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    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev
    Mar07

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev

    An explosive exposé alleging Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was deeply corrupt blew up on the Russian internet last week. Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation published a report and a movie (with English subtitles) that link Medvedev to an impressive number of residences, yachts and even two vineyards, both in Russia and...

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)
    Mar07

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia All of the reasons why America would beat China in a war. The best way to get good at anything is too actually go out and do it— and do it a lot. The challenge for China is that you can wargame all you want but unless you have experienced actual combat there will always be a learning curve. And the curve for China...

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’
    Mar07

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’

    The arrest of a senior tax official and ally of the Ukrainian president has been hailed — including by the president — as a sign of good things to come in Ukraine’s crucial battle against rampant corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    American Adversaries Test Trump
    Mar07

    American Adversaries Test Trump

    After a dangerous encounter between U.S. and Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Washington Post is picking up on a pattern of provocations from Tehran: Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday.The apparent harassment of the...

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March
    Mar07

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March

    Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. And almost daily since winning the election in November, the businessman and former reality-TV...

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump
    Mar07

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump

    Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who has become one of the nation’s leading Russia experts and one of its most relentless and vocal critics of Vladimir Putin. She has lived in her life on and off in the U.S. and Russia, but as a Jewish lesbian and mother of three children, she left Russia in 2013 and moved back to...

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea
    Mar07

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea

    Russian Orthodox Church officials in the Kremlin-annexed Crimea region have refuted a controversial claim by State Duma Deputy Natalya Poklonskaya that a bust of Tsar Nicholas II in Simferopol wept tears on the centennial of his abdication of power. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Considers Moving Presidential Election to Crimea Anniversary
    Mar07

    Kremlin Considers Moving Presidential Election to Crimea Anniversary

    The annexation of Crimea gave Vladimir Putin one of his biggest popularity boosts in Russia. …read more Source:...

    Here’s what Donald Trump was tweeting about while Wikileaks dumped alleged CIA secrets
    Mar07

    Here’s what Donald Trump was tweeting about while Wikileaks dumped alleged CIA secrets

    Early Tuesday morning Wikileaks released what they claimed to be sensitive information from the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence. RELEASE: Vault 7 Part 1 “Year Zero”: Inside the CIA’s global hacking force https://t.co/h5wzfrReyy pic.twitter.com/N2lxyHH9jp — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017 Some of the information,...

    Trump: Russia ‘ran over’ Obama for eight years
    Mar07

    Trump: Russia ‘ran over’ Obama for eight years

    President Donald Trump, himself a frequent target of criticism over his perceived soft stance towards Russia, said Tuesday that it was his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, who truly failed to get tough with the Russian government.“For eight years Russia ‘ran over’ President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and...