Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Russia

U.S. imposes 2nd round of sanctions against Russia for poisoning ex-spy

The United States is announcing a second round of sanctions on Russia for its use of a ‘novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal.

The US raises red flags on Russia’s plutonium experiments – while...

The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.

Russia and the future of Europe

With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.

Russia was never the real scandal

The thing is, evidence of much more serious “collusion” – with corporations and the wealthy – has always been hiding in plain sight.

Mueller, Russiagate, and the 2020 elections

The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.

As Mueller finds no collusion, did press overhype Russiagate? Glenn Greenwald...

"This is the saddest media spectacle I’ve ever seen, since I began practicing journalism in 2005."

Washington’s stealthy move towards a potential first strike against Russia and...

Criminal insanity in Washington is bipartisan.

Trump announces plans to pull out of Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty

“We will move forward with developing our own military response options and will work with NATO and our other allies and partners to deny Russia any military advantage from its unlawful conduct.”

Durbin calls for Senate hearings to probe ‘serious questions’ about why...

"When he takes the interpreter's notes and wants to destroy them so no one can see what was said, and the written transcript... it raises serious questions about the relationship between this president and Putin."

Russia, the US and the Caribbean: A political power play?

Russia’s presence in the Caribbean now highlights the need for the United States to enlarge security cooperation, including drug prohibition, intelligence and cybersecurity support for many Latin American and Caribbean states.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.