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    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities
    Jan11

    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities

    WASHINGTON: Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine. The legislation is sponsored by 10 senators – Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse and Rob Portman and...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections
    Jan11

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections

    Let’s pass a War Powers Resolution for “election meddling” in other people’s countries. In other words: let’s pass a law that before the executive branch can meddle in elections in other people’s countries, a proposal to do so has to be debated and authorized – or rejected – by Congress....

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump
    Jan11

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump

    Late on Tuesday afternoon, CNN dropped an absolute bombshell of a story — the heads of America’s top intelligence agencies showed President-elect Donald Trump evidence that the Russian government may have “compromising personal and financial” information on him and that his campaign spoke directly with Kremlin intermediaries. “The...

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say
    Jan11

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say

    Despite all of Donald Trump’s best efforts, the question of whether and why Russia interfered in the presidential election continues to dog him.The latest twist comes from a bombshell report published early Tuesday evening by CNN, with four bylines, including Watergate legend Carl Bernstein. The story is unsettling, because it touches on...

    US Lashes out at Russia at UN and Russia Goes After Obama
    Jan11

    US Lashes out at Russia at UN and Russia Goes After Obama

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power, in one of her last appearances at the U.N. Security Council, lashed out at Russia on Tuesday for invading and annexing Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and carrying out “a merciless military assault” in Syria. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin shot back by accusing the Obama...

    U.S. lashes out at Russia at UN, Russia goes after Obama
    Jan11

    U.S. lashes out at Russia at UN, Russia goes after Obama

    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power, in one of her last appearances at the UN Security Council, lashed out at Russia on Tuesday for invading and annexing Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and carrying out “a merciless military assault” in Syria. …read more Source: CTV...

    How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms
    Jan11

    How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

    Samuel Bendett Security, If anything, Russian military is a good student of new practices and technologies. Over the past decade, Russian armed forces and Russian defense industry have made strides in developing, testing and fielding domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicles(UAVs). While lagging behind their Western and East Asian...

    U.S. lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria
    Jan11

    U.S. lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican and Democratic senators said Tuesday they want to slap a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine, and force President Donald Trump to formally waive them if he has objections. …read more Source:...

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism
    Jan11

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism

    Chrystia Freeland’s elevation to the most influential job in the federal cabinet, short of Finance and the prime ministership itself, raises interesting questions about Canada’s future relationships with the United States, Russia and China. Freeland is a Harvard grad and Rhodes Scholar who speaks Russian, Ukrainian, French and Italian...