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    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov18

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

    In December 1991, the leaders of the Soviet republics of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus signed a pact that broke up the U.S.S.R. and defeated the efforts of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to keep the country together. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Profiles of first three Trump cabinet appointees
    Nov18

    Profiles of first three Trump cabinet appointees

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump announced three important cabinet appointments Friday, for the posts of CIA director, attorney general and national security advisor. The following are thumbnail sketches of the three men: CIA director Mike Pompeo, the Republican legislator nominated to lead the CIA, is a well-known hawk and strident...

    Trump, NATO Chief Pledge Alliance’s ‘Enduring Importance’ In Phone Call
    Nov18

    Trump, NATO Chief Pledge Alliance’s ‘Enduring Importance’ In Phone Call

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed on Friday on the Western alliance’s “enduring importance”, NATO said, striving to reassure Europe that Washington will remain committed to its security.Trump questioned during his election campaign whether the United States should protect allies seen as...

    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal
    Nov18

    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal

    As European Commission officials struggled to defend their decision to allow Hungary to skirt public tender requirements and award a multi-billion euro contract to Russia’s state-owned nuclear power company, a major U.S.-based energy company said Friday that it wanted the work but was denied the opportunity to bid. Westinghouse Electric...

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”
    Nov18

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”

    After a majority of British voters stunned the political establishment on both sides of the Atlantic by voting to leave the European Union, the media quickly alighted on a narrative to reassure “Remain” partisans of their moral superiority: “Leave” voters, ignorant of the actual implications of their vote, were already regretting their decision...

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era
    Nov18

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era

    At the end of October, one of the Russian navy’s main battleships, a guided-missile destroyer called the Smetlivy, set out from its homeport in Crimea and headed west through the Black Sea and into the Aegean. It had two stops to make. The first was in Greece—a member of NATO and the European Union—where the ship was invited to a maritime...

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe
    Nov18

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe

    LOANHEAD, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 18: Carolyn Spray holds up one of her many Poinsettia plants ready to be dispatched for the Christmas season at the Pentland Plants garden centre on November 18,2016 in Loanhead, Scotland. The garden centre grows around 100,000 poinsettias, a traditional Christmas house plant. The Midlothian business supplies a...

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Nov18

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    President Obama and leaders of the European Union agreed on Friday to retain sanctions against Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine. The meeting, hosted in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was held amid growing concern that President-elect Donald Trump will ease U.S. policy toward Russia despite Moscow’s military...

    Putin Highlights Russia’s Development of New ‘Advanced Weapons Systems’
    Nov18

    Putin Highlights Russia’s Development of New ‘Advanced Weapons Systems’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday underscored Moscow’s pursuit of advanced weapons systems and commitment to maintaining forces that can “neutralize” threats to the country’s security. Russia like other countries is focusing on the development of laser, hypersonic, and robotic weapons, Putin said at a meeting on developing...

    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure
    Nov18

    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure

    Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking to top military leaders at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, said that Russia, like other nations, is working on state-of-the art...