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    Macron’s French Presidential Campaign Emails Leaked Online
    May06

    Macron’s French Presidential Campaign Emails Leaked Online

    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign mails online 1-1/2 days before voters go to the polls to choose between the centrist and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called...

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine after being branded national security threat
    May06

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine after being branded national security threat

    …read more Source: The...

    High-Level US-Russia Talks Set for Next Week in NYC
    May06

    High-Level US-Russia Talks Set for Next Week in NYC

    WASHINGTON – High-level diplomatic talks between the U.S. and Russia aimed at improving relations are due to begin next week, the State Department said Friday. Thomas Shannon, undersecretary for political affairs, will travel to New York on Monday to meet Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov “to discuss a range of bilateral...

    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’
    May06

    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The German chancellor paid an official visit to Kiev in late January followed by a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in late March in Malta, where Merkel stressed Ukraine’s importance for Europe. During the early April phone conversation between Merkel, Poroshenko, and French President Francois...

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May06

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Macron ahead as French presidential race nears finish
    May06

    Macron ahead as French presidential race nears finish

    After a bruising campaign overshadowed by scandals and the fear of terrorism, France will choose a new president on Sunday with the centrist former banker Emmanuel Macron the clear favourite to defeat the far-right Marine Le Pen.Voting will take place under strict security similar to the operation mounted for the first round of voting on April...

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May05

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York
    May05

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York

    The U.S. State Department says a top-level diplomat will meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on May 8 to discuss a range of bilateral issues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC
    May05

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC

    Thomas Shannon, undersecretary for political affairs, will travel to New York on Monday to meet Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov “to discuss a range of bilateral issues,” the department said in a one-sentence statement. The working group headed by Shannon and Ryabkov is intended to address festering irritants in the...

    Why I dissent
    May05

    Why I dissent

    Born of necessity This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report. While the larger part of my dissent dealt with the way the Commission does its work (which I...