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U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres on July 27 in a letter to the FBI called again for the law enforcement agency to investigate the Russian Diplomatic Compound in Riverdale after concerns were raised that the towering complex is harboring Russian spies.  more
U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres on Wednesday called again for the FBI to investigate the Russian  Diplomatic Compound in North Riverdale after concerns were raised that the towering complex is harboring Russian spies.   more
What a difference a half century makes. In February 1972, the People’s Republic of China hosted a history-making American delegation headed by President Richard Nixon, the Middle Kingdom’s most important Western visitor since Marco Polo. more
To the editor: As far as the war in Ukraine, I am now firmly of the opinion that we must not lose this conflict. The only two solutions is to force defeat or somehow create a “face saving” peace deal that will restore most of Ukraine — with the exception of the Crimea — and guarantees that Ukraine remains a neutral country. more
When you live in a city as big as New York, you meet all kinds of people. That includes refugees. more
A number of Bronx synagogues had gathered outside the Russian Mission residential compound on Mosholu Avenue, chanting as loud as they could, hoping anyone on the other side of the heavily fortified fencing might hear them. more
The two officers paused a moment, contemplating what was happening around them. “War,” the captain said. “We don’t want it. But we’ve got it.” His first officer looked at him incredulously: “Curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want.” more
When Leo Shliselberg first met Rita in 1950, he felt he already knew her. Leo’s friend at work in Tel Aviv, Israel, talked about her family incessantly, and Rita’s upbringing and religious background stood out to him.  more
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