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    Flynn’s Calls With Russia’s Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?
    Feb14

    Flynn’s Calls With Russia’s Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?

    Mike Flynn resigned Monday as President Trump’s national-security adviser, capping a tumultuous few weeks that began with revelations he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the U.S., before Trump’s inauguration on January 20.The nature of the conversations, what Flynn told Vice...

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron

    The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges...

    President Trump pushed Japan for closer ties to Russia during their summit
    Feb14

    President Trump pushed Japan for closer ties to Russia during their summit

    (Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh) During President Donald Trump’s weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president pushed for closer relations between the U.S. and Japan. But we’re now learning that Trump also pushed for closer relations between Japan and Russia. Trump wanted Japan to work with Russia to resolve a...

    Clinton slams Flynn after resignation
    Feb14

    Clinton slams Flynn after resignation

    Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton blasted former national security adviser Michael Flynn for sharing fake news about her during the campaign following Flynn’s resignation. Clinton linked to a tweet from longtime Clinton staffer Philippe Reines that criticized General Flynn and Flynn’s son, Michael Flynn Jr. Both Flynn and his...

    Trump National Security Aide Flynn Resigns Over Russian Contacts
    Feb14

    Trump National Security Aide Flynn Resigns Over Russian Contacts

    By Steve Holland and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the...

    Ukraine publishers speak out against ban on Russian books
    Feb14

    Ukraine publishers speak out against ban on Russian books

    Latest skirmish in conflict with hostile neighbour will threaten domestic book trade, say leading figures from the industryUkrainian publishers have reacted angrily to their government’s ban on importing books from Russia, claiming it will create a black market and damage the domestic industry.The ban, passed by Ukraine’s parliament,...

    Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn’s resignation
    Feb14

    Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn’s resignation

    MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Tuesday played down the resignation of U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a sign that Russia is already looking ahead to talks with the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to improve the two nations’ strained ties. Flynn was often perceived as Donald Trump’s key contact with Moscow. In 2015, he was...

    Strandzha boxing tournament extended due to great interest
    Feb14

    Strandzha boxing tournament extended due to great interest

    Executive Director of the Bulgarian Boxing Federation, Svetoslav Sapundzhiev, has announced that thanks to the huge interest shown in this year’s edition of the Strandzha Cup, the tournament will be extended. The 68th edition of the boxing tournament will be held in the period February 21 to 26 February in the Sofia Hall in the Bulgarian...

    Future uncertain as Edmonton soldiers head to Ukraine
    Feb14

    Future uncertain as Edmonton soldiers head to Ukraine

    Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton’s PPCLI are preparing to deploy to war-torn Ukraine, but they might only end up staying for a month. …read more Source: Global...

    500 US Troops Arrive in Romania to Bolster Defense
    Feb14

    500 US Troops Arrive in Romania to Bolster Defense

    Five hundred U.S. troops began to arrive in a Romanian Black Sea port with tanks and hardware to bolster defense in this East European NATO nation. The U.S. Embassy said the “Fighting Eagles,” 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, will be stationed in the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in eastern Romania, on a rotational basis. U.S....