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    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games
    Mar16

    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games

    TALLINN, Estonia—The night of Friday, Feb. 10, was frigid and snowy in Estonia’s capital city. The kind of winter weather one expects in this Baltic country, which lies at roughly the same geographic latitude as southern Alaska. Inside the lobby bar of Tallinn’s Swissotel, however, the temperature was warm and the atmosphere bustled...

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case
    Mar16

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case

    American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013 reports in which The...

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup
    Mar16

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup

    In its drive to become a Western-style liberal democracy, Ukraine is heading in the wrong direction. Systemic corruption, an economy dominated by oligarchs and factionalism are taking their toll, preventing a prosperous and free Ukraine from taking shape. There are many signs for those who look, bringing the ugly face … …read more...

    The Words Trump Refuses to Speak
    Mar15

    The Words Trump Refuses to Speak

    It’s as if the nation’s Russia policy is being made by the world’s balkiest teenager.Today, after a week of resistance, President Trump at least delivered something close to a definitive statement about Russian culpability for the March 4 nerve-agent attack on British soil. Asked by ABC’s Jonathan Karl whether he could now...

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties
    Mar15

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

    Donald Trump’s sudden Twitter firing of Rex Tillerson on Tuesday is the moment that it became impossible to maintain the fiction that Trump is not in some way in league with Vladimir Putin. We can’t know whether Putin has, as reported in the Steele dossier, disgusting kompromat that could bring Trump low, or whether Trump has...

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar15

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was drunk and falsely claimed he had a bomb, and...

    Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties
    Mar15

    Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

    Donald Trump’s sudden Twitter firing of Rex Tillerson on Tuesday is the moment that it became impossible to maintain the fiction that Trump is not in some way in league with Vladimir Putin. We can’t know whether Putin has, as reported in the Steele dossier, disgusting kompromat that could bring Trump low, or whether Trump has...

    Ukraine: A female fixer on the front lines
    Mar15

    Ukraine: A female fixer on the front lines

    In the first of a three-part series profiling journalism fixers, Al Jazeera talks to one covering conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve New Chief Of National Bank
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve New Chief Of National Bank

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved Yakiv Smoliy as the new chief of the National Bank. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump finally decided to get tough on Russia. But did he go far enough?
    Mar15

    Trump finally decided to get tough on Russia. But did he go far enough?

    Trump just accused Russia of a chemical weapons attack in the UK — and finally hit Moscow for its election meddling. Donald Trump is one of the most Russia-friendly presidents in modern history. But in less than an hour on Thursday, he rebuked Russia harder than he has throughout his entire time in the White House. Around 9:40 am, the White House...