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    Why some Jews in Russia don’t think Putin’s comment about them was anti-Semitic
    Mar12

    Why some Jews in Russia don’t think Putin’s comment about them was anti-Semitic

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, left, and Alexander Boroda, head of the Federation of Jewish Communities, during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Dec. 28, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — When Boruch Gorin, a well-known rabbi in Moscow, traveled for the first time from Russia...

    UK PM Theresa May calls out Russia for nerve gas attack, promises a response

    On Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke before Parliament on the attack that left at least two people in the UK hospitalized from exposure to a toxin. May left no doubt that she was taking this extremely seriously: It is now clear that Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by...

    Vladimir Putin suggests “Russian Jews” could have carried out election meddling
    Mar12

    Vladimir Putin suggests “Russian Jews” could have carried out election meddling

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (Credit: Getty/Alexey Nikolsky) Denying any involvement with the 2016 U.S. election, Russian President Vladimir Putin has come under fire after suggesting any alleged meddling could have been carried out by Russian Jews. Putin claimed election interference could have come from anyone — even from people living...

    Ukraine is moving forward with its push to join NATO
    Mar12

    Ukraine is moving forward with its push to join NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reiterated that Kyiv is seeking a Membership Action Plan, a formal step toward joining NATO. …read more Source: Business...

    Putin Says he Approved Plan to Shoot Down Hijacked Passenger Plane in 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there in February 2014. The Sochi Games were Putin’s pet project...

    Multilateralism for a Despotic Age
    Mar12

    Multilateralism for a Despotic Age

    “I know very well that right now some are trying to isolate Cuba. We Europeans want to show, on the contrary, that we are closer to you than ever,” said Federica Mogherini, the head of the European External Action Service, in a not-so-subtle dig at the Trump Administration. A few weeks later, Carl Bildt, Sweden’s former Prime Minister,...

    Putin’s ‘Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews’ Remark Triggers Backlash
    Mar12

    Putin’s ‘Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews’ Remark Triggers Backlash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent suggestion that Jews and other minorities in Russia could have been behind the meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election have prompted a backlash in the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption
    Mar12

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has pressed Ukraine to do more to fight corruption and establish an anticorruption court that is in accordance with recommendations of independent experts. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar12

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”
    Mar12

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency says it has found weapons and explosives at the homes of suspected “agents of Russia.” …read more Source: FOX...