President Trump’s administration remains under scrutiny over potential ties between his associates and Russia in the run-up to the presidential election.
In this Daily Vertical, Brian Whitmore points out the central theme of Russia’s foreign policy, i.e. what its neighbors think is important means nothing – what Russia thinks is all that matters. It is this singular arrogance – as embodied so well in Vladimir Putin – that will see our children – and grandchildren – embroiled in turmoil.
The Spring Storm 17 exercises aim to increase interoperability of Romanian and U.S. troops in a region where NATO members are uneasy after Russia's interventions in Ukraine.
The $12 million in payments the Yanukovych regime made to Paul Manafort appears likely to wind up center stage in the FBI’s inquiries in Russia influence on the U.S. presidential election.
Level, a new carrier, will be based in Barcelona and will initially fly to Oakland, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and the Dominican Republic.
Yakovenko: The Anschluss “has made Russia a world outcast, inserted into the brains of Russians the psychology of a besieged fortress and forced them to be glad of sanctions and unity around the leader.”
About 8,000 Jews have moved from Donbas to Israel since 2014 with a considerable number now in other parts of Ukraine while a very small number chose to move to Russia.
< The Russian military says Ilya Gorbunov, 19, died when a tank he was driving rolled off a bridge. His sister says that a soldier from her brother's unit said Ilya died after being locked in a tank and suffocating.
If you want to understand the world today and the depth of Vladimir Putin’s ambitions, this is the book you need to read.