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    UCCA welcomes two organizations into its ranks
    Jan06

    UCCA welcomes two organizations into its ranks

    NEW YORK – The Executive Board of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representation of Ukrainians in America, announced on December 10 that the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) and the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA), two longstanding organizations with a combined century plus of...

    Intelligence Leaders Confirm Russian Influence Op to Undermine Election
    Jan06

    Intelligence Leaders Confirm Russian Influence Op to Undermine Election

    Russian intelligence agencies sought to influence the 2016 presidential election through coordinated cyber and propaganda activities, three U.S. intelligence leaders told a Senate hearing Thursday. Additionally, Senate testimony revealed that the National Security Agency, the government’s key cyber intelligence and technical spying service,...

    Recalling Syria ‘red line,’ Kerry says US didn’t back down
    Jan06

    Recalling Syria ‘red line,’ Kerry says US didn’t back down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Touting his four years as secretary of state, John Kerry on Thursday attempted to explain one of the most contentious moments in American diplomacy during his tenure: President Barack Obama’s failure to enforce his “red line” warning to Syria about using chemical weapons. In a news conference meant to promote his...

    Russian Reactions To Hacking Accusations And Sanctions Follow A Traditional Pattern: Deny Then Distort
    Jan06

    Russian Reactions To Hacking Accusations And Sanctions Follow A Traditional Pattern: Deny Then Distort

    MOSCOW ― To close out 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama authorized several actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the recent American presidential election, including expelling Russian diplomats and closing Russian government–owned compounds. These steps,...

    Kredo Discusses Efforts by Congress to Halt Funding to U.N.
    Jan06

    Kredo Discusses Efforts by Congress to Halt Funding to U.N.

    Washington Free Beacon senior writer Adam Kredo appeared Wednesday night on the One America News Network program “Tipping Point” to discuss efforts by Congress to cut funding to the United Nations after the international body passed an anti-Israel resolution last month. The Obama administration abstained from voting on a U.N. resolution that...

    2017 list of ‘predatory’ science journals published, hundreds claim to be Canadian
    Jan06

    2017 list of ‘predatory’ science journals published, hundreds claim to be Canadian

    The annual list of the world’s shaky and outright fake science journals is out, and Canada figures prominently, with hundreds of new entries calling themselves the Canadian Journal of one thing or another. This is not a category where Canada wants to aspire to global leadership. Each year, Jeffrey Beall of the University of Colorado updates...

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles
    Jan05

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 5 (UPI) — Ukraine’s state-owned defense contractor Ukroboronprom has transferred over 50 BTR-3 armored personnel carriers to the country’s armed forces. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017

    Since Russia’s 2014 forceful takeover of Crimea, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old fault lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts say the dangers of a military confrontation are at their highest for decades. The upcoming change of administration in Washington will...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions

    Since Russia’s forceful takeover of Crimea in 2014, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts warn the dangers of a military confrontation are growing. Russia has deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles to its westernmost exclave...

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term
    Jan05

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term

    Mural Depicts Donald Trump And Vladimir Putin in Lithuania (Credit: Getty/Sean Gallup) The Russian hacking scandal of the Democratic National Party continues — accusations that President-elect Donald Trump is a Russian stooge are as steady as the drumbeat of yesteryear’s cries that Obama was not really a citizen. The evidence behind the...