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    Trump Picks Hawkish Critic of Russia as NATO Ambassador, Veering From One Extreme to the Other
    Mar08

    Trump Picks Hawkish Critic of Russia as NATO Ambassador, Veering From One Extreme to the Other

    President Trump has reportedly tapped as his ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) a hawkish critic of Russia who wants the U.S. to arm Ukraine. It’s the latest sign that the administration is reacting to criticism that it is too soft on Russia by pivoting to the other extreme. Richard Grennell is a former Bush-era...

    US Accuses Russia of Deploying Missile in Violation of Arms Control Treaty
    Mar08

    US Accuses Russia of Deploying Missile in Violation of Arms Control Treaty

    The United States has publicly accused Russia for the first time of deploying a cruise missile in violation of a 30-year-old arms control agreement. Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman General Paul Selva confirmed on Capitol Hill the deployment of the land-based missile violates the “spirit and intent” of the 1987 Intermediate-range...

    Russia’s coming attack on Canada
    Mar08

    Russia’s coming attack on Canada

    Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin uses a pair of binoculars during his working visit to the Siberian Khakasiya region near Karatash settlement outside the city of Abakan February 25, 2010. (Ria Novosti/Reuters) Moscow has been waging an increasingly daring clandestine war against western democracies. Under the direction of President...

    Chrystia Freeland’s granddad was indeed a Nazi collaborator – so much for Russian disinformation
    Mar08

    Chrystia Freeland’s granddad was indeed a Nazi collaborator – so much for Russian disinformation

    The news conference on Monday by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was interesting not for the announcement that Canada was extending its training mission to Ukraine but for the questions and answers about the minister’s grandfather. There have been a number of articles circulating about Freeland’s Ukrainian grandfather...

    How Russia smears Chrystia Freeland
    Mar08

    How Russia smears Chrystia Freeland

    It’s such a juicy story, isn’t it? Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s ambitious foreign affairs minister, is secretly itching to draw Canada into a showdown with Russia because of the seething hatreds she inherited from her Ukrainian grandfather, a Nazi collaborator and war profiteer she never told us about. She’s been lying...

    Question Mark Hangs Over Russia’s Eurovision Entry Amid Boycott Calls
    Mar08

    Question Mark Hangs Over Russia’s Eurovision Entry Amid Boycott Calls

    There are mounting calls in Russia to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest this year, with pro-Kremlin lawmakers accusing host country Ukraine of being anti-Russian and a prominent pop star calling Ukraine’s victory last year political and unfair. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    East European Diplomats Call on U.S. Senators to Maintain Russia Sanctions
    Mar08

    East European Diplomats Call on U.S. Senators to Maintain Russia Sanctions

    Diplomats from Ukraine and five other former Communist countries rallied for the U.S. Senate’s backing. …read more Source:...

    Bernie Sanders’s Nightmare
    Mar08

    Bernie Sanders’s Nightmare

    The British journal The Spectator muses that Donald Trump has driven the liberal press in America crazy. The inmates of this particular subculture cannot believe that this election occurred in real time and that the parade of Trump and his underlings, which forces itself on our attention every time we switch on our TVs, is a collection of real...

    Ukraine: ‘Everyone is vulnerable’ to Russia
    Mar08

    Ukraine: ‘Everyone is vulnerable’ to Russia

    Representatives of key American allies in Eastern Europe called for strong US pushback against Russia at a congressional hearing Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Fox News Sheriff’s NRA Trip to Moscow Is Raising Eyebrows on the House Intel Committee
    Mar08

    Fox News Sheriff’s NRA Trip to Moscow Is Raising Eyebrows on the House Intel Committee

    Click here for reuse options! A new report finds David Clarke met with a Putin deputy in late 2015. The National Rifle Association — one of Donald Trump’s strongest campaign backers — sent a delegation to Moscow in late 2015 to meet with a Vladimir Putin deputy who believes Alaska rightfully belongs to Russia.Meeting with Dmitry Rogozin —...