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    Conspiracy Theorists Welcome in Corporate Media–if They Have the Right Targets
    Mar30

    Conspiracy Theorists Welcome in Corporate Media–if They Have the Right Targets

    Louise Mensch on Real Time Former British Conservative MP Louise Mensch has become something of a celebrity of late in anti-Trump media. In the past two weeks, Mensch has been touted by former head of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile and prominent Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, and appeared on MSNBC (3/11/17), the New York...

    Everything We Learned Today About The Senate Intel Committee’s Russia Probe
    Mar30

    Everything We Learned Today About The Senate Intel Committee’s Russia Probe

    One thing was made crystal clear in a Wednesday press briefing on the Senate Intelligence Committee’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election: this investigation is a very big and very serious deal. In an hour-long appearance, committee Chair Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice-Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) framed their probe as one of...

    US embassy in Kiev criticized for praising for Ukrainian nationalist
    Mar30

    US embassy in Kiev criticized for praising for Ukrainian nationalist

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish leader criticized the U.S. embassy’s praise for a writer who allegedly worked for an anti-Semitic newspaper. The embassy celebrated the legacy of Olena Teliha Wednesday in a Facebook post that designated her one of the “women who inspire Ukraine” in connection with ‪Women’s History Month in March. Teliha was...

    Power struggle in the Black Sea
    Mar30

    Power struggle in the Black Sea

    Since the Russian annexation of Crimean Peninsula in March 2014, the Black Sea has become one of the areas of confrontation between Russia and the West …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Poland shuts its consulates in Ukraine after grenade attack
    Mar29

    Poland shuts its consulates in Ukraine after grenade attack

    Poland has temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack on its diplomatic post in Lutsk. They will remain closed “until the expectations of Poland regarding the protection of diplomatic and consular missions in Ukraine have been fulfilled,” Polish deputy Foreign Minister Jan Dziedziczak said after his meeting with Ukrainian...

    Belarus: Between Russia and the West
    Mar29

    Belarus: Between Russia and the West

    Kenneth Yalowitz, William Courtney Security, For 22 years Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has tacked toward Russia but kept channels open to the West, while maintaining an authoritarian grip on power. Frightened by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, he assumed the mantle of defender of Belarusian sovereignty. Reverting to form,...

    Sending a message to Putin in the Baltics
    Mar29

    Sending a message to Putin in the Baltics

    In a few months, Canada will take the lead in a NATO battle group in Latvia that is meant to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin. After the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, NATO is taking no chances and this mission, dubbed Enhanced Forward Presence, is a warning to Moscow not to overstep its place in the region. About 4,000 troops...

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack
    Mar29

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack

    KIEV/WARSAW—Poland temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack overnight at one of its buildings near the Polish border that Kiev said was intended to harm bilateral ties with Warsaw. Relations between Poland and Ukraine have deteriorated in the past year in a row over World War II atrocities, although Warsaw still...

    Setback for Kiev over missed Russia bond payment
    Mar29

    Setback for Kiev over missed Russia bond payment

    Ukraine’s defence for failing to repay deemed unfit to go to full trial …read more Source: Financial...

    Parties to Ukraine conflict reach agreement on Easter ceasefire
    Mar29

    Parties to Ukraine conflict reach agreement on Easter ceasefire

    The trilateral contact group issued a statement that reads that the contact group and representatives of certain districts of Ukraine’s Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast welcome the determination of all the participants of the Minsk process to ensure full respect of the ceasefire declared in view of the upcoming Easter holidays. …read...