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    Britain, Russia Waging Fast and Furious Information War
    Mar26

    Britain, Russia Waging Fast and Furious Information War

    Britain and Russia have been waging a fast and furious information war since former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned March 4 in the provincial English town of Salisbury. Not a day has gone by without at least one fierce exchange between British and Russian officials — and both governments have turned to social...

    Britain Russia Waging A Fast and Furious Information War

    Britain and Russia have been waging a fast and furious information war since former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned March 4 in the provincial English town of Salisbury. Not a day has gone by without at least one fierce exchange between British and Russian officials — and both governments have turned to social...

    Business as Usual for London’s Russian Investors
    Mar22

    Business as Usual for London’s Russian Investors

    “I brought tea for you — English tea, from Fortnum and Mason, the very best,” chirped the financial adviser in the foyer of a plush Moscow hotel near the Kremlin. “You have a package for me, I think,” he added before scurrying off with his Russian client. The adviser, like many of his British colleagues, has been making routine rounds to reassure...

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim
    Mar22

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim

    Poland’s government distanced itself Thursday from comments made by the prime minister’s father, who claimed Jews willingly entered ghettos during the German occupation of Poland to get away from their Christian neighbors. The comment by Kornel Morawiecki, a senior lawmaker and father of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, is the...

    Russia’s Top Election Official Blasts US Accounts of Restricted Poll Monitoring
    Mar22

    Russia’s Top Election Official Blasts US Accounts of Restricted Poll Monitoring

    Russia’s top election official has lashed out at U.S. State Department criticism that in the recent presidential election, Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) denied observer status to 4,500 monitors linked to anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, along with 850 others with ties to Golos, the independent Moscow-based...

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended

    A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections. The request comes amid allegations that a data-mining firm based in the U.K. used information from more...

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space
    Mar21

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space

    Despite tensions, sanctions and recriminations between the United States and Russia, two American astronauts will join a Russian cosmonaut blasting off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station. Even when things get nasty between the two countries, experts say the space program rarely suffers. The United States has depended...

    White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call
    Mar20

    White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call

    A White House official confirms U.S. President Trump talked to newly re-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday morning, but did not offer details. According to an official statement by the Kremlin on Tuesday, Trump “congratulated” Putin on his re-election victory. The two also discussed the importance of working...

    Insider: Putin Doesn’t See Possibility of Diplomatic Reset
    Mar20

    Insider: Putin Doesn’t See Possibility of Diplomatic Reset

    Two days before President George W. Bush gave the go-ahead for the U.S.-led invasion of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq — a ‘shock and awe’ assault that would topple the Iraqi autocrat — U.S. National Security Adviser Condoleeza Rice called the Kremlin. Russian government officials raised objections, offering eleventh-hour arguments against the...

    Merkel Hopes Poland Can Satisfy EU Concerns Over Judicial Reform
    Mar20

    Merkel Hopes Poland Can Satisfy EU Concerns Over Judicial Reform

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she hoped authorities in Warsaw would satisfy Europe’s concerns over the rule of law in Poland, as the two countries also faced gaps to bridge over migration and a new gas pipeline. Merkel traveled to Warsaw on her second foreign trip since being sworn in for a fourth term to highlight...

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