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    Trump Accuses CIA Director Of Leaking ‘Fake News’ About Russian Dossier
    Jan16

    Trump Accuses CIA Director Of Leaking ‘Fake News’ About Russian Dossier

    In an extraordinary escalation of tensions between the president-elect and his intelligence agencies, Donald Trump suggested in a tweet Sunday that outgoing CIA Director John Brennan may have leaked information about the existence of an unsubstantiated report that Russia allegedly has compromising information on Trump.“Was this the leaker of fake...

    Trump is preparing to give Russia exactly what it wants: unlimited cash and a broken NATO
    Jan16

    Trump is preparing to give Russia exactly what it wants: unlimited cash and a broken NATO

    Donald Trump continues to insist that the contents of the recently-revealed kompromat dossier are completely “fake.” He’s whined about networks for reporting it and about intelligence agencies for supposedly releasing it, while pointing at statements from the Kremlin as “evidence” that it’s not true. But oddly enough, while saying the...

    Trump’s offer to Putin: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut – London Times
    Jan16

    Trump’s offer to Putin: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut – London Times

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Crimea in… …read more Source:...

    Saying ‘Russia Must Pay,’ Kyiv Sues Moscow At UN Court
    Jan16

    Saying ‘Russia Must Pay,’ Kyiv Sues Moscow At UN Court

    Ukraine has sued Russia at the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, accusing Moscow of acts of “terrorism” and “discrimination” related to its backing separatists in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    On final Ukraine trip, Biden urges Trump administration to keep Russia sanctions
    Jan16

    On final Ukraine trip, Biden urges Trump administration to keep Russia sanctions

    Comments while meeting with Ukraine’s president came after Trump indicated he could end Crimea-related sanctions in return for a nuclear arms reduction dealVice-president Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, met Ukraine’s president on Monday and called on the incoming Donald Trump administration to retain...

    Sanctions, tight margins sap appetite for rail link to ‘Putin’s bridge’
    Jan16

    Sanctions, tight margins sap appetite for rail link to ‘Putin’s bridge’

    MOSCOW – An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been asked to step in to build a railway link between Russia and annexed Crimea after low margins and the risk of Western sanctions put off other builders, industry sources told Reuters on Monday. … …read more Source:...

    Trump takes aim at outgoing CIA Director John Brennan, suggests he leaked the ‘fake news’ dossier
    Jan16

    Trump takes aim at outgoing CIA Director John Brennan, suggests he leaked the ‘fake news’ dossier

    President-elect Donald Trump took aim at outgoing CIA Director John Brennan late Sunday suggesting that he was behind the unverified dossier of scandalous opposition material that BuzzFeed published last week. Trump’s comments came in response to Brennan saying on “Fox News Sunday” over the weekend that he doesn’t think Trump...

    Make internationalism great again
    Jan16

    Make internationalism great again

    WASHINGTON — Across the West, nationalism has been appropriated by political forces that are isolationist, illiberal, and protectionist. For proponents of open societies, this poses a problem. In election after election, voters have demonstrated that when asked to pick between abstract internationalism and allegiance to their...

    Biden visits Ukraine in show of support
    Jan16

    Biden visits Ukraine in show of support

    Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine to support the war-scarred country’s leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia
    Jan16

    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

    KIEV: US Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia. Biden’s comments Monday at a briefing with President Petro Poroshenko came after Trump indicated in a Times of...