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    How Trump Made Russia’s Hacking More Effective
    Dec30

    How Trump Made Russia’s Hacking More Effective

    “It’s all just an attempt to delegitimize Donald Trump.” That’s the argument you hear from Trump supporters each time new information comes to light about how hard Russian spy services worked to damage Hillary Clinton. You heard it again on Thursday.The Trump supporters are 100 percent right: The information is delegitimizing. The...

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking (Updated)
    Dec30

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking (Updated)

    The Obama administration announced an amendment to an executive order Thursday that introduces targeted sanctions on Russian assets here in the United States. on WeeklyStandard.com …read more Source: The Weekly...

    Trump says he’ll meet with intel community on Russian cyberattacks
    Dec30

    Trump says he’ll meet with intel community on Russian cyberattacks

    President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will meet next week with leaders of the intelligence community “to be updated on the facts” of alleged Russian cyberattacks against the U.S. during its presidential election.“It’s time for our country to move on to bigger and better things,” he said in a statement. “Nevertheless, in...

    US slaps sanctions on Russia for election hackings
    Dec30

    US slaps sanctions on Russia for election hackings

    Language Undefined Sanctions include the expulsion of Russian intelligence officials based in US …read more Source: Middle East...

    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box
    Dec30

    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box

    President Barack Obama’s 11th-hour Russia sanctions present a big test for congressional Republicans, who are torn between decades-old GOP principles and their new standard bearer’s unorthodox embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Democrats are already seeking to exploit this rift, drafting legislation designed to make it harder...

    US punishes Russia over election hacks
    Dec30

    US punishes Russia over election hacks

    [WASHINGTON] The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow for meddling in the presidential election, imposing tough sanctions on Russia’s top two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shutting down two Russian compounds on US soil. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia says new US sanctions signal Obama’s ‘aggressive foreign policy’
    Dec30

    Russia says new US sanctions signal Obama’s ‘aggressive foreign policy’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The State Department also has kicked out 35 Russian diplomats from its embassy in Washington and...

    White House Dares Trump To Roll Back Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec30

    White House Dares Trump To Roll Back Sanctions Against Russia

    White House officials predicted Thursday that new sanctions being levied against Russia in retaliation for that country’s apparent hacking during the 2016 election would not be reversed by President-elect Donald Trump, despite Trump’s call for warmer relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.After he takes the oath of office in...

    Barack Obama Sanctions Russia Over Election Meddling
    Dec30

    Barack Obama Sanctions Russia Over Election Meddling

    President Barack Obama sanctioned Russian officials and entities on Thursday in response to Moscow’s reported hacking during the U.S. presidential election.“All Americans should be alarmed by Russia’s actions,” the president said in a statement.In addition to hitting two Russian intelligence agencies, three companies and four...

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow
    Dec30

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow

    New US sanctions on Russia could complicate the Trump administration’s relations with the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...