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    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia has rejected US calls to “return” Crimea to Ukraine, saying that the strategic peninsula in the Baltic Sea is part of Russian territory. …read more Source: Iran...

    Was Obama Too Soft on Russia?
    Feb15

    Was Obama Too Soft on Russia?

    President Trump on Thursday appeared to suggest that his immediate predecessor’s Russia policy resulted in Russian’s invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017As a...

    NATO expert says Obama was so soft on Moscow that ‘Russian legislators made fun of him’
    Feb15

    NATO expert says Obama was so soft on Moscow that ‘Russian legislators made fun of him’

    "Obama’s sanctions are so soft, some Russian legislators made fun of him and begged the US to sanction them." President Donald Trump posed a question via Twitter on Wednesday morning: “Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia?” According to NATO expert Jorge Benitez of...

    Gene therapy must keep pace with public trust
    Feb15

    Gene therapy must keep pace with public trust

    It’s perhaps not the catchiest name, but it is one worth remembering: CRISPR-Cas9. Only discovered in 2012, this powerful genome editing technique has rapidly become a widespread and indispensable tool for research, and today is used in labs across the world to study human development, fertility and disease. The technology is progressing at...

    U.S. House Democrats Push Legislation To Cement Russian Sanctions In Place
    Feb15

    U.S. House Democrats Push Legislation To Cement Russian Sanctions In Place

    U.S. House Democrats are pushing forward with legislation to make sure Congress can block any effort President Donald Trump’s administration might make to lift sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia tells the White House that Crimea is its “own territory” and won’t be given to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    James Mattis gives NATO spending ultimatum
    Feb15

    James Mattis gives NATO spending ultimatum

    On his first visit to NATO headquarters, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Tuesday delivered a blunt warning to America’s allies, telling them they must increase military spending or the United States will pull back from its commitment to the transatlantic bloc. Noting that his predecessor, Robert M. Gates, had called for...

    Russians remain patient for thaw with US under Trump
    Feb15

    Russians remain patient for thaw with US under Trump

    MOSCOW (AP) — As questions over the Trump administration’s contacts with Russia roil U.S. politics, the Kremlin is taking a decidedly measured approach, carefully weighing what it says to avoid jeopardizing a chance for better relations between Moscow and Washington. Opinion polls have shown that the initial public euphoria in Russia after...

    Donald Trump’s mixed Russia policy
    Feb15

    Donald Trump’s mixed Russia policy

    Last week, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, chewed out Russia for escalating attacks on Ukraine. There was a general sigh of relief from those concerned with President Donald Trump’s cosying-up to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Does her statement represent the president’s new foreign policy vis-à-vis...