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    U.S. evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks
    Dec30

    U.S. evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk into a photo opportunity before their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian suspected spies and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence...

    News Wrap: Obama announces U.S. retaliation against Russia for election meddling
    Dec30

    News Wrap: Obama announces U.S. retaliation against Russia for election meddling

    HARI SREENIVASAN: The White House has stated that Russian hackers tried to sway the U.S. presidential race. And now it’s laid out the punishment, targeting key leaders and agencies in Moscow. The word came from Hawaii, where the president is vacationing. The Kremlin had been waiting and watching. Today, the White House ended the waiting....

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec30

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL: Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed “Great Game” of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil. Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security, but local...

    US sanctions on Russia a hot potato for Donald Trump
    Dec30

    US sanctions on Russia a hot potato for Donald Trump

    December 30, 2016 8:58 AMWASHINGTON – Relations between Russia and the United States have hit a new low with President Barack Obama slapping fresh sanctions on Russian security and quasi-government entities and individuals, and expelling 35 Russian diplomats. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling
    Dec30

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama on Thursday unleashed a barrage of retaliatory measures against Moscow for meddling in the US election, imposing sanctions on two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shuttering two Russian compounds inside the United States.Making good on a promise to punish Vladimir Putins government for...

    U.S. puts sanctions on Russia over alleged election hacking
    Dec30

    U.S. puts sanctions on Russia over alleged election hacking

    The White House on Thursday announced tough sanctions against Russian entities and individuals over alleged hacking during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. …read more Source: English China News...

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of U.S. sanctions
    Dec30

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of U.S. sanctions

    Russian authorities on Thursday announced the closure of the Anglo-American School of Moscow, hours after the Kremlin vowed to retaliate against recent U.S. sanctions. The non-profit day school, which enrolls international students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be closed along with the U.S. embassy vacation dacha in Serebryany...

    U.S. sidelined as Putin calls the shots on Syria cease-fire
    Dec30

    U.S. sidelined as Putin calls the shots on Syria cease-fire

    President Barack Obama’s administration tried for months to broker a durable cease-fire in blood-soaked Syria, practically begging Russia to come to terms but ruling out the possibility of using U.S. military force against the Syrian regime to back up its diplomatic pressure.Early Friday, a truce was set to take hold in Syria, but the...

    Obama Sanctions Russian Spy Agencies, Expels 35 Officers for Election Hacking
    Dec30

    Obama Sanctions Russian Spy Agencies, Expels 35 Officers for Election Hacking

    President Barack Obama hit back against Russia on Thursday for intelligence operations targeting the 2016 presidential election by imposing sanctions on two Russian intelligence services and expelling 35 officers from the country. Additionally, the president and senior aides suggested covert counter-cyber attacks against Russia could be conducted...

    The Latest: Trump says US should ‘move on’ from hack claim
    Dec30

    The Latest: Trump says US should ‘move on’ from hack claim

    President-elect Donald Trump is responding to the Obama administration’s decision to impose new sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services by insisting it is “time for our country to move on to bigger and better things.” …read more Source: U.S....