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    Sweden reinstates the draft over concerns about Russia
    Mar02

    Sweden reinstates the draft over concerns about Russia

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

    Sessions holds press conference
    Mar02

    Sessions holds press conference

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions just called a surprise press conference. Maybe he has very big news for us, as the revelation that he lied to Congress about the two times he met with the Russian ambassador while he was also a prominent Trump campaign surrogate. Or maybe not. Watch with us here. It will be on the major cable news networks and also...

    Sessions under pressure over Russian meetings
    Mar02

    Sessions under pressure over Russian meetings

    Several congressional Republicans called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election after it emerged that he met last year with Russia’s ambassador but did not disclose the contacts in Senate testimony.The revelation about Sessions, Republican...

    Trump Says No Reason for Sessions to Leave Russia Probe
    Mar02

    Trump Says No Reason for Sessions to Leave Russia Probe

    A growing number of Republicans joined Democratic leaders Thursday in calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step aside from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. President Donald Trump said there was no need and he retains “total” confidence in Sessions. Top Democrats demanded that...

    The 30 richest people on earth
    Mar02

    The 30 richest people on earth

    From tech moguls and retail giants to heirs and heiresses, here are the billionaires with the deepest pockets around the globe. The wealthiest 30 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.23 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Spain, Mexico, or Turkey. That’s according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index,...

    Sweden Institutes Military Draft for Both Men and Women
    Mar02

    Sweden Institutes Military Draft for Both Men and Women

    COPENHAGEN — Sweden’s left-leaning government instituted 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 military needs....

    What Putin Is Up To
    Mar02

    What Putin Is Up To

    Each year on December 20, the Russian intelligence community pays homage to its enduring guardianship of the Motherland. It was on this date in 1917, six weeks after the Bolshevik Revolution, that Vladimir Lenin established the Cheka, an acronym for “Emergency Commission.” Over the ensuing decades, the commission’s nomenclature and...

    Sweden brings   back conscription   amid Russia fears
    Mar02

    Sweden brings back conscription amid Russia fears

    Stockholm: Sweden is to reintroduce compulsory military service, seven years after abandoning it, to respond to global security challenges including Russia’s assertive behaviour in the Baltic Sea region, Stockholm said on Thursday. “We are in a context where Russia has annexed Crimea,” Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told AFP,...

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.
    Mar02

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.

    Last night, the Washington Post published an explosive report detailing how Jeff Sessions, while a senator, had two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak — and failed to disclose them when asked, under oath, about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. What makes the Sessions-Kislyak meetings even more remarkable is that Sessions,...

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians
    Mar02

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union member countries have backed a proposal to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas. …read more Source: CNS...