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    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck
    Apr26

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    SINGAPORE—China’s launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China’s plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured...

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr26

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. …read more...

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    …read more Source: USA...

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence
    Apr26

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence

    The Chinese navy on Wednesday launched its new aircraft carrier as Beijing continues to grow and modernize its maritime forces. The ship, which currently does not have a name, is China’s first domestically built and second overall carrier, the BBC reported. It is not expected to be operational until 2020 and will carry China’s...

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension
    Apr26

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension

    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the SouthChina Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, China‘s second and built in the northeastern port of Dalian, is...

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions
    Apr26

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions

    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he’s no longer worried President Donald Trump will notch a quick deal with Russia to undo sanctions it faces for aggression in Ukraine. Sen. Ben Cardin introduced a bill in February with Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) making it harder for Trump to...

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier

    China has unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier. It’s the country’s second aircraft carrier in total after buying a carrier from Ukraine in 1998. …read more Source: Business...

    Mounting Incitements to War With Russia
    Apr26

    Mounting Incitements to War With Russia

    Stephen F. CohenVillainizing the Kremlin—without much evidence—for crises from Washington and Europe to Syria, Ukraine and Afghanistan is increasing the possibility of a US-Russian war. …read more Source: The...

    Putin’s Daughter’s Dutch Penthouse Goes on Sale for $3 Million
    Apr26

    Putin’s Daughter’s Dutch Penthouse Goes on Sale for $3 Million

    Maria Putin reportedly left Holland in 2014 after the MH17 plane crash in Eastern Ukraine, which soured Dutch-Russian relations. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Interference in the U.S. Election Was Just the Beginning
    Apr26

    Russia’s Interference in the U.S. Election Was Just the Beginning

    Mike Conaway, the Republican who replaced Devin Nunes as head of the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, has described his mission simply: “I just want to find out what happened,” he’s said. The more urgent question elsewhere in the world, however, isn’t confined to the past....