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    The Open Secret About
Trump’s Collusion With Russia
    Dec21

    The Open Secret About Trump’s Collusion With Russia

    Donald Trump made countless startling statements during last year’s presidential campaign, but one—in Doral, Florida—may be coming back to haunt him. At a televised news conference on July 27, 2016, Trump delivered a direct message to Moscow. Not content with the fact that Russia had hacked the Democratic National Committee, the candidate...

    Unlike Obama, Trump Approves Weapons Sale to Ukraine
    Dec21

    Unlike Obama, Trump Approves Weapons Sale to Ukraine

    Want some real Russia collusion? Let’s try a flashback to the heroic era of Obama’s “Appease All Enemies Foreign and Domestic” foreign policy. Ukraine’s interim government has asked Washington to provide its military forces with arms, ammunition and intelligence support, senior U.S. officials said, but the U.S. has...

    Congress fiddles while America burns

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Have you listened to the president lately? Every time he faces a microphone, he’s talking about collusion. Well, “no collusion” anyway. “What has been shown is no collusion, no collusion,” he said after his former National Security Adviser plead guilty a couple of weeks ago. “There has been absolutely no collusion.”...

    Trump gives green light to selling lethal arms to Ukraine
    Dec21

    Trump gives green light to selling lethal arms to Ukraine

    The Trump administration on Wednesday approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine’s government as the country battles pro-Russian separatists in its eastern provinces…. …read more Source: The...

    Vienna Court Rejects Spain’s Extradition Request For Ukrainian Oligarch Firtash
    Dec21

    Vienna Court Rejects Spain’s Extradition Request For Ukrainian Oligarch Firtash

    A court in Vienna has decided against extraditing Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash from Austria to Spain, saying Madrid had not provided enough proof linking Firtash to alleged crimes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vienna Court Rejects Spain’s Extradition Request For Ukrainian Oligarch Firtash

    A court in Vienna has decided against extraditing Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash from Austria to Spain, saying Madrid had not provided enough proof linking Firtash to alleged crimes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Interview: EU Urges Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership Countries To Speed Up Reforms
    Dec21

    Interview: EU Urges Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership Countries To Speed Up Reforms

    The European Union is urging Western Balkans countries and members of the Eastern Partnership program that have visa-free travel arrangements with the EU to do more to fight organized crime and corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Approves Measure Condemning Rights Violations In Russian-Annexed Crimea
    Dec21

    UN Approves Measure Condemning Rights Violations In Russian-Annexed Crimea

    The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights violations in Russian-annexed Crimea and referring to Russia as an “occupying power” there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating
    Dec20

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating

    The European Union’s top diplomat has warned that the humanitarian and security situation has “deteriorated abruptly” in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting Kyiv government forces since 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand
    Dec20

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand

    Statecraft is a complicated business, but the criteria by which we judge statesmen turn out to be less so. The central question reduces to whether those charged with formulating policy succeed in enhancing the power and security of the nation they lead. Yet near-term advantage does not necessarily translate into long-term benefit. With the...