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    NATO chief trumpets new ‘momentum’ with EU military ties
    Dec06

    NATO chief trumpets new ‘momentum’ with EU military ties

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and the European Union are moving forward on deepening cooperation, the alliance’s chief said Tuesday, as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump insists European allies start pulling their own military weight. Preparing to chair a meeting in Brussels of the 28-nation military alliance’s foreign ministers, NATO...

    NATO chief trumpets new ‘momentum’ with EU military ties
    Dec06

    NATO chief trumpets new ‘momentum’ with EU military ties

    Trump lambasted Europeans during the U.S. campaign for not paying their fair share of defense budgets and wants NATO to do more to combat terrorism. The two-day meeting in Brussels is aimed in part at reassuring the incoming U.S. administration that European allies are spending more and that the world’s biggest military alliance is already...

    Putin’s Russia seeks to project power with modern military
    Dec06

    Putin’s Russia seeks to project power with modern military

    With an aircraft carrier deployed off Syria’s shores and hundreds of new jets, missiles and tanks entering service each year, President Vladimir Putin can project Russian military power on a scale unseen since Soviet times. A massive reform effort launched in the wake of Russia’s 2008 war with Georgia has transformed a crumbling,...

    US Foreign Policy Under Trump Likely to Preoccupy NATO Ministers
    Dec06

    US Foreign Policy Under Trump Likely to Preoccupy NATO Ministers

    NATO Foreign ministers face a busy agenda as they meet for year-end talks Tuesday in Brussels. But at a time when the alliance faces myriad challenges, the biggest issue is not on the official agenda: What NATO course will Donald Trump chart when he becomes U.S. president? “Trump will be on everybody’s mind,” says analyst Sven Biscop of the...

    Putin approves new cyber-security doctrine
    Dec06

    Putin approves new cyber-security doctrine

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed off on a broad-ranging plan aimed at bolstering the country’s defenses against cyber attacks from abroad and cracking down on perceived foreign influence. The Kremlin’s new “information security doctrine” comes as attention has focused on the rise in state-sponsored hacking...

    Putin Approves New Cyber-Security Doctrine
    Dec06

    Putin Approves New Cyber-Security Doctrine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed off on a broad-ranging plan aimed at bolstering the country’s defenses against cyber attacks from abroad and cracking down on perceived foreign influence. The Kremlin’s new “information security doctrine” comes as attention has focused on the rise in state-sponsored hacking after the...

    Putin’s Russia seeks to project power with modern military
    Dec06

    Putin’s Russia seeks to project power with modern military

    MOSCOW (AP) — With an aircraft carrier deployed off Syria’s shores and hundreds of new jets, missiles and tanks entering service each year, President Vladimir Putin can project Russian military power on a scale unseen since Soviet times. A massive reform effort launched in the wake of Russia’s 2008 war with Georgia has transformed a...

    ‘It’s a pretty disturbing time for Ukraine’: Trump’s Russia ties unnerve Kiev
    Dec06

    ‘It’s a pretty disturbing time for Ukraine’: Trump’s Russia ties unnerve Kiev

    The Obama administration has been a strong supporter of Ukraine – a relationship many fear will evaporate once Trump enters the White HouseKiev was far from the only capital city in which the ruling elite reacted with alarm to the election of Donald Trump, but the Ukrainian government has more reason than most to fear the new US...

    Russia defends human rights policy and blasts West over ‘double standards’
    Dec06

    Russia defends human rights policy and blasts West over ‘double standards’

    A SENIOR Russian politician has defended her country’s human rights record and accused the West of showing double standards. …read more Source:...

    Russia Says OPEC, Non-OPEC Members to Meet Saturday in Vienna
    Dec06

    Russia Says OPEC, Non-OPEC Members to Meet Saturday in Vienna

    Russia’s energy ministry said Tuesday that OPEC and non-OPEC members would meet in Vienna Saturday following a decision to cut global oil output. The ministry told AFP that Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak would be taking part in the meeting, which comes after Moscow said it was ready to reduce crude output by 300,000 barrels a day...