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    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II. Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice...

    AP Interview: Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    AP Interview: Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets

    MOSCOW (AP) — As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In...

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’
    Dec13

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’

    ALEPPO: The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its “final phase” Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said,...

    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking
    Dec13

    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking

    President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., after a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 10, 2016. (Alex Brandon/AP/CP) WASHINGTON—Congress’s top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help...

    The ‘Slam Dunk’ That Isn’t – The CIA, Russia And The Hacking Of The 2016 Presidential Election
    Dec13

    The ‘Slam Dunk’ That Isn’t – The CIA, Russia And The Hacking Of The 2016 Presidential Election

    The American public has been presented with a spectacle the likes of which is unprecedented in the history of modern presidential elections – the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has (according to anonymous sources) authored a report that concludes that Russia actively intervened in the American electoral process for the purpose of influencing...

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO
    Dec13

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO

    BELGRADE, Serbia — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday the Kremlin is ready to boost Serbia’s defense capabilities amid what his Serbian counterpart alleges is a threat from neighboring Croatia. The statements came amid rising tensions between the two major Balkan rivals and former Yugoslav republics that were at war in the...

    Russia’s back, bigger and badder than ever
    Dec13

    Russia’s back, bigger and badder than ever

    Back in March 2014, with Russian-speaking forces patrolling the streets of Crimea, until then a part of the sovereign country of Ukraine, I wrote an article arguing that, “We have … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Staffing Will Be Key for Trump’s Russia Policy
    Dec13

    Staffing Will Be Key for Trump’s Russia Policy

    Paul J. Saunders Politics, Eurasia Trump needs a strategic plan in staffing key positions in his new administration. President-elect Donald Trump was remarkably courageous in consistently calling for “easing of tensions and improved relations with Russia—from a position of strength” despite widespread criticism among Washington’s foreign...

    Europe braces for Russian hacking in upcoming elections
    Dec13

    Europe braces for Russian hacking in upcoming elections

    European governments are bracing for cyber-meddling by Moscow in upcoming national elections in France, the Netherlands and Germany. Amid uproar in the United States over CIA findings that Russian hackers interceded in the election to help President-elect Donald Trump, a series of incidents in Europe have led to stark warnings by high-level...

    To deny Russian involvement in the election is to deny fact, says Sen. Reed
    Dec13

    To deny Russian involvement in the election is to deny fact, says Sen. Reed

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And two developments in election recounts today. A federal judge refused to order one in Pennsylvania, as Green Party candidate Jill Stein wanted. And a new tally ended in Wisconsin, with little change. Donald Trump won both states. Among those voicing concern about Russia’s attempts to influence the presidential election, a...