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    Russia’s Best Fighter Jet Ever: The MiG-21?
    Feb15

    Russia’s Best Fighter Jet Ever: The MiG-21?

    Robert Farley Security, And it might even fly for 100 years… The MiG-21 currently serves in eighteen air forces worldwide, including two members of NATO (Romania and Croatia). Fishbeds flew in about forty other air forces (counting is difficult because sometimes countries ceased to exist before the MiGs that served them) since 1960. The...

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...

    Russia has deployed missile in violation of treaty
    Feb15

    Russia has deployed missile in violation of treaty

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, a Russian air defense missile system SA-11 launcher is on display at the opening of the MAKS Air Show in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn’t have the right systems in place to...

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster
    Feb15

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster

    As soon as news reached Moscow that Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn had resigned after it became clear he had lied to the vice president about his conversations with the Russian ambassador, hawkish Russian lawmakers began to hyperventilate. Shadowy elements in Washington were trying to ruin not just Flynn, but the entire...

    Flynn’s ouster leads to more chaos in Trump world
    Feb15

    Flynn’s ouster leads to more chaos in Trump world

    The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn did little to calm the chaos at the White House, where staff spent Tuesday scrambling to deflect blame for the rising scandal about Flynn’s contacts with Russian officials—including who knew what about the conversations and when.Other ongoing controversies intruded on the White...

    Russia cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit
    Feb14

    Russia cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    In late August, Paul Manafort resigned as Trump’s campaign chairman after disclosures by The Associated Press about his firm’s covert lobbying on behalf of the former pro-Russian ruling political party in Ukraine. The investigations and the unusual firing of the national security adviser just 24 days into his job have put Republicans...

    Rights Group Says Ukraine Separatists Release Russian LGBT Activist, Musician
    Feb14

    Rights Group Says Ukraine Separatists Release Russian LGBT Activist, Musician

    Human rights workers say a Russian LGBT activist and an associate have returned to Russia after they were detained by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian soldiers prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
    Feb14

    Canadian soldiers prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

    Canada’s training mission is set to expire at the end of March, and the Liberal government has not decided whether to extend it. …read more Source: Toronto...

    500 US troops arrive in Romania to bolster defense
    Feb14

    500 US troops arrive in Romania to bolster defense

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania (AP) — Five hundred U.S. troops are arriving at a Romanian Black Sea port with tanks and hardware to bolster defense in the East European NATO nation. The U.S. embassy said the “Fighting Eagles,” 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, will be stationed in the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in eastern Romania on a...