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    New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes
    Dec13

    New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

    Congress’ Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month’s elections to help him win the White House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Monday whether he agreed with the CIA assertion that Russian hacking and public release...

    What Rex Tillerson’s Nomination Means for Russia Policy
    Dec13

    What Rex Tillerson’s Nomination Means for Russia Policy

    Tom Switzer Politics, Eurasia In nominating Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, Donald Trump is putting a distinctive personal stamp on U.S. foreign policy. In nominating Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, Donald Trump is attaining one of his major political goals: he is putting a distinctive personal stamp on U.S. foreign policy at a time...

    What Does Russia Really Want?
    Dec13

    What Does Russia Really Want?

    The New York Times and the Washington Post ran back-to-back stories over the weekend reporting on closed-door briefings that the CIA had given members of Congress on Russia’s interference in the recent U.S. elections. The stories revealed no real new information on the hacks themselves—the consensus among the Intelligence Community that...

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials
    Dec13

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials

    Senior officials face asset freeze and visa ban over alleged disproportionate use of force and human rights violations …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia
    Dec13

    Merkel and Hollande support sanction extensions against Russia

    The German and French leaders have said they support extending sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Merkel cited the ‘very sluggish’ implementation of last year’s peace deal as reason for the renewal. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Leaders agree that there had been insufficient progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement …read more Source: Gulf...

    Merkel, Hollande want extention of Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want extention of Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    PanARMENIAN.Net – French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, December 13 that he backed extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, echoing similar comments from German Chancellor Angela Merk …read more Source: Big News...

    Priebus: Trump won’t rule out lifting Russia sanctions
    Dec13

    Priebus: Trump won’t rule out lifting Russia sanctions

    Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus would not commit the administration of President-elect Donald Trump to keeping sanctions against Russia in place, telling MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that “you have to just wait and see.”Priebus, who will leave his job as chairman of the Republican National Committee to join Trump’s White...

    Helping Trump win isn’t a sign of Russian strength. It’s a sign of Russian weakness.
    Dec13

    Helping Trump win isn’t a sign of Russian strength. It’s a sign of Russian weakness.

    There’s a lot to parse when it comes to Russia’s role in the US election — both the overwhelming evidence that it interfered in the vote and the recently disclosed CIA conclusion that it did so in order to help get Donald Trump elected. But there’s an even more fundamental question that needs to be answered: What the hell are...

    Russia Is Happy With Donald Trump’s Choice of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
    Dec13

    Russia Is Happy With Donald Trump’s Choice of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

    Many Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, have a good relationship with Exxon Mobil Corp’s Rex Tillerson, the Kremlin told reporters on Tuesday. Tillerson was selected by President-elect Donald Trump as Secretary of State on Monday night, his transition team confirmed. Tillerson, whom Trump called a “world class player”...