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    Trump’s alleged computer server connection with a Russian bank continues to be investigated
    Mar10

    Trump’s alleged computer server connection with a Russian bank continues to be investigated

    (Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) An alleged computer server connection between the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank, an influential financial institution in Russia with connections to both the Russian and Ukrainian elite, is still being investigated by the FBI, according to a new report by CNN. The FBI’s counterintelligence team, which...

    The Daily Vertical: Post-Truth On Trial
    Mar10

    The Daily Vertical: Post-Truth On Trial

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years
    Mar10

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years

    Critical American infrastructure like the electric grid will remain vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks from Russia and China for at least 10 years, according to a Pentagon study. A report by a Defense Science Board task force concludes that the decade-long cyber vulnerabilities must be mitigated while the Pentagon quickly creates new cyber...

    Culinary Feminism and Banksy Goes to Bethlehem: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Mar10

    Culinary Feminism and Banksy Goes to Bethlehem: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Things Only Seem to Change Linda Kinstler | Mary Review “When Ukraine greeted the Euromaidan Revolution in November 2013, memories of the 2004 Orange Revolution, a protest against political corruption that ultimately had little impact on government integrity, still lingered in the public imagination. The country had grown perilously accustomed to...

    Russia and Revolution at KGB Bar
    Mar10

    Russia and Revolution at KGB Bar

    If you haven’t yet made plans for where to celebrate the centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, consider KGB. During the Cold War, this second-floor barroom was the headquarters of Little Ukraine’s own semi-secret Socialist club. “The F.B.I. used to watch the comings and goings from an apartment across the street,” Dan Christian,...

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media
    Mar10

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media

    Exodus 34:7 — the Sins of the Father. “Visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and fourth generation.” The bullshit is getting biblical. Politics has always been a game of public people aiming poison darts at other public people. But have we really reached the point where what...

    Canada reviewing how NATO members calculate defence spending
    Mar10

    Canada reviewing how NATO members calculate defence spending

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan delivers a speech at the start of consultation with industry members in Ottawa, Wednesday July 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld OTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he has ordered officials to look at how Canada calculates military spending compared to other NATO members, to...

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media
    Mar10

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media

    Exodus 34:7, the Sins of the Father. “Visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and fourth generation.” The bullshit is getting biblical. …read more Source:...

    Officials reviewing how Canada, other NATO members calculate defence spending
    Mar10

    Officials reviewing how Canada, other NATO members calculate defence spending

    OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he has ordered officials to look at how Canada calculates military spending compared to other NATO members, to ensure all allies are comparing “apples to apples.” “We have to be cognizant that different nations use a different formula,” Sajjan told the House of Commons defence...

    Ukraine coal blockades fuel nationalist tensions
    Mar10

    Ukraine coal blockades fuel nationalist tensions

    The specter of nationalism is spreading across Europe, and nowhere is the strain more virulent or potentially dangerous than Ukraine. Russian media outlets have made it a national pastime to warn of “Ukrainian Nazis” and the nationalist extremists who supposedly threaten the very existence of the government in Kiev. Much …...