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    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?
    Jul13

    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?

    Find all of the stories in our series, Inside Putin’s Russia JUDY WOODRUFF: Now we continue our series Inside Putin’s Russia, and travel to the country’s southernmost border. The Republic of Dagestan is in the North Caucasus, near the Caspian Sea. Over the past two decades, a brutal separatist insurgency has fought the Russian...

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary
    Jul13

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary

    Poland’s conservative ruling party has pushed a bill through the lower house of parliament that would give lawmakers a dominant role in appointing judges, a move that opposition parties and rights groups said would make jurists subject to political influence. The proposed law would change the makeup of the National Judiciary Council. At...

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray
    Jul13

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

    President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director said he wasn’t aware of Donald Trump Jr.’s email chain about a Russian lawyer that has consumed the media, but did stress the need for the FBI’s independence. “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt,” Chris Wray says. Christopher Wray also told...

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington
    Jul13

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington

    Russian state-funded Sputnik Radio has started its first broadcasts in the Washington, D.C., area, in an effort to reach more Americans with what it calls “alternative news.” Sputnik, which says it gives voice to minority views outside mainstream media and supports an anti-establishment agenda, broadcasts on the 105.5 W288BS...

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine
    Jul13

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine

    Analysis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Ukraine last weekend and signaled clearly that the US is engaging more robustly with the pro-Western Kiev government. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    White House: The Only Collusion In 2016 Was Between DNC, Ukrainian Gov’t
    Jul12

    White House: The Only Collusion In 2016 Was Between DNC, Ukrainian Gov’t

    Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday deflected questions about any potential Trump campaign collusion in the 2016 election by accusing the Democratic National Committee of colluding with the Ukrainian government, though the situations have marked differences. “If there’s been any evidence of collusion in...

    U.S. Senate panel on Russia plans to question Trump’s former campaign chair
    Jul12

    U.S. Senate panel on Russia plans to question Trump’s former campaign chair

    The U.S. Senate judiciary committee plans to question the former chair of the Trump campaign and will subpoena him if necessary, the panel’s Republican chair said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia
    Jul12

    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia

    Moscow’s meddling isn’t limited to eastern Ukraine or U.S. elections — it’s still encroaching on another former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Foreign...

    President Trump Calling out of Russia the Furthest Thing from Appeasement
    Jul12

    President Trump Calling out of Russia the Furthest Thing from Appeasement

    Last week President Donald Trump’s address to the Polish people was a powerful speech on many different levels, with Trump’s embrace of Western principles and faith. But while the mainstream media was focused on creating controversy on the speech, they of course gave limited to no coverage of one of the more startling aspects of the...

    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything
    Jul12

    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything

    We now know, in part, how the Trump-Russia scandal ends. As McKay Coppins and Rosie Gray pointed out on Tuesday, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. enthusiastically requested dirt on Hillary Clinton despite knowing it was coming from the Russian government has radically changed the argument being deployed by Trump’s defenders. Until this...