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EXCLUSIVE–Rep. Elise Stefanik Defends Controversial Vote to Send $40 Billion Military Aid to Ukraine

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) is defending her controversial vote to provide $40 billion in military aid to Ukraine — while Americans continue to reel from inflation and the nation faces historic deficits — telling Breitbart News that she believes the funds will allow Ukraine to defend itself and keep the U.S. from being ensnared in the Eastern European conflict.

Newly-elected House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks to members of the media just after Stefanik was elected chair of the House Republican Conference, replacing Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., who was ousted from the GOP leadership for criticizing former President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, …

China Tries to Sell Vladimir Putin’s Snoozefest Speech as ‘Calm, Restrained’

China’s state-run Global Times salivated over Russian dictator Vladimir Putin’s Victory Day address on Monday, praising Putin’s “calm, restrained” demeanor as a firm rebuke to Western pressure against his invasion of Ukraine – but also sensing that Putin was “leaving some room for negotiation” by delivering a somnolent speech when something more fiery had been anticipated.

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during the Victory Day military parade at Red Square in central Moscow on May 9, 2022. - Russia celebrates the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany during World War II. (Photo by Mikhail METZEL / SPUTNIK / AFP) (Photo by MIKHAIL …

Russia Denies Having Deadline to Leave Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that Moscow has no fixed timeline for declaring victory in its invasion of Ukraine, specifically addressing rumors that Russia would try to proclaim some sort of victory on May 9, the day Russia commemorates victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

A Russian soldier patrols in a street of Mariupol on April 12, 2022, as Russian troops intensify a campaign to take the strategic port city, part of an anticipated massive onslaught across eastern Ukraine, while Russia's President makes a defiant case for the war on Russia's neighbour. - *EDITOR'S NOTE: …

Iran Welcomes Chinese Defense Minister, Seeks Closer Military Cooperation

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and armed forces chief Mohammad Bagheri in Tehran on Wednesday. The Iranians pledged their support for mutual ally Russia despite worldwide condemnation of its attack on Ukraine, and indicated a desire for more extensive military coordination with China.

In this picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry, China's minister of national defense Gen. Wei Fenghe, left, is welcomed by Iran's defense minister Gen. Mohammad Reza Ashtiani, during an official welcoming ceremony, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

China Mocks Biden’s Ukraine Aid as ‘Nothing Significant’

China’s state-run Global Times on Monday mocked the visit to Ukraine by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, needling the Biden administration for staging political theatrics while offering “nothing significant to completely change the situation.”

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