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    Russia's Putin, in home strait of election campaign, visits Crimea
    Mar14

    Russia's Putin, in home strait of election campaign, visits Crimea

    THE KERCH STRAIT (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday inspected a new bridge linking Crimea to Russia, touting his annexation of the peninsula to voters days before an election all but guaranteed to deliver him a second consecutive term in power. …read more Source: The...

    Leader: As the battle with Russia wages, Britain is feeling the chill of isolation
    Mar14

    Leader: As the battle with Russia wages, Britain is feeling the chill of isolation

    The UK, as Mr Putin knows, acts from a position of unambiguous weakness. During the Cold War, Soviet intelligence officers would remark: “Any fool can commit a murder, but it takes an artist to commit a good natural death.” Those who poisoned the Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 4 March...

    Realistic Expectations for U.S. Diplomacy with North Korea
    Mar14

    Realistic Expectations for U.S. Diplomacy with North Korea

    Ankit Panda and Vipin Narang look ahead to the possible Trump-Kim summit and what both sides might be willing to offer. Here they explain why North Korea’s denuclearization is very unlikely to happen: The historical record of voluntary denuclearization does not provide much encouragement. Three former Soviet states relinquished the nuclear...

    Russia’s Putin, in home strait of election campaign, visits Crimea
    Mar14

    Russia’s Putin, in home strait of election campaign, visits Crimea

    THE KERCH STRAIT (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday inspected a new bridge linking Crimea to Russia, touting his annexation of the peninsula to voters days before an election all but guaranteed to deliver him a second consecutive term in power. …read more Source:...

    Singapore starts landmark public hearing on fake news
    Mar14

    Singapore starts landmark public hearing on fake news

    SINGAPORE: Singapore yesterday began a public hearing on how to tackle the threat of fake news, with speakers suggesting measures ranging from blocking websites to balancing the interests of national security and free speech. The wealthy city state is among the countries looking to introduce legislation to rein in fake news, a trend that has...

    A Chernobyl in the making
    Mar14

    A Chernobyl in the making

    A nuclear catastrophe looms from Yongbyon, North Korea, which could threaten to annihilate thousands of people and make some parts of North Korea, Russia and China uninhabitable for decades to come. Satellite image of North Korea’s light water nuclear reactor in Yongbyon. That deadly scenario also poses health risks to thousands, if not...

    Danish PM shows solidarity with the UK over spy attack
    Mar14

    Danish PM shows solidarity with the UK over spy attack

    PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen has backed the British government’s response to the attack on former Soviet operative Sergei Skripal . “Denmark supports Britain in the case of the poison attack in the English town of Salisbury that Russia is said to be behind,” he confirmed in a statement. Rasmussen also insisted his government would support the UK...

    Putin Visits Annexed Crimea Days Before Election
    Mar14

    Putin Visits Annexed Crimea Days Before Election

    President Vladimir Putin arrived in Crimea on March 14, four days ahead of Russia’s presidential election, and is expected to attend public events to mark the anniversary of the March 16, 2014, referendum in the peninsula used by Moscow to justify the annexation of the region from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Skripal Attack Is the U.K.’s Chance to Show Strength Against Russia
    Mar14

    The Skripal Attack Is the U.K.’s Chance to Show Strength Against Russia

    There can be little doubt that the Russian government is behind the attempted assassination of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. While there were the typical official denials, the Russian state has ways of communicating its innocence to foreign governments. In this case, it has not done so. The use of a nerve agent fits a pattern...

    Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy
    Mar14

    Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy

    LONDON – Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve toxin attack on a Russian ex-spy in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, describing the attack as an unlawful use of force by Russia against the United Kingdom. May said Britain would also introduce new measures to strengthen defences against...