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    Canadian government says defence contractors can now sell weapons to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Canadian government says defence contractors can now sell weapons to Ukraine

    The Canadian foreign ministry said in a statement it would closely examine every bid and noted that “exportation of these items is limited.” …read more Source: Global...

    Russia Jumps Into LNG With Chinese Money
    Dec14

    Russia Jumps Into LNG With Chinese Money

    Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the West carefully calibrated its ramp-up of sanctions to balance the need to turn the screws on Moscow without endangering European energy supplies. This targeting of Russia’s medium- and long-term energy projects pushed Russia to look elsewhere for financing for the development of its...

    U.S. Official Says Upcoming Deadline For New Russian Sanctions Will Be Met
    Dec14

    U.S. Official Says Upcoming Deadline For New Russian Sanctions Will Be Met

    A top U.S. State Department official said the administration was committed to meeting a February deadline to specify new measures against Russia officials and influential businessmen for Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili: Corruption — And Russia — Are Ukraine’s Enemy
    Dec14

    Saakashvili: Corruption — And Russia — Are Ukraine’s Enemy

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader who is now an ardent opponent of Ukraine’s president, said corruption had inflicted far greater damage on Ukraine than Russia had. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine

    A spokesman for the Kremlin told Russian state-owned media Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had prepared “from dawn till dusk” for his annual news conference scheduled for Thursday. Putin’s appearance is usually broadcast live on three Russian television channels and three radio networks. Topics range from international...

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump
    Dec14

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump

    Justice Department boss Bruce Ohr rose from obscurity when it became known that in 2016 he was embedded with Fusion GPS, compiler of the dossier on Donald Trump. Bruce’s wife Nellie H. Ohr also worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election, and quite possibly played a strategic role. Nellie is the daughter of Kathleen Armstrong Hauke, “a...

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference
    Dec14

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference

    With his by-now-customary questions about the war in eastern Ukraine, journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk has become a regular fixture at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation
    Dec14

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation

    Pressure to expedite creation of special court comes amid concerns that Kyiv is backsliding on promised reforms …read more Source: Voice of...