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    Ukraine Bans Russia’s One Independent TV Station
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Russia’s One Independent TV Station

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Dozhd’s studios. Source: Kremlin.ru On Thursday, Ukraine’s National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting voted unanimously to remove Russian independent TV station Dozhd from its list of approved foreign broadcasters, giving television providers one month to remove the station from...

    Biden accuses Trump of playing “into the Russian narrative”
    Jan12

    Biden accuses Trump of playing “into the Russian narrative”

    Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday played down explosive allegations that Russia has compromising information on President-elect Donald Trump, saying such claims are “unsubstantiated,” but he also warned that Trump’s constant statements casting doubt on U.S. intelligence “play into the Russian narrative” of a weakened America that allies...

    Ukraine interfered with 2016 election to help Hillary – coordinated with DNC operative
    Jan12

    Ukraine interfered with 2016 election to help Hillary – coordinated with DNC operative

    Point out the inarguable fact that Hillary Clinton was a terrible candidate, and they respond “Russians.” Remind them of her supreme arrogance and overconfidence, and they respond “Russians.” …read more Source: Canada Free...

    BREMMER: Putin ‘certainly would angle for Trump backing off Ukraine,’ as explosive document suggested
    Jan12

    BREMMER: Putin ‘certainly would angle for Trump backing off Ukraine,’ as explosive document suggested

    “Trump, as president-elect, has already made a number of Ukraine statements that adhere extremely closely with the official Russian line.” …read more Source: Business...

    U.S. Military Convoy Arrives In Poland, Drawing Local Cheers, Russia Ire
    Jan12

    U.S. Military Convoy Arrives In Poland, Drawing Local Cheers, Russia Ire

    U.S. soldiers and equipment arrived in Poland on January 12, greeted by many in Eastern Europe as a boost to security but viewed by Moscow as a “threat” on its doorstep. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Elation Over Trump Melts Away As Russia Reacts To ‘Hawkish’ Tillerson
    Jan12

    Elation Over Trump Melts Away As Russia Reacts To ‘Hawkish’ Tillerson

    Russian politicians and pundits ranged from upbeat to dismayed as they reacted to U.S. secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson’s Senate confirmation hearing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson says U.S. can ‘define a different relationship’ with Russia
    Jan12

    Tillerson says U.S. can ‘define a different relationship’ with Russia

    STEVE INSKEEP: The president-elect, as we have heard, took some questions about his relationship with Russia. And many more questions today went to his choice for secretary of state. Margaret Warner has been watching the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. MARGARET WARNER: Rex Tillerson was nearly obscured by the mob of cameras as he...

    Trump’s Pentagon pick: Putin trying to ‘break’ NATO
    Jan12

    Trump’s Pentagon pick: Putin trying to ‘break’ NATO

    WASHINGTON — Retired Gen. James Mattis, poised to become the first career military officer in charge of the Pentagon since the 1950s, said Thursday he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “break” the NATO alliance that has anchored American and European security for more than half a century. Under questioning at his...

    The Latest: Defense secretary pick says military lacks vigor
    Jan12

    The Latest: Defense secretary pick says military lacks vigor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST): 10:50 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be defense secretary is telling senators the military isn’t robust enough to deal with the wide range of threats the U.S. is facing. James Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general. He’s testifying at his...

    Rights Group: Civilians Abused by Rivals in Ukraine Conflict
    Jan12

    Rights Group: Civilians Abused by Rivals in Ukraine Conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...