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    Thiessen: What Trump needs to know before meeting with Kim Jong Un
    Mar17

    Thiessen: What Trump needs to know before meeting with Kim Jong Un

    WASHINGTON — With the nomination and likely confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, President Trump will soon have a trusted adviser who can prepare him for his upcoming summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Pompeo’s first job is to make sure Trump understands one thing going into those talks: North Korea has no plans to...

    Czar Vladimir (Putin)
    Mar17

    Czar Vladimir (Putin)

    By Barry WoodPutin rules like a Czar, deeply conservative, fearful of unrest, placing stability above all else. In August 1991, reporter David Remnick stood in the crowd outside the Russian parliament when Boris Yeltsin mounted a tank to denounce an attempted coup that would have brought back communism. On that day, as Remnick writes in his 1994...

    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll
    Mar16

    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll

    Russians living in Ukraine will be unable to vote in Russia’s presidential election because access to Moscow’s diplomatic missions will be blocked, Kyiv said March 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Troll Factory’ Workers, ‘Putin’s Chef’ Among Russians Hit by New US Sanctions
    Mar16

    ‘Troll Factory’ Workers, ‘Putin’s Chef’ Among Russians Hit by New US Sanctions

    The latest U.S. sanctions against Russians are aimed at punishing those responsible for cyberattacks and attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. Washington said the issuing of the sanctions was also motivated by other factors, including the poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a nerve agent in...

    The UK could seriously punish Russia for the spy attack. Here’s why it probably won’t.
    Mar16

    The UK could seriously punish Russia for the spy attack. Here’s why it probably won’t.

    London benefits too much from corrupt Russian money in the UK to crack down on it. The UK is firing back at Russia in retaliation for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy on British soil — but it’s unclear if they’ll make use of the hardest-hitting weapon in their arsenal. During a speech in Parliament on Wednesday, British...

    This exiled opposition leader from Maduro’s Venezuela is drawing strength from his Jewish roots
    Mar16

    This exiled opposition leader from Maduro’s Venezuela is drawing strength from his Jewish roots

    David Smolansky, a leader in exile of Venezuela’s opposition, in Washington, D.C., March 12, 2018 (Ron Kampeas) WASHINGTON (JTA) — David Smolansky has become the exiled face of the resistance to the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. It doesn’t take long to realize why the major media constantly seek him out for commentary...

    The Latest: UK asks chemical watchdog to examine sample
    Mar16

    The Latest: UK asks chemical watchdog to examine sample

    British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine parliament mulls requiring lawmakers to check guns
    Mar16

    Ukraine parliament mulls requiring lawmakers to check guns

    Ukraine’s parliament is considering a bill that would require lawmakers to check their guns at the entrance. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine parliament mulls requiring lawmakers to check guns
    Mar16

    Ukraine parliament mulls requiring lawmakers to check guns

    Ukraine’s parliament is considering a bill that would require lawmakers to check their guns at the entrance. News agency Ukrinform reported that Volodymyr Areshonkov, a deputy head of parliament’s rules … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Putin Is About to Win a Fourth Term. Here’s What He’s Promised Russia
    Mar16

    Putin Is About to Win a Fourth Term. Here’s What He’s Promised Russia

    Rumor has it that Russian President Vladimir Putin struggled mightily to come up with a compelling campaign platform in the runup to Russian elections this weekend—18 years in power can have that effect. But Putin’s trudge towards the polls raises a fascinating question: what do you run on when you’ve already effectively won? Here are...