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    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission
    Feb24

    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission

    With each passing day, Donald Trump’s Cabinet looks more like a clean-up crew.The president’s undiplomatic comments are repeatedly forcing his foreign policy and national security appointees into the awkward position of telling an anxious world that, basically, their boss didn’t really mean what he said.The latest example came...

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics
    Feb24

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics

    The smell of chlorine emanating from the concrete building is the first hint that Mermaid Spa, in Coney Island, isn’t Spa Castle. There are no crystal rooms, no “color therapy” experiences, and, thankfully, no uniforms reminiscent of a totalitarian regime. This is a Ukrainian-Russian community center, a blustery twenty-minute walk from the...

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?
    Feb24

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

    John Hemmings Security, Europe Europe’s defenses have become more reliant on America than ever. The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity to grandstand...

    Now Toss in Treason
    Feb24

    Now Toss in Treason

    The Ukrainian MP who worked with former Trump business associate and felon Felix Sater and current Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen on that “peace plan” for Ukraine and Russia is now being investigated for treason back in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Who Met With Trump Lawyer Now Faces Treason Probe
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Who Met With Trump Lawyer Now Faces Treason Probe

    A Ukrainian lawmaker who met with President Donald Trump’s top lawyer Michael Cohen during the transition is now the subject of a treason investigation, according to several reports. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops
    Feb23

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops

    Russia disclosed this week that it has strengthened its information warfare forces amid U.S. charges of influence operations aimed at swaying the outcome of the 2016 election. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu revealed information capabilities in an assessment of Russia’s military power provided to Russian officials on Wednesday in Moscow....

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine
    Feb23

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe warned this week that if the parties to the Ukraine conflict do not clearly commit to implementing the Minsk agreement, the situation in eastern Ukraine could quickly escalate. OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier told VOA in an interview that there is mistrust between the...

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide
    Feb23

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide

    President Donald Trump talks with Kristen Short, as his daughter Ivanka Trump, left, arrives for a meeting on domestic and international human trafficking, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) War on ‘really bad dudes’ Trump upped the rhetoric on undocumented...

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid
    Feb23

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid

    The government must explain how it plans to continue support for Ukraine in light of recent Russian aggression and make a strong show of increasing both humanitarian and lethal aid to Ukrainian soldiers, Conservative MPs said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates
    Feb23

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates

    This segment originally aired Feb. 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Toward the end of January, fighting in east Ukraine saw some of the highest combat deaths on the frontline, with more than 40 people dying in a two-week span. VICE News correspondent Jake Hanrahan went to the war torn industrial town of Avdiivka where the shelling has...