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    US Is Right to Sanction Russia for Cyberattacks and Meddling
    Mar16

    US Is Right to Sanction Russia for Cyberattacks and Meddling

    The Trump administration Thursday issued sanctions on Russia for a series of cyberattacks and for its meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Treasury is targeting five Kremlin intelligence agencies, including the Federal Security Service and Internet Research Agency, and 19 individuals indicted by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller...

    Putin is the new Stalin. Here’s why his poisonous gangland oligarchy will prevail
    Mar16

    Putin is the new Stalin. Here’s why his poisonous gangland oligarchy will prevail

    Among the many reasons you can be confident that the 65-year-old former KGB lieutenant-colonel Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin will win re-election as Russia’s president this coming Sunday, the most persuasive is that last December, Putin’s primary challenger was conveniently disqualified from running for office. Alexei Navalny, the...

    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: ABC...

    The West Must Step Up Russia Sanctions
    Mar16

    The West Must Step Up Russia Sanctions

    Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced a new set of sanctions targeting the Russian individuals and entities involved with the Internet Research Agency that were indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in February. The FSB and the GRU—the main Russian intelligence services—were also on the list. The move should have not surprised...

    Report: North Korea rocket engine includes Ukrainian technology
    Mar16

    Report: North Korea rocket engine includes Ukrainian technology

    A rocket engine North Korea used in the test of its intercontinental ballistic missiles may have been of Ukrainian origin. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Latest: Weapons watchdog: Nerve agent never declared
    Mar16

    The Latest: Weapons watchdog: Nerve agent never declared

    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...

    The Kremlin is hacking your power grid
    Mar16

    The Kremlin is hacking your power grid

    The Trump administration Thursday took the “unprecedented and extraordinary” step of accusing Russia of carrying out cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, including electric grid, water processing plant and air transportation facilities. The alert was the first official confirmation from Washington that Russian actors have...

    Exclusive: Another Ukraine? Russia Backs Separatist Politician’s Military Buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Research Shows
    Mar16

    Exclusive: Another Ukraine? Russia Backs Separatist Politician’s Military Buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Research Shows

    New research details an extensive military buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where Russian President Vladimir Putin is supporting the separatist ambitions of a Serbian politician. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Russia chides UK for blaming Putin for poisoning
    Mar16

    The Latest: Russia chides UK for blaming Putin for poisoning

    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...

    The Latest: Russian ambassador: UK acted in ‘colonial style’
    Mar16

    The Latest: Russian ambassador: UK acted in ‘colonial style’

    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...