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    Helping Trump win isn’t a sign of Russian strength. It’s a sign of Russian weakness.
    Dec13

    Helping Trump win isn’t a sign of Russian strength. It’s a sign of Russian weakness.

    There’s a lot to parse when it comes to Russia’s role in the US election — both the overwhelming evidence that it interfered in the vote and the recently disclosed CIA conclusion that it did so in order to help get Donald Trump elected. But there’s an even more fundamental question that needs to be answered: What the hell are...

    Russia Is Happy With Donald Trump’s Choice of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
    Dec13

    Russia Is Happy With Donald Trump’s Choice of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

    Many Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, have a good relationship with Exxon Mobil Corp’s Rex Tillerson, the Kremlin told reporters on Tuesday. Tillerson was selected by President-elect Donald Trump as Secretary of State on Monday night, his transition team confirmed. Tillerson, whom Trump called a “world class player”...

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia
    Dec13

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia

    The German and French leaders have said they support extending sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Merkel cited the ‘very sluggish’ implementation of last year’s peace deal as reason for the renewal. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Leaders agree that there had been insufficient progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement …read more Source: Gulf...

    Merkel, Hollande want extention of Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want extention of Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    PanARMENIAN.Net – French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, December 13 that he backed extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, echoing similar comments from German Chancellor Angela Merk …read more Source: Big News...

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia
    Dec13

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia

    The German and French leaders have said they support extending sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Merkel cited the ‘very sluggish’ implementation of last year’s peace deal as reason for the renewal. …read more Source:...

    Trump dares GOP Senate to reject Tillerson
    Dec13

    Trump dares GOP Senate to reject Tillerson

    Donald Trump is daring a fight with the Republican Senate with his nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, and his confirmation is far from a sure thing.Several Republican senators have already reacted critically to his business ties to Russia. It would only take three of them to sink Tillerson, if Democrats all voted no. No Republicans have...

    10 Belarusians Suspected Of Fighting In Ukraine, Minister Says
    Dec13

    10 Belarusians Suspected Of Fighting In Ukraine, Minister Says

    Belarusian authorities have launched investigations of about 10 Belarusian citizens suspected of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the country’s foreign minister says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2 Yazidi women accept EU’s Sakharov Prize for human rights
    Dec13

    2 Yazidi women accept EU’s Sakharov Prize for human rights

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by the Islamic State group accepted the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for human rights on Tuesday and said they would continue to be a voice for others suffering a similar fate. Lamiya Aji Bashar, 18, said the EU’s top human rights prize was one “for every woman and...

    Putin heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan on Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II. Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the...