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    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    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...

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports
    Dec13

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports

    Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon’s expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands

    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 on an...

    Tillerson boosters have Russia, Exxon business ties
    Dec13

    Tillerson boosters have Russia, Exxon business ties

    Former government officials are lining up to vouch for ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s secretary of state and they all have something in common – a financial stake in the outcome.James Baker, the Reagan secretary of state who MSNBC reported advised Donald Trump to pick Tillerson, is a partner at a law firm that has...

    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...