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    Is Trump’s Russia Policy Being Hijacked?
    Aug04

    Is Trump’s Russia Policy Being Hijacked?

    In crafting the platform in Cleveland on which Donald Trump would run, America Firsters inflicted a major defeat on the War Party. The platform committee rejected a plank to pull us deeper into Ukraine, by successfully opposing new U.S. arms transfers to Kiev. Improved relations with Russia were what candidate Trump had promised, and what...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug04

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON, D.C: US President Donald Trump claimed relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow. After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump...

    Nato says Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War
    Aug04

    Nato says Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War

    August 04, 2017 9:58 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday (Aug 3) that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Straits...

    This is the anti-tank missile that the US may be sending to Ukraine
    Aug04

    This is the anti-tank missile that the US may be sending to Ukraine

    It’s one of the best portable anti-tank missile systems out there. …read more Source: Business...

    The Deep State Takes on Tillerson
    Aug04

    The Deep State Takes on Tillerson

    Anyone who doubts the power of the bureaucracy ought to look into the quandary confronting ExxonMobil. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at Treasury recently announced that it would levy a $2 million fine against the company for alleged violations of Ukraine-related sanctions policy while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson served as...

    Pro-Russia GOP Rep Pushes Months-Old Report That DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job’
    Aug04

    Pro-Russia GOP Rep Pushes Months-Old Report That DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job’

    From Laguna Beach, with love. Russia’s favorite congressman is claiming that a months-old report proves “the so-called hacking of the Democratic National Committee before last year’s elections could not have been done by Russians, but was instead an inside job made to look like Moscow’s handiwork.” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA),...

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump
    Aug03

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said yesterday that relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump lashed out at...

    GOP Senators Reject Trump’s Blaming Congress for Russia Rift
    Aug03

    GOP Senators Reject Trump’s Blaming Congress for Russia Rift

    WASHINGTON – Republican senators said Thursday that President Donald Trump was wrong to blame Congress for deteriorating relations with Russia. Lawmakers instead faulted Russia for allegedly meddling in last year’s U.S. elections and for its interventions in other countries. “I was shocked by that,” conservative Sen. Pat Toomey,...

    Ukrainian immigrants are powering Poland’s economy

    POLAND’S most visible labour market begins shortly after dawn. About 30 women and a similar number of men wait in separate groups beside a road half an hour’s drive south of Warsaw. The eager stand at the kerb, craning their necks to search for cars. The more resigned slump in the shade of a tree or pace about, smoking. When a Volvo...

    Trump blames Congress for poor US relations with Russia
    Aug03

    Trump blames Congress for poor US relations with Russia

    WASHINGTON — President Trump blamed Congress on Thursday for the United States’ poor relationship with Russia, a day after he signed sanctions legislation that he said is flawed and unconstitutional. The new law, which also includes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, limits Trump’s ability to change restrictions on Russia and is a...