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  • Sean shared from Reuters Top News by Reuters
    Note: russian-us relations
  • Sean shared from Ryan’s Budget Would Cut $5 Trillion in Spending Over a Decade in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by JONATHAN WEISMAN
    Defense spending would increase. Domestic programs would be reduced to the lowest levels since modern government accounting. And Medicare would be converted into a “premium support” system, where people 65 and older could buy private insurance with federal subsidies instead of government-paid health care.
  • Sean shared from Vote by U.N. General Assembly Isolates Russia in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by SOMINI SENGUPTA
    The most poignant argument came from Costa Rica. Small states have only the power of international law “to defend our sovereignty,” its ambassador, Eduardo Ulibarri, said. The resolution proposed by Ukraine, he said, would help to reaffirm that power.
  • Sean shared from G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates in the Reuters Top News section of Reuters Top News by Reuters
    "Yesterday we had an agreement: we would lower our flag and the Russians would raise theirs. And this morning the Russians attacked, firing live ammunition. We had no weapons. We did not fire a round," said one marine, Ruslan, who was with his wife Katya and 9-month-old son.
  • Sean shared from After Buildup of Grievances, Russia Drew Line in Crimea in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
    But is it possible that the Sevastopol base is just the most concrete manifestation of Russia’s deep interests in Ukraine that the United States and its NATO allies either ignored or forgot as they tried to bind it more tightly with the West?
    Note: yes
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