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    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia
    Jan16

    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia. Biden’s comments Monday at a briefing with President Petro Poroshenko came after Trump indicated...

    Biden tries to reassure Ukraine about US support
    Jan16

    Biden tries to reassure Ukraine about US support

    Kiev concerned about policy switch towards Moscow and backs continued sanctions …read more Source: Financial...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    MOSCOW — Suggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut attracted a frosty reception in Moscow on Monday. In an interview with the Times of London published on Sunday, Trump indicated that he could end sanctions imposed on Russia in the aftermath of the 2014 annexation...

    Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words
    Jan16

    Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words

    WASHINGTON: Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia. Brennan’s stern words—which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump—were the latest salvo in the ongoing feud...

    Joe Biden: US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support
    Jan16

    Joe Biden: US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support

    The deal brought fresh hope of an end to almost three years of a conflict that has killed nearly 10,000 people. Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday to support the war-scarred country’s leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump.Biden’s one-day visit to meet President Petro Poroshenko...

    Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault
    Jan16

    Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

    NEW YORK — His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony. The tough-talking Republican questioned whether the CIA director himself was “the leaker of fake news” in a Sunday night...

    Trump: Was the CIA chief ‘the leaker of fake news?’
    Jan16

    Trump: Was the CIA chief ‘the leaker of fake news?’

    Donald Trump on Sunday night questioned whether outgoing CIA Director John Brennan was behind the leak of an unverified report that accused the president-elect of salacious conduct. “.@FoxNews ‘Outgoing CIA Chief, John Brennan, blasts Pres-Elect Trump on Russia threat. Does not fully understand.’ Oh really, couldn’t do much...

    Russian performance artist requests asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian performance artist requests asylum in France

    MOSCOW (AP) — A controversial Russian performance artist said on Monday has requested asylum in France after being informed of rape accusations against him. Pyotr Pavlensky faced two trials in Russia last year on vandalism charges for stunts in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In one, he set fire to the doors of the headquarters of the Russian security...

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch
    Jan16

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch

    US President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. …read more Source:...

    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions
    Jan16

    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions

    Outgoing U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden urged the incoming Trump administration to continue to be a strong supporter of Ukraine. During his sixth and final official visit in Kyiv on January 16, Biden met Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, as protesters outside called for more action to combat corruption in the country. (RFE/RL’s...