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    Exiles: Putin Could Offer Trump a Deal on Cuba
    Dec06

    Exiles: Putin Could Offer Trump a Deal on Cuba

    Post-Fidel Castro Havana may lose its long-time protector and guarantor of security, Russia, according to Cuba-watchers in Miami’s community of exiles and dissidents. They predict Russian President Vladimir Putin will offer the incoming Trump administration a free hand to deal with Cuba as it sees fit in return for the United States...

    Is Aleppo the beginning of the end for Syria’s opposition and regime?
    Dec06

    Is Aleppo the beginning of the end for Syria’s opposition and regime?

    Even before the start of the battle for Aleppo, the Syrian crisis had entered a post-political solution phase; it had already gone beyond the diplomatic and political stages. The Vienna agreement had undermined the Geneva statement, and the sterile meetings between the US secretary of state and Russian foreign minister had bypassed Vienna and its...

    Russia economy displays ‘encouraging signs’ of recovery, says official
    Dec06

    Russia economy displays ‘encouraging signs’ of recovery, says official

    Russia’s economy is displaying “encouraging signs” of recovery and should return to growth in the first quarter of 2017, though it will take years for inflation expectations to be anchored, the central bank’s first deputy governor said yesterday.Growth was flat to slightly positive in the third quarter and fourth quarter data will...

    The Atlantic Hires Julia Ioffe to Cover Politics and Foreign Policy
    Dec06

    The Atlantic Hires Julia Ioffe to Cover Politics and Foreign Policy

    The Atlantic continues to grow its masthead with the hire of U.S. politics and foreign policy reporter Julia Ioffe. Currently a contributing writer for Politico Magazine, Ioffe will cover national security, foreign policy, and politics for The Atlantic magazine and TheAtlantic.com. She will begin with The Atlantic in early 2017.“Julia Ioffe is an...

    Whale Of A Problem: Crimea’s Struggling Sea Park
    Dec06

    Whale Of A Problem: Crimea’s Struggling Sea Park

    Crippled by financial woes, a marine park in Crimea has been forced to sell one of its cherished beluga whales. The Sevastopol Dolphinarium now has enough cash to feed its other animals, but it is still facing rough waters ahead. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Feels Let Down by EU with Visa Deal Elusive
    Dec06

    Ukraine Feels Let Down by EU with Visa Deal Elusive

    Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said. The comments, made by two senior officials in interviews with Reuters, were unusually outspoken and cut through the public displays of bonhomie shown at a Ukraine-EU summit in Brussels in...

    Putin’s Plot Against Europe
    Dec06

    Putin’s Plot Against Europe

    Three years ago Ukrainians were demonstrating for Europe. Today, the Europe they fought for is on life support. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Plot Against Europe
    Dec06

    Putin’s Plot Against Europe

    Three years ago Ukrainians were demonstrating for Europe. Today, the Europe they fought for is on life support. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four Big Problems Facing America and Russia
    Dec06

    Four Big Problems Facing America and Russia

    Kevin Ryan Security, Eurasia The new administration in Washington should keep the focus specific. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia relations under...

    US, NATO stress ‘unity’ amid Trump fears
    Dec06

    US, NATO stress ‘unity’ amid Trump fears

    US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) listens to US ambassador to the NATO Douglas Lute during a meeting in Brussels on December 6, 2016 -AFP photo BRUSSELS: Top US and NATO officials stressed the importance of preserving transatlantic security ties on Tuesday amid doubts raised by Donald Trump’s election as president. Trump stoked concerns...