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    Chrystia Freeland’s granddad was indeed a Nazi collaborator – so much for Russian disinformation
    Mar08

    Chrystia Freeland’s granddad was indeed a Nazi collaborator – so much for Russian disinformation

    The news conference on Monday by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was interesting not for the announcement that Canada was extending its training mission to Ukraine but for the questions and answers about the minister’s grandfather. There have been a number of articles circulating about Freeland’s Ukrainian grandfather...

    How Russia smears Chrystia Freeland
    Mar08

    How Russia smears Chrystia Freeland

    It’s such a juicy story, isn’t it? Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s ambitious foreign affairs minister, is secretly itching to draw Canada into a showdown with Russia because of the seething hatreds she inherited from her Ukrainian grandfather, a Nazi collaborator and war profiteer she never told us about. She’s been lying...

    Warren wants to see Fury back in ring soon
    Mar08

    Warren wants to see Fury back in ring soon

    Boxing promoter Frank Warren says he would be happy to link up with Tyson Fury again if the troubled former heavyweight world champion manages to put his demons behind him and secures a licence. Fury, who is still facing an anti-doping hearing and is provisionally suspended, said on Twitter on Monday that he aimed to make a comeback against an...

    Question Mark Hangs Over Russia’s Eurovision Entry Amid Boycott Calls
    Mar08

    Question Mark Hangs Over Russia’s Eurovision Entry Amid Boycott Calls

    There are mounting calls in Russia to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest this year, with pro-Kremlin lawmakers accusing host country Ukraine of being anti-Russian and a prominent pop star calling Ukraine’s victory last year political and unfair. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finance: The 23 richest self-made billionaires are worth $1 trillion — here they all are
    Mar08

    Finance: The 23 richest self-made billionaires are worth $1 trillion — here they all are

    From Microsoft's Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer to Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Not all billion-dollar fortunes are created equal. Some of the world’s richest inherit their vast sums of wealth from their family — others build from scratch. Of the 30 richest people on earth, 23 fall into the latter camp. Together, their...

    East European Diplomats Call on U.S. Senators to Maintain Russia Sanctions
    Mar08

    East European Diplomats Call on U.S. Senators to Maintain Russia Sanctions

    Diplomats from Ukraine and five other former Communist countries rallied for the U.S. Senate’s backing. …read more Source:...

    Bernie Sanders’s Nightmare
    Mar08

    Bernie Sanders’s Nightmare

    The British journal The Spectator muses that Donald Trump has driven the liberal press in America crazy. The inmates of this particular subculture cannot believe that this election occurred in real time and that the parade of Trump and his underlings, which forces itself on our attention every time we switch on our TVs, is a collection of real...

    Ukraine: ‘Everyone is vulnerable’ to Russia
    Mar08

    Ukraine: ‘Everyone is vulnerable’ to Russia

    Representatives of key American allies in Eastern Europe called for strong US pushback against Russia at a congressional hearing Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Fox News Sheriff’s NRA Trip to Moscow Is Raising Eyebrows on the House Intel Committee
    Mar08

    Fox News Sheriff’s NRA Trip to Moscow Is Raising Eyebrows on the House Intel Committee

    Click here for reuse options! A new report finds David Clarke met with a Putin deputy in late 2015. The National Rifle Association — one of Donald Trump’s strongest campaign backers — sent a delegation to Moscow in late 2015 to meet with a Vladimir Putin deputy who believes Alaska rightfully belongs to Russia.Meeting with Dmitry Rogozin —...

    Romanian, US troops train together in NATO support operation
    Mar08

    Romanian, US troops train together in NATO support operation

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania (AP) — Romanian and American troops are staging joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure NATO’s European allies in light of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...