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    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 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...

    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,...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday stripped a celebrated former military pilot and presidential hopeful of her immunity as a lawmaker, sanctioning her arrest on charges of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. Nadiya Savchenko was served summons minutes after the parliamentary session, where she...

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer
    Mar22

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Peru is embarking on a little experiment. France built the 14.5-ton AMX-13 tank in the 1940s as a combat vehicle light enough to be air-transportable to support paratroopers. France produced and exported thousands of them, which saw action in several Cold War conflicts. They’re still in service in a handful of...

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing
    Mar22

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing

    Vladimir Putin may have been re-elected president of Russia on March 18, but he’s far from the grand master of geopolitical chess portrayed in the Western media. Whether bragging about Russia’s “invincible” new missile, playing coy over accusations that his hackers play games with foreign elections or that his spies murder opponents...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. …read more Source: The Bismarck...