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Marine Le Pen

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has tried hard to shed the anti-Semitic baggage of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the National...
russia

If Donald Trump’s desired rapprochement with Russia was on life support before he ordered cruise missile strikes on Syrian government targets, the administration pulled the...
Russia

The House review of the role Russia played in interfering in the 2016 presidential election has devolved into a partisan mess. The Senate’s investigation into...
Russia

With his frequent resort to Twitter to express his unfiltered feelings, President Trump has set a trap for himself. In the past, when presidents chose to...
turkey

Much has been written in the last decade about Europe’s culture, its religious makeup, and whether the Islamic minority in European Union countries could ever...
russia

Democrats who like to complain that the Republican Party in Congress serves only as President Donald Trump’s praetorian guardsmen will soon have to contend with...
russian revolution

One hundred years ago Wednesday—on March 15, 1917—one of the most momentous events of the 20th century occurred: Tsar Nicholas II abdicated, thus ending 300...
russia

It turns out that the greatest threat to U.S. interests involving Moscow in the Trump era has little to do with Trump’s campaign-trail promise to...
Russia

There has been a lot of talk in the United States lately about “fake news” (the accusation that President Trump tosses out to discredit unfavorable...
russia

Americans knew that business as usual in Washington would change when Donald Trump took office. The form that change would take remains, for the most...
Russia

Word out of Russia today is that Vladimir Kara-Murza, U.S.-based coordinator of “Open Russia” and civil society activist, is unconscious and in critical condition in...
ukraine

The “frozen conflict” in East Ukraine is thawing out. This week, in the wake of a much-anticipated phone call between President Donald Trump and Russian...