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    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more
    Apr01

    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more

    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has sent its strongest signals yet that Canada does not plan to bow to U.S. pressure to dramatically increase what it spends on defence. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned at his first NATO meeting in Brussels on Friday that the Trump administration wants allies to draw up plans for boosting defence...

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official
    Apr01

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer asked members of the White House press corps why they were “rushing to defend” a former Obama administration official during Friday’s press briefing. Spicer’s comment came during an exchange with National Public Radio correspondent Tamara Keith, who asked about the relevance of...

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry
    Mar31

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry

    Ukraine could lose the right to participate in future renditions of the Eurovision Song Contest if it bars Russia’s entry in this year’s competition from entering Ukraine to participate, the head of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says
    Mar31

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says

    WASHINGTON ― Evelyn Farkas, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia until 2015, blasted White House press secretary Sean Spicer Friday after he peddled a misleading conspiracy theory about her role in gathering information on connections between President Donald Trump and Russia.Spicer spent much of...

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections
    Mar31

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Friday for “aggression” and “mucking” around in the election during separate overseas remarks. Mattis joined the United Kingdom defense secretary Michael Fallon in London where they answered questions on Russia and North Korea. One of...

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31
    Mar31

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31

    A bull shark stranded by Cyclone Debbie in Australia, fighting in Libya, Ukraine, and Syria, Vladimir Putin on the ice in Franz Josef Land, an Ogoh-Ogoh in Bali, the stars at night in Texas, a memorial at Westminster, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia
    Mar31

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia

    President Trump’s Russia problems are getting worse here at home, with the FBI conducting a formal criminal probe into his campaign’s ties to Moscow and his disgraced former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, seeking an immunity deal in exchange for his cooperation with the House and Senate panels conducting Trump/Russia...

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation
    Mar31

    NATO chief says allies will not recognize Crimea annexation

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says in a press conference that the allies “do not and will not” recognise Russia’s “illegal” annexation of Crimea . Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol
    Mar31

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol

    Fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...