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    Canada joins U.S., Europe in expelling Russian spies for British poison attack
    Mar26

    Canada joins U.S., Europe in expelling Russian spies for British poison attack

    OTTAWA — Four Russian spies based in Canada have been ordered out of the country as Western governments seek to condemn the Kremlin’s alleged involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the expulsions Monday as the U.S. and more than a dozen...

    Rubin: What are the costs of President Donald Trump’s dogged pursuit of Vladimir Putin?
    Mar26

    Rubin: What are the costs of President Donald Trump’s dogged pursuit of Vladimir Putin?

    Want to view the costs of President Donald Trump’s persistent pursuit of Vladimir Putin? Look no further than Syria, where the Kremlin is determined to drive out U.S. forces that are assisting the Syrian Kurds who defeated ISIS. The consequence would be a likely return of jihadis to Syria along with a strengthening of Iranian influence....

    U.S. to Expel 60 Russian Intelligence Agents, Close Seattle Consulate
    Mar26

    U.S. to Expel 60 Russian Intelligence Agents, Close Seattle Consulate

    The Trump administration carried out a mass expulsion of Russian intelligence officers from the United States on Monday in retaliation for Moscow’s assassination attempt against a defector in Britain. The 60 officers include 48 embassy and consulate officials and 12 Russians working at the Russian mission to the United Nations, said...

    Russia Closes Consulate in Seattle, Asks for Tips on Which U.S. Diplomats to Expel
    Mar26

    Russia Closes Consulate in Seattle, Asks for Tips on Which U.S. Diplomats to Expel

    The U.S., Germany, France, other EU countries and Ukraine have all announced they are expelling Russian diplomats. …read more Source:...

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree
    Mar26

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from financial institutions worldwide in a five-year spree, authorities said Monday. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree
    Mar26

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree

    Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from financial institutions worldwide in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Puszkar: Canada isn’t supporting its own international election observers. Let’s fix that
    Mar26

    Puszkar: Canada isn’t supporting its own international election observers. Let’s fix that

    When the Russian presidential election was held last Sunday, nearly 500 international electoral observers were present throughout the country, there as part of an electoral observation mission organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). It is common practice for OSCE member states to contribute to observation of...

    America’s Global Role in Question
    Mar26

    America’s Global Role in Question

    New eras in American foreign policy have begun in two different ways: suddenly and gradually. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941, changed America’s role in the world in an instant. The events that turned the World War II alliance with the Soviet Union into the Cold-War confrontation that lasted for four...

    US expels 60 Russian diplomats over nerve agent attack on British soil
    Mar26

    US expels 60 Russian diplomats over nerve agent attack on British soil

    This story has been updated to refelct the most current information. The United States will expel 60 Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a Russian double agent in England. These include 12 Russian representatives to the United Nations whom the U.S. government accused of being spies. The other 48 are from the Russian embassy in...

    Many EU Nations Join US in Expelling Russian Diplomats
    Mar26

    Many EU Nations Join US in Expelling Russian Diplomats

    Several European Union countries joined the U.S. Monday in expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in a coordinated retaliation for the March 4 nerve-agent poisoning in Britain of a former Russian spy, which the British government blames on Russia and has accused the Kremlin of having approved. The coordinated expulsions — unprecedented since the...