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    The Roots of the Dem’s Russia Obsession
    Oct27

    The Roots of the Dem’s Russia Obsession

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Five years ago, Mitt Romney was hammering Barack Obama for being soft on Russia. And Obama was ridiculing him as a Cold War fossil. The Russia exchanges may seem confusing today, but...

    Belatedly, Trump admin finishes list of off-limits Russians
    Oct27

    Belatedly, Trump admin finishes list of off-limits Russians

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration gave Congress on Thursday a list of Russian officials who may soon become off-limits to anyone who wants to avoid U.S. sanctions, as criticism mounted over the administration’s tardy execution of new penalties on Moscow. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader,...

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts
    Oct27

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

    When a bomb exploded outside a television station in Kiev, the Ukraine capital, lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party was exiting after an interview. Mosiychuk was wounded, and his bodyguard and a pedestrian were killed, police said Thursday. Four others were wounded…. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Car-Bomb Murders Terrify Ukraine’s Capital, and Many Suspect the Kremlin’s Behind Them
    Oct27

    Car-Bomb Murders Terrify Ukraine’s Capital, and Many Suspect the Kremlin’s Behind Them

    KIEV, Ukraine—On Wednesday at 10:05 p.m., Ukrainian Member of Parliament Igor Mosiychuk, his bodyguard Ruslan Kushnir, and a political analyst named Vitaly Bala were walking toward their cars after appearing on a live broadcast of Espresso TV when they were hit by a powerful blast. It killed Kushnir, the bodyguard, as well as a retired police...

    Former NATO head says Putin is ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved
    Oct27

    Former NATO head says Putin is ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved

    The former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘must be laughing’ at how successfully he’s undermined Western democracy and exploited the Trump administration’s mixed messages. …read more Source: CTV...

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine
    Oct27

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine

    Ukrainian politicians anticipate that the Trump administration will soon decide to send “lethal aid” to their country, which is embroiled in an armed conflict with Russia along its eastern border, Foreign Policy reports. Sending arms to Ukraine would be a terrible idea. It would needlessly escalate tensions between Russia and the West...

    NATO Challenges Russia on Scope of War Games
    Oct27

    NATO Challenges Russia on Scope of War Games

    NATO has accused Russia of misleading the Western military alliance about the military exercises it held last month with Belarus. “There is a discrepancy between what Russia briefed before the exercise … and the actual numbers and the scale and the scope of the exercise,” NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. Russian...

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know
    Oct27

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know

    Corruption in Ukraine is not exactly a fresh news story, but I don’t think most people understand the depths of the problem. As President Petro Poroshenko pleads with the Trump administration for aid and weapons under pressure from the Russian bear, it seems the machinery of government below him is … …read more Source: The...

    Former NATO head: Putin ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved
    Oct26

    Former NATO head: Putin ‘laughing’ at how much he’s achieved

    The former NATO chief and adviser to Ukraine’s leader said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “must be laughing” at how successfully he’s undermined Western democracy and exploited the Trump … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Sources: Putin Ally Wins Right to Develop Prime Moscow Plot
    Oct26

    Sources: Putin Ally Wins Right to Develop Prime Moscow Plot

    A company with ties to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has won the right to develop a prime piece of Moscow real estate near the Kremlin, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters. Moscow city government auctioned off the plot, which lies on the bank’s of the Moskva river and includes a number of historic buildings, and it...