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    Tennis: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray
    Jan14

    Tennis: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray said there was no need to call him Sir on Saturday as he took a relaxed approach to his new status as a knight of the realm and world number one at the Australian Open.The laconic Scot said just being called Andy was fine despite a decision by Australia’s Channel Seven to refer to him as Sir Andy Murray at the...

    Nervous about their neighbour, Ukraine and Latvia urge Canada to press Trump on Russia
    Jan14

    Nervous about their neighbour, Ukraine and Latvia urge Canada to press Trump on Russia

    Two of Russia’s nervous neighbours are urging the Trudeau Liberals to use Canada’s close relationship with the U.S. to encourage the incoming Trump administration not to become too cosy with the Kremlin. The ambassadors of Ukraine and Latvia tell The Canadian Press that Canada’s historic friendship and alliance with the...

    Trump’s pivotal Russian test
    Jan14

    Trump’s pivotal Russian test

    NEW YORK – There’s a mood of confidence in Moscow bordering on triumphalism. Russia is dictating the grim outcome in Syria. It has annexed with impunity part of Ukraine and set limits on the country’s Westernising ambitions. It has influenced, through… …read more Source:...

    Obama Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine By One Year
    Jan14

    Obama Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine By One Year

    U.S. President Barack Obama on January 13 extended all U.S. sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea and aggression in Ukraine by one year through March 2018. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Time for a European Nuclear Deterrent?
    Jan14

    Time for a European Nuclear Deterrent?

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe Instead of expecting the United States to risk a nuclear exchange to protect Europe, the Europeans should take over that risk. After spending a quarter century treating NATO as an international social club to which every reasonably civilized European nation should belong, the alliance has begun to focus again on its...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s independent Dozhd TV station
    Jan14

    Ukraine bans Russia’s independent Dozhd TV station

    New York, January 13, 2017—Ukrainian authorities should immediately reverse an order banning broadcasts of the independent Russian television channel Dozhd (Rain) in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Dozhd reported yesterday that the Ukrainian regulator, the National … …read more Source:...

    After 2016 campaign, more Americans consider Russia a threat
    Jan14

    After 2016 campaign, more Americans consider Russia a threat

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a video link, dedicated to the start of natural gas supplying from mainland Russia to Crimea, in Moscow, Russia, December 27, 2016. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters NEW YORK: Americans are more concerned than they were before the 2016 US presidential campaign began about the potential threat Russia poses...

    Putin opponent to Trump: Don’t abandon Ukraine
    Jan14

    Putin opponent to Trump: Don’t abandon Ukraine

    A leading Russian opposition politician and critic of Vladimir Putin has a message for the incoming Trump administration: don’t trade Ukraine for a deal in Syria. Ilya Yashin warns that any detente with Russia that includes permitting its 2014 annexation of Crimea and invasion of eastern Ukraine to stand — even in return for...

    Trump says cabinet picks free to express own ideas
    Jan14

    Trump says cabinet picks free to express own ideas

    WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday shrugged off the strikingly divergent positions his cabinet picks have taken on Russia, torture, and a host of other issues, saying he wanted them to express their own ideas. “All of my Cabinet nominee (sic) are looking good and doing a great job,” he said in an early morning tweet exactly one...

    Ukraine freeze kills 40 in two weeks
    Jan14

    Ukraine freeze kills 40 in two weeks

    KIEV: Sub-zero temperatures across Ukraine have claimed 40 lives since late December, officials said on Friday as the death toll from the cold snap hitting Europe keeps rising. Authorities said most of those who died of exposure were found in the streets, a total of 40 victims since December 30, with 11 of them confirmed dead in the past 24...