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    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act
    Jan07

    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act

    LAS VEGAS— France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. Emmanuel Macron told The Associated Press that Europe has a “collective responsibility” to maintain pressure on Russia over its involvement in...

    FP’s Situation Report: At least 11 dead in Paris terror attack; Pentagon investigates civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria; U.S. determined to keep MRAPs out of Islamic State hands; Putin’s Eurasian economic dreams are dying; and much more.
    Jan07

    FP’s Situation Report: At least 11 dead in Paris terror attack; Pentagon investigates civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria; U.S. determined to keep MRAPs out of Islamic State hands; Putin’s Eurasian economic dreams are dying; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Associated Press has the latest breaking news on a terror attack in Paris: “Masked gunmen stormed the offices of a French satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 11 people before escaping, police and a witness said. The weekly has previously drawn condemnation from Muslims.” More here. Check...

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier
    Jan07

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier

    BERLIN (AP) — A German official says Chancellor Angela Merkel’s website and several other German government sites have been blocked, and a pro-Russian organization has claimed responsibility…. …read more Source: Associated...

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act
    Jan07

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. Emmanuel Macron told The Associated Press that Europe has a “collective responsibility” to maintain pressure on …...

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act
    Jan07

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. [...] he also expressed “concern” about the “economic side effects” of the sanctions on European businesses, such as...

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act
    Jan07

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russian Investigated Over Ukraine-Related Internet Activity
    Jan07

    Russian Investigated Over Ukraine-Related Internet Activity

    Russian authorities are investigating a woman in the city of Yekaterinburg on suspicion of inciting extremism online after she joined Ukrainian nationalist groups on the Internet. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Orthodox Faithful, Russian Leaders Celebrate Christmas
    Jan07

    Orthodox Faithful, Russian Leaders Celebrate Christmas

    Orthodox Christians in several countries celebrated Christmas on January 7, and Russia’s leaders were among many who attended midnight Masses. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    HMCS Fredericton arrives in Portugal, HMCS Toronto to be back in Canada in late January
    Jan07

    HMCS Fredericton arrives in Portugal, HMCS Toronto to be back in Canada in late January

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton arrived Tuesday in Lisbon, Portugal to join Standing NATO Maritime Forces as part of Operation REASSURANCE, according to the Department of National Defence. Op REASSURANCE is Canada’s contribution to NATO-led assurance measures under way because of Russian actions in the Crimea. More details...

    Looking Backward, Looking Forward: 2014 – 2015
    Jan07

    Looking Backward, Looking Forward: 2014 – 2015

    Image by Jpatokal Introduction The balance sheet for 2014 and the prospects for 2015 provide us with a complex panorama of negative and positive outcomes. In most cases the advances, are not earth-shattering but open possibilities for further progress. The negative developments, however, have greater and more threatening systemic outcomes. We...