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    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’
    Mar16

    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is calling for American and European leaders to capitalize on what he calls a palpable, growing international consensus about the scope, magnitude and immediacy of national security threats posed by Russian election interference and suspected assassination attempts on foreign soil. “There is a ‘now...

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case
    Mar16

    Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case

    American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013 reports in which The...

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin
    Mar15

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin

    When Stepan Mikhailov, a 19-year-old linguistics student, talks about his lifetime spent under Russian President Vladimir Putin, a troubled look passes over his face. “I don’t think I have a single friend who thinks that Putin is good,” he says from the kitchen of his dusty, bohemian Moscow apartment. “I think he is an...

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling
    Mar15

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling

    The United States has blacklisted two dozen Russian “cyber actors” for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and other malicious cyber-attacks. The U.S. Treasury Department sanctions targeted the GRU, the Russian military intelligence organization, and 13 Russians already indicted by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller in...

    Ukraine Lawmaker: Speaker Was Involved in 2014 Killings
    Mar15

    Ukraine Lawmaker: Speaker Was Involved in 2014 Killings

    A former military pilot who became a national icon in Ukraine after spending two years in a Russian prison has accused Ukraine’s parliament speaker of being associated with snipers who fired on the crowds during the country’s 2014 uprising. Lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko told journalists Thursday that she saw Andriy Parubiy, a key...

    Putin Hails Crimea Annexation in Speech Ahead of Vote
    Mar15

    Putin Hails Crimea Annexation in Speech Ahead of Vote

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday thanked residents of Crimea for voting to annex the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, calling the move “real democracy” in a speech days ahead of Sunday’s presidential election. “With your decision you restored historical justice,” he told the crowd of supporters in...

    Russia: Things Can’t Get Worse with New US Chief Diplomat
    Mar14

    Russia: Things Can’t Get Worse with New US Chief Diplomat

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says relations with the U.S. can’t get any worse so he’s hoping for improvement under a new secretary of state. Dmitry Peskov told reporters Wednesday that he’s not worried about relations getting worse after Rex Tillerson’s ouster, saying the relationship “can...

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning
    Mar13

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning

    U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday British evidence that the Russians may have been behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, but he stopped short of blaming Moscow “until we get the facts straight.” “It sounds to me like it would be Russia based on all the evidence they have,”...

    Britain Sounds Allies Out About Invoking NATO Treaty
    Mar13

    Britain Sounds Allies Out About Invoking NATO Treaty

    The clock is ticking towards the British-set deadline of midnight Tuesday for the Kremlin to explain why a Russian developed military-grade nerve agent was used to poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter in a small cathedral town in south England. No one in the British government is holding their breath for a Russian response — or...

    Security Minister: Serb ‘Fear-Mongering’ Ahead of Bosnia Vote Raises Concern
    Mar13

    Security Minister: Serb ‘Fear-Mongering’ Ahead of Bosnia Vote Raises Concern

    Bosnia’s autonomous Serb entity is “fear-mongering” to undermine the country’s integrity by organizing nationalist paramilitary groups and disproportionately arming the region’s police, the national security minister said. Secessionist pressures in the Serb Republic, set up as one of two autonomous regions as part of...

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