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    What’s Next for U.S.-Russia Relations? Stephen Cohen & Ken Roth on Trump, Hacking & Tillerson
    Dec14

    What’s Next for U.S.-Russia Relations? Stephen Cohen & Ken Roth on Trump, Hacking & Tillerson

    We turn now to take a broader look at U.S.-Russian relations in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. On Tuesday, Trump officially nominated Rex Tillerson, chair and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be secretary of state. Tillerson is known to have close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who awarded Tillerson the country’s Order of...

    Swedish island likely to reject renting space to Russia
    Dec14

    Swedish island likely to reject renting space to Russia

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Officials on Gotland, Sweden’s militarily strategic island in the Baltic Sea, said Wednesday they likely will turn down a Russian request to rent harbor space after the government warned it could harm the country’s defense and political interests. “Following the information we got from the government, we very likely...

    Why Putin and the Populists Love Each Other Deeply
    Dec14

    Why Putin and the Populists Love Each Other Deeply

    LONDON ― All over the West, populists have an unusual poster boy: Russian President Vladimir Putin. In France, Marine Le Pen has praised his model “of reasoned protectionism, looking after the interests of his own country, defending his identity.” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been repeatedly effusive in his admiration for the Russian...

    Crimean Artifacts Should Be Sent to Kiev, Amsterdam Court Rules
    Dec14

    Crimean Artifacts Should Be Sent to Kiev, Amsterdam Court Rules

    A District Court panel decided that the works must be sent to a museum in the capital of Ukraine rather than to the museums in Russian-controlled Crimea that lent them. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine just won a big international legal battle, and the prize is Scythian gold
    Dec14

    Ukraine just won a big international legal battle, and the prize is Scythian gold

    MOSCOW — In one corner, the government of Ukraine. In the other, four museums on the disputed peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014. The prize? A trove of precious Scythian gold, ceremonial daggers and helmets and amulets made by the fearsome horseback nomads who ruled parts of Ukraine and Russia from 600 B.C. to 300 A.D. and who,...

    Dutch court: Crimea treasures must return to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch court: Crimea treasures must return to Ukraine

    A trove of historical artefacts being held by an Amsterdam museum must be returned to Ukraine and not to four museums in Crimea that loaned them out for a 2014 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”
    Dec14

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”

    The Kremlin has said that attempts to blame Brexit on the Russian government indicate that U.K. politicians “lack professionalism and are not very successful”, following the remarks of a British former cabinet minister. Ben Bradshaw, an MP for the Labour party, said Tuesday that Russian hackers “probably” swayed the Brexit vote. “We...

    Judge Orders Crimean Artifacts Returned to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Judge Orders Crimean Artifacts Returned to Ukraine

    A priceless collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that were on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday in a judgment likely to anger Moscow. Kyiv and the four museums have been wrangling over the fate of the archeological treasures, including gems,...

    Dutch Court: Crimea Treasures Must Return to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch Court: Crimea Treasures Must Return to Ukraine

    A Dutch court has ruled that a trove of historical artefacts that is being held by an Amsterdam museum must be returned to Ukraine and not to four museums in Crimea that loaned out the objects for an exhibition in 2014.But the court on Wednesday said that the treasures… …read more Source:...

    Dutch Court Rules Crimean Treasures Must Be Returned To Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch Court Rules Crimean Treasures Must Be Returned To Ukraine

    A Dutch court has ruled that a priceless collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that were on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia occupied the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...