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    McCain unloads on Putin during Mattis confirmation hearing: ‘He needs us as his enemy’
    Jan12

    McCain unloads on Putin during Mattis confirmation hearing: ‘He needs us as his enemy’

    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) unloaded on Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday during Defense Secretary-designate Gen. James Mattis’ confirmation hearing. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that, under Putin, Russia has “invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, threatened NATO allies, intervened militarily in Syria,...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists of holding dozens of civilians in arbitrary detention in...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016
    Jan12

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016

    Human Rights Watch says threats to human rights are increasing as authoritarian leaders tighten their hold on power in many countries and populist parties rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland
    Jan12

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland

    Russia expressed concern Thursday about the arrival of U.S. soldiers and tanks in Poland, saying they are a threat to its security. The first contingent of American soldiers arrived in Poland from Germany Thursday, leading Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov to call the operation a threat to Russia’s “interests and our security.” Eventually the...

    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire
    Jan12

    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire

    The deployment is part of NATO’s response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: USA...

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain
    Jan12

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain

    “When you attack a country,” John McCain, the long-serving Republican Senator from Arizona, who chairs the influential Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters on December 30, 2016, during a visit to Ukraine, a nation locked in a quasi-Civil War with Russian-backed separatist rebels, “it’s an act of war.”McCain was referring to...

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd

    Ukraine has banned the prominent independent Russian television station Dozhd (Rain) TV from broadcasting in the country after a report identifying the boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine as the Ukrainian-Russian border angered authorities in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...