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    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary
    Jul13

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary

    Poland’s conservative ruling party has pushed a bill through the lower house of parliament that would give lawmakers a dominant role in appointing judges, a move that opposition parties and rights groups said would make jurists subject to political influence. The proposed law would change the makeup of the National Judiciary Council. At...

    Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters
    Jul13

    Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters

    The post Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray
    Jul13

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

    President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director said he wasn’t aware of Donald Trump Jr.’s email chain about a Russian lawyer that has consumed the media, but did stress the need for the FBI’s independence. “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt,” Chris Wray says. Christopher Wray also told...

    Exclusive: Russia delivers more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses
    Jul13

    Exclusive: Russia delivers more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses

    FEODOSIA, Crimea – Two more gas turbines appear to have been delivered to Russian-controlled Crimea, according to two Reuters reporters who saw the equipment at the port of Feodosia, potentially deepening a row over sanctions compliance in which Germany’s… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington
    Jul13

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington

    Russian state-funded Sputnik Radio has started its first broadcasts in the Washington, D.C., area, in an effort to reach more Americans with what it calls “alternative news.” Sputnik, which says it gives voice to minority views outside mainstream media and supports an anti-establishment agenda, broadcasts on the 105.5 W288BS...

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine
    Jul13

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine

    Analysis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Ukraine last weekend and signaled clearly that the US is engaging more robustly with the pro-Western Kiev government. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    White House: The Only Collusion In 2016 Was Between DNC, Ukrainian Gov’t
    Jul12

    White House: The Only Collusion In 2016 Was Between DNC, Ukrainian Gov’t

    Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday deflected questions about any potential Trump campaign collusion in the 2016 election by accusing the Democratic National Committee of colluding with the Ukrainian government, though the situations have marked differences. “If there’s been any evidence of collusion in...

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash
    Jul12

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash

    Sydney: Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said on Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. The jet was downed in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board, including 38...

    U.S. Senate panel on Russia plans to question Trump’s former campaign chair
    Jul12

    U.S. Senate panel on Russia plans to question Trump’s former campaign chair

    The U.S. Senate judiciary committee plans to question the former chair of the Trump campaign and will subpoena him if necessary, the panel’s Republican chair said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia
    Jul12

    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia

    Moscow’s meddling isn’t limited to eastern Ukraine or U.S. elections — it’s still encroaching on another former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Foreign...