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    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions
    Dec29

    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions

    Sen. John McCain wants sanctions against Russia for its alleged attempt to influence the U.S. presidential election, adding that the country remains “a threat to the very fundamentals of democracy.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine reports first combat death since new truce (AFP)
    Dec29

    Ukraine reports first combat death since new truce (AFP)

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday reported its first combat death since Kiev agreed a new “indefinite” ceasefire deal with pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east last week. …read more Source: The West...

    Ruse Ice Fest
    Dec29

    Ruse Ice Fest

    An indoors ice fest is taking place for a first time ever in Bulgaria and also in the Balkans. The Danube town of Ruse hosts for a third year in a row its Ruse Ice Fest which will continue till 15 February 2017. Sculptors from 8 countries created ice figures on the topic given: Ice Tale with motifs from the Frozen Kingdom. More than 130 ice...

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources
    Dec29

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources

    WASHINGTON: The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into US political institutions and individuals and leaking information in an effort to help President-elect Donald Trump and other Republican candidates, two US officials said on Wednesday. Both officials declined to...

    Moscow Says New US Sanctions Would Be Attempt to Hamper Russia-US Cooperation
    Dec29

    Moscow Says New US Sanctions Would Be Attempt to Hamper Russia-US Cooperation

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday that if the United States imposed new sanctions on Russia over hacking allegations it would be an attempt to disrupt possible cooperation between the two countries. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Ukraine reports first death since new truce
    Dec29

    Ukraine reports first death since new truce

    Ukraine Thursday reported the first death of a soldier since Kiev agreed a new “indefinite” ceasefire deal with pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east last week …read more Source: The Daily...

    Immigration to Israel slumps as French influx tapers off
    Dec29

    Immigration to Israel slumps as French influx tapers off

    Russian, Brazilian Jews arrive in greater numbers, while Ukrainian and American immigration down in 2016 …read more Source: The Times of...

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’

    PALM BEACH, United States: US president-elect Donald Trump lamented complications from “the age of computer” Wednesday, as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election. Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” before waxing lyrical about the impact...

    Aliyah dips 13% overall despite reaching 10-year-high in Russia
    Dec29

    Aliyah dips 13% overall despite reaching 10-year-high in Russia

    (JTA) — Bucking a noticeable decrease in Jewish immigration to Israel this year, the number of Russian Jews who moved to the Jewish state has reached a 10-year record of 7,000 newcomers. Overall, some 27,000 people moved to Israel this year under its Law of Return for Jews and their relatives, or made aliyah, according to the Jewish Agency for...

    White House On Defense After Being Exposed as Architect of Anti-Israel U.N. Action
    Dec29

    White House On Defense After Being Exposed as Architect of Anti-Israel U.N. Action

    Senior Obama administration officials are scrambling to provide explanations after multiple reports, including in the Washington Free Beacon, identified the White House as being a chief architect of a recent United Nations resolution condemning the state of Israel, according to conversations with multiple former and current U.S. officials. On the...