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    Romanian, US troops train together in NATO support operation
    Mar08

    Romanian, US troops train together in NATO support operation

    Romanian and American troops are staging joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure NATO’s European allies in light of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine Threatens Russian Bank With Sanctions Over Separatist Documents
    Mar08

    Ukraine Threatens Russian Bank With Sanctions Over Separatist Documents

    Ukrainian authorities are threatening to impose sanctions on the local subsidiary of Sberbank, Russia’s main state bank, after Sberbank said it would recognize passports issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, March 8, 2017
    Mar08

    The Morning Vertical, March 8, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Freeland knew her grandfather was editor of Nazi newspaper
    Mar08

    Freeland knew her grandfather was editor of Nazi newspaper

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland knew for more than two decades that her maternal Ukrainian grandfather was the chief editor of a Nazi newspaper in occupied Poland that vilified Jews during the Second World War. Ms. Freeland’s family history has become a target for Russian forces seeking to discredit one of Canada’s highly...

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power
    Mar08

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power

    President Trump and his administration have a unique chance to convince Russian leader Vladimir Putin to give up power and return the country to the path of democratic political reform, a leading Russian opposition leader says. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the exiled Russian businessman turned democracy advocate, also warned that Russia under Putin has...

    Russia’s Hallowed October Revolution Now Seen as a ‘Communist Coup’
    Mar08

    Russia’s Hallowed October Revolution Now Seen as a ‘Communist Coup’

    For decades, the Soviet Union celebrated the October Revolution, which brought the communist Bolsheviks to power in Russia. Nowadays, there’s much less celebration. The October Revolution, which took place in November 1917 under the modern Gregorian calendar, led to the rise of the Soviet Union and created the world’s first communist...

    European Diplomats Push For More U.S. Support Against Russian Aggression
    Mar08

    European Diplomats Push For More U.S. Support Against Russian Aggression

    Envoys from six European countries that border Russia have pushed for more U.S. military and economic support, as they repeated warnings to U.S. senators about an increasingly aggressive Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The return of the czar
    Mar08

    The return of the czar

    Russian President Vladimir Putin enters the St. George Hall at the Grand Kremlin Palace at the Kremlin in Moscow, on December 12, 2013, to deliver an annual state of the nation address. (Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images) THE RETURN OF THE CZAR One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, an emboldened Putin regime is embracing its czarist...

    Watch: MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell thrown out of Tillerson meeting while asking about Russia
    Mar08

    Watch: MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell thrown out of Tillerson meeting while asking about Russia

    Cameras captured the moment that MSNBC journalist Andrea Mitchell was escorted out of a meeting between U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson and the Foreign Minister for Ukraine. Mitchell was yelling questions about Russia and Vladimir Putin Tuesday when she was hurried out. As the two shook hands and cameras whirred away, Mitchell can be heard in...

    Ukraine Envoy: US Supports Kyiv Against ‘Russian Aggression’
    Mar08

    Ukraine Envoy: US Supports Kyiv Against ‘Russian Aggression’

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has assured him that Washington will continue to support Kyiv in its standoff with Russia. Klimkin spoke to reporters after meeting at the State Department Tuesday with Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil CEO who now serves as President Donald Trump’s top...