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    Today’s letters: Russia, Doug Ford
    Mar16

    Today’s letters: Russia, Doug Ford

    The saga of the poisoned ex-spy, and the future of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, caught readers’ attention today. You can write to us too, on these or other topics, at letters@ottawacitizen.com. Here are some guidelines to help you get published. — Take united action against Russia Re: Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over...

    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’
    Mar16

    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is calling for American and European leaders to capitalize on what he calls a palpable, growing international consensus about the scope, magnitude and immediacy of national security threats posed by Russian election interference and suspected assassination attempts on foreign soil. “There is a ‘now...

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland
    Mar16

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland

    American authorities have asked three medical experts to determine whether a 99-year-old Minnesota man can travel to Poland to face trial on charges that he was involved in Nazi war crimes during World War II. Ukrainian-born Michael Karkoc, who lives in Minneapolis, was identified by The Associated Press in 2013 as a former commander of…...

    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games
    Mar16

    US Fighter Pilots on the Front Lines of Russia’s Spy Games

    TALLINN, Estonia—The night of Friday, Feb. 10, was frigid and snowy in Estonia’s capital city. The kind of winter weather one expects in this Baltic country, which lies at roughly the same geographic latitude as southern Alaska. Inside the lobby bar of Tallinn’s Swissotel, however, the temperature was warm and the atmosphere bustled...

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup
    Mar16

    Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine war hero, wants coup

    In its drive to become a Western-style liberal democracy, Ukraine is heading in the wrong direction. Systemic corruption, an economy dominated by oligarchs and factionalism are taking their toll, preventing a prosperous and free Ukraine from taking shape. There are many signs for those who look, bringing the ugly face … …read more...

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case
    Mar16

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case

    American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013 reports in which The...

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties
    Mar15

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

    Donald Trump’s sudden Twitter firing of Rex Tillerson on Tuesday is the moment that it became impossible to maintain the fiction that Trump is not in some way in league with Vladimir Putin. We can’t know whether Putin has, as reported in the Steele dossier, disgusting kompromat that could bring Trump low, or whether Trump has...

    The Words Trump Refuses to Speak
    Mar15

    The Words Trump Refuses to Speak

    It’s as if the nation’s Russia policy is being made by the world’s balkiest teenager.Today, after a week of resistance, President Trump at least delivered something close to a definitive statement about Russian culpability for the March 4 nerve-agent attack on British soil. Asked by ABC’s Jonathan Karl whether he could now...

    “Putin’s Chef” says new U.S. sanctions just mean he’ll have to stop eating at McDonald’s
    Mar15

    “Putin’s Chef” says new U.S. sanctions just mean he’ll have to stop eating at McDonald’s

    Evgeny Prigozhin doesn’t seem worried about being the target of new sanctions announced Thursday by the U.S. Treasury Department, which accused him of helping run an online operation aimed at meddling in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. The man known as “Putin’s Chef,” thanks to his background in the food service industry, said...

    Trump finally decided to get tough on Russia. But did he go far enough?
    Mar15

    Trump finally decided to get tough on Russia. But did he go far enough?

    Trump just accused Russia of a chemical weapons attack in the UK — and finally hit Moscow for its election meddling. Donald Trump is one of the most Russia-friendly presidents in modern history. But in less than an hour on Thursday, he rebuked Russia harder than he has throughout his entire time in the White House. Around 9:40 am, the White House...