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    Europe Faces 2017 With Great Deal of Uncertainty
    Dec30

    Europe Faces 2017 With Great Deal of Uncertainty

    Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 following a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks, unchecked immigration, and a rising military threat from Russia. Britain is suing for divorce, the far-right is on the march, some former Soviet satellites seem disillusioned with the West even as Russia seeks to regain...

    Donald Trump Adviser Says U.S. Should ‘Make The Russians Feel Pain’ For Meddling In Election
    Dec30

    Donald Trump Adviser Says U.S. Should ‘Make The Russians Feel Pain’ For Meddling In Election

    Donald Trump adviser John Bolton is demanding harsher sanctions on Russia, a position in stark contrast to many of his fellow Republicans ― including the president-elect.Bolton, a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said on “Fox & Friends” Friday morning that the sanctions President Barack Obama had imposed over alleged Russian...

    Poroshenko sigs law restricting import of books from Russia to Ukraine…
    Dec30

    Poroshenko sigs law restricting import of books from Russia to Ukraine…

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia (AFP)
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday banned Russian books glorifying the Kremlin and its leaders or espousing what it views as “totalitarian views” in a move certain to further sour relations between the two foes. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama boxes in Trump with sanctions on Russia
    Dec30

    Obama boxes in Trump with sanctions on Russia

    When President Obama ejected 35 Russian operatives from the U.S. and placed sanctions on two Russian intelligence services Thursday, it was more than just an effort to publicly rebuke Russia for meddling in the 2016 elections. It saddled the incoming Trump administration with anti-Russian policies that will force Trump’s team to actively...

    Putin Says Russia Won’t Expel US Diplomats in Hacking Flap
    Dec30

    Putin Says Russia Won’t Expel US Diplomats in Hacking Flap

    MOSCOW –€” President Vladimir Putin castigated the United States on Friday for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election, but said no U.S. diplomats will be ousted in reprisal for President Barack Obama’s moves in the wake of hacking attacks....

    Obama orders Russian expulsions, sanctions
    Dec30

    Obama orders Russian expulsions, sanctions

    Television crews assemble outside the Russian embassy on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, US. — Reuters photo HONOLULU/WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and sanctioned Russian intelligence officials who Washington believes were involved in hacking US political groups in the 2016...

    Trump has tough choice after Obama sanctions on Russia hack
    Dec30

    Trump has tough choice after Obama sanctions on Russia hack

    Time for country to move on, says president-elect …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin says Russia won’t expel US diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t expel US diplomats in hacking flap

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin castigated the United States on Friday for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election, but said no U.S. diplomats will be ousted in reprisal for President Barack Obama’s moves in the wake of hacking attacks. In a...

    Seeking investment, Ukraine calls off its tax police (AFP)
    Dec30

    Seeking investment, Ukraine calls off its tax police (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday tried to bring in foreign investment and slash corruption by temporarily banning the tax police from conducting unannounced checks on companies’ operations. …read more Source: The West...