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Over half of Russian women open to romance with foreigners, poll finds

Over a half of Russian women under 35 claim they would have romantic relations with a foreigner but almost 70 percent of them name “the ability to leave Russia” as the most attractive part of such affairs, a new poll has found. 57 percent of respondents said they are currently ready for an affair with a foreigner. The proportion is ...

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‘Don’t agree on Europe over heads of Europeans’ – Finnish media pens open letter to Trump & Putin

Donald and Vladimir, the floor is yours for a tango, but don’t divide the world into spheres of influence, two leading Finnish journalists have urged, in a warning letter to both leaders ahead of their meeting in Helsinki. “President Trump often seems to be in search of short-term political benefit at the expense of US allies, the international community,” journalists ...

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McCarthyism and ‘open season’ on Russia: Reactions to MSNBC attack on Greenwald

Intercept editor Glenn Greenwald was accused of being a Russian agent after appearing at a conference in Moscow and giving an interview to RT. Attacks on him reflect the growing anger and cynicism in the US, journalists said. “This is outright slander, potentially legally actionable libel, that is being committed by an employee of MSNBC, which has pushed this frame ...

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US ‘stands ready’ to keep Gulf open as Tehran warns of ‘consequences’ if Iran's oil exports hampered

The US military declared it “stands ready” to keep waterways open in the Persian Gulf, after the Iranian President warned of “consequences” if Washington tried to reduce Tehran’s oil exports. Captain Bill Urban, a spokesman for US Central Command (Centcom), said on Wednesday that the US Navy and its regional allies will ensure the Persian Gulf is open, and stand ...

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Trumps leaves door open when asked about Crimea recognition

In comments sure to ruffle some ‘Russiagate’ feathers, Donald Trump hinted that he may consider recognizing Crimea as a part of Russia. The remark comes two weeks before his historic summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. US President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday, was asked if Washington would accept Russia’s claim to Crimea. The ...

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Soros-linked ‘open border’ protesters ambush Mitch McConnell, wife shouts 'Leave my husband alone!'

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has furiously defended her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, against a group of Soros-linked activists who ambushed the couple in a driveway. A group of young activists confronted McConnell and his wife on Monday night as they were leaving a Georgetown University dinner with business executives and challenged them on family separations. Footage shows ...

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Mongolia open to Russia building gas pipeline through its territory to China

Mongolia is interested in letting Russia build a pipeline to China through their territory, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more “We generally support the idea. But, of course, as always in such cases, you need to thoroughly work out the feasibility,” Putin said during a trilateral meeting with the heads of the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia ...

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Microsoft promises to keep GitHub independent and open

Microsoft today announced its plans to acquire GitHub for $ 7.5 billion in stock. Unsurprisingly, that sent a few shock waves through the developer community, which still often eyes Microsoft with considerable unease. During a conference call this morning, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, incoming GitHub CEO (and Xamarin founder) Nat Friedman and GitHub co-founder and outgoing CEO Chris Wanstrath laid out ...

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‘It’s open season on Americans by US police forces’ – Lee Camp

We have a uniquely American problem in which civilians are getting massacred by police on a near-daily basis, Lee Camp says on the latest ‘Redacted Tonight’ episode about the problem of out-of-control policing in the US. Just several days ago, video emerged showing Milwaukee police Tasering NBA player Sterling Brown for the ‘crime’ of parking in a disabled parking spot. ...

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