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    Ex-Trump campaign chairman asks judge to dismiss charges
    Mar15

    Ex-Trump campaign chairman asks judge to dismiss charges

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss some of the criminal charges he faces related to his foreign lobbying work on behalf of Ukrainian … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    What Does America Gain by Arming Ukraine?
    Mar15

    What Does America Gain by Arming Ukraine?

    Daniel L. Davis Security, Eurasia Sending these missiles isn’t enough to tip the military balance in Ukraine—but it is more than enough to convince Russia to increase its involvement. On March 1, the State Department authorized the sale of 210 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Armed...

    Putin Hails Crimea Annexation in Speech Ahead of Vote
    Mar15

    Putin Hails Crimea Annexation in Speech Ahead of Vote

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday thanked residents of Crimea for voting to annex the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, calling the move “real democracy” in a speech days ahead of Sunday’s presidential election. “With your decision you restored historical justice,” he told the crowd of supporters in...

    Putin confident on the campaign trail in Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin confident on the campaign trail in Crimea

    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced new measures against Russia after an ex-Russian spy was poisoned. Russian President Vladimir Putin didn’t mention the news while on the campaign trail in Crimea. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports. …read more Source:...

    State Dept. slams Russia's 'campaign of coercion and violence' in Crimea
    Mar15

    State Dept. slams Russia's 'campaign of coercion and violence' in Crimea

    The State Department condemned on Wednesday what it called Russia’s “campaign of coercion and violence” in Crimea, just days before the four-year anniversary of Moscow annexing the disputed peninsula.”Over the past four years, Russia has engaged in… …read more Source: The...

    Putin campaigns in Crimea in defiance of the West
    Mar15

    Putin campaigns in Crimea in defiance of the West

    Putin’s message was filled with nationalism: Crimea has returned home, he said, to Russia …read more Source:...

    Occupied territory becomes home turf as Putin campaigns in Crimea

    Ukraine’s president denounced the Russian leader’s decision to hold a rally in the annexed region. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Bans Athletes’ Participation In Sports Competitions In Russia
    Mar14

    Ukraine Bans Athletes’ Participation In Sports Competitions In Russia

    The Ukrainian government has ordered its athletes not to take part in any competitions held in Russia, which Kyiv accuses of occupying its territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Skripal Attack Is the U.K.’s Chance to Show Strength Against Russia
    Mar14

    The Skripal Attack Is the U.K.’s Chance to Show Strength Against Russia

    There can be little doubt that the Russian government is behind the attempted assassination of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. While there were the typical official denials, the Russian state has ways of communicating its innocence to foreign governments. In this case, it has not done so. The use of a nerve agent fits a pattern...

    Realistic Expectations for U.S. Diplomacy with North Korea
    Mar14

    Realistic Expectations for U.S. Diplomacy with North Korea

    Ankit Panda and Vipin Narang look ahead to the possible Trump-Kim summit and what both sides might be willing to offer. Here they explain why North Korea’s denuclearization is very unlikely to happen: The historical record of voluntary denuclearization does not provide much encouragement. Three former Soviet states relinquished the nuclear...