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    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea
    Jul12

    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

    Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security
    Jul12

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security

    The Russians know the truth and Trump knows they know. The Trump team’s habit of lying in public about its contacts with various official and unofficial emissaries of the Russian government is problematic on its own terms, but especially troubling because it raises the possibility that American foreign policy could be influenced by the fear...

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now
    Jul12

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now

    Donald Trump’s campaign for president seemed to vacillate between, to borrow Hunter S. Thompson’s dichotomy, being too weird to live and too rare to die. All the smartest analysts were convinced that it was definitely too weird to live. Stocked with amateurs, retreads, and minor-league washouts suddenly promoted for a cup of coffee,...

    What Exactly are ‘Kremlin Ties’?
    Jul12

    What Exactly are ‘Kremlin Ties’?

    On its surface, the Donald Trump Jr. affair seems as bizarre as its cast of characters. A Russian corporate lawyer who Trump Jr. believed possessed Russian government kompromat—compromising information—on the Clinton campaign. A Russian-Azerbaijani pop star, Emin Agalarov, whose publicist made the connection with Trump Jr., and who himself is the...

    Meet the bizarre cast of characters in Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal
    Jul12

    Meet the bizarre cast of characters in Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal

    When a British tabloid writer turned publicist for a Russian pop star emailed Donald Trump Jr. in the summer of 2016 with the promise to deliver him dirt on Hillary Clinton, the real estate scion’s response was enthusiastic: “I love it.” More than a year later, his father is president of the United States and the meeting arranged by the...

    Tucker Carlson quarrels with guest who makes Charles Lindbergh comparison
    Jul12

    Tucker Carlson quarrels with guest who makes Charles Lindbergh comparison

    (Credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew) Fox News host Tucker Carlson got into a heated exchange with Lt. Col. Ralph Peters over whether questioning America’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin is analogous to Nazi apologists from the 1930s. “I’m not vouching for Putin’s character. He seems like a shady guy. A strong man...

    Berlin Demands Explanation Over Siemens Turbines In Crimea
    Jul12

    Berlin Demands Explanation Over Siemens Turbines In Crimea

    The German government demanded speedy answers on July 12 from industrial conglomerate Siemens, after two of the group’s gas turbines were delivered to Russian-annexed Crimea despite sanctions imposed by the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘I beg your pardon?’: Tucker tears apart guest who compares him to Nazi apologist
    Jul12

    ‘I beg your pardon?’: Tucker tears apart guest who compares him to Nazi apologist

    Fox News contributor Lt. Col. Ralph Peters compared fellow FNC personality and primetime cable host Tucker Carlson to an apologist for Adolf Hitler in the 1930s Tuesday. But Carlson quickly cut in and took his guest to task over the “grotesque” statement. Peters and Carlson were discussing the extent to which the U.S. should work with Russia to...

    Why Donald Trump’s Russia Denials Can No Longer Be Believed
    Jul12

    Why Donald Trump’s Russia Denials Can No Longer Be Believed

    The most important question that Donald Trump was ever asked in a press conference is suddenly easy to identify: “Can you say whether you are aware that anyone who advised your campaign had contacts with Russia during the course of the election?”President Trump’s answer last spring was dubious.He replied that aside from Mike Flynn (who...

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul12

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea

    The German government says it’s discussing possible consequences after learning Russia diverted at least two German-produced gas turbines to Crimea, in violation of European Union sanctions. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...