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    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...

    Ukrainians Respond To Trump Victory
    Nov09

    Ukrainians Respond To Trump Victory

    Residents of Kyiv gave a mixed response to 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...

    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser
    Nov09

    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s adviser Sergei Glazyev expects the U.S. to lift economic sanctions on Russia, following Donald Trump’s triumph in the U.S. presidential election, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Putin sent an early congratulatory note to Trump on Wednesday, after Trump’s praise for Putin and Russian...

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia
    Nov09

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia

    Despite being worried about an increased Russian military presence, the Baltic nations are still congratulating America’s new leader, Donald Trump. Tensions grew during the U.S. presidential election campaign when Trump floated the idea that NATO members’ defense spending targets would be a prerequisite for the U.S. to defend a NATO...

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’
    Nov09

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’

    European Union leaders have urged U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to uphold his country’s “strategic partnership” with the bloc. In a joint letter published Wednesday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk invited Trump to visit Europe for an EU-U.S. summit “at your earliest...

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President
    Nov09

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President

    Reactions from world leaders to the shocking presidential victory of Donald Trump steadily trickled in early Wednesday. Most ― even from leaders who’d been critical of Trump in the past ― offered diplomatic congratulatory statements.Responses from Europe were mixed.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May offered a diplomatic response.“I would like...