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    Marco Rubio Pushes Left-Wing Conspiracy Theory About Trump Advancing Russian Interests in Ukraine
    Jun14

    Marco Rubio Pushes Left-Wing Conspiracy Theory About Trump Advancing Russian Interests in Ukraine

    During Tuesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) pushed the misleading Democratic Party talking point that the Republican Party platform was changed to “not provide defensive weapons to Ukraine.” Here is a transcript of the relevant section of the hearing: RUBIO: My last...

    McCain presses Sessions on why he didn’t take a harder line with Russia
    Jun14

    McCain presses Sessions on why he didn’t take a harder line with Russia

    McCain wasn’t sleepy for this one. Though most of the fireworks took place earlier in the hearing, some of the most important questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony today actually came at the very end, from Republican Sen. John McCain. The GOP lawmaker from Arizona asked Sessions a...

    McCain To Sessions: ‘I Don’t Recall You’ Being Interested In Russia As A Senator
    Jun14

    McCain To Sessions: ‘I Don’t Recall You’ Being Interested In Russia As A Senator

    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Tuesday said he did not recall Attorney General Jeff Sessions taking any interest in Russia as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, though Sessions claimed he met with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in that capacity. Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he pressed Kislyak on...

    Running transcript: Jeff Sessions’ testimony on Trump and Russia
    Jun14

    Running transcript: Jeff Sessions’ testimony on Trump and Russia

    A transcript of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 13. This transcript will be updated. CHAIRMAN RICHARD BURR: Attorney General Sessions, appreciate your willingness to appear before the committee today. I thank you for your years of dedicated service as a member of this body, and your...

    Kiwi tourists among first to stay at new hostel in Chernobyl, the most radioactive place on Earth
    Jun13

    Kiwi tourists among first to stay at new hostel in Chernobyl, the most radioactive place on Earth

    The Ukrainian government has opened a hostel within the Chernobyl contamination zone, giving holidaymakers the chance to explore the epicentre of history’s most devastating nuclear accident. …read more Source:...

    Jefferson Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee— Live coverage # 5
    Jun13

    Jefferson Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee— Live coverage # 5

    And the Sessions hearing marches on. Among the highlights at this point: Sessions admitting Comey did come to him with concerns about his meeting with Trump. He also claims to have no recollection of meeting with Russian ambassador Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel, despite photographs of the two together, and is refusing to discuss any...

    Secretary of state says US-Russia relations deteriorating
    Jun13

    Secretary of state says US-Russia relations deteriorating

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson...

    Rep. Smith: Putin ‘Plotting’ for ‘Collapse of the Western World’
    Jun13

    Rep. Smith: Putin ‘Plotting’ for ‘Collapse of the Western World’

    Vladimir Putin can only maintain Russia’s importance by seeking the failure of other countries, Rep. Adam Smith (D., Wash.) said at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday. Russia is ruled by a failing regime, according to Smith, who said that Putin is “plotting” for “the collapse of the Western world,” and the...

    Kyiv hosts exhibition entitled “Armenian icons of Ukraine”
    Jun13

    Kyiv hosts exhibition entitled “Armenian icons of Ukraine”

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Sunday’s French Election
    Jun13

    Sunday’s French Election

    Photo by Lorie Shaull The good news this May was that French voters rejected far-right Marine Le Pen by a two-to-one margin in the second round of the Presidential election. “At least the French are not schmucks as the Americans!” were the first words that passed the sweet lips of my Provençal partner Elyane when the radio announced Le...