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    Kazakhstan said to weigh its biggest bank bailout since 2009
    Dec24

    Kazakhstan said to weigh its biggest bank bailout since 2009

    Kazakhstan has extended an emergency loan to the country’s biggest bank, the first step in what could be a rescue that may reach 1.5tn tenge ($4.5bn), according to people familiar with the plans.A bailout is among the alternatives under discussion between officials from Kazkommertsbank JSC and the central bank as Kazakhstan edges closer to...

    Savchenko compares current authorities in Ukraine with previous
    Dec24

    Savchenko compares current authorities in Ukraine with previous

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    Berlin attack: Tunisia govt arrests 3 men, Germany hunts possible accomplices to suspect
    Dec24

    Berlin attack: Tunisia govt arrests 3 men, Germany hunts possible accomplices to suspect

    Germany on Saturday searched for possible accomplices of the suspected Berlin truck attacker who was gunned down by Italian police, as Tunisia announced the arrest of three men linked to the jihadist. One of those detained was the nephew of the Tunisian-born attack suspect Anis Amri, the country’s interior ministry said. The three men, aged...

    Putin, Notre Bon Ami
    Dec24

    Putin, Notre Bon Ami

    A reader writes: My wife and I are regular readers of your blog, French living in France, orthodox Catholics, and we thought you might be interested in a “grassroots” perspective on Putin enthusiasts in France, among which we count ourselves. We are not National Front (FN) supporters. Christian values or the support thereof probably have little...

    NEW BUZZ about the 6 p.m. MSNBC slot — 14-0 vote against Israel; Trump vows CHANGE — ASSANGE on Trump — WEEKEND READS — ROB SALITERMAN engaged — B’DAY: Dan Pfeiffer
    Dec24

    NEW BUZZ about the 6 p.m. MSNBC slot — 14-0 vote against Israel; Trump vows CHANGE — ASSANGE on Trump — WEEKEND READS — ROB SALITERMAN engaged — B’DAY: Dan Pfeiffer

    Good Saturday morning, Merry Christmas Eve and Happy Hannukah!ONE BUZZY IDEA bouncing around Washington and New York journalism circles is for MSNBC to hire Greta Van Susteren for its 6 p.m. hour. Van Susteren, who left Fox earlier this year, would bring gravitas to the anchor desk and a massive online following. Van Susteren told us in September...

    Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats
    Dec24

    Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats

    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump has stepped away from his typically tempered view of U.S.-Russia relations, vowing to expand America’s nuclear capabilities while warning that the two global powers should restore collaboration so they don’t “have to travel an alternate path.”...

    The Quiet Revolution
    Dec24

    The Quiet Revolution

    The Soviet Union was bound to collapse eventually. But the fact that it collapsed as peacefully as it did exactly 25 years ago on Sunday is largely a tribute to one leader: George H.W. Bush. History will remember America’s 41st President for ensuring that so large and authentically historic an event could take place so casually.There are...

    Gingrich mocks Russia over Israel vote
    Dec24

    Gingrich mocks Russia over Israel vote

    In a jab at Russia that could also be taken as one against President-elect Donald Trump, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich mocked Russia for its vote Friday in the U.N. Security Council.”So Russia having illegally occupied Crimea and eastern Ukraine votes to condemn Israel for “occupied lands.” We are supposed to be...

    Kissinger, a longtime Putin confidant, sidles up to Trump
    Dec24

    Kissinger, a longtime Putin confidant, sidles up to Trump

    Back in the 1990s, Henry Kissinger, the legendary former U.S. secretary of state-turned-global consultant, encountered an intriguing young Russian and proceeded to ask him a litany of questions about his background. “I worked in intelligence,” Vladimir Putin finally told him, according to “First...

    Putin orders expansion of Russia’s naval base in Syria
    Dec24

    Putin orders expansion of Russia’s naval base in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday approving the expansion of the Russian naval base in the Syrian port city of Tartus, Russian news agency Sputnik reported yesterday. The news about the new decree was further announced on the Kremlin’s website. According to Sputnik, the statement on the Kremlin’s website...