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    Exiled Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev
    Mar23

    Exiled Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev

    KIEV, March 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday.Russia called the allegation “absurd.”Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an...

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks
    Mar21

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson proposed new dates on Tuesday for a NATO meeting, the State Department said, after he initially decided to skip the talks and rebuffed the alliance’s efforts to reschedule them.Tillerson’s decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers, set for April 5-6 in Brussels, unsettled...

    Can Social Media, Loud And Inclusive, Fix World Politics?
    Mar20

    Can Social Media, Loud And Inclusive, Fix World Politics?

    Rania Fakhoury, Université Libanaise The Conversation Global’s new series, Politics in the Age of Social Media, examines how governments around the world rely on digital tools to exercise power. Privacy is no longer a social norm, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2010, as social media took a leap to bring more private information...

    Russia-backed Crimea Chief Says Putin Should Be President For Life
    Mar18

    Russia-backed Crimea Chief Says Putin Should Be President For Life

    The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge.Sergei Aksyonov, marking the third anniversary of the day he signed off on Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula, said Russia...

    Donald Trump: Germany Owes ‘Vast Sums Of Money’ To NATO, U.S.
    Mar18

    Donald Trump: Germany Owes ‘Vast Sums Of Money’ To NATO, U.S.

    Germany owes NATO “vast sums of money” and must pay the U.S. more for the “powerful, and very expensive” defense it provides, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday.Trump complained in his first tweet about “fake news,” after his refusal to shake German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s hand upon request at the Oval Office was widely reported,...

    Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian Nominees
    Mar18

    Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian Nominees

    WASHINGTON ― Thousands of American combat troops are fighting in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Nuclear-armed North Korea is testing long-range missiles. Russian troops are battling alongside insurgents in eastern Ukraine while U.S. special forces are working with the Ukraine army. U.S. aircraft are tangling with Russian planes over Syria and...

    Boris Johnson Warns Russians Could Hack Into U.K. Computers
    Mar12

    Boris Johnson Warns Russians Could Hack Into U.K. Computers

    U.K. foreign secretary Boris Johnson warned Sunday that the Russians have the ability to launch cyberattacks on the British electoral system. During an appearance on U.K. political talk show “Peston on Sunday,” the former London mayor said there’s plenty of reason to believe Russia could interfere.“We have no evidence the Russians are...

    Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster
    Mar10

    Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster

    Six years after the Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster — a major nuclear meltdown brought on by an earthquake and tsunami hitting Fukushima, Japan — some residents who fled the area are getting the go-ahead to finally return home.The government has cleared four towns in the Fukushima prefecture as being safe for people, but there’s at least...

    Trump And Russia: Shortest Reset Ever
    Mar10

    Trump And Russia: Shortest Reset Ever

    It has all the hallmarks of a compelling thriller.A U.S. president willing to put his reputation on the line in the interests of peace and prosperity prepares to reach out to Russia. The Kremlin shows some cautious interest. But before the president can propose anything substantial, his opponents do everything possible to derail his...

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance
    Mar09

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance

    MOSCOW ― While Americans are wondering if U.S. President Donald Trump’s team is too closely tied to Russia, Russians themselves are unconcerned with these connections. Instead, politicians, media and ordinary people express an anxious frustration rooted in the impact of the unending controversy rather than the allegations themselves. The...

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