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    A budget Trump could live with
    Mar22

    A budget Trump could live with

    It is, for better or worse, a document Donald Trump can live with. For make no mistake, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has penned the 2017 federal budget as if America were breathing over its shoulder. There are, for instance, very few huge-ticket spending items (those who do win big, such as the Canada Revenue Agency, are...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest

    The Eurovision Song Contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include… …read more Source: U.S....

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For
    Mar22

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For

    If you were going to tell the story of Russian business over the last 28 through one life, it would be Oleg Deripaska’s story. There is hardly an aspect of Russian public life that he hasn’t touched, or that hasn’t been touched by him. Deripaska found himself in the news Wednesday when the Associated Press reported that...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) – The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. Yulia Samoylova, who was to represent Russia in the May 11-13 contest in the Ukrainian...

    Paul Who? WH Runs Away From Manafort Amid Fresh Reports Of Russia Ties
    Mar22

    Paul Who? WH Runs Away From Manafort Amid Fresh Reports Of Russia Ties

    Paul who? The White House is going to great lengths to put distance between President Donald Trump and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as a series of explosive news reports emerge detailing the millions of dollars he received from a Russian oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin and a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. White...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a… …read more Source:...

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future
    Mar22

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future

    As the United States under President Trump recedes from world leadership, things are not looking so good elsewhere on earth. Two new books—with similarly morbid titles—have arrived to warn of big trouble ahead for both the European Union and the emerging economies of Asia.The End of the Asian Century by Michael Auslin offers a point-by-point...

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained
    Mar22

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained

    The web of connections seems to grow thicker by the day. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort stepped down last August in the wake of reports of his murky financial dealings with Russia-aligned Ukrainian leaders. Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after lying about his...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin
    Mar22

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin

    During Monday’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a strange assertion. This is not unusual; in fact, Spicer makes strange assertions on such a regular basis that this one barely made a ripple outside of the press corps. James Comey had confirmed that morning that his FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign...