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    European cities ramp up security for New Year after Berlin attack
    Dec31

    European cities ramp up security for New Year after Berlin attack

    Armed French soldiers patrol at the Louvre Museum as emergency security measures continue ahead of New Year’s eve celebrations in and around the French capital, in Paris, France, on December 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN/PARIS: European capitals tightened security on Friday ahead of New Year’s celebrations, erecting concrete...

    US aims to draw line with Russia over hacking
    Dec31

    US aims to draw line with Russia over hacking

    WASHINGTON: With reprisals against Russia over what it says was meddling in the US presidential election, the Obama administration aims to draw a virtual line in the sand without sparking a war – cyber or otherwise. The measures announced Thursday by President Barack Obama, who accused Moscow of “efforts to harm US interests,” include...

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds
    Dec31

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ruled out tit-for-tat expulsions of Americans in response to US sanctions over alleged cyberattacks, a move that won plaudits from President-elect Donald Trump. Putin’s decision came despite the foreign ministry asking him to send home 35 US diplomats after President Barack Obama had turfed...

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute
    Dec31

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute

    PALM BEACH, Fla. / MOSCOW: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed relations with Moscow. Putin earlier on Friday said he would not hit back for the US expulsion...

    Russia waiting for friendly Trump to take power, Trump praises Putin
    Dec31

    Russia waiting for friendly Trump to take power, Trump praises Putin

    Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse the tough U.S. stance toward Moscow of the last eight years, the Associated Press reports. More from the Associated Press article: In a stunning embrace of a longtime U.S. adversary, Trump is siding with...

    Russia, Brushing off Obama, Looks to Friendlier Donald Trump
    Dec31

    Russia, Brushing off Obama, Looks to Friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU — Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse the tough U.S. stance toward Moscow of the last eight years. In a stunning embrace of a longtime U.S. adversary, Trump is siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Whether Trump steers the U.S....

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute
    Dec31

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute

    PALM BEACH, FLA./ MOSCOW: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed relations with Moscow. Putin earlier on Friday said he would not hit back for the U.S....

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats
    Dec31

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday said he would not expel any Americans in response to Washington turfing out dozens of Russian diplomats over alleged election interference. The Kremlin strongman´s shock decision came after Russia´s foreign ministry asked him to send home 35 US diplomats in a tit-for-tat retaliation for the...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec31

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    KIEV: 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. The law adopted by President Petro Poroshenko “prohibits the promotion of aggressor states … or (books) that create a positive image of this...

    Why deterring Putin from foreign meddling is practically impossible
    Dec31

    Why deterring Putin from foreign meddling is practically impossible

    HARI SREENIVASAN: We now turn back to the latest in U.S.-Russia relations. For insight into Putin’s reaction to the Obama administration’s leveling of sanctions against Russia yesterday, we turn to Andrew Weiss. He was director of Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs at the White House National Security Council staff. He’s...