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    German officials order Donald Trump NOT to ignore Putin’s actions over Crimea and Syria
    Nov14

    German officials order Donald Trump NOT to ignore Putin’s actions over Crimea and Syria

    DONALD Trump’s new administration cannot ignore Russia’s actions in Crimea and Syria when he takes over the US presidency next year, German officials have claimed. …read more Source:...

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    US President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, on November 11, 2016 © AFP/File / Yuri GripasWashington, United States, Nov 14 – Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring...

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote

    SOFIA: Bulgaria’s centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stepped down Sunday after his presidential nominee suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition. Observers say the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between Moscow and...

    Moldova’s Pro-Russian Candidate Claims Presidency in Runoff Poll
    Nov14

    Moldova’s Pro-Russian Candidate Claims Presidency in Runoff Poll

    Moldova’s pro-Russian presidential candidate Igor Dodon has declared victory in Sunday’s presidential runoff vote, holding a commanding lead in the former Soviet republic with nearly all votes counted. With 97 percent of all ballots tallied late Sunday, Dodon, who campaigned on promises to restore closer ties with Russia, held a...

    Moldova elects pro-Russian Igor Dodon as president
    Nov14

    Moldova elects pro-Russian Igor Dodon as president

    Igor Dodon, the pro-Russian leader of the Party of Socialists, on Sunday became Moldova’s first directly elected president in more than two decades. Dodon won almost 55 percent of votes cast, defeating pro-EU candidate Maia Sandu, who was backed by the European People’s Party. Just over half of eligible Moldovans turned out to polling...

    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff
    Nov14

    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff

    CHISINAU: Moldovans were voting on Sunday to choose between pro-Moscow and pro-European candidates in a runoff vote for the next president of the impoverished ex-Soviet country. It marks the first time in 16 years that Moldova — wracked by corruption scandals in recent years — is electing its leader by national vote instead of having...

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency
    Nov14

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency

    Bulgaria looks set to veer sharply back into Moscow’s strategic orbit after Socialist candidate Rumen Radev won the presidency in a landslide on Sunday, forcing the resignation of center-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. According to exit polls after the runoff, Radev won almost 60 percent of the vote. Tsetska Tsacheva, from...

    E.U. Awaits Trump Team to Assess Future of Trans-Atlantic Ties
    Nov14

    E.U. Awaits Trump Team to Assess Future of Trans-Atlantic Ties

    European Union foreign ministers conceded Sunday that they will have to wait to see what moves U.S. president-elect Donald Trump makes in the weeks ahead and work on strengthening Europe’s role in world affairs until the future of trans-Atlantic relations becomes clearer. At informal dinner talks in Brussels, the ministers underlined the...

    Bulgarian PM to Quit as Opposition Candidate Nears Presidential Win
    Nov14

    Bulgarian PM to Quit as Opposition Candidate Nears Presidential Win

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced his resignation Sunday, as exit polls in the country’s presidential runoff election showed his nominee losing badly to a pro-Russia candidate backed by the socialist opposition. Borisov’s announcement came in Sofia, as exit polls showed Gen. Rumen Radev, a political novice, winning...

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome
    Nov13

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome

    Italy will benefit from Donald Trump‘s aim to improve U.S. relations with Russia after the president-elect moves to the White House, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Sunday. Speaking to public broadcaster RAI, Gentiloni said, “If he will manage to have a better relation with [President Vladimir] Putin, without giving up on principles, it...