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U.S. To Move Troops From Germany, In Shift That Esper Says Will Strengthen NATO Against Russia

July 29, 2020 15:13 GMT – By RFE/RL WASHINGTON — The United States will move almost 12,000 troops out of Germany, relocating some of them to Belgium and Italy, in a strategic shift the Pentagon says will help deter Russia. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on July 29 that the repositioning will strengthen NATO, enhance deterrence against Russia, and improve U.S.

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Trump campaign misrepresents photo from Ukrainian revolution to illustrate ‘chaos’

In an ad published on Facebook, the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald J. Trump has mistakenly used footage of a scuffle between protesters and police during Ukraine’s 2013-2014 EuroMaidan Revolution to represent “chaos & violence” in the United States. The photo appears to have been taken from the Wikipedia page for the EuroMaidan Revolution. The Trump campaign used the

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No Time to Go Soft on Putin

David J. Kramer Amid pandemic and unrest, the President wants to reward Vladimir Putin with G-7 membership and a visit to Washington. We should be advancing his expiration date. With attention focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and the national unrest following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, several recent statements by President Trump concerning the G-7 meeting have gone

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U.S. Senate intelligence report backs joint assessment of 2016 Russian meddling – media

23:20, 21 April 2020 The committee review said interviews with those involved in drafting the assessment showed that “analysts were under no politically motivated pressure to reach specific conclusions.” The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released its review of a joint assessment issued by U.S. intelligence agencies of Russia’s coordinated campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election. In its

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FBI had information Steele dossier was part of ‘Russian disinformation campaign,’ declassified footnotes show

The FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane team investigating the Trump 2016 campaign received multiple indications that former British spy Christopher Steele — one of their key informants in their investigation — was part of an elaborate “Russian disinformation campaign,” according to several newly declassified footnotes from Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on FBI misconduct. “It’s ironic that the Russian collusion narrative was fatally flawed

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Hydroxychloroquine rated ‘most effective’ coronavirus treatment, poll of doctors finds

April 2, 2020 | 6:30pm | Updated An international poll of thousands of doctors rated the Trump-touted anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine the best treatment for the novel coronavirus. Of the 6,227 physicians surveyed in 30 countries, 37 percent rated hydroxychloroquine the “most effective therapy” for combating the potentially deadly illness, according to the results released Thursday. The survey, conducted by the global health care polling company Sermo, also

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FDA Approves Malaria Drugs to Treat COVID-19

March 31, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to distribute millions of doses of the medicines to hospitals across the country. “These drugs will be distributed from the Strategic National Stockpile to states for doctors to prescribe to adolescent and adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as appropriate, when a clinical trial is

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Toxicologist says anti-malaria drugs show ‘promise’ in treating coronavirus

Malaria drugs are showing “promising” initial results as a potential coronavirus treatment, a toxicologist and economic researcher said Saturday. Appearing on “Fox & Friends Weekend,” Dr. Chris Martenson said the experimental drugs — including hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin — were made available on Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration. Although chloroquine has a “spotty past” and is unsafe at certain levels, Martenson noted that at the levels used in

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Trump announces travel ban from Europe amid growing fears of coronavirus

President Trump on Wednesday announced in a televised address that the U.S. is suspending all travel from Europe to the U.S. for 30 days beginning Friday at midnight in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.  The president struck a serious tone during his address from the Oval Office and said, “We made a lifesaving move with early action on China. Now

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Russian TV Runs Conspiracy Theory Blaming Trump for Coronavirus

A Russian state television show has run a conspiracy theory which blames the coronavirus outbreak on none other than U.S. President Donald Trump.  During Wednesday evening’s edition of “Vremya” on Channel One, host Kirill Kleimenov recounted the theory that the highly contagious virus didn’t originate in a cave of Chinese bats, but was actually manufactured in an American laboratory on

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Trump on downed Ukrainian plane: Somebody could have made a mistake

President Trump on Thursday suggested that “somebody could’ve made a mistake” as reports emerged that Iran may have shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet. Trump was asked during a White House event for his response to the plane crash at the same time multiple outlets reported U.S. officials increasingly believe an Iranian missile took down the aircraft. The president declined to speculate on

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Erdogan: I admire Trump and Putin

Turkish President Recep Erdogan said that he admires the presidents of the United States and the Russian Federation Donald trump and Vladimir Putin. In particular, Trump Erdogan praised for his frankness, Radio Liberty reports . “ Whether you like it or not, Mr. Trump is an important name. He has no hidden agenda. He tells me things clearly and openly, ”Erdogan said and added that Trump is reciprocated.

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Ukraine’s ex-diplomat slams author of her NYT interview over manipulation

18:45, 04 December 2019 The piece claimed Ukraine had been aware of aid freeze long before it was publicly acknowledged. Former deputy foreign minister of Ukraine, who filed for resignation November 28, Olena Zerkal, has harshly criticized Andrew Kramer, who published an interview with her regarding Ukraine’s early awareness of the alleged U.S. assistance hold. “What was in the article

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Ukrainians know all about Trump’s corruption — and even have a special word for it

By Katya Gorchinskaya, DCReport @ RawStory– Commentary When Donald Trump asked his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate his opponent Joe Biden, it wasn’t just political dirt he was trying to import to the U.S., but a whole phenomenon. It has a name in Ukraine which can be roughly translated as “problem-solving.” A whole class of people who provide that service. The

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