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    Russia Tensions to Dominate NATO Meeting, as Ukraine Pushes to Join
    Apr27

    Russia Tensions to Dominate NATO Meeting, as Ukraine Pushes to Join

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to the NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Brussels Friday, a day after the U.S. Senate approved his appointment. Russia will top the agenda, as will Western accusations that Moscow poisoned a former spy in Britain. Tensions further increased following Syria’s alleged chemical weapons attack...

    Macron: The Last Multilateralist
    Apr27

    Macron: The Last Multilateralist

    “Together,” President Macron instructed President Trump, “we can resist the rise of aggressive nationalisms that deny our history and divide the world.” In an address before Congress on Wednesday, France’s Macron denounced “extreme nationalism,” invoked the UN, NATO, WTO, and Paris climate accord, and implored Trump’s America to come...

    Expelled Russian diplomats may have been tracking Russian dissidents and their families in America
    Apr27

    Expelled Russian diplomats may have been tracking Russian dissidents and their families in America

    Some of the Russian diplomats expelled from the United States last month may have been tracking Russian dissidents and their families who relocated to the U.S., according to a CNN report. At least one of the dissidents had been given a new identity by the CIA. Wait, what diplomats? On March 26, the U.S. government announced that it would expel 60...

    U.S. seeks to extradite Canadian charged in ‘El Chapo’ case
    Apr27

    U.S. seeks to extradite Canadian charged in ‘El Chapo’ case

    MIAMI — A Canadian known as “Russian Mike” who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman sought Thursday to block his extradition to the U.S. from the Caribbean. Mykhaylo Koretskyy, who was born in Ukraine, appeared before a three-judge panel at an extradition...

    The Atlantic Daily: Here’s What You’re Getting Yourself Into
    Apr27

    The Atlantic Daily: Here’s What You’re Getting Yourself Into

    What We’re FollowingThe President and Friends: The Senate confirmed former CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state hours after Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, withdrew himself from consideration to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. In between, President Trump called in to Fox and Friends for a wide-ranging...

    Russia, Ukraine Top NATO Agenda 
    Apr27

    Russia, Ukraine Top NATO Agenda 

    NATO foreign ministers meet Friday in Brussels, where tensions with Russia are set to top the agenda. The summit comes weeks after Western countries accused Moscow of poisoning a former spy in Britain. Tensions were further increased following Russia ally Syria’s alleged chemical weapons attack, and the retaliatory airstrikes by the United...

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism
    Apr26

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials on Thursday criticized the claim of a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust. The charge was made by Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, one of two congressmen leading a bipartisan effort urging the U.S. State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case
    Apr26

    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case

    The attorney general evaded the questions by saying he wouldn’t even confirm the investigation existed. For the second time in as many days, Attorney General Jefferson Sessions has equivocated when asked about his position with regards to the Michael Cohen investigation.Attorney General Jeff Sessions evaded lawmakers’ questions on...