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    The Trump Administration Allowed a Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief to Meet With Intelligence Officials in the U.S.
    Jan31

    The Trump Administration Allowed a Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief to Meet With Intelligence Officials in the U.S.

    (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration let a top Russian spy official visit the United States last week for meetings with U.S. intelligence officials even though there are sanctions against him that typically prohibit such visits, officials said Tuesday. The Russian ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, said on Russian state TV that Sergei...

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch
    Jan31

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch

    The Russian Foreign Ministry yesterday [January 18] accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war in the Donbas. It’s a pretty strange accusation because, well, there’s been an old war going on in the Donbas for nearly four years now. It’s killed more than 10,000 people. And the only reason it is going on is […] …read more...

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018
    Jan31

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018

    It’s not always nice to be wanted. In a time of heightened geopolitical drama, here’s a look at a handful of the “most wanted” characters that have captivated the world’s attention, and what their specific stories tell us about the state of the globe in 2018: Carles Puigdemont When Spain emerged from the Franco years, it held a...

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch
    Jan31

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch

    The Russian Foreign Ministry yesterday [January 18] accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war in the Donbas. It’s a pretty strange accusation because, well, there’s been an old war going on in the Donbas for nearly four years now. It’s killed more than 10,000 people. And the only reason it is going on is […] …read more...

    In Ukraine, Ultranationalist Militia Strikes Fear In Some Quarters
    Jan31

    In Ukraine, Ultranationalist Militia Strikes Fear In Some Quarters

    They swore to protect Ukraine from criminals, but rights groups warn that 600 right-wingers on patrol could fuel intimidation and violence in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech
    Jan31

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Experts from The Heritage Foundation weighed in with responses on various policy fronts. Here’s what they had to say. Economy Law Immigration Defense & Foreign Policy Energy & Infrastructure Health Care Education Economy Tax Reform Is Delivering...

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response
    Jan31

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response

    The U.S. Treasury Department released a list of 210 officials and billionaires from Russia’s ruling elite, exposing them to scrutiny and potential future sanctions in a move President Vladimir Putin called an “unfriendly act” and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said would “poison” ties for a long time to come....

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech
    Jan31

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Experts from The Heritage Foundation weighed in with responses on various policy fronts. Here’s what they had to say. Economy Law Immigration Defense & Foreign Policy Energy & Infrastructure Health Care Education Economy Tax Reform Is Delivering...

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response
    Jan31

    ‘Kremlin Report’ Targets Russian Elite, Putin Signals Muted Response

    The U.S. Treasury Department released a list of 210 officials and billionaires from Russia’s ruling elite, exposing them to scrutiny and potential future sanctions in a move President Vladimir Putin called an “unfriendly act” and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said would “poison” ties for a long time to come....

    Ukraine Is Building Its Own Tank-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia
    Jan06

    Ukraine Is Building Its Own Tank-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia

    Sebastien Roblin Security, But will they work? In June 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko famously requested exactly 1,240 Javelin missiles—one for every former Soviet nuclear warhead that Ukraine voluntarily decommissioned in the 1990s. The former Soviet state was ruing its lack of deterrence after Russian tanks and artillery intervened...