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    At What Point Can We Say Trump Is Sabotaging Russia Policy?
    Mar28

    At What Point Can We Say Trump Is Sabotaging Russia Policy?

    Self-help books often instruct their supplicants to consider the people with whom they surround themselves, as they provide support and guidance at the most critical moments in life. Britain, which understandably objects to having its sovereignty violated for an assassination attempt with a flashy Soviet-era nerve agent, would appear to be in...

    Humanitarian groups provide matzo for needy Jews in former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
    Mar28

    Humanitarian groups provide matzo for needy Jews in former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    (JTA) — Humanitarian groups are providing food packages for needy Jews in the former Soviet Union and throughout Eastern Europe. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will distribute 20 tons of matzo to tens of thousands of elderly Jews living in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Russia. The effort is supported by JDC’s partnerships...

    Mueller makes two points: Manafort had active ties to Russia and don’t mess with the special counsel
    Mar28

    Mueller makes two points: Manafort had active ties to Russia and don’t mess with the special counsel

    Documents filed on Tuesday in connection with the indictment of Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan give some fresh insight into the investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Among the information made public: A business associate of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had a direct connection to Russian intelligence—and that...

    Gates Communicated With Ex-Russian Intel Officer In 2016, Prosecutors Say
    Mar28

    Gates Communicated With Ex-Russian Intel Officer In 2016, Prosecutors Say

    A new filing from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team released Tuesday night alleges that Rick Gates communicated with a former Russian intelligence officer while he was working for the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.The revelation came in a sentencing memorandum for Alex van der Zwann, who pleaded guilty to lying to investigators in...

    Bombshell Mueller court filing shows Rick Gates was knowingly in contact with a Kremlin spy
    Mar28

    Bombshell Mueller court filing shows Rick Gates was knowingly in contact with a Kremlin spy

    Donald Trump’s Deputy Campaign Chairman Rick Gates was in direct communication with a person he knew was a Russian spy in the weeks ahead of the 2016 election, according to court documents filed by special counsel Robert Mueller Tuesday. The documents reveal Gates was in contact with a former officer in Russian military intelligence in the...

    Mattis: U.S. Nearly Bombed Russians in Syria a Second Time
    Mar28

    Mattis: U.S. Nearly Bombed Russians in Syria a Second Time

    U.S. military forces in the Middle East nearly bombed a group of Russian mercenaries working with pro-government forces in Syria for a second time, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis revealed Tuesday. Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, also defended the mass expulsion of Russian intelligence officers around the world in response to...

    How (Not) to Fight Proxy Wars
    Mar28

    How (Not) to Fight Proxy Wars

    C. Anthony Pfaff, Patrick Granfield Security, Middle East Intervention always changes a proxy’s calculus: with insurance from a powerful benefactor, proxies have greater reason to choose violence over compromise. Iran’s proxies are running roughshod over America’s allies and interests in the Middle East. Hezbollah is dictating...

    Poland to Sign Deal to Buy US Patriot Air Defense Systems
    Mar27

    Poland to Sign Deal to Buy US Patriot Air Defense Systems

    Poland says it will sign a deal Wednesday to purchase U.S. air defense Patriot missile systems as it seeks to bolster its defenses against a resurgent Russia. The Defense Ministry said Tuesday the deal for the anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems will be signed by the defense minister in Warsaw. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the first...

    Authorities capture cyber crime gang that stole $1.2 billion
    Mar27

    Authorities capture cyber crime gang that stole $1.2 billion

    LISBON, Portugal — Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than $1.24 billion from financial institutions worldwide in a five-year spree, authorities said Monday. The gang’s alleged mastermind, identified as a Ukrainian and named only as “Denis K.,” was arrested in the...

    Spain Breaks Up Ukrainian-Russian Cybercrime Gang
    Mar27

    Spain Breaks Up Ukrainian-Russian Cybercrime Gang

    Spanish authorities have broken up a cybercrime syndicate of Ukrainian and Russian nationals that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from bank accounts over more than four years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...