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    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal

    The Netherlands won a concession from European Union leaders Thursday that could pave for the Dutch to approve, and the EU to finally ratify, an agreement on closer ties with … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
    Dec16

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

    European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization. The decision to extend sanctions on Russia...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Channel...

    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat
    Dec16

    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat

    BRUSSELS has imposed strict sanctions onto Russia for a further six months as tensions escalate once more in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU Agrees To Extend Russia Sanctions Until Mid-2017
    Dec16

    EU Agrees To Extend Russia Sanctions Until Mid-2017

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said.The decision was expected and the formal process to extend the sanctions on Russia’s defense, energy and financial sectors will take place early next week, they...

    White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking
    Dec16

    White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking

    President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON—The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic...

    Russia’s Surprising Friends & Alllies
    Dec16

    Russia’s Surprising Friends & Alllies

    When Americans think of the world, they see such major allies as England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the European Union and several key Third World countries. But when Americans think of Russia they see few allies. This perception was reinforced by the Russian defeat in the Cold War in 1991 which led to the loss of Eastern and Central Europe...

    EU reaches deal on Ukraine trade pact
    Dec16

    EU reaches deal on Ukraine trade pact

    EU leaders in Brussels reached a last-minute agreement today to save the EU-Ukraine trade accord, which was under threat after a Dutch referendum in April rejected the deal. The referendum was not binding, but it made it politically difficult for the country’s parliament to ratify it. Leaders made a legally binding deal that, among other...

    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges
    Dec16

    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges

    The Obama administration suggested today that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was “fact” that hacking had helped president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also levelled an attack on Trump...

    European Union prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec15

    European Union prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    European Union leaders have decided to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis for another six months. …read more Source:...