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    View from the Left: Trump, awash in Russia, pledges his undying commitment to U.S. sovereignty
    Sep23

    View from the Left: Trump, awash in Russia, pledges his undying commitment to U.S. sovereignty

    Who could have guessed it? Amid a week of daily revelations detailing the tangled web of connections between Donald Trump’s associates and Russian operatives, Trump used the world stage at the United Nations to profess his undying dedication to U.S. sovereignty. “I will always put America first,” he told attendees during his speech....

    Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations
    Sep23

    Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations

    The receding specters of a war involving North Korea and a US-Russia confrontation in Syria. The sound of cracking ice in the frozen conflict in Ukraine. Russia and the United States bidding farewell to “tits-for-tat.” Is this the dawn of a brave new world? You might be skeptical, but it’s possible to draw positive conclusions from the two...

    Bulgaria claim all-important tiebreak victory over Ukraine
    Sep23

    Bulgaria claim all-important tiebreak victory over Ukraine

    On Saturday afternoon, Bulgaria secured a 3-2 victory (25-23, 21-25, 23-25, 25-11, 15-4) over Ukraine to open the programme of the second competition day at the 2017 women’s EuroVolley in Baku …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili fined for illegally crossing border
    Sep23

    Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili fined for illegally crossing border

    A court in the Ukrainian city of Lviv has fined Georgia s ex President Mikheil Saakashvili for illegally crossing the border between Poland and Ukraine Saakashvili who was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship back in July entered Ukraine via Poland by train on September 10 …read more Source:...

    Fatal plane crash probed
    Sep23

    Fatal plane crash probed

    An investigation has been launched to determine what caused a CT2K private plane to crash near Rodopi, in northern Greece, on Friday, leading to the deaths of the two Ukrainians on board. …read more Source:...

    Everything We Learned From Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise
    Sep23

    Everything We Learned From Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise

    Nicholas J. Myers Security, Eurasia Is Russia’s military as good, or as bad, as they say? The conclusion of the large-scale Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 military exercise allows some initial reflections. Though the Zapad exercise series is a regular feature of the Russian strategic-operational exercise family, this is its first installment...

    How Trump followed a Russian map straight to Paul Manafort
    Sep23

    How Trump followed a Russian map straight to Paul Manafort

    Paul Manafort (Credit: Getty/Chip Somodevilla) It’s been the question right from the start, hasn’t it? Why Russia? And when you consider the Russians, why Trump? Well, I think I’ve got the answer: sanctions. What the Obama administration did, in effect, was put sanctions on fun, and Trump’s deal with the Russians was to...

    Paul Manafort: why Trump’s old ally could hold the key in Mueller’s Russia hunt
    Sep23

    Paul Manafort: why Trump’s old ally could hold the key in Mueller’s Russia hunt

    Trump’s ex-campaign chair is a major target for special counsel Mueller, and an indictment may not be far off – which could change everything for the presidentWhen Paul Manafort, the former Washington super-lobbyist, bought an apartment in Trump Tower in Manhattan for $3.7m in 2006, there was no reason at the time to read the hand of...

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week
    Sep23

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week

    OTTAWA — The winner of the first week back from summer on Parliament Hill? A banner-dragging aircraft-for-rent. On Monday, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation hired one to welcome MPs back to Ottawa for the fall session, pulling a giant banner that denounced Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax proposals as too anti-business. Not to be...

    Morata will fill Costa void for Chelsea, says Shevchenko
    Sep23

    Morata will fill Costa void for Chelsea, says Shevchenko

    Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring their first goal. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Diego Costa’s departure will have no lasting impact on Chelsea’s title ambitions because in Alvaro Morata they have signed the perfect striker to fill his boots, the club’s former frontman Andriy Shevchenko said on Friday. Premier League...