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    Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case
    Mar15

    Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — 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...

    NATO Chief: Not Seeking Cold War With Russia, But Will Defend Allies
    Mar15

    NATO Chief: Not Seeking Cold War With Russia, But Will Defend Allies

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the West is not looking to start a new Cold War or an arms race with Russia, but he reiterated that the military alliance will defend “all allies against any threat.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump is finally sanctioning Russia
    Mar15

    Trump is finally sanctioning Russia

    (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Carolyn Kaster) More than a month after President Donald Trump missed a congressional deadline for implementing sanctions against Russia for its alleged meddling in the 2016 election, the punitive measures are now finally being put into place. The sanctions include measures taken against a Russian troll farm known as...

    U.S. Sanctions Russian Intelligence Services
    Mar15

    U.S. Sanctions Russian Intelligence Services

    The Trump administration on Thursday imposed economic sanctions on 19 Russians and two Russian intelligence agencies for their role in the 2016 election meddling and costly cyber attacks and penetrations. The Russian spy agencies included the Federal Security Service and the GRU military intelligence service, along with six GRU officers. No FSB...

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling
    Mar15

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling

    The United States has blacklisted two dozen Russian “cyber actors” for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and other malicious cyber-attacks. The U.S. Treasury Department sanctions targeted the GRU, the Russian military intelligence organization, and 13 Russians already indicted by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller in...

    DHS, FBI: Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy grid
    Mar15

    DHS, FBI: Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy grid

    The Trump administration on Thursday accused Russian government hackers of carrying out a deliberate, ongoing operation to penetrate vital U.S. industries, including the energy grid — a major ratcheting up of tensions between the two countries over cybersecurity.It says the hackers penetrated the targeted companies to a surprising degree,...

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin
    Mar15

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin

    When Stepan Mikhailov, a 19-year-old linguistics student, talks about his lifetime spent under Russian President Vladimir Putin, a troubled look passes over his face. “I don’t think I have a single friend who thinks that Putin is good,” he says from the kitchen of his dusty, bohemian Moscow apartment. “I think he is an...

    Breaking: Trump administration slaps sanctions on Russia over 2016 election meddling
    Mar15

    Breaking: Trump administration slaps sanctions on Russia over 2016 election meddling

    The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions on Russia as retaliation for Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, and for cyberattacks on other nations. The sanctions will specifically target 19 individuals and five entities. These include Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin who has close ties to Russian...

    Trump Administration Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions Against Russia over Election Meddling
    Mar15

    Trump Administration Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions Against Russia over Election Meddling

    BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIThe Treasury Department on Thursday announced that it would roll out sweeping new sanctions against Russia and Kremlin-aligned entities over Moscow’s election-meddling, including an infamous online troll farm and 13 other Russians targeted separately by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “The administration is confronting and...

    State Department Reaffirms ‘Crimea Is Ukraine’
    Mar15

    State Department Reaffirms ‘Crimea Is Ukraine’

    The State Department reaffirmed on Wednesday that the United States views the Crimean peninsula as a part of Ukraine, not Russia. Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and spokesperson Heather Nauert condemned a political rally Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Crimea on Wednesday where he claimed Crimea to be a...