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    Trump to Germany: Pay Up!
    May07

    Trump to Germany: Pay Up!

    By Jean-Francois BoittinThe U.S. President reflects on why Germans must be made to pay for all the wrongs they inflicted on the United States.I extended a very warm welcome to Chancellor Merkel in the White House. And how does she respond? She invites Ivanka to Berlin, and manages to have my daughter booed at and hissed at during the meeting....

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument
    May07

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument

    KIEV—A giant banner unfurled over Kiev’s central Maidan Square last week: an enormous broken chain stretched from black smoke, symbolizing the revolution that took place in this very place three years ago, and stretching, through broken links, to a gap to the blue sky: Ukraine’s happy future with Europe. at The Daily Beast....

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election
    May07

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election

    Polls have opened in France’s May 7 presidential election runoff that could determine whether their country embraces its status as a leading member of the European Union or sets it on the path to a “Frexit.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election
    May07

    France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election

    PARIS—France sought to keep a computer hack of front-runner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the presidential election, with the electoral commission warning on Saturday that it may be a criminal offense to republish the data. Macron’s team claimed a “massive” hack had dumped emails, documents and...

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument
    May07

    Kiev’s Battle of the Rainbow: Gays, Thugs, and a Soviet Monument

    KIEV—A giant banner unfurled over Kiev’s central Maidan Square last week: an enormous broken chain stretched from black smoke, symbolizing the revolution that took place in this very place three years ago, and stretching, through broken links, to a gap to the blue sky: Ukraine’s happy future with Europe. at The Daily Beast....

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election
    May07

    France’s Future Course Hangs In Balance Of Presidential Election

    Polls have opened in France’s May 7 presidential election runoff that could determine whether their country embraces its status as a leading member of the European Union or sets it on the path to a “Frexit.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship
    May06

    Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat over Putin friendship

    Seagal is banned from entering Ukraine for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions” stemming from his relationship with the Russian president, the Ukrainian security service has said. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat
    May06

    Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat

    Steven Seagal, the American actor best known for his role in ’90s action movies like “Hard to Kill” and “Under Siege,” has been blacklisted from the Ukraine as a national security threat. Seagal is banned from entering the country for five years on grounds he has “committed socially dangerous actions… that contradict the...

    Election Eve
    May06

    Election Eve

    The presidential run-off takes place on Sunday, and nearly everyone in France is sick of both candidates. Wednesday’s debate didn’t help: Marine spent two-and-a-half solid hours shrieking like a fishwife addled by menopause. Macron faced the obvious political problem. No matter how unprepared and hysterical she sounded, there’s...

    The Super Sneaky Way China Got Its Hands On Its First Aircraft Carrier
    May06

    The Super Sneaky Way China Got Its Hands On Its First Aircraft Carrier

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia By pretending it was going to be turned into a casino. China was proud to launch its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, in 2012. This vessel was a refit of an incomplete Soviet Kuznetsov-class cruiser carrier. However, the story of how China got that ship in the first place may as well be a comedy—because the...