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    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy
    Mar21

    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy

    Ukraine’s central bank says a trade blockade of rebel-held regions in the east is hurting the economy. The National Bank of Ukraine says it has slashed its estimate for economic … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy
    Mar21

    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy

    Ukraine’s central bank says a trade blockade of rebel-held regions in the east is hurting the economy. The National Bank of Ukraine says it has slashed its estimate for economic … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    We’re losing ideas war to the Russians
    Mar21

    We’re losing ideas war to the Russians

    Canadians to whom all this talk in America and Europe about Russian-inspired fake news seems a rather paranoid fantasy that has nothing to do with us are about to get a rude awakening. We are preparing to send Canadian troops to Latvia as part of a NATO tripwire mission to warn off the Kremlin from expanding its destabilizing efforts from Ukraine...

    New documents say Trump aide hid payments from pro-Moscow Ukraine party
    Mar21

    New documents say Trump aide hid payments from pro-Moscow Ukraine party

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian lawmaker on Tuesday released new financial documents allegedly showing that a former campaign manager to President Trump laundered payments from the party of a disgraced ex-leader of Ukraine using offshore accounts in Belize and Kyrgyzstan. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Get Ready, Russia: Ukraine Wants to Build Its Very Own MiG-29 (Sort of)
    Mar21

    Get Ready, Russia: Ukraine Wants to Build Its Very Own MiG-29 (Sort of)

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Chances are its not going to happen. Ukraine is developing a new indigenous lightweight fighter aircraft fighter according to a new report. However, the project has existed in some form for more than ten years. According to a report in Jane’s, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Kiev would...

    Of Nazi collaboration and Russian disinformation
    Mar21

    Of Nazi collaboration and Russian disinformation

    The controversy over Chrystia Freeland’s family background can be confounding. No, our foreign minister isn’t answerable for her Ukrainian-born grandfather, who edited a propaganda outlet for the Nazis in occupied Krakow. Yes, the Russians are playing a dirty game of demonization by spreading incriminating stories about her distant...

    Rand Paul’s latest lonely fight incenses fellow senators
    Mar21

    Rand Paul’s latest lonely fight incenses fellow senators

    Rand Paul is at it again.It’s not enough for the Kentucky Republican to try to tank House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare repeal bill. He’s also driving his Senate colleagues crazy by holding up the one thing the Senate could do to quickly rebuke Russian President Vladimir Putin: pass a popular treaty ratifying Montenegro’s...

    Democrats Change Tune on Lethal Aid to Ukraine to Help Case Against Trump
    Mar21

    Democrats Change Tune on Lethal Aid to Ukraine to Help Case Against Trump

    Prominent members of the Democratic Party now seem to be in favor of supplying Ukraine with lethal military aid, despite the fact that the Obama administration refused to give weapons to the besieged country in its fight against pro-Russian separatists for years. What’s changed? The newfound support for lethal aid on the left helps...

    Trump's Nazis?
    Mar21

    Trump's Nazis?

    We got accustomed to it during the presidential election campaign: headlines in major media reminding us that there actually still exists something called the KKK. On November 1, only a few days before Americans went to the polls, the Washington Post found it worthwhile to devote an entire story to the fact that the KKK’s official newspaper...

    Today’s “Great Game” – Power Politics or Amateur Hour
    Mar21

    Today’s “Great Game” – Power Politics or Amateur Hour

    By Michael J. BrennerAssessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.The “Great Game” being played in the Middle East, with Syria and Iraq as the center rings, bears a superficial similarity to the power political maneuverings of the dominant European states in their African and Asian periphery...