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    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start
| Reuters
    Apr29

    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start | Reuters

    By Erik Kirschbaum | BERLIN BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a “good working relationship” even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal U.S.-German partnership.”President Trump and I have developed a good...

    Why I Issued A Dissent To USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report
    Apr29

    Why I Issued A Dissent To USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report

    This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report.While the larger part of my dissent dealt with the way the Commission does its work (which I will discuss in a...

    Around 40 people picket in Riga against Russian aggression in Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Apr29

    Around 40 people picket in Riga against Russian aggression in Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    RIGA – Around 40 people gathered outside the Russian Embassy in Riga in the afternoon for a picket against Russian aggression in Ukraine, BNS ob…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start
    Apr29

    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a “good working relationship” even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal US-German partnership. “President Trump and I have developed a good working relationship, which doesn’t rule out having...

    The Changing of the Global Economic Guard
    Apr29

    The Changing of the Global Economic Guard

    In January 2017 the global economy changed guard. The venue was Davos, the annual gathering of the world’s wealthiest recyclers of conventional wisdom—and consistently one of the last places to anticipate what is going to happen next. This time was different. The assembled hedge-fund tycoons, Silicon Valley data executives, management...

    Was Michael Flynn a Russian agent of influence? A modest proposal for how that could have gone down
    Apr29

    Was Michael Flynn a Russian agent of influence? A modest proposal for how that could have gone down

    Michael Flynn (Credit: Getty/Kevin Hagen) It’s been a bad week for Michael Flynn. It seems that the former national security adviser and Trump campaign official may have lied on his application for a top-secret security clearance back in January 2016, and he apparently neglected to inform Department of the Army officials of his trip to...

    Russia Has Proof of Yatsenyuk’s Involvement in Chechnya Executions in 1995
    Apr29

    Russia Has Proof of Yatsenyuk’s Involvement in Chechnya Executions in 1995

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Petrenko added that the investigative committee intended to seek the conviction of Yatsenyuk in accordance with the Russian legislation, using all legal instruments of the international law. “The committee has evidence that Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk participated in at least two armed conflicts on...

    The War Artist – A Novel Set In Europe’s Forgotten War
    Apr29

    The War Artist – A Novel Set In Europe’s Forgotten War

    What makes a man betray his country? Maxim Butchenko’s novel The War Artist explores this question against the backdrop of a war forgotten by Europe, writes Stephen Komarnyckyj . As I write this introduction in February 2017 shells are raining down on a city in Adviyivka, a European city. A 24-year-old ambulance driver has been killed...

    Trump’s First 100 Days, Ranked
    Apr29

    Trump’s First 100 Days, Ranked

    Many of us political scribes are sizing up the meaning of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office with long essays about foreign policy evolutions or executive orders or presidential temperament. But I thought: What better way to mark the milestone than with a good old-fashioned ranking—a list, from best to worst, smooth to...

    Norway increases support to Ukrainian veterans
    Apr29

    Norway increases support to Ukrainian veterans

    Norway donates NOK 1.8 million to a program to help Ukrainian soldiers who have participated in the fighting in the eastern part of the country…. The post Norway increases support to Ukrainian veterans appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...