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    Tillerson Takes Firm Stance On ‘Resurgent’ Russia In Senate Hearing
    Jan11

    Tillerson Takes Firm Stance On ‘Resurgent’ Russia In Senate Hearing

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state has portrayed Russia as a dangerous and destabilizing global actor that disregards U.S. interests, but said Moscow is “not unpredictable” and that Washington must improve its understanding of the Kremlin’s thinking. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    December power outage in Kiev was cyberattack, investigators say
    Jan11

    December power outage in Kiev was cyberattack, investigators say

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 11 (UPI) — An electric power blackout in Kiev in December was a cyberattack, Ukrainian investigators researching the incident said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Questions about Russia dominate start of Tillerson hearing
    Jan11

    Questions about Russia dominate start of Tillerson hearing

    Russia’s actions during the U.S. presidential election and its behaviour towards Ukraine dominated the confirmation hearing of Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, as senators pressed him on Wednesday on how he would deal with aggression from Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia friend Rex Tillerson adopts tough line on Moscow
    Jan11

    Russia friend Rex Tillerson adopts tough line on Moscow

    Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, adopted a tough new line on Russia on Wednesday, calling it a ‘danger’ to the United States and saying he would have recommended a muscular response to Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. Both assertions appeared to contradict...

    Tillerson to face questions on Russian ties at confirmation hearing
    Jan11

    Tillerson to face questions on Russian ties at confirmation hearing

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s actions during the U.S. presidential election and its behaviour towards Ukraine dominated the confirmation hearing of Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, as senators pressed him on Wednesday on how he would deal with aggression from Moscow. …read more...

    Tillerson hits Obama admin for being too ‘weak’ on Russian annexation of Crimea
    Jan11

    Tillerson hits Obama admin for being too ‘weak’ on Russian annexation of Crimea

    Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, slammed President Barack Obama’s administration during Senate confirmation hearings Tuesday for its response to Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. Tillerson, who has faced bipartisan criticism for his business ties to the...

    Democratic senator probes Tillerson’s ties to Putin in confirmation hearing
    Jan11

    Democratic senator probes Tillerson’s ties to Putin in confirmation hearing

    Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin probed Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson about his reported ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday during Tillerson’s confirmation hearing. In his opening statement, Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, expressed concern over President-elect Donald Trump’s...

    Explainer: what is in the Trump-Russia dossier John McCain passed to the FBI?
    Jan11

    Explainer: what is in the Trump-Russia dossier John McCain passed to the FBI?

    The dossier includes lurid details from Trump’s 2013 visit to Moscow and claims there’s ‘extensive conspiracy’ his team and the Kremlin – is it true?John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBIWhat does the dossier which John McCain passed to FBI chief James Comey say? Related: John McCain passes...

    Trump’s pick for top diplomat calls Russia a ‘danger’
    Jan11

    Trump’s pick for top diplomat calls Russia a ‘danger’

    President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, tried on Wednesday to allay concerns that a Trump administration will pull back from the world or ignore threats from rivals. He said Russia poses a “danger” to the nation. A friend of the Kremlin and foe of sanctions in his corporate...

    Trump’s secretary of state pick calls Russia a ‘danger’
    Jan11

    Trump’s secretary of state pick calls Russia a ‘danger’

    ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON — Arguing America must reassert its interests, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, tried on Wednesday to allay concerns that a Trump administration will pull back from the world or ignore threats from rivals. He said...