: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    ‘It’s Very Difficult to Overestimate the Potential Danger John Bolton Could Put Us In’
    Mar26

    ‘It’s Very Difficult to Overestimate the Potential Danger John Bolton Could Put Us In’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.John Bolton has advocated for war with Iran and North Korea. He loathes the United Nations, disdains international law and still thinks the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq was the right idea. He’s a China skeptic and a Russia hawk who, as one former colleague...

    How much is Rick Gates telling Mueller about Trump?
    Mar26

    How much is Rick Gates telling Mueller about Trump?

    When Rick Gates struck a plea deal last month with special counsel Robert Mueller, the 45-year-old former Trump campaign official likely avoided decades behind bars and salvaged a chance to watch his children grow up.The question is what Gates offered Mueller in return. Though it is a virtual given that Gates will sell out his business partner...

    Britain Russia Waging A Fast and Furious Information War

    Britain and Russia have been waging a fast and furious information war since former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned March 4 in the provincial English town of Salisbury. Not a day has gone by without at least one fierce exchange between British and Russian officials — and both governments have turned to social...

    Trump Rebuilds U.S. Military
    Mar26

    Trump Rebuilds U.S. Military

    After eight long years of Barack Obama decimating the military, President Trump is proudly beginning the process of rebuilding the nation’s armed forces and defense capabilities. As the president signed the omnibus spending bill Friday that avoided another partial government shutdown and funded the government through the end of the fiscal...

    Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend
    Mar25

    Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend

    A rare phenomenon that occurs just once about every five years is turning the snow orange in eastern Europe. The orange snow is a result of sand storms from the Sahara Desert mixing with rain and snow, according to the BBC. People have taken to social media to post photos of the orange-tinted snow, which is falling in countries like Russia,...

    Did Iraq Ever Become A Just War?
    Mar24

    Did Iraq Ever Become A Just War?

    The week of the 15th anniversary of the Iraq War is ending. If past anniversaries are any guide, as that period closes, so will end the brief moment of reflection on the causes and consequences of the war—the mistakes that led to it and the damage that followed. All these years later, we’re still grappling with how it began, but that...

    Ukrainian lawmaker arrested on alleged coup plot charges
    Mar23

    Ukrainian lawmaker arrested on alleged coup plot charges

    A Ukrainian court on Friday sanctioned the arrest of a celebrated former military pilot accused of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. Nadiya Savchenko, who has … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    John Bolton, Mike Pompeo must put Ukraine corruption on front burner
    Mar23

    John Bolton, Mike Pompeo must put Ukraine corruption on front burner

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have a mountain of problems on their plate in their newly appointed positions. Mr. Bolton as national security director needs no Senate approval. Besides Mr. Pompeo’s confirmation, which should not be a high hurdle, the West Point graduate must deal with a resurgent Russia … …read...

    Ukraine’s Dead Coast
    Mar23

    Ukraine’s Dead Coast

    Once a sleepy resort town, Shyrokyne, on the Sea of Azov, is now one of the hottest points of the Ukraine war. RFE/RL photojournalist Andriy Dubchak visited the beach village that has now become a militarized ghost town. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Very Best Day
    Mar23

    The Very Best Day

    Photo by the Kremlin On March 3rd, 2018, the main pre-election rally for Vladimir Putin took place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Tens of thousands of public sector workers were brought in from various regions of the country and were expected to listen to the President’s speech as well as those of actors and singers who came out in his...