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    Russian Embassy says Trudeau criticism of Putin unproductive, confrontational
    Mar23

    Russian Embassy says Trudeau criticism of Putin unproductive, confrontational

    The Russian Embassy is firing back at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for criticizing President Vladimir Putin at a news conference this week. But a leading expert on Russia and the Arctic is dismissing the dust-up as the result of a mistaken prime minister, and a junior Russian diplomat with an itchy Twitter finger. Trudeau said on Wednesday...

    Bolton Will Be Trump’s New National Security Advisor
    Mar23

    Bolton Will Be Trump’s New National Security Advisor

    John Bolton will be the new National Security Advisor following McMaster’s resignation: Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the battle-tested Army officer tapped as President Trump’s national security adviser last year to stabilize a turbulent foreign policy operation, will resign and be replaced by John R. Bolton, a hard-line former United...

    Now Prohibited in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Chamber: Weapons
    Mar22

    Now Prohibited in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Chamber: Weapons

    Parliament began enforcing a law prohibiting lawmakers from carrying guns or explosives, after a member arrived this month with hand grenades. …read more Source: The New York...

    A Ukraine Coup? War Hero Politician Nadiya Savchenko Arrested for Plotting To Overthrow Government Using Grenades and Automatic Weapons
    Mar22

    A Ukraine Coup? War Hero Politician Nadiya Savchenko Arrested for Plotting To Overthrow Government Using Grenades and Automatic Weapons

    The former military helicopter pilot turned parliamentarian, who rose to fame after pro-Russian rebels captured her, may have added coup plotter to her list of titles. …read more Source:...

    CNN host: Trump is nastier to Meryl Streep than Vladimir Putin
    Mar22

    CNN host: Trump is nastier to Meryl Streep than Vladimir Putin

    Donald Trump; Meryl Streep; Vladmir Putin (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) CNN host Jake Tapper just went on an eloquent rant about President Donald Trump’s misplaced priorities regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin. After describing how Trump is furious over the leaking of a story to the media involving his choice to disregard advice to not...

    Law on Holocaust rhetoric unconstitutional, Polish attorney general says
    Mar22

    Law on Holocaust rhetoric unconstitutional, Polish attorney general says

    (JTA) — The Polish attorney general’s office described as partly unconstitutional a law passed last month that criminalizes blaming Poland for Nazi crimes. Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro published a statement on the law Thursday. The legislation, which came into force earlier this month, imposes fines or up to three years in jail on...

    Business as Usual for London’s Russian Investors
    Mar22

    Business as Usual for London’s Russian Investors

    “I brought tea for you — English tea, from Fortnum and Mason, the very best,” chirped the financial adviser in the foyer of a plush Moscow hotel near the Kremlin. “You have a package for me, I think,” he added before scurrying off with his Russian client. The adviser, like many of his British colleagues, has been making routine rounds to reassure...

    China is a bigger threat than Russia—but you won’t hear Trudeau say it
    Mar22

    China is a bigger threat than Russia—but you won’t hear Trudeau say it

    The Kremlin is sinister and dangerous and we should watch out for its mischief during the 2019 federal elections, because this is very serious business, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned this week. As if we haven’t been hearing this for more than a year now, but yes, thank you, Prime Minister Trudeau. We get it. Of course it’s...

    Polish government backs away from Holocaust-denying remarks by prime minister’s father
    Mar22

    Polish government backs away from Holocaust-denying remarks by prime minister’s father

    Kornel Morawiecki is the father of current Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. (Wikimedia Commons( (JTA) — A Polish official said that Holocaust-denying comments by a former politician who is the father of the country’s prime minister do not reflect the position of the Polish government. Kornel Morawiecki, a former senator whose son,...

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim
    Mar22

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim

    Poland’s government distanced itself Thursday from comments made by the prime minister’s father, who claimed Jews willingly entered ghettos during the German occupation of Poland to get away from their Christian neighbors. The comment by Kornel Morawiecki, a senior lawmaker and father of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, is the...