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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...