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    The Ironic Intensity of ‘Carol of the Bells’
    Dec17

    The Ironic Intensity of ‘Carol of the Bells’

    Trans-Siberian OrchestraWelcome to Even without words, “Carol of the Bells” is laden with irony. The epic, Wagnerian Trans-Siberian Orchestra adaptation that’s packed arenas for the last decade takes as its subject a cellist playing Christmas carols in the town square of a devastated Sarajevo. “It was just such a powerful image,” said the...

    Russia Not Pondering Sanctions Against Ukraine, Vladimir Putin Says
    Dec17

    Russia Not Pondering Sanctions Against Ukraine, Vladimir Putin Says

    President Vladimir Putin said today Russia was not planning to impose sanctions against Ukraine after Moscow slashed its free trade agreement with Kiev as it is set to enter a similar deal with Brusse… …read more Source:...

    Putin Wants Better Relations With Next US President
    Dec17

    Putin Wants Better Relations With Next US President

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wants to develop better ties with the United States no matter who wins next year’s U.S. presidential election. In his annual news conference with international reporters, Putin said he is ready to work with any president the American people elect. He said his talks with U.S. Secretary of State John...

    Russia not to impose sanctions on Ukraine: Putin
    Dec17

    Russia not to impose sanctions on Ukraine: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that there is no plan to impose sanctions on Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    Turkish-Russian economic ties: Down but not out
    Dec17

    Turkish-Russian economic ties: Down but not out

    Prior to the downing of the jet, Turkey failed to reap significant trade benefits from the Western sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: AL...

    Vladimir Putin: Political solution on Syria is possible
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin: Political solution on Syria is possible

    Vladimir Putin will support U.S. efforts to defeat Islamic State but Moscow would never agree to outside forces deciding who should govern Syria, the Russian president said Thursday. Speaking at his end-of-year news conference, Putin said Moscow supports the draft United Nations Security Council resolution to strengthen sanctions against those...

    Russia’s Putin on U.S. relations, Ukraine conflict, World Cup
    Dec17

    Russia’s Putin on U.S. relations, Ukraine conflict, World Cup

    Putin says Russia is ready to improve ties with U.S.Says Russia wants conflict in eastern Ukraine to be settled as quickly as possibleSays Russia won World Cup honestly; says economy is showing signs of stabilization … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s Putin on U.S. relations, Ukraine conflict, World Cup
    Dec17

    Russia’s Putin on U.S. relations, Ukraine conflict, World Cup

    Putin says Russia is ready to improve ties with U.S.Says Russia wants conflict in eastern Ukraine to be settled as quickly as possibleSays Russia won World Cup honestly; says economy is showing signs of stabilization … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin: Russia’s Syria operation will continue until talks
    Dec17

    Putin: Russia’s Syria operation will continue until talks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is ready to improve ties with the United States and work with whomever is elected its next president, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. He said his talks with U.S. Secretary John Kerry earlier this week showed that Washington is ready to “move toward settling the issues that can only be settled through joint efforts.”...

    Democracy Is Being Dismantled Before Our Eyes: Bob Herbert on Sheldon Adelson-Backed GOP Debate
    Dec17

    Democracy Is Being Dismantled Before Our Eyes: Bob Herbert on Sheldon Adelson-Backed GOP Debate

    GuestsBob Herbertdistinguished senior fellow with Demos. From 1993 to 2011, he was an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. This is viewer supported news Tuesday’s debate was held in Las Vegas at the Venetian casino, owned by Republican billionaire backer Sheldon Adelson. Adelson and fellow billionaire Donald Trump held a private meeting...