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    EU leaders reach deal to let Netherlands ratify Ukraine pact
    Dec15

    EU leaders reach deal to let Netherlands ratify Ukraine pact

    EU leaders reach deal to let Netherlands ratify Ukraine pact …read more Source: World...

    Lindsey Graham lays out path for Tillerson to win his vote
    Dec15

    Lindsey Graham lays out path for Tillerson to win his vote

    Lindsey Graham said he could vote against Rex Tillerson if he isn’t tough on Russia — but laid out a clear path for Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee to win his vote if he endorses sanctions and criticizes Russian hacking.The South Carolina senator said on Fox News on Thursday that Tillerson can win his vote by endorsing new...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats

    The bloc slapped sanctions on Russia after it annexed Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    EU Officials: EU to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec15

    EU Officials: EU to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    European Union officials say the EU will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine.Two officials said EU nations backed the deal at Thursday’s summit of EU leaders and the formal… …read more Source:...

    Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, is powerful as never before
    Dec15

    Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, is powerful as never before

    Burning bright “HELLO, you’ve called Rosneft,” goes a joke making the rounds in Moscow. “If you have an oil asset and you don’t plan to sell, press the hash key.” The Russian word for hash key, reshetka, also means “bars”, as in jail—where those who cross Rosneft’s head, Igor Sechin, tend to land. Mr Sechin is one of the most...

    EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties
    Dec15

    EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump and ‘The Machurian Candidate’ Are Too Similar For Comfort
    Dec15

    Trump and ‘The Machurian Candidate’ Are Too Similar For Comfort

    MOSCOW (Project Syndicate) ― Donald Trump’s transition from U.S. President-elect to taking power recalls nothing so much as a forgotten Hollywood genre: the paranoid melodrama. Perhaps the greatest film of this type, “The Manchurian Candidate,” concerns a communist plot to use the brainwashed son of a leading right-wing family to upend the...

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec15

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union officials say the EU will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine.Two officials said EU nations backed the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec15

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months

    The European Union will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine, EU officials said Thursday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec15

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months

    European Union officials say the EU will extend sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....