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    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite
    Feb12

    Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

    BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, and the country’s former foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is the overwhelming favorite to win. The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority. The new head of state will succeed...

    My Family’s Secret Refugee Past
    Feb12

    My Family’s Secret Refugee Past

    A descendent of Ukrainian refugees and World War II camp liberators sees in his family’s history an answer to rising anti-immigrant sentiment. …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO: Russian Propaganda Up Since Crimea Offensive
    Feb12

    NATO: Russian Propaganda Up Since Crimea Offensive

    NATO and EU officials are increasingly worried about Russia’s ability to spread disinformation via TV and internet. …read more Source:...

    NATO Sees Sharp Rise In Russian Disinformation Since Crimea Seizure
    Feb11

    NATO Sees Sharp Rise In Russian Disinformation Since Crimea Seizure

    NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT had posted false stories, the alliance’s spokeswoman said on Saturday.There is increasing concern among senior NATO and European Union officials over...

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct
    Feb11

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct

    REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump and several associates continue to draw intense scrutiny for their ties to the Russian government. A dossier of unverified claims alleges serious conspiracy and misconduct in the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. The White House has dismissed the dossier as fiction, and most of the claims...

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct
    Feb11

    The timeline of President Trump’s ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct

    REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump and several associates continue to draw intense scrutiny for their ties to the Russian government. A dossier of unverified claims alleges serious conspiracy and misconduct in the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. The White House has dismissed the dossier as fiction, and most of the claims...

    NATO says it’s seen a sharp rise in Russian fake news since the Kremlin seized Crimea
    Feb11

    NATO says it’s seen a sharp rise in Russian fake news since the Kremlin seized Crimea

    There is increasing concern among senior NATO and European Union officials over Russia’s ability to use television and the Internet to spread disinformation . …read more Source: Business...

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure
    Feb11

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure

    By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Author Seized In Belarus, Ordered To Leave
    Feb11

    Ukrainian Author Seized In Belarus, Ordered To Leave

    A well-known Ukrainian poet and novelist says he was seized by security agents in the middle of the night while visiting Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and ordered to leave the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...