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    Russian UN ambassador Churkin honoured, buried in Moscow
    Feb24

    Russian UN ambassador Churkin honoured, buried in Moscow

    Russian UN ambassador Churkin honoured, buried in Moscow …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Prolongs Detention Of Late Uzbek President’s Relative
    Feb24

    Ukraine Prolongs Detention Of Late Uzbek President’s Relative

    A court in Kyiv has prolonged by one year the preliminary arrest of a relative of the late Uzbek President Islam Karimov who is wanted by Tashkent for alleged forgery and embezzlement of hundreds of millions of dollars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Only 5 Countries That Meet NATO’s Defense Spending Requirements
    Feb24

    The Only 5 Countries That Meet NATO’s Defense Spending Requirements

    Getting NATO allies to spend more on defense is one of President Donald Trump’s most consistent foreign policy proposals. He might be on to something. According to NATO’s own figures, just 5 of the 28 alliance members meet the requirement agreed upon in 2006 that members spend at least 2 percent of their GDP on defense. Here’s a...

    Trump lawyer pushed pro-Russia deal for Ukraine, politician claims
    Feb24

    Trump lawyer pushed pro-Russia deal for Ukraine, politician claims

    The setting was a Manhattan restaurant, and after 25 minutes what allegedly emerged was a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine that its author believes may have ended up in the White House. In a CNN interview, Ukrainian lawmaker Andrii Artemenko said he discussed his left-field proposal for Ukraine in January with US President Donald Trump’s...

    The Morning Vertical, February 24, 2017
    Feb24

    The Morning Vertical, February 24, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission
    Feb24

    Trump’s words send Cabinet on perpetual clean-up mission

    With each passing day, Donald Trump’s Cabinet looks more like a clean-up crew.The president’s undiplomatic comments are repeatedly forcing his foreign policy and national security appointees into the awkward position of telling an anxious world that, basically, their boss didn’t really mean what he said.The latest example came...

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics
    Feb24

    The Mermaid Spa’s Solid Russian Classics

    The smell of chlorine emanating from the concrete building is the first hint that Mermaid Spa, in Coney Island, isn’t Spa Castle. There are no crystal rooms, no “color therapy” experiences, and, thankfully, no uniforms reminiscent of a totalitarian regime. This is a Ukrainian-Russian community center, a blustery twenty-minute walk from the...

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?
    Feb24

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

    John Hemmings Security, Europe Europe’s defenses have become more reliant on America than ever. The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity to grandstand...

    Now Toss in Treason
    Feb24

    Now Toss in Treason

    The Ukrainian MP who worked with former Trump business associate and felon Felix Sater and current Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen on that “peace plan” for Ukraine and Russia is now being investigated for treason back in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Who Met With Trump Lawyer Now Faces Treason Probe
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Who Met With Trump Lawyer Now Faces Treason Probe

    A Ukrainian lawmaker who met with President Donald Trump’s top lawyer Michael Cohen during the transition is now the subject of a treason investigation, according to several reports. Read More → …read more Source:...