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    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says
    Mar31

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says

    WASHINGTON ― Evelyn Farkas, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia until 2015, blasted White House press secretary Sean Spicer Friday after he peddled a misleading conspiracy theory about her role in gathering information on connections between President Donald Trump and Russia.Spicer spent much of...

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections
    Mar31

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Friday for “aggression” and “mucking” around in the election during separate overseas remarks. Mattis joined the United Kingdom defense secretary Michael Fallon in London where they answered questions on Russia and North Korea. One of...

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31
    Mar31

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31

    A bull shark stranded by Cyclone Debbie in Australia, fighting in Libya, Ukraine, and Syria, Vladimir Putin on the ice in Franz Josef Land, an Ogoh-Ogoh in Bali, the stars at night in Texas, a memorial at Westminster, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions.” …read more Source: Business...

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation
    Mar31

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says in a press conference that the allies “do not and will not” recognise Russia’s “illegal” annexation of Crimea . Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia
    Mar31

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia

    President Trump’s Russia problems are getting worse here at home, with the FBI conducting a formal criminal probe into his campaign’s ties to Moscow and his disgraced former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, seeking an immunity deal in exchange for his cooperation with the House and Senate panels conducting Trump/Russia...

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place

    Unless Russia returns control of Crimea to Ukraine, Tillerson said the sanctions will remain. During the presidential campaign, Trump had suggested sanctions might be eased …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol
    Mar31

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol

    Fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. RELATED CONTENTSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must honor Ukraine dealPaul Ryan on working with Trump, Russia sanctions and GOP goalsTillerson...

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests
    Mar31

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests

    Russian prosecutors moved Friday to block calls on social networks for more street protests in Moscow and other Russian cities following a wave of rallies that have cast a new challenge to the Kremlin. Tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out in Moscow and other cities Sunday to rally against official corruption in the largest outpouring of...