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    Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr27

    Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic

    Kenneth Yalowitz, Stacy Closson Security, Asia Could Russia’s defenisve measures and other geopolitical tensions negatively impact the Arctic Council’s cooperative efforts? Finland will assume the chairmanship next month of the eight-member Arctic Council at a time of heightened geopolitical tension. The council, which includes the...

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered
    Apr27

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered

    Thirty-one years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chornobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating large swaths of what was then called the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Maxine Waters touts Trump connections to Russia, but has some of her own
    Apr27

    Maxine Waters touts Trump connections to Russia, but has some of her own

    California Rep. Maxine Waters has been relentlessly pointing fingers at President Donald Trump and his administrations ties to Russia. Waters is such a fan of the accusation, that she has even recently speculated that Rep. Jason Chaffetz’ departure from his seat was due to his own connections with Russia; a conspiracy which she has admitted...

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement
    Apr27

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters shared a puzzling conspiracy theory Tuesday involving ties between Russia and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently announced that not only will he not seek re-election but he may also leave his seat early. MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes asked Waters what she believes is the reason...

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home
    Apr26

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home

    BEIJING — China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier slipped into the sea for the first time on Wednesday, after days of publicity celebrating the impending launch as a milestone in President Xi Jinping’s drive to extend China’s military reach far beyond its shores. Senior military and government officials watched as a...

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck
    Apr26

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    SINGAPORE—China’s launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China’s plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured...

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr26

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. …read more...

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    …read more Source: USA...

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension
    Apr26

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension

    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the SouthChina Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, China‘s second and built in the northeastern port of Dalian, is...

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions
    Apr26

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions

    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he’s no longer worried President Donald Trump will notch a quick deal with Russia to undo sanctions it faces for aggression in Ukraine. Sen. Ben Cardin introduced a bill in February with Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) making it harder for Trump to...