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    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges
    Oct08

    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of a U.S. Senate cyber security subcommittee said on Friday he planned to introduce sanctions legislation over “Russia’s cyber criminals” after Washington accused Russia of political cyber attacks ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch city celebrates return of five stolen masterpieces
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of five stolen masterpieces

    Five Golden Age masterpieces recovered from a “criminal gang” in Ukraine have returned to the Dutch city of Hoorn. The paintings were among the 24 works of art stolen from the city’s museum in 2005. …read more Source:...

    US: Soldiers sold army equipment to foreign buyers
    Oct08

    US: Soldiers sold army equipment to foreign buyers

    Eight Americans, including six soldiers, were charged with stealing and selling more than $1 million worth of “sensitive” army equipment, US officials said yesterday. The equipment was sold through online auction site eBay to anonymous customers, including some located in foreign countries such as China, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova,...

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline
    Oct08

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist who helped shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech was at the same time earning thousands of dollars to promote the construction of a natural-gas pipeline on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The firm of Richard Burt, who served in former President Ronald Reagan’s administration, was paid...

    UN criticism of Trump draws Russian complaint
    Oct08

    UN criticism of Trump draws Russian complaint

    Russia lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians. The intervention underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin. There is no evidence Trump sought Russia’s assistance, or was even aware...

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko
    Oct08

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko

    Yulia Tymoshenko no longer braids her blond hair, but looks like a corporate lawyer from Berlin or Brussels, complete with glasses, an hour-glass figure, poise and exquisite grooming. She is the most famous and most controversial figure in Ukraine. And, however historians or critics judge her, she embodies the hardship endured by Ukraine’s...

    The US just formally accused Russia of interfering in the presidential election
    Oct08

    The US just formally accused Russia of interfering in the presidential election

    Late Friday afternoon, the US intelligence community made it official: Washington believes Moscow is intentionally meddling in the November US elections. The claim came in a joint statement from the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Security published on the DNI website. The two agencies formally accused Russia of...

    ON THE RECORD: HILLARY CLINTON’S TENURE AT STATE
    Oct08

    ON THE RECORD: HILLARY CLINTON’S TENURE AT STATE

    The views are those of the author.Hillary Clinton was an effective and well-respected Secretary of State at home and abroad. At the end of her time at State, a Washington Post-ABC news poll put her favorability rating at an astounding 67%. Reflecting on her work as Secretary, Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) said, “I think she’s...

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy yesterday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005.“After 4,320 days … yes we counted the days … they are back!” an emotional museum director Ad Geerdink told hundreds of citizens who gathered at...

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage
    Oct07

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was detained in Russia on September 30, has been charged with espionage. Sushchenko’s lawyer, Mark Feigin, told TASS on October 7 that his client was offici …read more Source: Big News...