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    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

    MOSCOW (AP) — Champagne corks popped in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S. presidential candidate, it’s a sign of the...

    Canadian innovation minister says automakers are concerned about Trump
    Jan20

    Canadian innovation minister says automakers are concerned about Trump

    OTTAWA – Automakers on both sides of the border fear the potential negative effects of a Donald Trump presidency, Canada’s economic development minister said Thursday as he met with international business and political leaders in Switzerland. Navdeep Bains said he’s been having nervous conversations with concerned automakers, both at...

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

    Trump’s promises to fix relations with Moscow follow spiraling tensions with Washington over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russian meddling in the US elections …read more Source: The Times of...

    What A Trump Presidency Means For Europe’s Security
    Jan20

    What A Trump Presidency Means For Europe’s Security

    The presidency of Donald Trump is merely accentuating the gradual loss of interest by the United States in the European Union and Europe that had already begun with the end of the Cold War and accelerated with the 9/11 terrorist attacks and subsequent American-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Although the European Union remains the largest...

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

    Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday. They are hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement. Trump’s promises to fix ravaged relations with Moscow...

    Germany urged to confront combat reluctance in Trump era
    Jan20

    Germany urged to confront combat reluctance in Trump era

    PARIS — Germany must be prepared for stronger involvement in military operations as Donald Trump will pressure Europe to shoulder more of the defense burden, a senior French MEP and security specialist warned. In recent interviews Trump repeated his campaign assertion that the NATO alliance is “obsolete” and European allies need to...

    Martin Schulz’s long goodbye
    Jan20

    Martin Schulz’s long goodbye

    So long, farewell, auf Wiederse… Make that, see you Monday. Perhaps no figure in the history of the European Parliament has had as many ceremonial, valedictory events as Martin Schulz, the recently-departed Parliament president. There was a news conference in late November when he announced his decision to leave Parliament and return to...

    EM leaders tell Trump from Davos: Don’t damage trade
    Jan20

    EM leaders tell Trump from Davos: Don’t damage trade

    Globalisation is good. That’s the message leaders of developing countries want to send from the Davos forum to US President Donald Trump, who took office yesterday. Any return to protectionism, they fear, could bring the sky down on decades of trade-based economic growth that has lifted countless millions out of poverty. And for all the...

    Ukraine president to end his sweets deal in Russia (AFP)
    Jan20

    Ukraine president to end his sweets deal in Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery company on Friday announced plans to shut down his key asset in Russia, a candy factory, after a barrage of criticism at home for his maintaining business activities on rival ground. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine leader to end his sweets deal in Russia
    Jan20

    Ukraine leader to end his sweets deal in Russia

    Poroshenko was repeatedly criticised at home for maintaining businesses in Russia despite his claims that Moscow was an “aggressor”. …read more Source: World...