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    Why Poland is ready to pay $2 billion for a permanent U.S. military base on its soil
    May29

    Why Poland is ready to pay $2 billion for a permanent U.S. military base on its soil

    Poland has for years wanted a permanent U.S. military base on its soil as a bulwark against Russian aggression. Now its defense ministry is willing to shell out up to $2 billion to make that a reality. The offer is outlined in a paper drafted by Poland’s Ministry of National Defense and delivered to the U.S. government, titled “Proposal for...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker On Hunger Strike In Russia Agrees To Treatment
    May29

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker On Hunger Strike In Russia Agrees To Treatment

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and is now on hunger strike in a Russian prison, has agreed to receive medical treatment, Russia’s prison authorities say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What is America Fighting For?
    May29

    What is America Fighting For?

    After being sworn in for a fourth term, Vladimir Putin departed the Kremlin for Annunciation Cathedral to receive the televised blessing of Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church. The patriarch and his priests in sacred vestments surrounded Putin, who, standing alone, made the sign of the cross. Meanwhile, sacred vestments from the...

    How to save NAFTA in one day
    May28

    How to save NAFTA in one day

    (Photo Illustration by Heshmat Saberi) The NAFTA talks do not appear to be going well. In recent days, President Donald Trump has been complaining about “spoiled” Canadians, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been struggling to solve an impasse on auto production. Negotiations have dragged on for 10 months, and there is a fear that until...

    Poland Says Russian Gas Pipeline Is ‘New Hybrid Weapon’
    May28

    Poland Says Russian Gas Pipeline Is ‘New Hybrid Weapon’

    Poland’s prime minister on Monday called a planned Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, a “new hybrid weapon” and says Moscow wants to use it to undermine NATO and the European Union. Mateusz Morawiecki called Nord Stream 2 “a poisoned pill of European security” as he addressed a NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting...

    Poland Seeks Permanent U.S. Troop Presence To Counter Russia
    May28

    Poland Seeks Permanent U.S. Troop Presence To Counter Russia

    Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on May 28 that he has had talks with U.S. officials about permanently stationing U.S. troops in Poland as a deterrent against Russian aggression. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tories allege Liberals ‘never intended’ to arm Kurds against Daesh
    May28

    Tories allege Liberals ‘never intended’ to arm Kurds against Daesh

    The Conservatives are claiming the Liberals were never actually planning to send lethal weapons to arm the Kurds in their fight against Daesh, despite an early government promise to send $10 million worth of deadly arms to the Peshmerga. Those weapons, including sniper rifles, C-6 machine guns, mortars and anti-tank missiles, are currently...

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions
    May28

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have harmed the alliance …read more Source: ABC...

    Five Former Presidents See Threat In Rising Polish-Ukrainian Tensions
    May28

    Five Former Presidents See Threat In Rising Polish-Ukrainian Tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have issued a joint appeal for reconciliation between their countries amid growing nationalism and provocations from Russia that have strained their relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish PM Calls Nord Stream 2 ‘Weapon’ Of Hybrid Warfare
    May28

    Polish PM Calls Nord Stream 2 ‘Weapon’ Of Hybrid Warfare

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says Russia’s planned natural-gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, is a weapon of hybrid warfare that Moscow wants to use to undermine European energy security and the solidarity of the European Union and NATO. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...