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    Putin poses early test for Trump
    Dec30

    Putin poses early test for Trump

    Vladimir Putin was bound to test Donald Trump at some point. But few thought it would happen so fast. In the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to expel dozens of Russian diplomats and impose new sanctions on Moscow for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, Putin said Friday that he would not reciprocate with similar...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine Friday banned Russian books glorifying the Kremlin and its leaders or espousing what it views as totalitarian views in a move certain to further sour relations between the two foes.The law adopted by President Petro Poroshenko prohibits the promotion of aggressor states … or (books) that create a positive image of...

    Obama ordering sanctions to damage US-Russia ties: Analyst
    Dec30

    Obama ordering sanctions to damage US-Russia ties: Analyst

    An analyst says President Obama’s order to impose new sanctions on Russia will not only damage Washington’s relationship with Moscow but will affect other areas of US foreign policy. …read more Source:...

    Putin poses early test for Trump
    Dec30

    Putin poses early test for Trump

    Vladimir Putin was bound to test Donald Trump at some point. But few thought it would happen so fast.In the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to expel dozens of Russian diplomats and impose new sanctions on Moscow for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, Putin said Friday that he would not reciprocate with similar measures...

    Trump aide slams ‘symbolic’ US sanctions on Russia
    Dec30

    Trump aide slams ‘symbolic’ US sanctions on Russia

    Kellyanne Conway calls expulsion of diplomats ‘unprecedented,’ suggests move also aims to ‘box in’ the president-elect …read more Source: The Times of...

    Report: Number of Jewish immigrants to Israel declines
    Dec30

    Report: Number of Jewish immigrants to Israel declines

    The number of Jewish immigrants to Israel has decreased in 2016 compared to 2015; a new report has revealed. As many as 27,000 Jewish immigrants arrived in Israel this year compared to 31,000 in 2015; Israel’s Channel 2 reported citing a statistical report by the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Immigrant Absorption Ministry. Russia and...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    Kiev accuses Russia of launching a 31-month war in its separatist east that has claimed nearly 10,000 lives in retaliation for Kiev’s February 2014 ouster of a Moscow-backed leader. …read more Source: World...

    Happy ending for dogs found on railway tracks in Ukraine
    Dec30

    Happy ending for dogs found on railway tracks in Ukraine

    Two dogs have been rescued after a video showing them ducking under trains went viral. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    Ukraine Friday banned Russian books glorifying the Kremlin and its leaders or espousing what it views as “totalitarian views” in a move certain to further sour relations between the two foes. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin won’t expel American diplomats after Obama ousts Russian officials in the U.S.
    Dec30

    Putin won’t expel American diplomats after Obama ousts Russian officials in the U.S.

    In a surprise move, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he won’t act on a recommendation from his foreign minister to expel 35 American diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to sanctions by Washington, and would instead seek to rebuild relations with the U.S. under President-elect Donald Trump. “We will not create problems for...