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    US Troops to Arrive in Europe in January to Reassure Allies
    Dec14

    US Troops to Arrive in Europe in January to Reassure Allies

    WARSAW, Poland — The United States is deploying troops to Poland, the Baltic states and Romania next month as part of raising the security of the region, Polish and U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz made the announcement following talks with the commander of U.S. land troops in Europe, Lt. Gen. Ben...

    In collapse of US-Russian military ties, some see nuke risk
    Dec14

    In collapse of US-Russian military ties, some see nuke risk

    LONDON (AP) — The collapse of U.S. military relations with Russia could prove to be one of the most consequential aspects of President Barack Obama’s national security legacy. It will also be an early test of Donald Trump’s hope for friendly ties to Moscow. There is concern that a near-complete absence of military-to-military...

    Dutch court rules ancient gold from Crimea ‘must be returned to Ukraine’
    Dec14

    Dutch court rules ancient gold from Crimea ‘must be returned to Ukraine’

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    Russia Aims To Lure 10 Million Tourists to Crimea by 2019
    Dec14

    Russia Aims To Lure 10 Million Tourists to Crimea by 2019

    Russia is hoping to attract 10 million tourists to Crimea in 2019, only five years after annexing the peninsula from Ukraine. Since taking control of Crimea in 2014, the Russian government has sought to promote it as a tourist destination, billing it as an ideal getaway for the whole family on Russian television and sending numerous high profile...

    Of Course Russia Meddles in Our Elections — But the ‘Hacking’ Claim Is a Farce
    Dec14

    Of Course Russia Meddles in Our Elections — But the ‘Hacking’ Claim Is a Farce

    The hypocrisy oozing from the peddling of this week’s narrative about Russian “meddling” in the U.S. presidential election is thick even by the sorry standards of modern American politics.I feel entitled to be amused, having maintained, through a decade of bipartisan idiocy, that Putin’s thug-ocracy is an enemy of the United States:...

    Trump’s Enduring Willingness to Give Russia the Benefit of the Doubt
    Dec14

    Trump’s Enduring Willingness to Give Russia the Benefit of the Doubt

    In explaining how he would enforce a treaty with the Soviet Union, America’s top adversary, to jointly reduce nuclear-weapons stockpiles, Ronald Reagan famously adapted a Russian proverb: “trust, but verify.” Donald Trump seems to be taking a different approach to Russia. Over the last year or so, he has repeatedly granted Russia and its...

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources

    BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM – European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats… …read more Source:...

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources

    BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats said. …read more Source: Libya...

    Kremlin Not Banking on ‘Overnight Change’ in U.S.-Russia Relations After Trump’s Tillerson Pick
    Dec14

    Kremlin Not Banking on ‘Overnight Change’ in U.S.-Russia Relations After Trump’s Tillerson Pick

    The Kremlin claims it is treating Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Rex Tillerson as U.S. secretary of state with caution, despite his long-standing ties to the Russian government. The Exxon Mobil chief executive, whose appointment still needs to be approved by Senate, has worked closely with Putin’s friend and ally, state oil chief...

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources

    BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats said. The post EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources appeared...