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    Armenia and Ukraine pay their UN budget dues for 2017 in full
    Jan12

    Armenia and Ukraine pay their UN budget dues for 2017 in full

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    Trillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump
    Jan12

    Trillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump

    Nominee for secretary of state prepared to diverge from US president-elect on multiple ‘dangerous’ fronts WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state signalled Wednesday he is prepared to diverge from the US president-elect on numerous key issues, notably nuclear non-proliferation, climate change and Russia, which he...

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep
    Jan12

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep

    US Army vehicles cross the Polish border in Olszyna, Poland, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 heading for their new base in Zagan. Photo: AP WARSAW: American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have US troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Soldiers in camouflage...

    US Vice President Biden to make swansong visit to Ukraine
    Jan12

    US Vice President Biden to make swansong visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will fly to Kiev on Sunday on a farewell visit by one of Ukraine’s strongest political supporters, as the country looks forward with apprehension to the new administration of Donald Trump. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kremlin says hopes Putin and Trump will get along, disagrees with Tillerson
    Jan12

    Kremlin says hopes Putin and Trump will get along, disagrees with Tillerson

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov speaks during a news briefing on the sidelines of the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin The Kremlin said on Thursday it hoped President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump would get along and that there would be more mutual respect in U.S.-Russia relations than...

    Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’
    Jan12

    Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’

    WASHINGTON: Accused of being too cozy with the Kremlin, Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” Wednesday as he appeared to contradict the US president-elect’s oft-proclaimed determination to improve ties with Moscow. While Rex Tillerson signaled his intention to be clear-eyed about Moscow, he refused to...

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade
    Jan12

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade

    BEIJING: China offered a muted response Thursday after Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson warned the US would stop it from using its artificial islands in the South China Sea. Tillerson’s comments, during his confirmation hearing in the US senate, are the latest salvo the Trump team has aimed at Beijing....

    Moody’s: Flare-up of aggression between Armenia and Azerbaijan to weigh on CIS economies
    Jan12

    Moody’s: Flare-up of aggression between Armenia and Azerbaijan to weigh on CIS economies

    The stabilization of oil prices has eased the direct and indirect economic and fiscal pressures on the nine rated sovereigns in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Still, the region’s overall credit outlook for 2017 is negative, driven by subdued economic recovery, external vulnerabilities in those countries with high...

    China should be denied access to South China Sea islands: Trump secretary of state nominee
    Jan12

    China should be denied access to South China Sea islands: Trump secretary of state nominee

    US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing before the US...

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15
    Jan12

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15

    KIEV – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine on Sunday and meet President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s presidential office said on Thursday. Biden last visited Ukraine in December 2015…. …read more Source:...

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