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    The White House Suggests That Vladimir Putin Authorized Cyber Attacks on the Democratic Party
    Dec16

    The White House Suggests That Vladimir Putin Authorized Cyber Attacks on the Democratic Party

    (WASHINGTON) — 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 and said it was “fact” that such actions helped Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also assailed Trump himself,...

    U.S. Dollar Hits 14-Year High Against Euro, Puts Pressure On Emerging Markets
    Dec16

    U.S. Dollar Hits 14-Year High Against Euro, Puts Pressure On Emerging Markets

    The U.S. dollar continued to surge in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s rate-raising campaign on December 15, posting a 14-year high against the euro and other major currencies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Abe, Putin agree to revive Japan-Russia security talks, discuss Syria
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin agree to revive Japan-Russia security talks, discuss Syria

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin smile during their meeting at a hot springs resort in Nagato, Japan, December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool Japan and Russia agreed at a leaders’ summit on Thursday to revive security talks and start discussing economic cooperation on disputed islands...

    It’s time for a new campaign of Russian containment
    Dec16

    It’s time for a new campaign of Russian containment

    The advent of the new Donald Trump administration in the U.S‎. — with its implications for renewed spending by NATO to contain the Russian revanchist threat in eastern Europe and Russian adventurism in the Middle East — comes at a significant point for Canadian defence policy, as we await the report of the Defence Policy Review Advisory Group....

    E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties
    Dec16

    E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties

    The Dutch had been the lone holdout among European Union member nations on an association agreement that would seek to counter Russia’s influence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash
    Dec16

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which is investigating the downing of flight MH17, has identified about 100 people linked to the crash, Ukraine’s First Deputy Prosecutor General Dmytro Storozhuk said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. The post EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months
    Dec16

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months

    Doug G. WareBRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (UPI) — EU leaders voted at a one-day summit Thursday to lengthen economic sanctions against Russia, over its 2014 acquisition of a region of Ukraine and acts in Syria. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Libya...