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In remarks delivered today during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama entered phase II of the effort to convince Vladimir Putin to pull Russian troops out of Ukraine: Lobbing clichés: Pres Obama says its clear from condemnations around the world, Russia "is on the wrong side of history on this."—…
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Remember Obama Mocking Romney Over Russia Concerns? ‘The 1980s Are Now Calling to Ask for Their Foreign Policy Back’
“I have clear eyes on this. I’m not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to Russia or Mr. Putin.”
More terror in the lead-up to the Olympics: Fresh on the bloody heels of the coordinated jihad attacks last week on the main railway station and a bus near Sochi, home to the 2014 Winter Olympics. More terror in the lead-up to the Olympics: Russia launches counterterror probe after bodies, explosives found,” Daily Mail, January 9, 2014 Olympic te…
Last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning abortion advertising. Some members of the Duma (the Russian state assembly), are talking about going even further and banning the procedure itself. The Russian Orthodox Church, whose numbers are swelling with converts and “reverts,” is weighing in as well. One Orthodox prelat…
The CIA and Pentagon have been trying to halt a State Department plan to let Russia’s space agency (Roscosmos) construct within the United States a handful of monitor stations, according to American officials, the New York Times reported.
The fear is that the stations could aid Russian efforts to spy on the U.S. and bolster the accuracy of Russian weaponry, the officials told the Times, adding that the Russians said the monitor stations would dramatically improve their version of the Global Positioning System.
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Napolitano Says System ‘Pinged’ When Tsarnaev Went to Russia, Contradicting Earlier Reports on Spelling Error
(TheBlaze/AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday during the third Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform that her agency knew of alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s trip to Russia last year, even though his name was misspelled on a travel document.