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    Obama points finger at Putin for hacks during US election
    Dec17

    Obama points finger at Putin for hacks during US election

    US President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the podium after speaking to journalists during his last news conference of the year at the White House in Washington, US, on December 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Friday strongly suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorised the computer hacks...

    Russian Hacking May Have Helped Trump Win, but Russians Don’t Really Care
    Dec17

    Russian Hacking May Have Helped Trump Win, but Russians Don’t Really Care

    The recent CIA revelations that allege Russia assisted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in his election win and reports of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s direct involvement with this interference are widely discussed in the United States, but they have so far created surprisingly little hype in Russia. In the past, when allegations of...

    The rise of the Five Star Movement, Italy’s ‘rejectionist’ party
    Dec17

    The rise of the Five Star Movement, Italy’s ‘rejectionist’ party

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first, earlier this month, Italian voters rejected a referendum to alter that nation’s constitution — in what was a stern rebuke of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who resigned in the aftermath. The vote was seen as the latest instance of a rising tide of populism both in Europe, and here, against elites and the perceived...

    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute
    Dec17

    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute

    TOKYO: Russia and Japan on Friday signalled there was no resolution after a two-day summit to a decades-long territorial dispute that has blocked them from achieving a peace treaty to formally end World War II hostilities. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks in Abe´s ancestral hometown and in Tokyo,...

    How Russia’s Cyberattacks Have Affected Ukraine
    Dec17

    How Russia’s Cyberattacks Have Affected Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s May 25, 2014, presidential election was a pivotal moment for the country. A revolution that February, in which more than 100 died, had overthrown pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. Two weeks prior to the election, on May 11, pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Luhansk declared...

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
    Dec17

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

    European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    American Accused in Massive Wall Street Cybertheft Deported, Faces US Charges
    Dec17

    American Accused in Massive Wall Street Cybertheft Deported, Faces US Charges

    An American man whom U.S. prosecutors have accused of organizing the largest known cyberattack on Wall Street was arrested and appeared in U.S. court this week after being deported from Russia to the United States. Lawyers for Joshua Aaron, 32, confirmed that he arrived in New York around midday Wednesday aboard a commercial flight from Moscow....

    Navalny Calls Minsk Accords a Priority if Elected Russian President
    Dec17

    Navalny Calls Minsk Accords a Priority if Elected Russian President

    Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has followed his declaration of intent to run in Russia’s next presidential election by saying one of his top priorities if elected would be to implement the Minsk accords aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Trumped by Vladimir Putin: The Russian Strongman Has Upended American Democracy
    Dec17

    Trumped by Vladimir Putin: The Russian Strongman Has Upended American Democracy

    Click here for reuse options! The U.S. finds itself at a crossroads unseen since the Civil War, and we have a ruthless autocrat to thank. It is very likely now that Donald Trump will be inaugurated as president of the United States on Jan. 20, in no small part because of the direct intervention in and manipulation of the American electoral...

    Russia to appeal as Dutch court orders return of Scythian gold to Ukraine
    Dec17

    Russia to appeal as Dutch court orders return of Scythian gold to Ukraine

    While government officials have lashed out at the decision, there is no unanimous opinion among Russian cultural figures on whether or not a collection of 500 ancient treasures loaned to the Netherlan …read more Source: Big News...