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    British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia
    Nov01

    British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia

    LONDON: The head of British intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker, on Monday warned of Russia acting in “increasingly aggressive ways” and utilising new technologies in its opposition to the west. “It is using its whole range of state organs and powers to push its foreign policy abroad in increasingly aggressive ways –...

    Today’s pile of leaks about Donald Trump and Russia, explained
    Nov01

    Today’s pile of leaks about Donald Trump and Russia, explained

    Maybe look at his Russia policy rather than unverified leaks Harry Reid’s incendiary Sunday letter to FBI Director James Comey was mostly noted at the time for its far-fetched allegation that Comey may have violated the Hatch Act by dropping his vaguely phrased letter to Congress about emails that may or may not be new found on Anthony...

    Ukraine officials declare wealth in anti-corruption reform
    Nov01

    Ukraine officials declare wealth in anti-corruption reform

    The revelation of Ukrainian officials’ assets to the public has caught many people by surprise. …read more Source:...

    Democrats’ retort to FBI: What about Trump and Russia?
    Nov01

    Democrats’ retort to FBI: What about Trump and Russia?

    Amid a potentially lethal frenzy about renewed FBI activity related to Hillary Clinton’s email, the Clinton campaign and its Democratic allies worked furiously on Monday to change the subject to FBI interest in Donald Trump’s ties to Russia.Democrats have complained for weeks that FBI director James Comey has refused to discuss his...

    FBI making inquiry into ex-Trump campaign manager’s foreign ties
    Nov01

    FBI making inquiry into ex-Trump campaign manager’s foreign ties

    Paul Manafort came under fire in August for his ties to Ukraine, which led to him leaving the campaign, NBC News reports. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Valdai Pivot?
    Oct31

    Putin’s Valdai Pivot?

    Is Vladimir Putin trying to moderate his confrontational stance against the West? There are two recent data points to consider: Putin’s speech at the annual Kremlin-organized Valdai Political Forum, and a leak from a high-profile Russian official attending the same forum.When asked by the Economist‘s Arkady Ostrovsky about Russia’s...

    On the Edge of a Forgotten Conflict, Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis Simmers
    Oct31

    On the Edge of a Forgotten Conflict, Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis Simmers

    KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—More than two and a half years after the war in Ukraine began, a cease-fire has failed to stop the fighting. And it’s still too dangerous for many of Ukraine’s 1.7 million internally displaced persons to return home. For those who fled the conflict, they’ve had to adapt to life as de facto refugees inside...

    Ukraine’s Millionaire Officials Come Out of Hiding
    Oct31

    Ukraine’s Millionaire Officials Come Out of Hiding

    Mandatory declarations of assets by bureaucrats and legislators have shaken one of Europe’s poorest countries. …read more Source:...

    Trump, Putin, and the Alt-Right International
    Oct31

    Trump, Putin, and the Alt-Right International

    One of the double-edged aspects of being a writer is that you can become known in all kinds of unlikely circles. That was what I was thinking when I pulled a large envelope out of my mailbox. The return address was Germany; the cover letter (in German) announced that I was the recipient of Compact magazine, and more oddly, requested that I should...

    Big guns aim for spot in next round of Champions League
    Oct31

    Big guns aim for spot in next round of Champions League

    Here is a look ahead to tonight’s Champions League action as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City host Barcelona with a number of sides, including the Spanish champions, looking to seal a place in the next round (all kick-offs 9:45pm Qatar time unless stated): Group A At Sofia, Bulgaria: Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) vs Arsenal (ENG) Mesut Ozil...