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    Putin Finally Went Too Far
    Mar27

    Putin Finally Went Too Far

    When Britain threw out 23 Russian diplomats in response to an assassination attempt on Russian agent Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia and current bad boy of modern geopolitics, shrugged it off. With relations between London and Moscow so strained, the embassy didn’t have all that much to do, anyway. The cost, Putin no...

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 
    Mar27

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 

    Hero of Ukraine Nadia Savchenko is facing serious criminal charges, including terrorism, and some say the alleged video and audio evidence against her is credible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats

    Russia’s Foreign Minister has accused Washington of blackmailing other countries to join a coordinated wave of diplomat expulsions over a nerve agent attack in the U.K., warning the Kremlin would “not tolerate such impudence.” Speaking the day after 23 Western countries announced they’d expel more than 115 Russian diplomats in a...

    After U.S. expels 60 diplomats, Russia does what it’s best at: trolling
    Mar27

    After U.S. expels 60 diplomats, Russia does what it’s best at: trolling

    When countries decide to expel diplomats, the measures are usually supposed to send a serious message: Enough is enough. Monday’s expulsion of more than 100 Russian spies and diplomats by two dozen countries may very well pose practical challenges to the Kremlin’s ability to gather intelligence overseas. In comparison to the measures...

    Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide
    Mar27

    Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide

    Watch Video MOSCOW — The Russian government has threatened retaliation over one of the largest mass expulsions of its diplomats in history, after more than 20 countries backed action by the United Kingdom over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury. According to Russian state media Tass, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the...

    Ukrainian Journalist Pleads Not Guilty At Russian Espionage Trial
    Mar27

    Ukrainian Journalist Pleads Not Guilty At Russian Espionage Trial

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, whom Russia has charged with espionage in a case seen by rights activists as politically motivated, has entered a not guilty plea as his trial began in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Conflict Monitors Relaunch Long-Range Surveillance Drone Program
    Mar27

    Ukraine Conflict Monitors Relaunch Long-Range Surveillance Drone Program

    The European security organization responsible for monitoring the deadly conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine will reintroduce its long-range drone program more than a year and a half after it was dropped due to repeated shoot-downs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Allegedly Murderous Oligarch, the Duped CIA Chief, and the Trumpkin
    Mar27

    The Allegedly Murderous Oligarch, the Duped CIA Chief, and the Trumpkin

    Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily BeastOn Sept. 25, 2017, a windowless room in the basement of the Capitol Building became the site of one of Washington’s more mysterious recent events. On hand: an investor who was once unsuccessfully sued for allegedly helping murder his own boss, a former congressman from the Florida panhandle,...

    Orange snow blankets Eastern Europe. There’s an explanation.
    Mar27

    Orange snow blankets Eastern Europe. There’s an explanation.

    The photos and videos haven’t been edited by the latest Instagram filter or otherwise digitally manipulated. Orange-tinted snow did blanket parts of Eastern Europe on Friday and over the weekend, creating eerie post-Apocalyptic scenes and baffling people from countries like Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova, the BBC reported....

    Brett Bruen, Obama official, says NSC slept on his 2014 Russia warning
    Mar27

    Brett Bruen, Obama official, says NSC slept on his 2014 Russia warning

    An Obama administration official said he warned the National Security Council in 2014 that U.S. elections would be targeted by Russia, only to be met with resistance. Brett Bruen, White House director of global engagement from 2013 to 2015, said he told his colleagues of Russia interfering in Ukraine’s 2014 … …read more Source:...