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    Investigative Chief Alleges Ukrainian Lawmaker May Have Spied For Russia
    Dec01

    Investigative Chief Alleges Ukrainian Lawmaker May Have Spied For Russia

    The head of investigations in Ukraine’s Security Services (SBU) has charged that Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko may have been spying for Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Delivers Conciliatory Annual ‘State of Nation’ Speech
    Dec01

    Putin Delivers Conciliatory Annual ‘State of Nation’ Speech

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual “state of the nation” address Thursday was less remarkable for what it contained than for what it lacked — anger and blame heaped on countries supposedly looking to make an enemy of Russia. Last year’s speech at the Kremlin to lawmakers and dignitaries, carried live on...

    Russia’s Lavrov Hopes Trump Will Not Interfere in Internal Affairs
    Dec01

    Russia’s Lavrov Hopes Trump Will Not Interfere in Internal Affairs

    Russia hopes to build a relationship with the next U.S. administration based on equality and “non-interference in internal affairs” Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday. Speaking to Italian newspaper Corriere Della Serra Lavrov said he is “sick and tired” of accusations that Russian hackers interfered in the U.S. election by leaking...

    EU leader expects bloc to extend sanctions on Russia in 2017
    Dec01

    EU leader expects bloc to extend sanctions on Russia in 2017

    European Council President Donald Tusk says he thinks the European Union will extend sanctions against Russia, but that it will be harder to preserve the West’s unity on Moscow when Donald Trump is U.S. president. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU leader expects bloc to extend sanctions on Russia in 2017
    Dec01

    EU leader expects bloc to extend sanctions on Russia in 2017

    European Council President Donald Tusk says he thinks the European Union will extend sanctions against Russia, but that it will be harder to preserve the West’s unity on Moscow when … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine Says Missile Tests Will Avoid Crimea, Mollifying Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine Says Missile Tests Will Avoid Crimea, Mollifying Russia

    Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014.News of the tests had angered the Kremlin, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert and maneuver warships in the Black Sea.The...

    What Went Wrong at the Golden Rose Synagogue?
    Dec01

    What Went Wrong at the Golden Rose Synagogue?

    A Ukrainian memorial to crimes against Jews has become a reminder of the country’s own tendency toward historical denial. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Conducts Missile Tests Near Black Sea, Raising Russian Ire
    Dec01

    Ukraine Conducts Missile Tests Near Black Sea, Raising Russian Ire

    Ukraine began two days of surface-to-air missile tests in an area near the Black Sea, as tensions with Moscow escalated. Russia, which annexed the adjacent region of Crimea in 2014, called the exercises a provocation, and reportedly put its military on high alert. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine tests missiles, drawing Russia’s anger
    Dec01

    Ukraine tests missiles, drawing Russia’s anger

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 1 (UPI) — Ukraine began surface-to-air missile tests over the Black Sea, after Russia threatened to shoot the missiles down. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin Hopes to Fix Ties With US, Pool Anti-Terror Efforts
    Dec01

    Putin Hopes to Fix Ties With US, Pool Anti-Terror Efforts

    MOSCOW—In a conciliatory state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced hope for mending a rift with the U.S. and pooling efforts in fighting terrorism. The speech reflected Moscow’s hope that President-elect Donald Trump could help repair ties with Washington that have sunk to a post-Cold War low over the...