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    Clinton’s “Non-Intervention” Pandering
    Jan28

    Clinton’s “Non-Intervention” Pandering

    Michael Crowley reports on Hillary Clinton’s attempt to obscure her hawkish foreign policy record: As she makes a closing pitch that emphasizes her foreign policy chops, Clinton tends to gloss over the more hawkish episodes from her past. Asked by an Iowa voter at Monday’s forum to place her interventionist instincts on a scale of 1...

    Can the Pentagon Kick Its Russian Rocket Addiction?
    Jan28

    Can the Pentagon Kick Its Russian Rocket Addiction?

    Dave Majumdar Security, “It is morally outrageous and strategically foolish to ask American taxpayers to subsidize Russia’s military industrial base.” The United States Air Force relies on Russian-built rocket engines to lift many of its heaviest satellites into space. While that arrangement was working well in the years...

    Dion heading to Ukraine amid Conservative attacks on Russia policy
    Jan28

    Dion heading to Ukraine amid Conservative attacks on Russia policy

    Stéphane Dion announced the trip as he faced a barrage of criticism from Opposition Conservatives about his decision to engage Russia more broadly. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control over Rebel East This Year
    Jan27

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control over Rebel East This Year

    Ukraine’s president on Thursday said he expects the separatist-held eastern Ukraine to fall back under government control before the year’s end.A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,000 people and left parts of the… …read more Source:...

    Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks on Russia policy
    Jan27

    Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks on Russia policy

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is travelling to Ukraine this weekend to express Canada’s support for the eastern European country that lost the Crimean Peninsula to Russia in 2014. Dion announced the trip in the House of Commons today as he faced a barrage of criticism from Opposition Conservatives about his decision to engage...

    Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks on Russia policy
    Jan27

    Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks on Russia policy

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is travelling to Ukraine this weekend to express Canada’s support for the eastern European country that lost the Crimean Peninsula to Russia in 2014. Dion announced the trip in the House of Commons today as he faced a barrage of criticism from Opposition Conservatives about his decision to engage...

    Russian lawmaker blames ‘American bacteriological warfare’ for deadly swine flu outbreak
    Jan27

    Russian lawmaker blames ‘American bacteriological warfare’ for deadly swine flu outbreak

    A Russian lawmaker has laid the blame for a deadly outbreak of the H1N1 flu strain spreading across Eastern Europe on the country’s Cold War foe, the United States. Vadim Solovyov, a member of the Communist Party of Russia, told Russian News Service radio in Moscow that America is waging a “bacteriological war” against Russia,...

    AP Exclusive: Putin Aide: Kiev Refuses to Honor Minsk Deal
    Jan27

    AP Exclusive: Putin Aide: Kiev Refuses to Honor Minsk Deal

    Kiev has failed to meet its obligations under the Minsk peace accord and has instead introduced an economic blockade of eastern Ukraine, Russia’s security chief says.Patrushev – a longtime associate of President Vladimir Putin who serves as the executive secretary of the… …read more Source:...

    Snow Reveals A Statue’s Dark Side By Turning It Into Darth Vader
    Jan27

    Snow Reveals A Statue’s Dark Side By Turning It Into Darth Vader

    Jako że nowe wcielenie Jakuba Wejhera bardzo Wam się spodobało, wrzucamy jeszcze jedno ujęcie naszego Vadera 🙂 Niech…Posted by Wejherowo.pl on Saturday, January 23, 2016Who knew Jakub Wejher, a 17th century Polish nobleman and military leader, was so tall, Darth and handsome?A statue of Wejher, that stands in Wejherowo, Poland, — the...

    Dozens Of Ex-Soviet Military Officials Charged With War Crimes In Lithuania
    Jan27

    Dozens Of Ex-Soviet Military Officials Charged With War Crimes In Lithuania

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – A trial opened in Lithuania on Wednesday against dozens of former Soviet military officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in a 1991 crackdown against the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement.Russia has refused to cooperate with the investigation and most of the accused, who live outside...