There’s a ‘Case’ for ‘Treason’ if Trump Knew About Russia Bounty

Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Democratic strategist James Carville reacted to the report that Russian intelligence offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. soldiers by demanding answers from the White House about what members of the administration knew. Carville argued there is a “case” to be made that President Donald Trump committed “treason” if he knew about […]

Russian fighter jets intercepts U.S. Air Force long-range heavy bombers

Russia’s Eastern Military District fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept the U.S. Air Force B-52H long-range, heavy bombers, the Defense Ministry’s National Defense Control Center reported on Friday. “The Eastern MD air defense on-duty forces detected and took under surveillance two US Air Force’s B-52H bombers which were carrying out their flight over the […]

Coronavirus live news: WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America | World news

10.00am BST10:00 Nearly 200 chefs, including some with Michelin stars, gathered outside the Spanish parliament yesterday. They were demanding greater dialogue between the government and the hard-hit catering sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Europa Press Entertainment/Europa Press/Getty Images 9.56am BST09:56 France has revoked a decree authorising hospitals to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients. […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain to quarantine overseas travellers; French economy shrinks | World news

French economic activity plunged 27% in April compared with its expected trajectory before the coronavirus pandemic but this was still a slight improvement on March, the Bank of France said. The economy had been predicted to grow 0.1% in the first quarter of the year, the central bank said, with the 27% drop counted from […]

Russian Mi-35 helicopter opens fire by mistake, damaged apartment building – Defence Blog

A Mil Mi-35M (NATO reporting name: Hind-E) helicopter of the Russian Armed Forces accidentally fired a volley at a residential building in Chita, the Lenta.ru reported on Sunday. The incident occurred on Russian Cheryomushki Air Base that located 5 km northwest of Chita. on March 15, according to multiple media reports. During the maintenance procedure […]

Turkey releases video of missile strike on Pantsir-S1 in Syria – Defence Blog

Turkish media released unique footage shows Turkey’s armed unmanned aircraft system destroyed a Pantsir-S1 self-propelled combined gun-missile system during its strike on Syrian Arab Army targets on Friday near Idlib. In the video, an apparently active Pantsir system mounted on its 8×8 truck can be seen sitting placidly as the Turkish munition plunges towards it. […]

Coronavirus outbreak: woman tests positive after disembarking Diamond Princess – live news | World news

9.23am GMT09:23 What is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms? My colleagues Sarah Boseley, Hannah Devlin and Martin Belam have answered questions on the virus. Here are a selection of them, including whether we should panic: What is Covid-19 – the illness that started in Wuhan? It is caused by a […]

Could Zelenskyy’s strategy for #Donbas lead #Ukraine into a #Kremlin trap?

Nine months after Zelenskyy’s inauguration and two months after his first Normandy Four summit (which brings together Germany and France with Ukraine and Russia to discuss Donbas), it appears more likely that this approach will lead Ukraine into a Russian trap. Zelenskyy’s very immediate objectives and the tactics used to achieve them contrast with those […]

Democrat fooled by Russian prankster posing as Greta Thunberg in phone call | US news

The California congresswoman Maxine Waters has become the latest US politician to be fooled by Vladimir “Vovan” Kuznetsov and Alexey “Lexus” Stolyarov, Russian pranksters alleged to have ties to security forces. In a 10-minute phone call carried out late last year and posted to the prankster’s YouTube page this week, the senior Democrat thinks she […]

Reconsidering Great Power Competition Below Armed Conflict

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