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    Putin Suggests Sanctions Obstacle To Cooperation, Peace Deal With Japan
    Dec14

    Putin Suggests Sanctions Obstacle To Cooperation, Peace Deal With Japan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that sanctions imposed on Russia over its actions in Ukraine are an obstacle to talks on a peace treaty with Japan. Tokyo-Moscow relations have been hampered for …read more Source: Big News...

    Sans Serif: Western Sanctions Hit Russia In An Unlikely Place
    Dec14

    Sans Serif: Western Sanctions Hit Russia In An Unlikely Place

    Need more evidence that the Western sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Ukraines Crimean Peninsula are hitting Moscow right where it hurts? How about computer fonts? A Russian compute …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine, the Kremlin said on December 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington
    Dec14

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington

    WASHINGTON — As Republicans in Washington bashed President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure an Iran nuclear deal last year, Exxon Mobil was watching. The oil giant’s European competitors were preparing to enter Iran’s oil business — something the company legally could not do with American sanctions still in place stemming from...

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall
    Dec14

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall

    (WASHINGTON) — Aleppo’s fall to Syrian government forces is shaping up as the first major test of President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to cooperate with Russia, whose military support has proven pivotal in Syria’s civil war. The death and destruction in the city is only renewing Democratic and Republican concern with...

    Trump’s State Pick Comes From ‘Exxon System’
    Dec14

    Trump’s State Pick Comes From ‘Exxon System’

    WASHINGTON — As Republicans in Washington bashed President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure an Iran nuclear deal last year, Exxon Mobil was watching. The oil giant’s European competitors were preparing to enter Iran’s oil business — something the company legally could not do with American sanctions still in place stemming from...

    Tillerson for State: What we know and why some are concerned about his ties to Russia
    Dec14

    Tillerson for State: What we know and why some are concerned about his ties to Russia

    JUDY WOODRUFF: It’s a post first officially held by Thomas Jefferson. The secretary of state is America’s top diplomat. Today, President-elect Trump tapped the CEO of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company for the job. So, who is Rex Tillerson, and what does the pick tell us about the Trump agenda? We’re...

    Trump invites Senate clash with Tillerson State nomination
    Dec14

    Trump invites Senate clash with Tillerson State nomination

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is inviting a clash in the narrowly divided Senate by choosing Rex Tillerson for secretary of State in the face of well-publicized concerns from several GOP senators over the oil executive’s ties to Russia. The likely confirmation fight could be an early test of Trump’s sway over Congress, and demonstrate how...

    Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible
    Dec14

    Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible

    MOSCOW — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine. Putin told Merkel in a telephone call Tuesday that Ukraine has been reluctant to sign a contract on Russian gas supplies for the coming winter and that it “threatens transit to...

    Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible
    Dec14

    Putin: Disruptions of EU Gas Supplies via Ukraine Possible

    MOSCOW — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine. Putin told Merkel in a telephone call Tuesday that Ukraine has been reluctant to sign a contract on Russian gas supplies for the coming winter and that it “threatens transit to...