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    Trump Surrogate Pushes Pro-Putin Line That Russia Hasn’t Seized Crimea (VIDEO)
    Aug01

    Trump Surrogate Pushes Pro-Putin Line That Russia Hasn’t Seized Crimea (VIDEO)

    A surrogate for Donald Trump’s campaign argued on Sunday that Russia has not seized Crimea from Ukraine, even though Vladimir Putin seized the region more than two years ago. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Trump Scrambles To Undo Goof On Russian Invasion Of Crimea
    Aug01

    Trump Scrambles To Undo Goof On Russian Invasion Of Crimea

    After Donald Trump appeared to forget that Russia invaded the Ukrainian territory of Crimea in 2014 during an interview aired on Sunday, he attempted damage control on Monday morning, insisting that he was talking about preventing future Russian aggression in the region. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Frenchman Who Amassed Arsenal To Attack Euro 2016 Championship Arrested
    Jun06

    Frenchman Who Amassed Arsenal To Attack Euro 2016 Championship Arrested

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament and was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. Read More → …read more Source:...

    SOTU Live Blogging (Now We’re Talking Edition)
    Jan13

    SOTU Live Blogging (Now We’re Talking Edition)

    9:43 PM: This essential point – both on Russia and ISIS – is a real needle to thread but incredibly important. Russia’s aggressive behavior in Ukraine and Syria are largely tied to fear of losing few remaining international clients. And puncture this nonsense about the fight against ISIS being World War III or the war of our...

    Russian Missile-Maker Contradicts MH17 Crash Report By Dutch
    Oct13

    Russian Missile-Maker Contradicts MH17 Crash Report By Dutch

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian state-controlled missile-maker said Tuesday its investigation of last year’s crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane over rebel eastern Ukraine contradicts conclusions from a Dutch probe. Ukraine and Western countries contend the airliner was downed by a missile fired by Russia-backed rebels or Russian forces from...

    Prosecutors: Possible Missile Parts Found At Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Site
    Aug11

    Prosecutors: Possible Missile Parts Found At Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Putin Rolls Into Vatican More Than An Hour Late For Pope Francis Meeting
    Jun11

    Putin Rolls Into Vatican More Than An Hour Late For Pope Francis Meeting

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Jeb Bush Says He Would Take Active Role To Counter Russian Aggression As Prez
    Jun09

    Jeb Bush Says He Would Take Active Role To Counter Russian Aggression As Prez

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Defense Sec Convenes Summit On Russian Military Ops In Ukraine
    Jun04

    Defense Sec Convenes Summit On Russian Military Ops In Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is summoning top American defense and diplomatic leaders to Germany Friday to map out a counterstrategy to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine and reassure allies worried about Moscow’s aggression. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Good Lord Is This Weird
    Jun02

    Good Lord Is This Weird

    Remember how in the faltering days of John McCain’s 2008 campaign he grabbed on to the Russo-Georgian War as a harbinger of a new Cold War and boldly declared that “We Are All Georgians Now”? Well, even the Georgians aren’t Georgians now. Or at least not Georgia’s then-President Mikheil Saakashvili. The last we heard...

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