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Putin critic Navalny jailed after protests across Russia

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was handed a 15-day jail sentence on Monday for his part in a big anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition’s morale a year before a presidential election. Sunday’s protest and others like it across Russia were estimated to be the largest since 2012 and foreshadow a presidential election

SAD McCain: Rand Paul Is ‘Working for Vladimir Putin’ #JohnMcCain Get Help!

Ian Hanchett, HIT THE ROAD JACK! Time to Get Some Help! John McCain embarrassing himself. During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) stated that Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is “achieving the objectives of” and “working for” Vladimir Putin after Paul objected to a unanimous consent motion to advance a

Russia Provokes US, Deploys Cruise Missiles In Direct Violation of Reagan-Era Arms Treaty

Joshua Yasmeh, As the White House scrambles to contain the fallout from national security adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation, Russia, the country at the center of the scandal, has chosen to deliberately violate a seminal arms treaty with the United States by deploying intermediate-range missiles on land. It’s unclear how President Trump will respond to the

Trump blasts Australian leader over refugee deal

President Trump reportedly had a fiery conversation over the weekend with Australia’s prime minister over a refugee deal agreed upon under the Obama administration. Trump reportedly blasted the agreement as “the worst deal ever” and accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of seeking to export “the next Boston bombers.” The call went so badly, Trump told

Russia’s Probe in Ukraine Targets the Trump Administration

Austin Bay, It’s mid-winter, with temperatures plunging to five degrees Fahrenheit, but Russia’s creeping war of aggression in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region is heating up once again as Kremlin-supplied rebels attack Ukrainians defending the town of Avdiivka. Despite the Minsk Protocol ceasefire of September 2014, the Kremlin’s Ukraine war has never ceased. It began in

How Americans See Putin

Joel Rosenberg, During the campaign, candidate Donald J. Trump rightly warned that America’s friends “are beginning to think they can’t depend on us” while “our rivals no longer respect us … [and] think they can get away with anything.” In his inaugural speech, President Trump wisely vowed to “reinforce old alliances and form new ones”

World leaders react to inauguration: Russia aims to fix relations that ‘fell apart’

Russia says relations with the United States “completely fell apart” during President Obama’s second term — but Moscow is confident that “reason will prevail” as Donald Trump takes office Friday. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was one of the world leaders weighing in on America’s transfer of power Friday. He promised in a Facebook message, “We are