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    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award
    Mar31

    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award

    Vietnamese blogger and former political prisoner Pham Thanh Nghien has been named a finalist for the Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, honoring activists who jeopardize their own safety to benefit their communities.Nghien, who is known for her work publicizing violations against and defending the rights of relatives...

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands
    Mar31

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands

    With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visiting NATO for the first time, Germany pushed back Friday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated demands that allies increase their military spending. Tillerson is the third Trump emissary to visit NATO headquarters in recent weeks and insist that allies show his boss the money by...

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31
    Mar31

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31

    A bull shark stranded by Cyclone Debbie in Australia, fighting in Libya, Ukraine, and Syria, Vladimir Putin on the ice in Franz Josef Land, an Ogoh-Ogoh in Bali, the stars at night in Texas, a memorial at Westminster, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia
    Mar31

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia

    President Trump’s Russia problems are getting worse here at home, with the FBI conducting a formal criminal probe into his campaign’s ties to Moscow and his disgraced former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, seeking an immunity deal in exchange for his cooperation with the House and Senate panels conducting Trump/Russia...

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions.” …read more Source: Business...

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation
    Mar31

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says in a press conference that the allies “do not and will not” recognise Russia’s “illegal” annexation of Crimea . Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia's "ongoing hostility and occupation" of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced...

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol
    Mar31

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol

    Fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place

    Unless Russia returns control of Crimea to Ukraine, Tillerson said the sanctions will remain. During the presidential campaign, Trump had suggested sanctions might be eased …read more Source:...

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. RELATED CONTENTSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must honor Ukraine dealPaul Ryan on working with Trump, Russia sanctions and GOP goalsTillerson...