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    Ukrainian president’s ally is elected as new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukrainian president’s ally is elected as new prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected the country's new prime minister Thursday in a vote that the government hopes will end a months-long political crisis but which reformers say gives Ukraine's oligarchs a free hand in running the country…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Failed Obama ‘Reset’ Has Encouraged Russian Aggression
    Apr14

    Failed Obama ‘Reset’ Has Encouraged Russian Aggression

    People seem a bit surprised—even perplexed—by the breathless news reports and video of Russian warplanes “buzzing” an American warship operating in international waters in the Baltic Sea this week. The reality is that they shouldn’t be. That, of course, isn’t to say that we shouldn’t be deeply troubled for the safety of our...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin Praises Obama, Talks Hillary Clinton, and Whether He Will Remarry on Call-In TV Show
    Apr14

    Putin Praises Obama, Talks Hillary Clinton, and Whether He Will Remarry on Call-In TV Show

    During a marathon call-in TV show on April 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Obama and declined to say if he preferred Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. In the annual marathon, which lasted almost four hours, Putin answered questions from children and adults across Russia. More than 3 million questions were submitted days before the...

    The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?
    Apr14

    The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?

    The Panama Papers scandal triggered tsunami waves of shock throughout the world’s media, as if this were an unprecedented event. It is not. The concealment of fortunes, often acquired through illicit means by corrupt politicians, world leaders and powerful individuals, has long been commonplace. But perhaps the light shined by the Panama...

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In
    Apr14

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir appeared more subdued than usual during his annual televised phone-in Thursday but the leader still managed to cover a diverse array of topics. As well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, Putin described his porridge habits, whether he’d rush to save a drowning man if that man was the Turkish president...

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"
    Apr14

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"

    This is A+ trolling. Count on a KGB guy to take Obama’s “weakness is strength” meme and turn it around on him. “That’s very good that my colleague possesses the courage to make such statements.” “Barack, as a senator, criticized the administration for its actions in Iraq. But, as president, he allowed a...

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea
    Apr14

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea

    US Navy The US Navy has released more photographs, taken from aboard USS Donal Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer that was buzzed by Russian Su-24M attack aircraft on Apr. 12. Although quite provocative, the low passes that the Russian Sukhois performed near the ship (within 1,000 feet once coming as close as 30 feet to the...