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    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box
    Dec30

    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box

    President Barack Obama’s 11th-hour Russia sanctions present a big test for congressional Republicans, who are torn between decades-old GOP principles and their new standard bearer’s unorthodox embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Democrats are already seeking to exploit this rift, drafting legislation designed to make it harder...

    US punishes Russia over election hacks
    Dec30

    US punishes Russia over election hacks

    [WASHINGTON] The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow for meddling in the presidential election, imposing tough sanctions on Russia’s top two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shutting down two Russian compounds on US soil. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia says new US sanctions signal Obama’s ‘aggressive foreign policy’
    Dec30

    Russia says new US sanctions signal Obama’s ‘aggressive foreign policy’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The State Department also has kicked out 35 Russian diplomats from its embassy in Washington and...

    White House Dares Trump To Roll Back Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec30

    White House Dares Trump To Roll Back Sanctions Against Russia

    White House officials predicted Thursday that new sanctions being levied against Russia in retaliation for that country’s apparent hacking during the 2016 election would not be reversed by President-elect Donald Trump, despite Trump’s call for warmer relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.After he takes the oath of office in...

    Barack Obama Sanctions Russia Over Election Meddling
    Dec30

    Barack Obama Sanctions Russia Over Election Meddling

    President Barack Obama sanctioned Russian officials and entities on Thursday in response to Moscow’s reported hacking during the U.S. presidential election.“All Americans should be alarmed by Russia’s actions,” the president said in a statement.In addition to hitting two Russian intelligence agencies, three companies and four...

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow
    Dec30

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow

    New US sanctions on Russia could complicate the Trump administration’s relations with the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...

    World › U.S. imposes sanctions on Russia over election hacking
    Dec30

    World › U.S. imposes sanctions on Russia over election hacking

    The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow for meddling in the presidential election, imposing tough sanctions on Russia’s top two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shutting down two Russian compounds on U.S. soil. President Barack Obama had all but accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering…...

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking
    Dec30

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking

    U.S. President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. …read more Source: CTV...

    US evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks
    Dec30

    US evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks

    HONOLULU/WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian suspected spies and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over their involvement in hacking US political groups in the 2016 presidential election.The measures, taken during the last days of Obama’s presidency, mark a new post-Cold War low in...

    Russian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions will harm restoration of ties
    Dec30

    Russian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions will harm restoration of ties

    MOSCOW – New U.S. sanctions on Russia are counterproductive and will harm a restoration of bilateral ties, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing Konstantin Dolgov, Foreign Ministry commissioner for human rights, democracy and the rule of law…. …read more Source:...