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    Too little, too late: President Obama may have imposed sanctions on Russia, but should have listened to Mitt Romney’s warnings
    Dec30

    Too little, too late: President Obama may have imposed sanctions on Russia, but should have listened to Mitt Romney’s warnings

    Barack Obama; Vladimir Putin (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Michael Klimentyev) President Obama’s sanctions against Russia in the wake of hacking allegations are a transparent political ploy that would be more meaningful if he’d spent his presidency standing up to Russian aggression on everything from Crimea to Syria and Israel. They...

    Europe in 2017: Brexit, a surging far right, and Russia loom
    Dec30

    Europe in 2017: Brexit, a surging far right, and Russia loom

    Home Secretary Theresa May (C) is watched by fellow MPs outside Parliament as she speaks to reporters after becoming leader of the Conservative Party. Mrs May will become Prime Minister on Wednesday after Andrea Leadsom stood down from the leadership race. (Peter MacDiarmid/REX/Shutterstock/CP) LONDON—Europe’s leaders are not expecting a...

    John Bolton slams Obama sanctions on Russia as inadequate
    Dec30

    John Bolton slams Obama sanctions on Russia as inadequate

    Former Bush administration U.N. ambassador John Bolton said Friday morning that President Obama’s sanctions on Russia was an inadequate response to that government’s pervasive hacking of U.S. computer systems during the 2016 presidential campaign. “I don’t think they will have much impact at all,” Mr. Bolton said...

    GOP lawmaker: Obama’s Russian sanctions meant to ‘delegitimize’ Trump’s election
    Dec30

    GOP lawmaker: Obama’s Russian sanctions meant to ‘delegitimize’ Trump’s election

    Republican Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.) blasted President Obama Friday for imposing new sanctions on Russia, arguing that Obama’s “primary motivation is to delegitimize the election” of Donald Trump.Franks, a member o… …read more Source: The...

    Putin poses early test for Trump
    Dec30

    Putin poses early test for Trump

    Vladimir Putin was bound to test Donald Trump at some point. But few thought it would happen so fast. In the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to expel dozens of Russian diplomats and impose new sanctions on Moscow for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, Putin said Friday that he would not reciprocate with similar...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine Friday banned Russian books glorifying the Kremlin and its leaders or espousing what it views as totalitarian views in a move certain to further sour relations between the two foes.The law adopted by President Petro Poroshenko prohibits the promotion of aggressor states … or (books) that create a positive image of...

    Editorial: A few challenges lie ahead in 2017 – starting with Trump
    Dec30

    Editorial: A few challenges lie ahead in 2017 – starting with Trump

    Benjamin Franklin wrote: “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let every new year find you a better man.” We can’t think of better New Year’s advice for … Donald Trump. But since we’re Canadian, it’s best we focus on our own priorities for Confederation’s sesquicentennial year. Plus,...

    Obama ordering sanctions to damage US-Russia ties: Analyst
    Dec30

    Obama ordering sanctions to damage US-Russia ties: Analyst

    An analyst says President Obama’s order to impose new sanctions on Russia will not only damage Washington’s relationship with Moscow but will affect other areas of US foreign policy. …read more Source:...

    Putin poses early test for Trump
    Dec30

    Putin poses early test for Trump

    Vladimir Putin was bound to test Donald Trump at some point. But few thought it would happen so fast.In the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to expel dozens of Russian diplomats and impose new sanctions on Moscow for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, Putin said Friday that he would not reciprocate with similar measures...

    Trump aide slams ‘symbolic’ US sanctions on Russia
    Dec30

    Trump aide slams ‘symbolic’ US sanctions on Russia

    Kellyanne Conway calls expulsion of diplomats ‘unprecedented,’ suggests move also aims to ‘box in’ the president-elect …read more Source: The Times of...