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    Russia is Bringing Back Its World War II ‘Shock Armies’
    May27

    Russia is Bringing Back Its World War II ‘Shock Armies’

    Michael Peck Security, Moscow is merely using the glories and heroism of the Red Army of the Great Patriotic War to motivate its soldiers of today. During World War II, one of the weapons that the Soviet Union employed to destroy Nazi Germany was the “Shock Army.” These were reinforced army-sized formations used to tear holes in the German lines...

    If Europe Really Worried About Russia, It Would Get Serious About Defense Spending
    May27

    If Europe Really Worried About Russia, It Would Get Serious About Defense Spending

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe Ignore what they say. Look at what they do. NATO leaders got acquainted with President Donald Trump this week. One can only imagine what they thought of the Donald. Their main objective was to reinforce the efforts of his aides to turn him into a traditional American cheerleader for European dependence. For those...

    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor
    May27

    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) ” An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse.An attorney for Mariya Plekan announced the division of the $227 million settlement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tusk Surprised by Trump’s Brexit Stance, Calls for Unity on Ukraine
    May27

    Tusk Surprised by Trump’s Brexit Stance, Calls for Unity on Ukraine

    The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said on Friday he was positively surprised by the attitude of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, with regards to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Inside Cannes, a film festival at a crossroads
    May27

    Inside Cannes, a film festival at a crossroads

    Carne y Arena. (Emmanuel Lubezki) Read Maclean’s film critic Brian D. Johnson’s dispatches from the Cannes Film Festival here. Of all the world premieres presented at the Cannes Film Festival this week, none was more exclusive. The film, which had no stars in the cast, was only six and a half minutes long, yet it required a...

    Among Lithuania’s Jews, a fight for communal control takes a nasty ethnic turn
    May26

    Among Lithuania’s Jews, a fight for communal control takes a nasty ethnic turn

    Dan Sofer, his wife and son in Vilnius, Lithuania, December 2016. (Courtesy of Sofer) (JTA) — Dan Sofer and his wife considered it a great honor when they became the first couple since the Holocaust to be wed in Lithuania by a chief rabbi of that country. Sofer, a Ukraine-born businessman from Israel, said his wedding in 2004 was a chance to play...

    Cohn: White House won’t roll back Russia sanctions
    May26

    Cohn: White House won’t roll back Russia sanctions

    The White House will not move to reduce U.S. sanctions on Russia and may even pursue further action against Moscow, top White House adviser Gary Cohn told reporters on Friday, clarifying previous remarks. “We’re not lowering our sanctions on Russia,†said Cohn, Trump’s chief economic adviser and one...

    Trump confirms Europe’s worst fears
    May26

    Trump confirms Europe’s worst fears

    BRATISLAVA — If “hope dies last,†as a favorite German aphorism goes, Europe needs to find a Plan B for dealing with Donald Trump. For months, Europe’s leaders quietly hoped the American president’s bark wasn’t as bad as his bite, that his cartoonish public persona was...

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia
    May26

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

    TAORMINA: Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the US position on the thorny issue.”We are not lowering our sanctions on Russia,” Gary Cohn, US President Donald Trump´s top economic advisor, told reporters at...

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk
    May26

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk

    KIEV — These are worrying times for those members on NATO’s eastern edge, especially for countries such as Ukraine that are dependent on the alliance for support against a newly assertive Russia. And Donald Trump’s comments at this week’s summit in Belgium did little to alleviate their...