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    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict
    Dec22

    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict

    Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kyiv had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B Analog mini-drones were so disappointing following their arrival this summer that Natan Chazin, an adviser to...

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea
    Dec22

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea

    The United States Department of Treasury has approved new economic sanctions against six bankers and a Russian businessman as well as eight companies in that country for their links in the Ukrainian conflict and the annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine
    Dec22

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

    Italian culture minister travels to Kiev to retrieve works by Rubens, Tintoretto and Mantegna taken from Verona art museumSeventeen masterpieces valued at €17m were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year.Italian culture minister Dario Franceschini, who travelled...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec22

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. We dont communicate with one another....

    Two Ukrainian   troops killed in   past 24 hours
    Dec21

    Two Ukrainian troops killed in past 24 hours

    KIEV: At least two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials said on Wednesday. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,600 people since the conflict began in April 2014. A 2015 cease-fire deal did not completely stop fighting...

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.
    Dec21

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.

    Earlier this week, we asked our Morning Bell subscribers to share their feedback about The Daily Signal. (If you’re not a subscriber, sign up here.) We get letters, Facebook comments, and tweets every day of the week, and reading them is one of the things I enjoy most about my job as editor-in-chief. Even the critical ones challenge us to...

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania
    Dec21

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania

    Germany is upping its contribution to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the Baltic state of Lithuania. This is a welcome development. The initial news came in October when Germany announced its commitment of Bundeswehr forces to Lithuania in 2017 as part of a NATO deterrence mission. Materially, the German deployment will be...

    In NYC’s Russian Enclaves, a Big ‘Nyet’ to Hacking Talk
    Dec21

    In NYC’s Russian Enclaves, a Big ‘Nyet’ to Hacking Talk

    Clutching a cobbler’s tool, Roman Gadayev defiantly lashed out against accusations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election to sway the vote to Donald Trump. “Simply impossible,” said the Kazakhstan native who runs a shoe repair shop near the Brighton Beach boardwalk. “This is something that only uneducated people can buy into.” Most...

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading
    Dec21

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading

    Emerging markets struggled for direction in thin pre-holiday trade yesterday, though a pause in the dollar and higher oil prices helped Russia’s rouble to hit a one-week high. MSCI’s emerging market stock index eased 0.3%, with gains in Russia, Poland and some Asian bourses but seeing losses in Asian heavyweights Taiwan and South...

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches
    Dec21

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at some 17 million euros were returned to Italy from Ukraine Wednesday, with little more than scratches to show from their ordeal, after being stolen by masked and armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year …read more Source: U.S....