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    Trump faces an early test with Republicans over Russia
    Dec12

    Trump faces an early test with Republicans over Russia

    NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump is facing an early test with fellow Republicans over U.S. relations with Russia, as lawmakers seek to investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election and issue warnings over the incoming president’s potential pick for secretary of state. Trump said Sunday the recent CIA...

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Activist Prolonged
    Dec12

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Activist Prolonged

    A court in Russian-controlled Crimea has prolonged pretrial detention for jailed Crimean Tatar activist Ahtem Ciygoz for another three months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Red Cross study shows shifting global views on war
    Dec12

    Red Cross study shows shifting global views on war

    ALISON STEWART, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: This week, the International Committee of the Red Cross released a new survey on global attitudes about war that reveals a dramatic change in attitude during the last 20 years. The Red Cross hired the Gallup organization to question more than 17,000 people in 16 countries, half of which are in conflict...

    The 2 Largest Land Armies in Europe Tiptoe to the Edge of War (and Back)
    Dec12

    The 2 Largest Land Armies in Europe Tiptoe to the Edge of War (and Back)

    Nolan Peterson Security, Europe More than 10,000 soldiers and civilians have already died in the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian troops are squared off in static, trench warfare against a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. KYIV, Ukraine—A planned missile test over the Black Sea spurs a Kremlin threat...

    Liberals have a weakness for dictators. Why?
    Dec12

    Liberals have a weakness for dictators. Why?

    Though it has proven to be impossible to shame someone with no shame, Donald Trump has been chastised so widely for his admiration of Vladimir Putin that his political brand, not merely his political history, will be defined partly by a sympathy for authoritarians – even, remarkably, authoritarians who don’t happen to be himself. He will...

    Ukrainian Nationalist Group Holds Torchlight Rally In Kharkiv
    Dec12

    Ukrainian Nationalist Group Holds Torchlight Rally In Kharkiv

    Hundreds of activists of Ukraine’s Azov Civil Corps marched with torches through the northeastern city of Kharkiv. The nationalist group held the march on December 11, followed by a rally with flares and other fireworks, and the chanting of patriotic slogans. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Five Questions About Russia’s Election Hacking
    Dec12

    Five Questions About Russia’s Election Hacking

    The evidence to support the CIA’s conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump remains mostly secret. But the outline of the case is no mystery. Both Democratic and Republican Party servers were reportedly hacked by foreign agents, yet the Moscow-friendly folks at Wikileaks somehow only obtained the contents...

    Belarusian Who Fought In Eastern Ukraine On Trial On Hate Charges
    Dec12

    Belarusian Who Fought In Eastern Ukraine On Trial On Hate Charges

    A Belarusian man authorities say has openly espoused neo-Nazi ideas is on trial in Belarus along with five other defendants on charges including inciting ethnic hatred. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Election Intervention Is Nothing New
    Dec12

    Russian Election Intervention Is Nothing New

    The CIA is claiming that Russia “intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency,” according to the Washington Post, which identified “actors” with connections to Russian intelligence who were allegedly part of a wider operation “to boost Trump and hurt Clinton’s chances.” The CIA’s “secret assessment,” came...

    Who is Rex Tillerson?
    Dec11

    Who is Rex Tillerson?

    This segment originally aired Dec. 8, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Reports that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is Donald Trump’s favorite for secretary of state have everyone frantically googling to find out what they can about the American businessman. But, as VICE News Tonight correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross discovered, Tillerson...