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    Evolving ‘Super Candidate’ Putin Strategizing for ‘Super Majority’ Turnout
    Mar18

    Evolving ‘Super Candidate’ Putin Strategizing for ‘Super Majority’ Turnout

    In a Russian presidential campaign season in which Kremlin officials have insisted that candidates abide by federal election laws, numerous news outlets have reported President Vladimir Putin’s exception to the rule. Barred from leveraging so-called “administrative resources” — the bureaucratic machinery of various state-backed media,...

    America Must Ask More of Its NATO Allies
    Mar18

    America Must Ask More of Its NATO Allies

    John R. Deni Security, Europe Conditionality creates the very instability that the NATO treaty was designed to eliminate in the first place, ultimately undermining U.S. security and economic well-being. The president’s 2019 budget proposes a 30 percent increase—to $6.5 billion—for the European Deterrence Initiative, a program that pays for...

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
    Mar18

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

    A combination picture shows candidates in the Russian 2018 presidential election, including (top, L-R) Vladimir Putin, Pavel Grudinin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Ksenia Sobchak, (bottom, L-R) Grigory Yavlinsky, Sergei Baburin, Boris Titov, and Maxim Suraikin. REUTERS/Staff/FilesPETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY: Russians began voting in a presidential election...

    Russians to Vote Sunday in Presidential Election; Putin Victory Expected
    Mar17

    Russians to Vote Sunday in Presidential Election; Putin Victory Expected

    Russians are to vote Sunday in a presidential election expected to result in another six-year term for Vladimir Putin, who has been in a position of leadership in Russia for 18 years. He faces seven challengers but no real threats from any of the contenders. Each of the other candidates — a reality TV star and an ultranationalist among them — is...

    Conservative defence critic questions plan to send Canadian peacekeepers to Mali
    Mar17

    Conservative defence critic questions plan to send Canadian peacekeepers to Mali

    The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government’s decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali. A senior government source, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed late Friday night that Canada will dispatch an aviation task force to Mali as part of a United Nations...

    The Latest: Russian presidential vote kicks off in Far East
    Mar17

    The Latest: Russian presidential vote kicks off in Far East

    A polling station official hangs a list of candidates for the 2018 Russian presidential election, during preparations for the 2018 Russian presidential election at a polling station in Simferopol, Crimea, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russian voters, observers and eight presidential… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit
    Mar17

    Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit

    Russian Eurovision-2018 participant Yulia Samoilova, who was banned from entering Ukraine to take part in Eurovision 2017, will represent Russia for Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. According to Samoilova her latest song is very personal, and addresses her own willpower and faith. “It’s a very personal song, it’s about the...

    Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat
    Mar17

    Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat

    Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. The post Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Putin Votes Cast From Crimea May Come at High Diplomatic Cost
    Mar17

    Putin Votes Cast From Crimea May Come at High Diplomatic Cost

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was in high spirits as he took the stage this week in Sevastopol, Crimea, addressing an ultra-patriotic concert rally marking the fourth anniversary of the internationally unrecognized referendum intended to legitimize Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula. “Four years ago you made a...

    Strongman tows 10,500-tonne ship to commemorate Crimean unification

    Champion of the Far East in powerlifting Ivan Savkin, reportedly broke a record by towing a ship weighing over 10,000 tonnes, with the strength of his own body, in Vladivostok. …read more Source:...