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    US senators praise Ukrainian marines, slam Putin
    Jan02

    US senators praise Ukrainian marines, slam Putin

    On the frontline of the war in Ukraine, U.S. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham voiced strong support for Ukrainian marines and sharply criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin, underscoring the gulf between leading Republicans in Congress and President-elect Donald Trump over Russia policy. “I admire the fact that you will...

    This map shows whether the left or the right is in power in every European democracy
    Jan02

    This map shows whether the left or the right is in power in every European democracy

    Daily Kos Elections has been publishing our monthly International Elections Digest covering major foreign election developments throughout 2016. We put that knowledge to use making the above map that shows—very generally speaking—whether “the left” or “the right” wields political power in Europe, since nearly every country there is relatively...

    15 before-and-after images that show how we’re transforming the planet
    Jan02

    15 before-and-after images that show how we’re transforming the planet

    Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We’ve cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. “To a large extent,” two scientists wrote in 2015, “the future of the only place where life is known to exist is being...

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking
    Jan02

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of online communications his administration is likely to use for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations. Trump rarely uses email or computers, despite...

    Ukrainian lawmaker, hit with a bottle, shoots man in leg during brawl
    Jan02

    Ukrainian lawmaker, hit with a bottle, shoots man in leg during brawl

    New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Trump’s cabinet will be a ‘team of rivals’ — but not in a good way
    Jan02

    Trump’s cabinet will be a ‘team of rivals’ — but not in a good way

    REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstJudging from Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks, the president-elect’s foreign policy is likely to be in shambles—the product more of internecine squabbles (and who wins which ones) than of any thought-through strategy. For this reason, many of his actual policies, or even the way they’re formed, are at this...

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate
    Jan02

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate

    A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies, reports Reuters. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump will be asking questions of U.S....

    U.S. Senators Conclude Georgia Visit Pledging Tougher Russia Sanctions
    Jan02

    U.S. Senators Conclude Georgia Visit Pledging Tougher Russia Sanctions

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and a delegation of U.S. senators have discussed the Caucasus country’s aspirations for joining Western institutions and the Georgian-U.S. strategic relationship in Tbilisi. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Sparks Scandal by Shooting Man in Leg
    Jan02

    Ukraine Lawmaker Sparks Scandal by Shooting Man in Leg

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg
    Jan02

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg

    …read more Source: The Indian...