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    Russian ‘spies’ depart the US
    Jan01

    Russian ‘spies’ depart the US

    The US State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed.Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    John McCain in Georgia: US ‘must stand up to Vladimir Putin’ – The Guardian
    Jan01

    John McCain in Georgia: US ‘must stand up to Vladimir Putin’ – The Guardian

    The Guardian John McCain in Georgia: US ‘must stand up to Vladimir Putin’The GuardianUS ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, US senators Amy Klobuchar and John McCain, Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko and US senator Lindsey Graham (left to right at center) pose for a photograph with Ukrainian servicemen. Photograph:...

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate
    Jan01

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s real long game
    Jan01

    Putin’s real long game

    A little over a year ago, on a pleasant late fall evening, I was sitting on my front porch with a friend best described as a Ukrainian freedom fighter. He was smoking a cigarette while we watched Southeast DC hipsters bustle by and talked about ‘the war’ — the big war, being waged by Russia against all of us,...

    Sen. Cotton: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia ‘Not Enough,’ ‘Too Late’
    Jan01

    Sen. Cotton: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia ‘Not Enough,’ ‘Too Late’

    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said the Obama administration’s sanctions against Russia were “not enough” and “too late.” Cotton said, “It’s not enough, and it’s certainly too late. Vladimir Putin is KGB. He always has been, he always will be. President Obama has consistently...

    If this is what the EU is like, no wonder Britain is leaving
    Jan01

    If this is what the EU is like, no wonder Britain is leaving

    Over the Christmas week, CapX is republishing its favourite pieces from the past year. You can find the full list here. Along with my Cato Institute colleague, the economist Daniel Mitchell, I spent the last weekend in Prague, at the annual meeting of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists. The AECR is comprised of European...

    Top Dem lawmaker sees bipartisan support for stronger sanctions on Russia
    Jan01

    Top Dem lawmaker sees bipartisan support for stronger sanctions on Russia

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that there is bipartisan support in Congress for stronger sanctions on Russia.Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC’s “This Week” that Presid… …read more Source: The...

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking, says ‘no computer is safe’
    Jan01

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking, says ‘no computer is safe’

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of online communications his administration is likely to use for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations. Trump rarely uses email or computers, despite...

    Spicer questions Obama’s Russia hacking response
    Jan01

    Spicer questions Obama’s Russia hacking response

    Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer questioned Sunday morning President Barack Obama imposing sanctions on Russia, asking “is that response in proportion to the actions taken?”“I think one of the questions that we have is why the magnitude of this?” Spicer said on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos. “I mean you look at 35...

    U.S. Senators To Push For Stronger Sanctions Against Russia
    Jan01

    U.S. Senators To Push For Stronger Sanctions Against Russia

    A trio of U.S. senators has said on a visit to Georgia that they will work to get Congress to pass tougher sanctions against Russia and President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...