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    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...

    3 Years on, Families Honor Loved Ones Lost on Downed MH17
    Jul17

    3 Years on, Families Honor Loved Ones Lost on Downed MH17

    Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine gathered Monday to mark the anniversary at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed. The commemoration, in presence of the Dutch king, comes as international...

    The Validator-in-Chief
    Jul17

    The Validator-in-Chief

    Whether or not the FBI discovers serious and intentional (rather than just aspirational) collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, President Trump’s relentless dissembling and attacks on America’s free press—along with his attacks on the courts, independent pollsters, U.S. intelligence agencies, the Congressional Budget...

    The Latest: Dutch father pleads for justice for MH17 victims
    Jul17

    The Latest: Dutch father pleads for justice for MH17 victims

    The Latest on third anniversary of downing of jetliner over Ukraine (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Dutch father is pleading for those who shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...