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    Senate Republican leader disagrees with Trump, backs investigation into Russian hacking
    Dec12

    Senate Republican leader disagrees with Trump, backs investigation into Russian hacking

    US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell decried Russian hacking aimed at interfering in the 2016 presidential election on Monday and backed an investigation, even as President-elect Donald Trump dismissed concerns about the matter. “Any foreign breach of our cyber security measures is disturbing and I strongly condemn any such...

    Savchenko Meets Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders, Stirring Outrage
    Dec12

    Savchenko Meets Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders, Stirring Outrage

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has confirmed that she met with the leadership of Russia-backed separatists for consultations on prisoner swaps. The move triggered rebukes from her party for what it called “negotiating with terrorists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian hackers, Donald Trump, and the 2016 election, explained
    Dec12

    Russian hackers, Donald Trump, and the 2016 election, explained

    A growing political firestorm about the future of US foreign policy. Explosive reports over the weekend from the Washington Post and the New York Times indicate that the CIA is now prepared to clearly state what Hillary Clinton’s campaign and her allies have long maintained — that emails stolen from her campaign chair John Podesta and...

    EU drops talk of sanctions on Aleppo massacre
    Dec12

    EU drops talk of sanctions on Aleppo massacre

    Aleppo reduced to “ashes”, Germany said, but no more EU sanctions in view on Russia or Syria. …read more Source:...

    Trump battles for legitimacy
    Dec12

    Trump battles for legitimacy

    Donald Trump thinks they’re out to get him.The president-elect is mounting a furious public defense of his legitimacy, charging that his political adversaries are trying to undermine him before he even takes office — and they’re using bogus intel to do it.Pushing back on the CIA’s leaked conclusion that Russian...

    Merkel promises to support Ukraine with visa liberation
    Dec12

    Merkel promises to support Ukraine with visa liberation

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    No call for EU sanctions against Russia on Syria: Mogherini
    Dec12

    No call for EU sanctions against Russia on Syria: Mogherini

    December 13, 2016 2:03 AMBRUSSELS (AFP, REUTERS) – The EU has no plans to impose sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Syria, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday ahead of a leaders’ summit this week. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Why Canada should embrace a more realist foreign policy
    Dec12

    Why Canada should embrace a more realist foreign policy

    This is Part I of a three-part series on Canadian foreign policy. With a summit on Arctic affairs having taken place in Ottawa last month between Canada and Russia, it has been pointed out that, unlike that of its predecessor after the annexation of Crimea, the Trudeau government’s approach is to cooperate with Moscow in those areas where...

    Russia’s American Coup
    Dec12

    Russia’s American Coup

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) take part in celebrations for Navy Day in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Ria Novosti/Reuters) Some of the most important moments in history happen fast, like a flash of lighting. A tank crosses a border or a prince is assassinated...

    Top GOP leader: Senate to probe reports of Russia hacking
    Dec12

    Top GOP leader: Senate to probe reports of Russia hacking

    NEW YORK (AP) — The top Senate Republican said Monday that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence conclusion that the incoming commander in chief has called “ridiculous.” Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that an inquiry would be conducted...