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    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?
    Mar30

    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?

    No single stand has hobbled Donald Trump’s presidency more than his attitude toward Russia.During the presidential campaign, he conspicuously praised Vladimir Putin, and refused to condemn his seizure of Crimea. Trump also publicly called for Russia to release emails hacked from Hillary Clinton, something his aides said was a joke....

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird
    Mar30

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird

    Tamar Adler writes about reviving lost recipes and offers new versions chicken fricassee, chicken Kiev, and coq au vin, some of the meals she reimagines in her cookbook, “Something Old, Something New: Classic Recipes Revised.” …read more Source: The New...

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia
    Mar30

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia It’s time to part with illusions. Otherwise, the United States cannot develop and execute a sustainable policy towards Russia. It’s time to part with illusions. For too long, the U.S. national-security community has oscillated in its assessment of the Russian Federation, swinging between viewing...

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants
    Mar30

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants

    PLAYBOOK SCOOP: AMAZON SLASHES OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS — ANNA, MARIANNE LEVINE and THEO MEYER are reporting that tech giant Amazon nixed multiple contract lobbying firms recently from its roster, including Squire Patton Boggs and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. “This was a specific project that we were working on to institute a national...

    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting
    Mar30

    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting

    In August 2016, a private jet linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska traveled from Moscow to Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. The Gulfstream G550 (registration M-ALAY) landed shortly after midnight and, according to publicly available flight records, flew back to Moscow that same afternoon. Deripaska, 50, is the...

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats
    Mar30

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats

    Russian Foreign Ministry is summoning envoys of foreign states that expelled Russian diplomats to hand them notes of protest and inform them of Russia’s retaliatory measures. The Ambassador of Germany was seen leaving the Russian Foreign Ministry Friday, while the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Italy and Poland were seen...

    Trump has absolutely nothing to say about Russia throwing out 60 U.S. diplomats
    Mar30

    Trump has absolutely nothing to say about Russia throwing out 60 U.S. diplomats

    Donald Trump remains incapable of criticizing Russia, even after the Kremlin Thursday announced the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats. The U.S. officials were among 150 Western diplomats thrown out by Moscow after 25 countries joined the U.K. in expelling Russian officials over the chemical attack on a former Russian double agent living in the...

    Inside the lobbying campaign that caught Mueller’s attention
    Mar30

    Inside the lobbying campaign that caught Mueller’s attention

    The lobbyists hired by Paul Manafort launched a lobbying blitz barely a week after the Senate began weighing a resolution to publicly condemn the man who was effectively their client, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, for throwing a political opponent in jail.A lobbyist for one prominent Washington firm, the Podesta Group, emailed the staff...

    Trump told aides not to publicly tout move to supply weapons to Ukraine: report
    Mar30

    Trump told aides not to publicly tout move to supply weapons to Ukraine: report

    President Trump reportedly told aides not to publicly promote a decision last year to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to bolster the country’s fight against pro-Russia separatists…. …read more Source: The...

    ICE deports moms and dads, but the last surviving Nazi war criminal in the U.S. gets to stay
    Mar30

    ICE deports moms and dads, but the last surviving Nazi war criminal in the U.S. gets to stay

    Last April, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported Maribel Trujillo, the Ohio mom of four U.S. citizens, despite having no criminal record. In August, ICE deported California nurse Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, along with her husband Eusebio, after two decades in the U.S. Neither of them had criminal records. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...