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    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – The Boston Globe
    Dec30

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – The Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe Obama retaliates against Russia for election hackingThe Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — President Obama struck back at Russia on Thursday for its efforts to influence the 2016 election, ejecting 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives from the United States and imposing sanctions on Russia’s two leading intelligence …Donald...

    Obama and Israel, strike and counter-strike
    Dec30

    Obama and Israel, strike and counter-strike

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. UN Security Council Resolution 2334 was the first prong of outgoing President Barack Obama’s lame duck campaign against Israel. US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech on Wednesday was the second. On January 15, stage 3 will commence in Paris. At France’s lame duck President François...

    Russia warns of damaging effect on relations with US following expulsion of diplomats
    Dec30

    Russia warns of damaging effect on relations with US following expulsion of diplomats

    The Kremlin accuses Washington of ‘an aggressive foreign policy’ as it warns of the damaging effects of fresh sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    How the Collapse of the USSR Felt from the Inside
    Dec30

    How the Collapse of the USSR Felt from the Inside

    25 years ago George Bush Sr. was still in office, and so was Saddam Hussein. The European Union didn’t exist and neither did China’s economic powerhouse. The Berlin wall had just come down and Germany had finally reunited. Hillary Clinton was a little-known mouthy First Lady of Arkansas and the media gleefully predicted that Donald...

    Russia vows ‘reprisals’ over US sanctions
    Dec30

    Russia vows ‘reprisals’ over US sanctions

    Kremlin denies interfering in US elections after Washington slaps sanctions on Russia, including expelling diplomats. …read more Source: AL...

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling
    Dec30

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling

    President Barack Obama on Thursday unleashed a barrage of retaliatory measures against Moscow for meddling in the US election, imposing sanctions on two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shuttering two Russian compounds inside the United States. Making good on a promise to punish Vladimir Putin’s government for allegedly trying...

    Poroshenko Says Russia Waging Cyberwar With 6,500 Attacks On Ukraine
    Dec30

    Poroshenko Says Russia Waging Cyberwar With 6,500 Attacks On Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian security services are waging a cyberwar against the country, with hackers targeting Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two mon …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia over alleged cyberattacks
    Dec30

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia over alleged cyberattacks

    Washington imposed sanctions on Russia for alleged cyberattacks on the U.S. electoral system, the U.S. Department of the Treasury said on Dec. 29. U.S. president Barack Obama said in a statement the …read more Source: Big News...

    This New Year’s Eve, drink to that (from your enemy’s skull)
    Dec30

    This New Year’s Eve, drink to that (from your enemy’s skull)

    Around the world, the most common drinking toast is to good health. There are, however, a few more specific ways of raising a glass: “To good health” itself has many variants. In Slovenian, it’s na zdravje; in Spanish, salud; in Hungarian, egészségedre; and in Flemish, gezondheid. The Scandinavian toast skål...

    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box
    Dec30

    Obama’s Russia sanctions put Hill Republicans in a box

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s eleventh-hour Russia sanctions present a big test for congressional Republicans, who are torn between decades-old party principles and their new standard-bearer’s unorthodox embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Democrats are already seeking to exploit this rift, drafting legislation...