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    EU presses Russia on Syria and Ukraine
    Dec16

    EU presses Russia on Syria and Ukraine

    BRUSSELS: European Union leaders piled pressure on Russia on Thursday, urging the Kremlin to protect civilians in Syria while taking steps to save a historic cooperation pact with Ukraine and extending sanctions against Moscow. At the final summit of one of the most turbulent years in the EU’s six-decade history, the bloc’s 28 leaders...

    Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory

    TOKYO—Russia and Japan agreed Friday to hold talks on joint economic development on four islands at the center of a decades-old territorial dispute between the countries. It was a small step forward that fell far short of breaking the stalemate in a dispute that has prevented Russia and Japan from signing a peace treaty formally ending World War...

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal
    Dec16

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday praised a European Union decision which paves the way for final agreement on a cooperation accord between Ukraine and the bloc. The accord still needs to overcome reservations on the part of… …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Revenge
    Dec16

    Putin’s Revenge

    Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his underpants. Looking for a pizza. It was September 1994, and Boris Yeltsin was in Washington for a state visit with his new friend,...

    For Russia, more love
    Dec16

    For Russia, more love

    The Republican party is warming to Russian President Vladimir Putin — even as evidence of his regime’s interference in the election intensifies. While some Republicans in Congress have slammed the Russian strongman and called for investigations into the Kremlin’s attempts to influence the election, the...

    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute
    Dec16

    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute

    TOKYO (AFP) – 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...

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal
    Dec16

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday praised a European Union decision which paves the way for final agreement on a cooperation accord between Ukraine and the bloc. …read more Source: Libya...

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal
    Dec16

    Ukraine commends EU step to secure association deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday praised a European Union decision which paves the way for final agreement on a cooperation accord between Ukraine and the bloc. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Obama says US will respond to Russian hacking
    Dec16

    The Latest: Obama says US will respond to Russian hacking

    President Barack Obama says the U.S. must and will take action against Russia in response to cyber interference with the election.Obama tells NPR News the U.S. will respond at a “time and place of our choosing.” His comments are the clearest indication to date that whatever response the U.S. is planning has not yet occurred.Obama says...

    Abe, Putin end summit, but no breakthrough on isles
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin end summit, but no breakthrough on isles

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks on Thursday, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War Two. Putin was due to head home with promises of economic cooperation after appearing to achieve what experts said...