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    Eastern European countries back NATO support against Russia
    Jan23

    Eastern European countries back NATO support against Russia

    ALISON STEWART, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: To discuss the security situation in Europe, I am joined from Warsaw by Paul Jones, the American ambassador to Poland. He’s a career foreign service officer appointed by President Obama in 2015 and is staying on with the Trump administration. Ambassador, what is your reaction to the Kremlin...

    Trump’s ‘alternative facts’ could put lives at risk
    Jan23

    Trump’s ‘alternative facts’ could put lives at risk

    “Alternative facts” could kill, warn national security and other government veterans, and eventually could unravel the fabric of democracy and America’s standing in the world.This weekend, it was crowd size. By next week, it could be how many troops were killed, and who was responsible for the attack. Or how successful the American response...

    Trump looms large as Canada, allies finalize plans for NATO mission to Latvia
    Jan22

    Trump looms large as Canada, allies finalize plans for NATO mission to Latvia

    OTTAWA — President Donald Trump will loom large when representatives from several NATO countries gather here this week to finalize plans for deployment of a Canadian-led battle group to Latvia starting in the spring. But at least one senior official from the eastern European nation is counselling calm. Canada agreed last year to lead one of four...

    Questions abound over Trump’s NATO stance ahead of meeting
    Jan22

    Questions abound over Trump’s NATO stance ahead of meeting

    President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law, Friday, Jan. 20, 2107, in the President’s Room of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, the president’s wife Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, and...

    U.S. NATO troops surge in Europe after Russian aggression
    Jan22

    U.S. NATO troops surge in Europe after Russian aggression

    CHRIS LIVESAY, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND: In the port city of Bremerhaven on Germany’s North Sea coast, approximately 4-thousand American troops and 25-hundred vehicles began arriving in early January. Known as the Iron Brigade, they’re from the Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division, based in Fort...

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: The plutocratic evil twins claim to stand against the neoliberal economic order (they don’t)
    Jan22

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: The plutocratic evil twins claim to stand against the neoliberal economic order (they don’t)

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) Ten days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, BuzzFeed published the unconfirmed “Trump dossier” reportedly compiled by former MI6 agent Christopher Steele, igniting a storm of controversy on many fronts. The media battled among...

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing
    Jan22

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing

    EPA In Viktor Pelevin’s 1999 novel Generation P, the Muscovite protagonist navigates a brave new post-Soviet world while working in advertising, negotiating a tumultuous time by drawing on Russian culture and transforming it into western-style commercials. Similarly, Russians are marking the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United...

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United Russia party on Sunday that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that “some politicians in Kyiv and Moscow” are pushing to force Ukraine to hold early parliamentary elections in order “to destabilize our country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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