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    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea
    Aug14

    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea

    Tension on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea’s president said resolving North Korea’s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war. Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear...

    Politics: This high-tech RPG could be direct evidence of Russia’s secret war in Ukraine
    Aug14

    Politics: This high-tech RPG could be direct evidence of Russia’s secret war in Ukraine

    The RPG-27 was developed by Russia in 1989. Russian-backed separatists have begun using a new rocket-propelled grenade against Ukraininan forces in the Donbas, 112.ua reported. The rebels used a Russian RPG-27 Tavolga anti-tank grenade launcher against Ukrainian troops in a village on the front lines of the Luhansk region, 112.ua said, citing the...

    Why Sanctions Matter
    Aug14

    Why Sanctions Matter

    A long-debated sanctions bill in response to Russian meddling in U.S. elections was signed into the other week by President Donald Trump. The bill provides a framework for the extension of sanctions to various other sectors of Russia’s economy; but perhaps more importantly, it makes the lifting of existing sanctions a much more difficult...

    Ukraine denies supplying defense technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies supplying defense technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denied Monday that it had ever supplied missile technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    The Russian ambassador: great harmony with the Pope on Syria and Ukraine 
    Aug14

    The Russian ambassador: great harmony with the Pope on Syria and Ukraine 

    The call that Cardinal Pietro Parolin will make to Moscow at the end of the month, where he will meet President Vladimir Putin, “is a very important event, because in the world of today Pope Francis “is a very influential man”and “ he is very esteemed and very loved” by the Russian people: says the Russian Ambassador Alexander Avdeev at the Holy...

    Report: Obama Admin Feared Retaliation if It Responded to Russian Interference
    Aug14

    Report: Obama Admin Feared Retaliation if It Responded to Russian Interference

    U.S. intelligence officials were frustrated with the Obama administration’s response to Russia’s cyber espionage and disinformation campaigns to disrupt Western democracies, arguing the administration’s reluctance to respond more forcefully stemmed from fear of Russian retaliation. More than a dozen current and former national...

    Ukraine denies supplying missile technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies supplying missile technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denies that it has ever supplied defense technology to North Korea. …read more Source:...

    North Korean missiles probably had ‘engines sourced from Russia or Ukraine’
    Aug14

    North Korean missiles probably had ‘engines sourced from Russia or Ukraine’

    Study claims engines resemble Soviet-era design and probably acquired through illicit channels operating in either or both countriesNorth Korea probably acquired the rocket engines for the two intercontinental ballistic missiles it tested in July from Ukrainian or Russian sources within the past two years, a study has claimed.A report published...

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian factory Yuzhmash. Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon...

    This Holocaust monument in Belarus is haunting — and subversive
    Aug14

    This Holocaust monument in Belarus is haunting — and subversive

    “The Unbowed Man” statue at the Khatyn Memorial in Belarus commemorating Yuzif Kaminsky, a survivor of Nazi atrocities, and his slain son Adam. (John Oldale/Wikimedia Commons) KHATYN, Belarus (JTA) — Even by Soviet standards, the massive memorial complex near Minsk to the victims of Nazi atrocities stands out for its immense scale and ambition....