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    Kremlin says hopes Putin and Trump will get along, disagrees with Tillerson
    Jan12

    Kremlin says hopes Putin and Trump will get along, disagrees with Tillerson

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov speaks during a news briefing on the sidelines of the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin The Kremlin said on Thursday it hoped President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump would get along and that there would be more mutual respect in U.S.-Russia relations than...

    Trump’s secretary of state pick says China should be barred from S. China Sea islands
    Jan12

    Trump’s secretary of state pick says China should be barred from S. China Sea islands

    Tillerson says China’s building of islands and putting military assets on those islands was “akin to Russia’s taking Crimea” from Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    Donald Trump’s New World Order Puts Nation Over Globe
    Jan12

    Donald Trump’s New World Order Puts Nation Over Globe

    In the West, elites are under attack. As many of the world’s most influential political and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, they will surely discuss, in public and private, how much things have changed since their gathering last year. Beyond Brexit and Trump, they’ll marvel at how Vladimir Putin...

    Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war
    Jan12

    Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Brazilian police have unveiled a plot led by a Ukrainian armed movement to recruit Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience to fight pro-Russian rebels in the European country’s civil war. A series of raids took place last month in seven cities on the homes of neo-Nazis in order to prevent possible attacks against...

    U.S. Vice President Biden to make swansong visit to Ukraine
    Jan12

    U.S. Vice President Biden to make swansong visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will fly to Kiev Sunday on a farewell visit by one of Ukraine’s strongest political supporters, as the country looks forward with apprehension to the new administration of Donald Trump …read more Source: The Daily...

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep
    Jan12

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers are rolling into Poland, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. U.S. Army vehicles and soldiers in camouflage crossed into southwestern Poland on Thursday morning from Germany and were heading for Zagan, where...

    Trump’s choice for top US diplomat talks tough on China
    Jan12

    Trump’s choice for top US diplomat talks tough on China

    WASHINGTON — Pointing toward possible confrontation, Donald Trump’s selection for secretary of state likened Beijing’s island-building in the South China Sea to a takeover of another country’s territory and spoke of forcing Beijing to fully apply sanctions on North Korea. China will likely be alarmed by former Exxon Mobil CEO...

    Trump’s pick to be top diplomat breaks with him in key ways
    Jan12

    Trump’s pick to be top diplomat breaks with him in key ways

    WASHINGTON — Rex Tillerson’s foreign policy doesn’t sound a lot like Donald Trump’s. At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, the former Exxon Mobil CEO selected by Trump for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” and vowed to protect America’s European allies. He rejected the idea of an immigration ban on...

    Kalnins: Within just a few years, Russia has been able to transform itself from a partner to a strategic problem for all  – The Baltic Times
    Jan12

    Kalnins: Within just a few years, Russia has been able to transform itself from a partner to a strategic problem for all – The Baltic Times

    RIGA – Before the events in Ukraine, Russia could be seen as a strategic partner to NATO, even though a problematic one, however, Russia has now…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade
    Jan12

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade

    BEIJING: China offered a muted response Thursday after Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson warned the US would stop it from using its artificial islands in the South China Sea. Tillerson’s comments, during his confirmation hearing in the US senate, are the latest salvo the Trump team has aimed at Beijing....