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    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture US M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag Over Ammunition
    Jan11

    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture US M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag Over Ammunition

    KYIV, Ukraine—Kalashnikov assault rifles are among the most iconic symbols of the Soviet military. Weapons such as the AK-47, the AKM, the AK-74, and the AK-103 are ubiquitous reminders of the Red Army’s legacy among the modern militaries of former Warsaw Pact countries and Soviet client states. Also, the contemporary, worldwide use of...

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 10 appointed Chrystia Freeland, a critic of Russia who has been sanctioned by Moscow, as the country’s new top diplomat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report
    Jan11

    US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report

    WASHINGTON: Several US senators including Republicans critical of President-elect Donald Trump’s scepticism of alleged Kremlin-ordered hacking joined forces Tuesday to introduce sanctions against Russia for interfering in the US election. The five Democrats and five Republicans laid out expansive new punishments including visa bans and...

    What the classified report says Russia wanted from Trump, is exactly what he’s tried to deliver
    Jan11

    What the classified report says Russia wanted from Trump, is exactly what he’s tried to deliver

    What’s in that report circulating about Trump? While much of the attention that’s going to be generated by this report will focus on the disgusting nature of the “kompromat” the Russians generated on Trump, the really shocking item? What the Russians asked of Trump. They wanted Trump to weaken the US position on the Ukraine, and...

    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?
    Jan11

    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?

    Graham Hughes/CP OTTAWA – At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was...

    Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech
    Jan11

    Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Several US senators including Republicans critical of President-elect Donald Trumps skepticism of alleged Kremlin-ordered hacking joined forces Tuesday to introduce sanctions against Russia for interfering in the US election.The five Democrats and five Republicans laid out expansive new punishments including visa bans and...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of U.S. Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they have...

    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities
    Jan11

    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities

    WASHINGTON: Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine. The legislation is sponsored by 10 senators – Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse and Rob Portman and...