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    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More
    Mar20

    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More

    Donald Trump’s military policy is a win-win proposition: The United States will win, and then it will win some more. Last week, the White House released its proposed budget, which calls for $639 billion in defense spending—a $54 billion increase from 2017 levels—along with massive cuts for diplomacy and foreign aid. Congress is likely to...

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing
    Mar20

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing

    The House Intelligence Committee on Monday held a much-anticipated hearing featuring FBI Director James Comey’s first Capitol Hill appearance since President Donald Trump’s bombshell allegations that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower. The gathering was also the first public hearing in the Intelligence Committee’s ongoing...

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail
    Mar20

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail

    James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing that the bureau in July opened its investigation into Russia's interference in the US election. FBI Director James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau opened its investigation into Russia’s interference in the US election...

    Roger Stone takes center stage as Congress lines up Russia probe witnesses
    Mar20

    Roger Stone takes center stage as Congress lines up Russia probe witnesses

    Pro-Trump provocateur Roger Stone repeatedly came up in Monday’s opening hearing on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election — but leading lawmakers have indicated they’re still eager to hear from him directly. And Stone says he would be eager to comply.Already, Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said his panel has...

    Russia Deploys 2,500 Troops for Paratrooper Drill in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia Deploys 2,500 Troops for Paratrooper Drill in Crimea

    Moscow has drafted members of three different airborne divisions to the region for the first time. …read more Source:...

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila
    Mar20

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila

    Romanian boxer Paul Andrei Aradoaie qualified on Monday evening in the final of the 81-kg category of the Under-22 European Boxing Championships in Braila, after defeating in the semifinals the Ukrainian Stepan Grekul. …read more Source:...

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila
    Mar20

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila

    Romanian boxer Paul Andrei Aradoaie qualified on Monday evening in the final of the 81-kg category of the Under-22 European Boxing Championships in Braila, after defeating in the semifinals the Ukrainian Stepan Grekul. …read more Source:...

    Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?
    Mar20

    Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

    After a disappointing Saturday afternoon, at least the funders of one of those aeroplanes hired to fly over The Hawthorns might have been pleased by news emerging from Germany the following day, as it was claimed that Arsenal had made Thomas Tuchel an offer to succeed Arsène Wenger. Even if the Bild story has been flatly denied by Arsenal and...

    Last year, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship
    Mar20

    Last year, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship

    ArmInfo.In 2016, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship (in 2015, there were 18,653 people). This is reported by RT with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The department noted that the demand for Russian citizenship in the CIS countries is traditionally high. According to official data, in 2016, 100 696...

    Japan PM to visit Russia for summit with Putin next month
| Reuters
    Mar20

    Japan PM to visit Russia for summit with Putin next month | Reuters

    By Kiyoshi Takenaka | TOKYO TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia next month for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, his foreign minister said on Monday, with an aim of advancing his effort to end a territorial spat and conclude a peace treaty.Abe has pledged to resolve the territorial dispute over a string of western...