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    Putin: US risks escalation by supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine
    Sep06

    Putin: US risks escalation by supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a stern warning to the U.S. on Tuesday, suggesting at a news conference that any attempt to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons could further escalate the conflict there and possibly invigorate pro-Russian… …read more Source: The...

    Decades Ago, Paul Manafort Played a Leading Role in a Pioneering Operation to Secretly Funnel Foreign Money into U.S. Politics
    Sep06

    Decades Ago, Paul Manafort Played a Leading Role in a Pioneering Operation to Secretly Funnel Foreign Money into U.S. Politics

    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was a major player in a transnational operation that was both pioneering and innovative during its time, according to court documents and interviews with key figures. This decades-old scheme may fit the same pattern investigators are probing in regard to Russian government’s influence on...

    The Options That Have Been Tried on North Korea So Far
    Sep06

    The Options That Have Been Tried on North Korea So Far

    News of North Korea’s test Sunday of a nuclear device drew angry reactions from its neighbors, allies, and the international community, as well as prescriptions of how to respond to the latest provocation, ranging from dialogue, to more sanctions, and “a massive military response.”The two main proposals put forward so far are tougher...

    Gas Attack
    Sep06

    Gas Attack

    The Russia/Iran/DPRK sanctions bill, passed overwhelmingly by Congress this past July and sent to the White House for President Trump’s grudging approval, represents a significant escalation in Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia. Provisions in the legislation raise the possibility of U.S. sanctions being imposed on companies that partner...

    Germany Welcomes Putin Call For UN Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep06

    Germany Welcomes Putin Call For UN Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    Germany has welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s agreement to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine, saying it heralded “a change in [Russia’s] politics that we should not gamble away.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition
    Sep06

    Ukraine Confirms Georgia Asked For Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition

    Ukrainian authorities have confirmed that they received a request from Georgia to extradite its former president, Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Warns U.S. Against Supplying Ukraine With Lethal Weapons
    Sep06

    Putin Warns U.S. Against Supplying Ukraine With Lethal Weapons

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that any decision by the United States to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine would fuel the conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle
    Sep03

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle

    As the Texas coast looks toward recovery amid the death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Harvey, several lawmakers from the state were at a popular tourist spot in the Czech Republic this weekend. Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, a senior Appropriations Committee member, was spotted taking a tour of Prague Castle on Saturday. Carter was seen...

    Saakashvili’s Brother Detained In Kyiv, Faces Deportation Amid Escalating Feud
    Sep03

    Saakashvili’s Brother Detained In Kyiv, Faces Deportation Amid Escalating Feud

    The brother of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is facing deportation from Ukraine on allegations that he was in the country illegally, a move that comes amid a fierce standoff between the ex-head of state and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries — Poroshenko
    Sep03

    Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries — Poroshenko

    Ukraine says it will introduce new border-crossing rules from next year, affecting citizens of “countries that pose risks for Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...