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    Another Opening for Russia, This Time in Estonia
    Nov09

    Another Opening for Russia, This Time in Estonia

    Moscow is getting a lot of good electoral news these days. On the same day that Donald Trump improbably won the U.S. presidential election, Estonia’s Prime Minister stepped down, creating an opening for a pro-Russian party to join the coalition. Financial Times explains: Estonia’s prime minister has resigned after losing a...

    What will foreign policy look like under President Trump?
    Nov09

    What will foreign policy look like under President Trump?

    Now that Donald Trump is becoming the 45th president of the United States, people are wondering if the U.S. will pull back on global trade. Will Trump roll back the nuclear agreement with Iran? How will he confront the Islamic State group? Will Russia become the U.S.’s new best friend? We asked a number of analysts for their thoughts on the...

    What happened to the rest of the world while America voted
    Nov09

    What happened to the rest of the world while America voted

    While the entire world may have seemed to stand still as Donald Trump claimed the most unlikely of victories to become the 45th president-elect of the United States, it didn’t. Here’s a few things that happened while the world turned its attention to Trump. ISIS human shields In Iraq, Islamic State militants are forcing 1,500 Iraqi...

    Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations
    Nov09

    Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations

    Russia warmly welcomed the presidential election victory of Donald Trump with officials, analysts, and ordinary citizens cautiously hoping it could turn a new page in relations between Russia and the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Trump on his win, saying he hoped to work together with the next American president to...

    Welcome to Trump’s New World Disorder
    Nov09

    Welcome to Trump’s New World Disorder

    LONDON ― So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of communism in Europe, Donald Trump’s election as United States president endangers the liberal international order that his wiser, broader-minded predecessors crafted.Trump’s “America First,” anti-globalist...

    Markets Right Now: Russia Rises Amid Hope for Sanctions End
    Nov09

    Markets Right Now: Russia Rises Amid Hope for Sanctions End

    Russia’s main share index closed up 2.2 percent, leading emerging markets, amid speculation that Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president could spell an eventual end to sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    What Vladimir Putin Is Expecting From Donald Trump
    Nov09

    What Vladimir Putin Is Expecting From Donald Trump

    Vladimir Putin knows better than to expect too much of Donald Trump, who shocked the world by winning the U.S. presidential election last night. He’s been disappointed by new U.S. Presidents before. Two of them have take office during Vladimir Putin’s years in power, both with grand plans to mend ties with Russia—and both plans...

    Putin Gives Thumbs-Up to Trump’s Win in US
    Nov09

    Putin Gives Thumbs-Up to Trump’s Win in US

    WASHINGTON—Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from their crisis state.” Putin also...

    Ukrainians Awake To ‘Nightmare’ Of Trump Victory
    Nov09

    Ukrainians Awake To ‘Nightmare’ Of Trump Victory

    Ukrainians have expressed disbelief and worry after they awoke to discover that a U.S. election outcome many had feared — a Donald Trump presidency — had become reality. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Victory
    Nov09

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Victory

    Residents of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, had mixed feelings about Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, with some reflecting upon his perceived pro-Russian positions. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...