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Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible
Dec14

Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible

MOSCOW — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine. Putin told Merkel in a telephone call Tuesday that Ukraine has been reluctant to sign a contract on Russian gas supplies for the coming winter and that it “threatens transit to...

Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack
Dec13

Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday its website was down due to cyber attacks that appeared aimed at disrupting it giving updates on the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern regions. The post Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack appeared first on LIBYA NEWS TODAY. …read more...

Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack
Dec13

Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday its website was down due to cyber attacks that appeared aimed at disrupting it giving updates on the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern regions. …read more Source: Libya...

New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes
Dec13

New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

Congress’ Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month’s elections to help him win the White House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Monday whether he agreed with the CIA assertion that Russian hacking and public release...

Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia
Dec13

Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia

The German and French leaders have said they support extending sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Merkel cited the ‘very sluggish’ implementation of last year’s peace deal as reason for the renewal. …read more Source:...

Ukraine: Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over country
Dec13

Ukraine: Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over country

"There appears to be consensus," said this official, adding that a formal deal to prolong sanctions could be clinched in January. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss...

Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Dec13

Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of France and Germany, speaking two days before an EU summit which will discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Libya...

Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Dec13

Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of France and Germany, speaking two days before an EU summit which will discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. To read the full news, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below. Tweet …read...

Donald Trump: President elect taps Tillerson for Secretary of State
Dec13

Donald Trump: President elect taps Tillerson for Secretary of State

Trump praised the 64-year-old Republican as one of the world’s most successful businessmen. In a Tuesday statement US president-elect Donald Trump confirmed his pick of the ExxonMobil head as secretary of state.Citing Rex Tillerson’s business acumen and “broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics,”.Trump praised the...

Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson as choice for secretary of state
Dec13

Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson as choice for secretary of state

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as secretary of state, the transition team announced Tuesday, setting up a heated Senate confirmation battle and signaling a desire to ease Washington’s estrangement with Russia., Like Trump, Tillerson, 64, has no formal foreign policy experience, but has built...

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