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    Donald Trump’s Relentless Fixer: The Many Mysterious Doings of Michael Cohen
    Mar10

    Donald Trump’s Relentless Fixer: The Many Mysterious Doings of Michael Cohen

    Why Trump is so worried about Stormy Daniels remains unclear. But if Michael Cohen is involved, it must be serious. If there is one person lurking around the shadows of every Trump scandal, it would be his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, known as the Tom Hagen of the Trump family, only with much less class and dignity than the original consigliere...

    Latvian FM: Putin’s ‘Global Catastrophe’ Remarks ‘Irresponsible’
    Mar10

    Latvian FM: Putin’s ‘Global Catastrophe’ Remarks ‘Irresponsible’

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics says Vladimir Putin’s recent comments on retaliating against nuclear-armed adversaries, which the Russian president acknowledged would lead to a “global catastrophe,” represent a level of animosity not seen since the early Cold War. Speaking to a staunch pro-Kremlin TV host in a...

    The life and myths of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet Russia’s deadliest sniper
    Mar10

    The life and myths of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet Russia’s deadliest sniper

    Lyudmila Pavlichenko, history’s deadliest female sniper, is considered to be a Soviet propaganda myth by some, including some people in Russia. The divorced teenage mother from the tiny Ukrainian town of Bila Tserkva is credited with killing at least 309 Nazis — she simply sounds too good to be true. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Moldova: Stepping Out of Europe’s Grey Zone
    Mar09

    Moldova: Stepping Out of Europe’s Grey Zone

    Chisinau, Moldova rarely makes it on to the world stage or the front pages of newspapers, but on March 2, 2018, statesmen and experts from Europe and the United States descended on the city to buck the trend. During a high-level inter-parliamentary security conference held on that day for Eastern Partnership countries, the speakers of parliaments...

    Britain Urged to Target Russian Money, Assets in London
    Mar09

    Britain Urged to Target Russian Money, Assets in London

    Saying Britain is being “pushed around” by the Kremlin, Britain’s defense secretary has joined a chorus in London calling for retaliation against Russia, as a former Russian double agent and his daughter fight for their lives after being struck down by a toxic substance. Gavin Williamson’s remarks came as British police...

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophobia
    Mar09

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophobia

    Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running in second place with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Once he is, we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or to engage Russia, as every president sought to do in...

    NATO general says there hasn’t been any Russian aggression against Baltic States
    Mar09

    NATO general says there hasn’t been any Russian aggression against Baltic States

    Perhaps it was because Czech General Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, is retiring this summer. But the general was surprisingly frank and maybe a little off script when he met with journalists in Washington recently. A standard line used to describe NATO’s mission to the Baltic States is that the troops are in those...

    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen
    Mar09

    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen

    Stormy Daniels; Michael Cohen (Credit: AP/Damairs Carter/Andrew Harnik) If there is one person lurking around the shadows of every Trump scandal, it would be his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, known as the Tom Hagen of the Trump family, only with much less class and dignity than the original consigliere of “Godfather” fame. Back in 2011 ABC News...

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative
    Mar09

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his prosecutors aren’t talking to the media, but still the leaks keep coming. In the past two weeks, anonymously sourced news reports have said the top federal Russia investigator is preparing to indict Russians for hacking Democratic emails in 2016; focusing on why one of President Donald Trump’s...

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone
    Mar09

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone

    An NGO head who has negotiated exchanges of captives in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, Volodymyr Ruban, has been detained by Ukrainian authorities on suspicion of smuggling, authorities said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...