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    U.S. senators reach deal on Russia sanctions
    Jun13

    U.S. senators reach deal on Russia sanctions

    U.S. senators reached an agreement on Monday on legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia, including a provision that would prevent the White House from easing, suspending or ending sanctions without congressional approval. The agreement, to be filed as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill, is intended to punish Russia over issues including...

    US Senators Back Legislation Strengthening Russia Sanctions
    Jun13

    US Senators Back Legislation Strengthening Russia Sanctions

    A group of U.S. Senators agreed Monday on legislation to strengthen sanctions against Russia, including a provision that would require congressional review if the White House relaxed, suspended or terminated sanctions already in place. The bipartisan agreement comes in the form of an amendment to legislation the Senate is already considering on...

    Showtime for Putin and Oliver
    Jun13

    Showtime for Putin and Oliver

    While Democrats and their media allies demonize Vladimir Putin, and anybody who might have talked to him, filmmaker Oliver Stone has been hanging out with the Russian strongman. “The Putin Interviews,” Stone’s four-part series, launched on Monday and according to Showtime: “Oliver Stone was granted unprecedented access to Russian president...

    Making Russia Great Again
    Jun13

    Making Russia Great Again

    By Jean-Francois BoittinWhy is Vladimir Putin so grateful to Donald Trump? Because Trump diminishes the United States’ standing in the world, making little Russia look larger.Leave it to American analysts to explore major news events in great depth – and miss the main story. Case in point: the testimony of former FBI director James Comey....

    Mattis: No Indication Russia Wants Positive Relationship With US
    Jun13

    Mattis: No Indication Russia Wants Positive Relationship With US

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday there was no indication that Russia wanted a positive relationship with the United States, saying it had chosen to be a strategic competitor. “At this time … I do not see any indication that Mr. Putin would want a positive relationship with us. That is not to say we can’t get...

    News Wrap: Anti-corruption protesters arrested across Russia
    Jun13

    News Wrap: Anti-corruption protesters arrested across Russia

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The White House isn’t saying tonight whether tape recordings do exist of President Trump’s conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Over the weekend, several Republican senators urged the president to answer that question, yes or no. At the White House today, reporters pressed Press Secretary Sean Spicer on...

    The casual indifference of Dachau’s selfie-taking Holocaust tourists
    Jun13

    The casual indifference of Dachau’s selfie-taking Holocaust tourists

    DACHAU, GERMANY (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images) In an age of ubiquitous technology and look-at-me social media, where “selfies” have replaced a focus on others while travelling—remember when people once took pictures of their friends and family, with their own visage only one among many in a group photo—one might hope that at a...

    Researchers Say Russian Hackers Can Now Cause Major Power Outages
    Jun13

    Researchers Say Russian Hackers Can Now Cause Major Power Outages

    Hackers believed to be allied with the Russian government have devised a cyberweapon that has the potential to be highly disruptive against the world’s electrical systems, researchers reported on June 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump hearings hatch Democratic stars
    Jun13

    Trump hearings hatch Democratic stars

    Washington loves a blockbuster hearing, and the Democratic Party loves a breakout star. Thanks to the Trump White House, there’s been plenty of each. As a result of the high-profile nomination hearings and the nationally televised Trump-Russia inquisitions last week, the early months of the Trump administration are reshaping the Democratic...

    Is the Old NATO Dead?
    Jun13

    Is the Old NATO Dead?

    Salvatore Babones Security, Europe When President Donald Trump travels to Poland this week to meet with its embattled president Andrzej Duda, the two will have a lot to talk about. Both are alternately ridiculed and pilloried in the international press and both are intensely disliked at European Union headquarters in Brussels. Both have been...