everything, except how governments think. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the pre-negotiations for Brexit. With both sides ignoring the far-reaching implications of Donald Trump’s election as US president – namely, the decline of the liberal world order – the process seems set to produce a tragedy for the United...

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine Revisited
    Dec21

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine Revisited

    Daniel DePetris responds to a new call from hawkish senators to send arms to Ukraine: It merely explains why the Russian government acted the way it did, and why further U.S. military assistance to the Ukrainian security forces would be ill-advised. In fact, one could make a convincing case that providing hundreds of millions of dollars in...

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec21

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source: Libya...

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec21

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source:...

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication
    Dec21

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication

    The United States is denying claims made by a Russian spokesman that the two countries had all but frozen communication channels, saying both sides were still engaged. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV earlier Wednesday, that “almost every level of dialogue” had been severed with the United States. But State Department...

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea
    Dec21

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea

    The first several months of a new administration are inevitably seen as an opening for those who hope to influence the White House over the next four years. The Senate Ukraine Caucus—a bipartisan group of senior lawmakers who have lobbied intensively for a closer U.S.-Ukraine relationship—hopes to take advantage of this sensitive period, in which...