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    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions
    Jan16

    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions

    Outgoing U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden urged the incoming Trump administration to continue to be a strong supporter of Ukraine. During his sixth and final official visit in Kyiv on January 16, Biden met Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, as protesters outside called for more action to combat corruption in the country. (RFE/RL’s...

    The Morning Vertical, January 16, 2017
    Jan16

    The Morning Vertical, January 16, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump is now openly questioning the national intelligence agencies
    Jan16

    Donald Trump is now openly questioning the national intelligence agencies

    FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. China’s Foreign Ministry has rejected President-elect Donald Trump’s suggestion that he might use support of Taiwan as a bargaining chip in future negotiations between the two sides. (AP...

    Biden: Keep Sanctions On Russia For ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine
    Jan16

    Biden: Keep Sanctions On Russia For ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on the international community to maintain economic sanctions against Russia for what he called its continued “aggression” in Ukraine. Biden made the comment following a meeting with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on January 16 in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. (AP) …read more...

    The Briefing: Let’s Make A Deal
    Jan16

    The Briefing: Let’s Make A Deal

    On the new Power Vertical Briefing, we discuss what lies ahead in U.S.-Russian relations in the age of Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden Urges Ukraine To ‘Root Out’ Corruption
    Jan16

    Biden Urges Ukraine To ‘Root Out’ Corruption

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian leaders to continue their fight against corruption and cronyism. Following a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on January 16, Biden called on the country’s politicians to place the public good above personal gain. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    In an interview with the Times of London published on Sunday, Trump indicated that he could end sanctions imposed on Russia in the aftermath of the 2014 annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal. Russia isn’t so anxious to get the sanctions lifted that it is prepared to “sacrifice something, especially in what...

    In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression
    Jan16

    In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that the international community must stand against Russian aggression and urged… …read more Source:...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut have attracted a frosty reception in Moscow. Konstantin Kosachev, Kremlin-connected chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the upper house of parliament, said on Monday that Russia is not so anxious...

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit
    Jan16

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Ukraine for talks with the country’s leaders to underline U.S. support for Kyiv and also mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...