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    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KEN DILANIAN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    G7 Says Chornobyl Shelter To Be Completed By November 2017
    Apr30

    G7 Says Chornobyl Shelter To Be Completed By November 2017

    The world’s leading powers say a protective cover over the collapsed Chornobyl nuclear power plant would be completed by November 2017, despite insufficient funding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Now Sees Russia As Directing Rebels In Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Now Sees Russia As Directing Rebels In Ukraine

    The United States is changing its language to reflect the depth of Russian involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Take missiles off high alert to avoid a cyberattack starting a nuclear war, says former U.S. commander
    Apr30

    Take missiles off high alert to avoid a cyberattack starting a nuclear war, says former U.S. commander

    Taking U.S. and Russian missiles off high alert could keep a possible cyberattack from starting a nuclear war, a former commander of U.S. nuclear forces says. Associated Press national security writer Robert Burns, who wrote the above, adds that neither Russia or the U.S. appears willing to increase the lead-time to prepare the weapons for...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Russia Seizes Leader’s Assets
    Apr30

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Russia Seizes Leader’s Assets

    Roshen, the confectionary company owned by President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine, says that assets of the company worth $39 million in Lipetsk, Russia, have been seized this week by the Russian authorities …read more Source: The New York...

    Inside the Ring: House funding bill targets Russian information warfare in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Inside the Ring: House funding bill targets Russian information warfare in Ukraine

    The current House defense authorization bill is targeting Russia’s aggressive information warfare operations in Ukraine, along with propaganda activities by Islamist terrorists. The House Armed Services Committee bill added $30 million to special operations forces funding to counter Russian disinformation and Islamic State social media...

    Iran Avoids the Outstretched Hand
    Apr30

    Iran Avoids the Outstretched Hand

    In a blustery speech at New York University today, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif drew a hard line on the ongoing nuclear negotiations. He started by calling into question American talking points on sanctions relief, which Zarif said would have to be implemented as soon as the deal was signed. Bloomberg’s Josh Rogin reports:...

    As U.S. Presses for Extradition of Ukrainian Magnate, His Lawyers Cry Foul
    Apr30

    As U.S. Presses for Extradition of Ukrainian Magnate, His Lawyers Cry Foul

    Dmitry V. Firtash’s lawyers argue that his arrest — on charges of bribes in India — was a bid by the United States to remove him from public life in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Gazprom’s Ties to Putin Could Help It Try to Escape the EU’s Wrath
    Apr30

    Gazprom’s Ties to Putin Could Help It Try to Escape the EU’s Wrath

    The European Union’s antitrust case against Russian energy giant Gazprom is a clear challenge to a company that has alternately succored and bedeviled the Old Continent for decades. But the landmark case, formally opened last week after more than three years of investigation by the EU’s army of gray suits, also raises a host of...

    Ukraine! – I Love It! (Photo)
    Apr30

    Ukraine! – I Love It! (Photo)

    Ukraine! – I Love It! (Photo) / Люблю Тебе, Україно! (фото) …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...