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    Savchenko Lawyer Says Conditions In Hospital Worse than Jail
    Apr30

    Savchenko Lawyer Says Conditions In Hospital Worse than Jail

    Days after Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko’s transfer to a civilian hospital, her lawyer is demanding she be sent back to a Moscow jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American officials briefed on intelligence from the Ukraine say Russia has significantly deepened its command and control of the militants in eastern Ukraine in recent months. …read more Source: U.S....

    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...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States now sees the Ukrainian rebels as a Russian force.American officials briefed on intelligence from the region… …read more Source:...

    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:...