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    Putin Hopes to Fix Ties with U.S., Pool Anti-Terror Efforts
    Dec01

    Putin Hopes to Fix Ties with U.S., Pool Anti-Terror Efforts

    In a conciliatory state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced hope for mending a rift with the U.S. and pooling efforts in fighting terrorism. The speech reflected Moscow’s hope that President-elect Donald Trump could help repair ties with Washington that have sunk to a post-Cold War low over the crisis...

    Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts
    Dec01

    Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts

    In a conciliatory state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced hope for mending a rift with the U.S. and pooling efforts in fighting terrorism. The speech reflected Moscow’s hope that President-elect Donald Trump could help repair ties with Washington that have sunk to a post-Cold War low over the crisis...

    Ukraine Launches Black Sea Drill Despite Tension With Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine Launches Black Sea Drill Despite Tension With Russia

    Ukraine has launched a missile drill in the south, near Crimea, despite repeated warnings by Russian state media that this risks incurring Moscow’s retaliation. The two-day drill off the Black Sea coast of Ukraine’s Kherson region started on Thursday morning, after Russian state-run news agency Tass reported that Russian anti-missile...

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia

    Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014.News of the tests had angered the Kremlin, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert and maneuver warships in the Black Sea.The...

    Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts
    Dec01

    Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts

    The speech reflected Moscow’s hope that President-elect Donald Trump could help repair ties with Washington that have sunk to a post-Cold War low over the crisis in Ukraine, the Syria war and other disputes. Tensions escalated during the U.S. election campaign, when President Barack Obama’s administration accused Moscow of hacking...

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia

    Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin to Trump: Let’s be friends
    Dec01

    Vladimir Putin to Trump: Let’s be friends

    Russia “needs friends” and is ready to improve relations with the U.S. under President-elect Donald Trump, President Vladimir Putin said in a speech to parliament on Thursday. “It is important to start to normalize and develop bilateral relations on an equal and mutually beneficial basis,” Putin said, adding that cooperation between the two...

    SitRep: Russia and Ukraine, at the Brink?; House and Senate Looking to Press, Contain Moscow
    Dec01

    SitRep: Russia and Ukraine, at the Brink?; House and Senate Looking to Press, Contain Moscow

    Indian Navy Struggles; Trump’s Strange Call with Pakistani Leader, And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    France worried by Russian warships off Crimea coast, urges restraint
    Dec01

    France worried by Russian warships off Crimea coast, urges restraint

    PARIS (Reuters) – France called for restraint between Russia and Ukraine after warships from Moscow’s Black Sea Fleet took up position off Crimea’s western coastline in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby. …read more Source: The...

    Angry Russia moves warships and warns of “nervous situation” as Ukraine conducts missile tests
    Dec01

    Angry Russia moves warships and warns of “nervous situation” as Ukraine conducts missile tests

    News of the military drill close to the Crimea border has angered the Kremlin which annexed the peninsula – and is responding by sending in its battleships to the Black Sea …read more Source:...