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    What to Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Pick to be Secretary of State
    Dec13

    What to Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Pick to be Secretary of State

    President-elect Donald Trump made it official Tuesday in announcing his selection of Rex Tillerson, The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. who has been scrutinized for his relationship with Russia, to be the next secretary of state. “I am honored by President-elect Trump’s nomination and share his vision for restoring the credibility of the United...

    The Dow dances with 20,000
    Dec13

    The Dow dances with 20,000

    It is getting tantalizingly close: With the major market indices hitting one record high after another even since Billionaire Real Estate Developer Donald Trump became President-elect Donald Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average today is practically walking right up to the 20,000 mark and puckering up for a big wet kiss. This could well be the...

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst
    Dec13

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have expressed support for extension of EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukrainian crisis. The European leaders claim that Moscow has not complied with its commitments under the Minsk peace accord, while the Russians accuse Ukraine of ignoring its obligations under the...

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst
    Dec13

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst

    A security experts opines that the European Union will not be able to go ahead with its bankrupt policy of imposing sanctions on Russia in the long run. …read more Source:...

    The Snow Queen | Athens | December 17-27
    Dec13

    The Snow Queen | Athens | December 17-27

    The Kiev National Opera Ballet will be performing “The Snow Queen” at the Athens Concert Hall in a series of shows from December 17 to 27. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Choice of Tillerson Defies Senate Skeptics
    Dec13

    Trump’s Choice of Tillerson Defies Senate Skeptics

    For a moment, it looked like Donald Trump might have lost heart. On Saturday, well-sourced reporters were indicating that the president-elect’s appointment of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state was imminent. But then things went quiet. Trump tweeted noncommittal praise but made no announcement. Meanwhile, some leading Republicans began...

    Rex Tillerson’s World: In His Own Words
    Dec13

    Rex Tillerson’s World: In His Own Words

    Rex Tillerson, whom President-elect Donald Trump nominated Tuesday to be the secretary of state, has a long history of dealmaking as the chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil, the world’s largest oil company. It’s a skill that would be useful in his new role, but it’s also an attribute that might cause problems for him during his...

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry Says Website Targeted By Cyberattacks
    Dec13

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry Says Website Targeted By Cyberattacks

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says its website was temporarily knocked out of service by cyberattacks that appeared to be aimed at preventing the release of news about Kyiv’s conflict in eastern regions with Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Reich: 6 Reasons Why Trump’s Presidency Is Illegitimate
    Dec13

    Robert Reich: 6 Reasons Why Trump’s Presidency Is Illegitimate

    Click here for reuse options! And they’re all related to Russia. “A dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the pending presidency of Donald Trump,” wrote former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on Facebook Sunday night, following CIA reports of Russian interference in the presidential elections, and specifically interference that...

    EU ministers reject Austria’s call to freeze Turkey membership talks
    Dec13

    EU ministers reject Austria’s call to freeze Turkey membership talks

    European Union foreign ministers on Tuesday rejected a push by Austria to halt Turkey’s EU membership talks over concerns about a crackdown on opponents since a failed coup in the summer. Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s foreign minister, threatened to block adoption of conclusions on EU enlargement before they are passed on to leaders...