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    After 100 days, Donald Trump’s new world order looks like the old one
    Apr28

    After 100 days, Donald Trump’s new world order looks like the old one

    On January 17, just three days before the inauguration, a reporter for Israel’s largest newspaper approached President-elect Donald Trump at a black-tie event to ask about his promise to break with decades of bipartisan foreign policy and move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. “Of course I remember what I said about Jerusalem,” Trump...

    Putin To Meet Merkel, Erdogan In Russia Next Week
    Apr28

    Putin To Meet Merkel, Erdogan In Russia Next Week

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia on May 2 for talks on the wars in Syria and Ukraine and other issues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Putin to Discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday
    Apr28

    Merkel, Putin to Discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20… …read more Source: U.S....

    Freedom House Says Press Freedom At Lowest Point In Decade
    Apr28

    Freedom House Says Press Freedom At Lowest Point In Decade

    The U.S.-based democracy monitor Freedom House says only 13 percent of the world’s population live in countries with a free press. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Rise of the Generals
    Apr28

    The Rise of the Generals

    Has President Donald Trump outsourced foreign policy to the generals? So it would seem. Candidate Trump held out his hand to Vladimir Putin. He rejected further U.S. intervention in Syria other than to smash ISIS. He spoke of getting out and staying out of the misbegotten Middle East wars into which Presidents Bush II and Obama had plunged the...

    Russian intelligence ship sinks after collision with freighter
    Apr28

    Russian intelligence ship sinks after collision with freighter

    The crew of the freighter, a Togo-flagged ship traveling from Romania to Jordan and carrying 8,800 sheep, was unharmed and the ship suffered slight damage to its bow, according to local media reports. The Russian state-run Sputnik news agency reported in 2016 that the Liman had been deployed in the Black Sea to monitor the joint Sea Breeze naval...

    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference
    Apr27

    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference

    Tensions between Russia and the West over security in Europe, the Middle East and Asia have surfaced at an annual defense conference in Moscow. Major flashpoints include the situation in Syria and NATO expansion. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave a stark warning about the expanding threat of terrorism and conflict across the globe at...

    Following the Trail of Dead Russians
    Apr27

    Following the Trail of Dead Russians

    Former FBI special agent Clint Watts, testifying at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s hearing on Russian meddling in last year’s elections, had an arresting message for his interlocutors: “Follow the trail of dead Russians”, he said. Watts, who admits to not being much of a Russia expert, was probably referring specifically to the...

    Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App
    Apr27

    Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App

    Russian antigovernment protesters are planning more mass demonstrations this weekend, after hundreds were arrested in rallies at the end of March. One activist has created a new smartphone app aiming to keep protesters connected if they are detained — with one touch of the “Red Button.” (Reuters, RFE/RL’s Russian Service,...

    Russia Accuses Macron Campaign Of Discriminating Against Its Media
    Apr27

    Russia Accuses Macron Campaign Of Discriminating Against Its Media

    Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.The Kremlin has been irritated by accusations from the Macron camp that its campaign’s networks, databases and...