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    MH17 memorial unveiled on third anniversary
    Jul17

    MH17 memorial unveiled on third anniversary

    Family members of the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine gathered to unveil a memorial for the victims in the Netherlands. …read more Source: United Press...

    Spicer: Democrats Colluded With Ukrainian Government During Election
    Jul17

    Spicer: Democrats Colluded With Ukrainian Government During Election

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer accused Democrats Monday of “collusion” with Ukraine during the election. Spicer’s comments were likely based on a January report by Politico about how some Ukrainian government officials sought to help Hillary Clinton and hurt Donald Trump, who they viewed as too friendly with their...

    Before Putin Helped Trump, He Murdered Everyone on MH17
    Jul17

    Before Putin Helped Trump, He Murdered Everyone on MH17

    The missile rose from a field near the village named Red October (Chervonyi Zhovten) in eastern Ukraine. In less than a minute it found its target at 33,000 feet. The warhead was a fragmentation bomb, triggered by a proximity fuse. It exploded as the missile was to the left and a little above the Boeing 777. A supersonic wave of shrapnel tore...

    Joint Ukrainian-Moldovan Border Checkpoint Opened In Breakaway Transdniester Region
    Jul17

    Joint Ukrainian-Moldovan Border Checkpoint Opened In Breakaway Transdniester Region

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip have opened a joint border checkpoint whose Moldovan side is in the breakaway region of Transdniester. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Goes All In on the ‘Collusion Is Normal’ Defense
    Jul17

    Trump Goes All In on the ‘Collusion Is Normal’ Defense

    After months of adamantly denying that investigators would find even a shred of evidence pointing to collusion between his campaign and Russia, President Donald Trump is aggressively embracing the view that his son’s cooperation with apparent Russian agents was entirely normal. On Monday, he acknowledged that his son, Donald Trump Jr., met...

    Bad Oppo, Secret Service Fail: Defenses Of Don Jr. Meeting Don’t Square
    Jul17

    Bad Oppo, Secret Service Fail: Defenses Of Don Jr. Meeting Don’t Square

    A White House not exactly known for its message discipline is fumbling its response to Donald Trump, Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the 2016 campaign, with new explanations that arise on a near-daily basis become increasingly harder to square with each other. While maintaining its original defense, that the President...

    Returning Seized Compounds to Russia Would Be a Mistake
    Jul17

    Returning Seized Compounds to Russia Would Be a Mistake

    In May, media reports indicated the Trump administration was considering returning two compounds—one in Maryland and one in New York—to Russia. Those compounds were seized by the Obama administration last December in response to Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Last week, in an interview with CNN, a senior White House official...

    What it’s like to be Russian in the U.S. right now
    Jul17

    What it’s like to be Russian in the U.S. right now

    Moysey Zhuravel, nicknamed Misha, left, poses for a portrait with colleague Gregory Bevsky, nicknamed Grisha, at the Sudbrook Car Care Center in Pikesville, Maryland, July 3, 2017. Misha came to the U.S. from Belarus in 1990 and says that he has been in the car repair industry most of the time since then. Grisha immigrated from Ukraine in 2003....

    With New D.C. Policy Group, Dems Continue to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neocons
    Jul17

    With New D.C. Policy Group, Dems Continue to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neocons

    One of the most under-discussed yet consequential changes in the American political landscape is the reunion between the Democratic Party and the country’s most extreme and discredited neocons. While the rise of Donald Trump, whom neocons loathe, has accelerated this realignment, it began long before the ascension of Trump and is driven by...

    Police: Brampton church fire deliberately set, no one injured
    Jul17

    Police: Brampton church fire deliberately set, no one injured

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a fire that broke out at a Ukrainian Catholic church northwest of Toronto early this morning was deliberately set. Emergency crews were called to Saint Elias The Prophet Church in Brampton, Ont., shortly after 2 a.m. Officers say the church sustained minimal damage to its exterior and no one was injured. Peel region...