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    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture US M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag Over Ammunition
    Jan11

    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture US M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag Over Ammunition

    KYIV, Ukraine—Kalashnikov assault rifles are among the most iconic symbols of the Soviet military. Weapons such as the AK-47, the AKM, the AK-74, and the AK-103 are ubiquitous reminders of the Red Army’s legacy among the modern militaries of former Warsaw Pact countries and Soviet client states. Also, the contemporary, worldwide use of...

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 10 appointed Chrystia Freeland, a critic of Russia who has been sanctioned by Moscow, as the country’s new top diplomat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What the classified report says Russia wanted from Trump, is exactly what he’s tried to deliver
    Jan11

    What the classified report says Russia wanted from Trump, is exactly what he’s tried to deliver

    What’s in that report circulating about Trump? While much of the attention that’s going to be generated by this report will focus on the disgusting nature of the “kompromat” the Russians generated on Trump, the really shocking item? What the Russians asked of Trump. They wanted Trump to weaken the US position on the Ukraine, and...

    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?
    Jan11

    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?

    Graham Hughes/CP OTTAWA – At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they have...

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections
    Jan11

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections

    Let’s pass a War Powers Resolution for “election meddling” in other people’s countries. In other words: let’s pass a law that before the executive branch can meddle in elections in other people’s countries, a proposal to do so has to be debated and authorized – or rejected – by Congress....

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump
    Jan11

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump

    Late on Tuesday afternoon, CNN dropped an absolute bombshell of a story — the heads of America’s top intelligence agencies showed President-elect Donald Trump evidence that the Russian government may have “compromising personal and financial” information on him and that his campaign spoke directly with Kremlin intermediaries. “The...

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say
    Jan11

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say

    Despite all of Donald Trump’s best efforts, the question of whether and why Russia interfered in the presidential election continues to dog him.The latest twist comes from a bombshell report published early Tuesday evening by CNN, with four bylines, including Watergate legend Carl Bernstein. The story is unsettling, because it touches on...