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    U.K.’s Boris Johnson to visit Russia, first in 5 years
    Mar04

    U.K.’s Boris Johnson to visit Russia, first in 5 years

    U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced plans to travel to Russia to focus on U.K.-Russia relations and Russia’s involvement in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’
    Mar04

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’

    As the war in Eastern Ukraine grinds on, away from the international headlines, the country’s Soviet-era military is struggling to suppress separatist forces backed by a modern, well-resourced Russian machine. And it is looking to Canada for help. Both sides in the three-year-old conflict blithely ignore commitments made under the Minsk...

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’
    Mar04

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’

    With the war in Eastern Ukraine grinding on, away from the international headlines, Ukraine’s Soviet-era military is struggling to suppress separatist forces backed by a modern, well-resourced Russian machine. And it is looking to Canada for help. …read more Source:...

    5 critical questions Trump needs to answer about the Russian ambassador’s covert trip to Trump Tower
    Mar04

    5 critical questions Trump needs to answer about the Russian ambassador’s covert trip to Trump Tower

    On the heels of the news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak (and lied about it under oath) leading up to the election—and so did a number of other key advisers—the New York Times followed up with this huge development: The New Yorker reported this week that Mr. Kushner had met with Mr. Kislyak at...

    Vox Sentences: The French presidential election is the most bonkers thing since, well, you know
    Mar04

    Vox Sentences: The French presidential election is the most bonkers thing since, well, you know

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Have you been following France’s presidential election? Because if not,...

    The Platform Switcheroo
    Mar04

    The Platform Switcheroo

    Allegra Kirkland talks to GOP platform committee delegates about the Ukraine military aid switcheroo. …read more Source:...

    RNC Delegate Knocks Trump Ally Who Confirmed He Altered Platform On Ukraine
    Mar04

    RNC Delegate Knocks Trump Ally Who Confirmed He Altered Platform On Ukraine

    Until Thursday, the Trump campaign team’s official line was that it played no role in softening language regarding Ukraine in the GOP platform during the Republican National Convention last summer in Cleveland. But then J.D. Gordon, the Trump campaign’s national security policy representative at the RNC, told CNN that he had...

    The March Meeting
    Mar04

    The March Meeting

    In the previous post I explained that the Trump national security advisor, J.D. Gordon, who monitored platform deliberations for President Trump at the 2016 convention now admits he did push to soften language on arming Ukraine and he says he did so at the direction of President Trump. We know this from a Thursday report from CNN’s Jim...

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned
    Mar03

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned

    Anna Muzychuk (left) of Ukraine plays against Tan Zhongyi (right) of China during the final day of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 on March 3 at Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Zhongyi defeated Muzychuk of Ukraine to win the championship. The post Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned appeared first on...

    Here are the Trump associates who have been linked to Russia
    Mar03

    Here are the Trump associates who have been linked to Russia

    It’s the controversy the White House cannot shake. Since pulling off a surprise election win in November’s election, Donald Trump’s young presidency has been dogged by persistent links between his campaign surrogates and staff to Russia. But what’s more unusual have been the attempts by Trump’s campaign and...