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    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat
    Dec16

    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat

    BRUSSELS has imposed strict sanctions onto Russia for a further six months as tensions escalate once more in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking
    Dec16

    White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking

    President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON—The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic...

    Russia’s Surprising Friends & Alllies
    Dec16

    Russia’s Surprising Friends & Alllies

    When Americans think of the world, they see such major allies as England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the European Union and several key Third World countries. But when Americans think of Russia they see few allies. This perception was reinforced by the Russian defeat in the Cold War in 1991 which led to the loss of Eastern and Central Europe...

    EU reaches deal on Ukraine trade pact
    Dec16

    EU reaches deal on Ukraine trade pact

    EU leaders in Brussels reached a last-minute agreement today to save the EU-Ukraine trade accord, which was under threat after a Dutch referendum in April rejected the deal. The referendum was not binding, but it made it politically difficult for the country’s parliament to ratify it. Leaders made a legally binding deal that, among other...

    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges
    Dec16

    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges

    The Obama administration suggested today that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was “fact” that hacking had helped president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also levelled an attack on Trump...

    European Union prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec15

    European Union prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    European Union leaders have decided to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis for another six months. …read more Source:...

    White House suggests Putin was involved in US hacking
    Dec15

    White House suggests Putin was involved in US hacking

    The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election. The Obama administration said it was “fact” that hacking had helped Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also assailed...

    Brexit, Russia loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit
    Dec15

    Brexit, Russia loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit

    BRUSSELS — European Union leaders grappled with Russia and Brexit at a “minefield” summit in Brussels on Thursday at the end of one of the most turbulent years in the bloc’s history. The 28 leaders are dealing with the migration crisis, sanctions against Moscow over the wars in Ukraine and Syria, and a troublesome pact with Kiev...

    EU agrees Dutch demands on Ukraine deal to avoid ‘present for Russia’
    Dec15

    EU agrees Dutch demands on Ukraine deal to avoid ‘present for Russia’

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet Amid East-West Standoff
    Dec15

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet Amid East-West Standoff

    NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Monday after Moscow agreed to a “frank discussion” about the east-west standoff that both sides say is a risk to Europe’s stability. The NATO-Russia Council, the forum bringing together NATO ambassadors and Russia’s top diplomat attached to the U.S.-led alliance, will...