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    What to know about François Fillon, the favorite to be France’s next president
    Nov30

    What to know about François Fillon, the favorite to be France’s next president

    In a matter of weeks, former Prime Minister François Fillon – a deeply Catholic conservative with aims to slash social programs and the man Nicolas Sarkozy liked to call “Mr Nobody” – has shot to the forefront of French politics. His surprise success introduces an increasingly likely presidential stand-off between two conservative extremes: the...

    Normandy Four Reach No Breakthrough on Eastern Ukraine
    Nov30

    Normandy Four Reach No Breakthrough on Eastern Ukraine

    No breakthrough has been reached at the meeting in Minsk attended by the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia.The countries from the Normandy Four discussed the withdrawal of armed formations from the front line in Eastern Ukraine and the exchange of prisoners of war.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced...

    Ukraine warns Russia of missile tests near Crimea
    Nov30

    Ukraine warns Russia of missile tests near Crimea

    Ukraine ratcheted up tensions with Moscow Wednesday by warning the Kremlin its army intended to hold two days of missile-launching exercises near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs
    Nov30

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Two senior Lithuanian officials have told The Associated Press that President-elect Donald Trump is actually right that Europeans must increase military spending. Trump stunned Washington’s allies during the U.S. election campaign by suggesting that American military guarantees to NATO members could depend on...

    Donald Trump Must Offer an Olive Branch to Russia “To Test the Art of the Possible”
    Nov30

    Donald Trump Must Offer an Olive Branch to Russia “To Test the Art of the Possible”

    Michael Kofman Security, Europe “The next administration must understand that absent a course correction, the coming years in our relations will be driven by an entirely negative agenda, largely set by Moscow…” Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie...

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs
    Nov30

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Two senior Lithuanian officials have told The Associated Press that President-elect Donald Trump is actually right that Europeans must increase military spending. Trump stunned Washington’s allies during the U.S. election campaign by suggesting that American military guarantees to NATO members could depend on...

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS
    Nov30

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS

    MOSCOW – Russian air defense forces in Crimea have been placed on high alert on the eve of planned Ukrainian missile tests near the Black Sea peninsula, the TASS news agency cited a Crimean military source as saying on Wednesday. Moscow has… …read more Source:...

    The Case Against Mitt Romney for State
    Nov30

    The Case Against Mitt Romney for State

    Frank Bruni makes the case for Romney as Secretary of State: Over his own two presidential campaigns, Romney became ever more fluent in international issues, and he even showed some prescience, identifying Vladimir Putin’s Russia as a grave menace before other politicians woke up to that. He was ridiculed for dwelling in the past. Turns out...

    Ukraine breaks cooperation with Russia in field of radio and television broadcasting
    Nov30

    Ukraine breaks cooperation with Russia in field of radio and television broadcasting

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Talks on Ukraine produce no visible results
    Nov30

    Talks on Ukraine produce no visible results

    A meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany intended to shore up a shaky peace process in eastern Ukraine ended Nov. 29 without any visible progress. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...