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    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’
    Feb12

    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’

    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in reacting to reports about President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn’s phone conversations with a Russian ambassador, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said, “We need to have an independent investigation on it” because what he said was Trump having a “Putin crush.” Partial...

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier
    Feb12

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschFormer foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Germany’s president on Sunday, the 12th person to hold the largely ceremonial post in the post-war era. Steinmeier, a Social Democrat who had served as foreign minister until last month, won 931 of the 1,239 valid votes by lawmakers and representatives of...

    Beneath Ukraine’s Battlefields, Some Sanctuary And Sparkling Wine
    Feb12

    Beneath Ukraine’s Battlefields, Some Sanctuary And Sparkling Wine

    In a complex of cool caves smack in the middle of Europe’s only active war, Artwinery’s vintners try to keep up their bubbly business as usual. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Romania rising: Populism by different means and without ugliness
    Feb12

    Romania rising: Populism by different means and without ugliness

    People shout slogans during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. The leader of Romania’s ruling center-left coalition said Monday the government won’t resign following the biggest demonstrations since the end of communism against a measure that would ease up on corruption. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) (Credit: AP) The...

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...

    My Family’s Secret Refugee Past
    Feb12

    My Family’s Secret Refugee Past

    A descendent of Ukrainian refugees and World War II camp liberators sees in his family’s history an answer to rising anti-immigrant sentiment. …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO: Russian Propaganda Up Since Crimea Offensive
    Feb12

    NATO: Russian Propaganda Up Since Crimea Offensive

    NATO and EU officials are increasingly worried about Russia’s ability to spread disinformation via TV and internet. …read more Source:...

    NATO Sees Sharp Rise In Russian Disinformation Since Crimea Seizure
    Feb11

    NATO Sees Sharp Rise In Russian Disinformation Since Crimea Seizure

    NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT had posted false stories, the alliance’s spokeswoman said on Saturday.There is increasing concern among senior NATO and European Union officials over...

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct
    Feb11

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct

    REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump and several associates continue to draw intense scrutiny for their ties to the Russian government. A dossier of unverified claims alleges serious conspiracy and misconduct in the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. The White House has dismissed the dossier as fiction, and most of the claims...