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    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?
    Jul04

    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?

    Yale historian Timothy Snyder asserts that Trump’s ties to Russia are far deeper and more dangerous than campaign collusion. The links between President Trump and Russia will prove to be deeper and darker than many Americans now believe. This is according to Timothy Snyder, a noted historian of the 20th century’s tyrannical regimes in...

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue
    Jul04

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue

    (JTA) — Unidentified individuals hurled a firebomb at a synagogue in Lviv and, in a separate incident, wrote anti-Semitic slogans on another Jewish community building in the western Ukrainian city. The incident involving a firebomb occurred on June 30 but was discovered only Monday, according to the Strana news site. The perpetrators may have...

    Small Ukrainian Tax Firm Connected To Cyberattack Could Face Charges
    Jul04

    Small Ukrainian Tax Firm Connected To Cyberattack Could Face Charges

    A small Ukrainian tax software company is facing possible charges because of its alleged connection with last week’s major cyberattack that brought down computer systems worldwide, but the firm says it is innocent. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Europe, Trump may discover if 1st impressions stick
    Jul04

    In Europe, Trump may discover if 1st impressions stick

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump’s first visit to the continent in May stirred anxieties among his European allies when he declined to endorse NATO’s common...

    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation
    Jul04

    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation

    While Donald Trump seems to be constantly increasing his legal team under Marc Kasowitz, there is one name that rarely features in his recent legal announcements—longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen. In fact, Cohen seems to have been given a quiet heave-ho from Trump’s inner circle. After years of loyal service to Mr. Trump, Mr. Cohen,...

    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3
    Jul04

    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3

    The leader of the militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi is believed to be hiding in a mosque there, the Philippines’ defense chief said Monday, days after Isnilon Hapilon was reported to have fled the bombed-out town. The militants aligned with the Islamic State group attacked Marawi on May 23 and are confined in a small...

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?
    Jul04

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool) U.S. intelligence agencies — 17 of them — agree that evidence shows the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee and waged a campaign to influence voters in 2016. Although no evidence of collusion between U.S. citizens and Russia has been proven yet, President Donald Trump and...

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia talks back on track
    Jul04

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia talks back on track

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic talks back on track
    Jul04

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic talks back on track

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems
    Jul04

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems

    The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...