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    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union warned on Wednesday that it was ready to act within days to counter proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc’s energy security. Sanctions legislation overwhelmingly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday has angered EU officials: they see it as breaking transatlantic unity...

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’
    Jul26

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’

    NATO allies have deployed a limited number of aircraft in Romania, which borders Ukraine, to assist with its air patrols. Russia is not happy. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship

    Reports say President Petro Poroshenko has revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, who had served as the governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region from May 2015 to November 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?
    Jul26

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?

    “There is a saying that if you can’t beat them, join them.” That was the telling choice of words former Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon settled on back in November 2011 in greeting the news that Huawei Canada, the subsidiary of an opaquely governed Chinese telecommunications conglomerate long encumbered by its reported links to...

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region
    Jul26

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region

    Ukraine’s state power company says it has terminated electricity supplies to the parts of the Donetsk region that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe Warns Against Tightened U.S. Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    Europe Warns Against Tightened U.S. Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union is pushing back against the House-approved measure to strengthen sanctions against Russia, arguing “America first cannot mean that Europe’s interests come last.”“The U.S. bill could have unintended unilateral effects that impact the EU’s energy security interests,” Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission...

    New Artillery Rounds Will Help Restore America’s Conventional Deterrence
    Jul26

    New Artillery Rounds Will Help Restore America’s Conventional Deterrence

    Dan Goure Security, The U.S. can no longer take its dominance as a given Once upon a time, the U.S. was the world’s sole military superpower. Commentators coined the phrase “the American way of war.” This term referred primarily to the employment of superior air and space capabilities to dominate the initial period of...

    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister
    Jul26

    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune
    Jul26

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune

    Getting tough with Russia over Ukraine but not Syria makes no strategic sense. …read more Source:...

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister
    Jul26

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister

    U.S Energy Secretary Rick Perry embraces Mexico’s Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, after they made a joint statement in Mexico City, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry...