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    Ukraine tells Canada, ‘Thank God, we are not alone’ in trying to figure out Trump
    May22

    Ukraine tells Canada, ‘Thank God, we are not alone’ in trying to figure out Trump

    Ukrainian politicians have appealed to their Canadian counterparts to help “educate” the Trump administration on the geopolitical importance of their country. It comes at a time when Canadians face troubles of their own getting through to the new American president. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Shadow Cabinet and the Bridge to Crimea
    May22

    Putin’s Shadow Cabinet and the Bridge to Crimea

    In the spring of 2014, President Vladimir Putin delivered an address in St. George Hall, a chandeliered ballroom in the Kremlin, to celebrate the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. “Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia in the hearts and minds of our people,” he declared, to a standing ovation. Despite Putin’s triumphal...

    We Hear You: ‘Illuminating,’ ‘Thoughtful’ Reporting on France’s Presidential Election
    May22

    We Hear You: ‘Illuminating,’ ‘Thoughtful’ Reporting on France’s Presidential Election

    Editor’s note: We get a fair amount of passionate comment addressed to or about Nolan Peterson, The Daily Signal’s Ukraine-based foreign correspondent. When Peterson traveled to France to cover the final days of the French presidential election campaign, his reporting attracted your attention. Here’s a sample at the top of the...

    As impeachment talk grows, have Trump’s former top aides already cut deals with federal prosecutors?
    May21

    As impeachment talk grows, have Trump’s former top aides already cut deals with federal prosecutors?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) Are President Trump’s former top campaign aides already cooperating with federal investigators looking into collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, and possibly, Trump’s private business deals with wealthy Russians? There are telling clues that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...

    Donald Trump’s White House Is the Kremlin on the Potomac:  Former FBI Double Agent Offers Explanations
    May21

    Donald Trump’s White House Is the Kremlin on the Potomac: Former FBI Double Agent Offers Explanations

    Former counterespionage agent Naveed Jamali says Trump’s not a “Manchurian candidate”—but could be a stooge. Donald Trump’s White House is the Kremlin on the Potomac. It is a place of intrigue, confusion, scandal and incompetence. Trump is the first American president ever to become the subject of an active investigation...

    Russia meeting revelation could trigger obstruction investigation
    May20

    Russia meeting revelation could trigger obstruction investigation

    The new special counsel investigation into possible collusion between associates of President Donald Trump and Russia is just getting started — and it could take years to resolve.But Trump’s Oval Office boast to Russian officials May 10 about why he fired FBI Director James Comey will almost certainly trigger a more immediate, and...

    Paul Ryan Tries to Deflect on Leak that Implicates Him in a Russia Cover-Up
    May20

    Paul Ryan Tries to Deflect on Leak that Implicates Him in a Russia Cover-Up

    A slip of the tongue from Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy mentions Donald Trump being on Vladimir Putin’s payroll. Speaker Paul Ryan is trying out the Trump regime’s favorite defense against damning news—focus on the leaker rather than on the content. In this case, it’s the release of a transcript with a slip of the tongue from...

    De-Demonizing Vladimir The Hateable
    May20

    De-Demonizing Vladimir The Hateable

    Last week a meeting was held between President Trump and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Lavrov, requested by President Putin, to discuss a new plan for ending the slaughter in Syria and dealing with Bashar al-Assad. A number of members of the foreign policy establishment were opposed to the meeting on the grounds that it was merely a PR ploy by...

    Russia Asks WTO to Look Into Sanctions by Ukraine on Moscow: Agencies
    May20

    Russia Asks WTO to Look Into Sanctions by Ukraine on Moscow: Agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has sent a request to the World Trade Organization asking to hold consultations over Ukraine’s sanctions against Moscow,… …read more Source: U.S....

    Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine
    May20

    Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Ukraine’s president that she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in his country. The German news agency dpa reported that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...