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    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?
    Apr14

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The last week has seen significant changes in the way the Trump White House views the world. And what began as a presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: USA! USA! JUDY WOODRUFF: He bills himself the America first president, but it’s...

    CIA Director Says Syria Missile Strike a Message for Tehran
    Apr14

    CIA Director Says Syria Missile Strike a Message for Tehran

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian airfield last week signaled Iran the United States is prepared to use force to protect American interests. In his first public remarks since taking over the intelligence agency, Pompeo also criticized the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, labeling the group a...

    Polish Leader Welcomes NATO Troops, Hails ‘Historic Moment’
    Apr14

    Polish Leader Welcomes NATO Troops, Hails ‘Historic Moment’

    Polish leaders welcomed a new multinational NATO battalion to Poland on Thursday, with the president calling it “a historic moment for my country.” The near-permanent deployment of a NATO battalion under U.S. command marks the first time NATO troops have been placed so close to Russian territory, a step the Kremlin denounces as a...

    Will Russia Accept An Investigation Into Gas Attacks In Syria?
    Apr13

    Will Russia Accept An Investigation Into Gas Attacks In Syria?

    UNITED NATIONS – Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN envoy Vladimir Sakronkov said Syria was blamed for a nerve gas attack on April 4 before an independent investigation had even been conducted.Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, called for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to undertake a...

    ‘Peace, but Not at Any Cost’: Ukrainians Brace for More War, and Unrest
    Apr13

    ‘Peace, but Not at Any Cost’: Ukrainians Brace for More War, and Unrest

    KYIV, Ukraine—Forget death and taxes. In Ukraine, nothing is certain but war and protests. In the country’s eastern Donbas region, the war against Russia and its separatist proxies has dragged on for three years. And in Kyiv’s government halls, meaningful anti-corruption reforms are advancing at a snail’s pace more than three...

    How the Syria Strike Flipped the U.S.-Russia Power Dynamic
    Apr13

    How the Syria Strike Flipped the U.S.-Russia Power Dynamic

    MOSCOW—The American airstrike on the Shayrat air base in Syria didn’t do all that much. A day and 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles later, Bashar al-Assad was still in power, his planes were still taking off from Shayrat, still flying and still dropping bombs and killing people in the same areas of Idlib Province where a sarin gas attack killed...

    Russia Won’t Broadcast Eurovision Over Singer Dispute With Ukraine
    Apr13

    Russia Won’t Broadcast Eurovision Over Singer Dispute With Ukraine

    Russian state television broadcaster Channel One says it won’t show this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after Ukraine banned Russia’s entry in the competition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr13

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to the country. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr13

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...