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    European cities boost security for New Year
    Dec30

    European cities boost security for New Year

    European capitals tightened security yesterday ahead of New Year’s celebrations, erecting concrete barriers in city centres and stepping up police numbers after the Islamic State (IS) attack in Berlin last week that killed 12 people.In the German capital, police closed the Pariser Platz square in front of the Brandenburg Gate and prepared...

    Putin won’t react by expelling Americans
    Dec30

    Putin won’t react by expelling Americans

    President Vladimir Putin has ruled out any tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans after Washington turfed out dozens of Russian diplomats over alleged interference in the US presidential election.The Kremlin strongman’s surprise decision came after the foreign ministry asked him to send home 35 US diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of...

    McCain Joins Colleagues In Calling For Tougher Russia Sanctions
    Dec30

    McCain Joins Colleagues In Calling For Tougher Russia Sanctions

    U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) has called for significantly tougher sanctions on Russia, beyond those imposed by President Barack Obama this week. During a visit to Kyiv on December 30, McCain joined Senate colleagues Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) in saying they expected Congress to act in the new year....

    McCain Joins Colleagues In Calling For Tougher Russia Sanctions
    Dec30

    McCain Joins Colleagues In Calling For Tougher Russia Sanctions

    U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) has called for significantly tougher sanctions on Russia, beyond those imposed by President Barack Obama this week. During a visit to Kyiv on December 30, McCain joined Senate colleagues Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) in saying they expected Congress to act in the new year....

    Vladimir Putin Sent Seasons Greetings to America Amid Worsening Relations With President Obama
    Dec30

    Vladimir Putin Sent Seasons Greetings to America Amid Worsening Relations With President Obama

    Amid increasingly fraught cross-Atlantic relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a public New Year’s greeting to President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump. In a post Friday on Russia’s official Twitter account, Putin sent a “New Year greeting to President Obama & his family, also to President-elect @RealDonaldTrump...

    The 2016 culture war, as illustrated by the alt-right
    Dec30

    The 2016 culture war, as illustrated by the alt-right

    To Trump supporters, his win was a victory against corruption, political correctness, and conspiracies. The 2016 campaign trail was a long and rocky, but for members of the self-described alt-right — the noxious, meme-wielding, internet-based movement built on a foundation of white nationalism — it was a turbulent ride to an unexpected victory....

    EU waits on Donald Trump for next Russian sanctions move
    Dec30

    EU waits on Donald Trump for next Russian sanctions move

    Europe watched Barack Obama’s retaliatory steps against Russian election hacking with keen interest. But America’s closest allies are looking to his replacement for cues on their next move. Donald Trump’s call on whether to keep the Obama-era sanctions against the Kremlin in place will most likely determine whether Europe...

    McCain Vows No U.S. ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Putin
    Dec30

    McCain Vows No U.S. ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Putin

    U.S. Senator John McCain says that the United States will not strike a “Faustian bargain” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid speculation that President-elect Donald Trump could scrap sanctions in a bid to improve ties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe in 2017: Brexit, a surging far right, and Russia loom
    Dec30

    Europe in 2017: Brexit, a surging far right, and Russia loom

    Home Secretary Theresa May (C) is watched by fellow MPs outside Parliament as she speaks to reporters after becoming leader of the Conservative Party. Mrs May will become Prime Minister on Wednesday after Andrea Leadsom stood down from the leadership race. (Peter MacDiarmid/REX/Shutterstock/CP) LONDON—Europe’s leaders are not expecting a...

    John Bolton slams Obama sanctions on Russia as inadequate
    Dec30

    John Bolton slams Obama sanctions on Russia as inadequate

    Former Bush administration U.N. ambassador John Bolton said Friday morning that President Obama’s sanctions on Russia was an inadequate response to that government’s pervasive hacking of U.S. computer systems during the 2016 presidential campaign. “I don’t think they will have much impact at all,” Mr. Bolton said...