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    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking
    Dec30

    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking

    HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is unleashing a string of sanctions and other punitive measures against Russia amid allegations that it engaged in cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential campaign, putting pressure on President-elect Donald Trump not to let Moscow off the hook after he takes office. Russia’s government threatened...

    Best of the NS in 2016: World
    Dec30

    Best of the NS in 2016: World

    Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing about foreign affairs. Photo: Moises Saman/Magnum The price of a life By Sophie McBain In 2014, Islamic State fighters murdered thousands of Yazidis and kidnapped many others, mostly women and children. Their desperate relatives are now trying to buy them back. How...

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’
    Dec30

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’

    Hackers have targeted Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months, including incidents that showed Russian security services were waging a cyberwar against the country, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. In December, Ukraine suffered attacks on its finance and defense ministries and the State Treasury, which...

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game
    Dec30

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game

    Click here for reuse options! It wasn’t just Trump: Vladimir Putin’s government has also supported Brexit, Texas secession and #Calexit. Many people are familiar with the alleged efforts of the Russian government to hack computer systems belonging to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign....

    Trump can reveres Obama’s new sanctions on Russia
    Dec30

    Trump can reveres Obama’s new sanctions on Russia

    Officials say President-elect Donald Trump can roll back the new sanctions against Russia when he takes office. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties
    Dec30

    Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

    The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leadership has met Russian Ambassador to Sofia Anatoliy Makarov, party officials say. It is “high time” for Bulgaria to have a “responsible and balance attitude and policy both westward and eastward,” Kaloyan Pargov, the head of BSP’s structure in Sofia, has told the Bulgarian...

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – The Boston Globe
    Dec30

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – The Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe Obama retaliates against Russia for election hackingThe Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — President Obama struck back at Russia on Thursday for its efforts to influence the 2016 election, ejecting 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives from the United States and imposing sanctions on Russia’s two leading intelligence …Donald...

    Obama and Israel, strike and counter-strike
    Dec30

    Obama and Israel, strike and counter-strike

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. UN Security Council Resolution 2334 was the first prong of outgoing President Barack Obama’s lame duck campaign against Israel. US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech on Wednesday was the second. On January 15, stage 3 will commence in Paris. At France’s lame duck President François...

    Russia warns of damaging effect on relations with US following expulsion of diplomats
    Dec30

    Russia warns of damaging effect on relations with US following expulsion of diplomats

    The Kremlin accuses Washington of ‘an aggressive foreign policy’ as it warns of the damaging effects of fresh sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    How the Collapse of the USSR Felt from the Inside
    Dec30

    How the Collapse of the USSR Felt from the Inside

    25 years ago George Bush Sr. was still in office, and so was Saddam Hussein. The European Union didn’t exist and neither did China’s economic powerhouse. The Berlin wall had just come down and Germany had finally reunited. Hillary Clinton was a little-known mouthy First Lady of Arkansas and the media gleefully predicted that Donald...