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    Marine Le Pen wins ‘Putin’s champion’ award
    Jan16

    Marine Le Pen wins ‘Putin’s champion’ award

    The leader of France’s far-right National Front, Marine Le Pen, was named the inaugural “Putin’s champion” by the European Values think tank Monday. The tongue-in-cheek award will be given to the Western public figure who best exhibits “friendliness and appeasement” of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy every...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut have attracted a frosty reception in Moscow. Konstantin Kosachev, Kremlin-connected chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the upper house of parliament, said on Monday that Russia is not so anxious...

    Murray wins in straight sets in 1st major match as No. 1
    Jan16

    Murray wins in straight sets in 1st major match as No. 1

    Britain’s Andy Murray yells out while playing Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, on Monday, January 16, 2017. Photo: AP MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: In his first Grand Slam match with the elevated status of having a knighthood and the No. 1 ranking, Andy...

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Australian Open
    Jan16

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Australian Open

    As temperatures topped 32 Celsius (90 Fahrenheit), Murray came through a two hours, 47 minutes test against Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko 7-5, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2. …read more Source: Daily...

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump's nuclear cuts offer
    Jan16

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump's nuclear cuts offer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Parliamentarians in Russia gave a mixed reaction on Monday to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to strike a deal on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump’s nuclear cuts offer
    Jan16

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump’s nuclear cuts offer

    MOSCOW – Parliamentarians in Russia gave a mixed reaction on Monday to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to strike a deal on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. … …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Murray wears down Marchenko in tough Open clash
    Jan16

    Tennis: Murray wears down Marchenko in tough Open clash

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray ground out a hard-earned straight sets win over plucky Illya Marchenko to open his campaign for a first Australian Open title in Melbourne on Monday.The world number one, who has lost five Australian finals — four of them to his key rival Novak Djokovic — carved out a 7-5, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 victory in 2hr...

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump’s nuclear cuts offer
    Jan16

    Russian lawmakers give mixed reaction to Trump’s nuclear cuts offer

    Parliamentarians in Russia gave a mixed reaction on Monday to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to strike a deal on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the upper house of parliament’s international affairs committee, was cited...

    Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words
    Jan16

    Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia.Brennan’s stern words — which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump — were the latest...

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit
    Jan16

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Ukraine for talks with the country’s leaders to underline U.S. support for Kyiv and also mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...