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    Ryan calls new Russia sanctions ‘overdue,’ but fails to call for more aggressive investigations
    Dec29

    Ryan calls new Russia sanctions ‘overdue,’ but fails to call for more aggressive investigations

    House Speaker Paul Ryan was curiously quick to chastise President Obama for taking too long to sanction Russia for meddling in the 2016 elections. x.@SpeakerRyan: ” today’s action by the administration is overdue” pic.twitter.com/FhURqIyY3M— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) December 29, 2016 Fascinating, Obama’s actions are...

    Russian Embassy responds to Obama sanctions with juvenile, emoji-laden tweet
    Dec29

    Russian Embassy responds to Obama sanctions with juvenile, emoji-laden tweet

    While some pundits are worried that President Barack Obama’s new sanctions on Russia will lead to World War III, the Russians are signaling that they’re not taking the retaliation very seriously. In response to the sanctions announced Thursday, the official Twitter account of the Russian Embassy in London posted a meme-like response:...

    Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking
    Dec29

    Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking

    The Obama administration is expelling 35 Russian intelligence operatives and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence services in response to Kremlin efforts to influence the presidential election. …read more Source:...

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hacking
    Dec29

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hacking

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. …read more Source:...

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking
    Dec29

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking

    The Obama administration announced an amendment to an executive order Thursday that introduces targeted sanctions on Russian assets here in the United States. on WeeklyStandard.com …read more Source: The Weekly...

    Russia’s Waging a ‘Cyberwar’ Against Ukraine: Poroshenko
    Dec29

    Russia’s Waging a ‘Cyberwar’ Against Ukraine: Poroshenko

    Hackers have targeted Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months, including incidents that showed Russian security services were waging a cyberwar against the country, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. In December, Ukraine suffered attacks on its finance and defense ministries and the State Treasury that...

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats
    Dec29

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Obama issues new sanctions against Russia, ejects 35 Russian diplomats over election-related hacking
    Dec29

    Obama issues new sanctions against Russia, ejects 35 Russian diplomats over election-related hacking

    Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesPresident Obama issued new sanctions against Russia on Thursday, calling Russia’s “malicious cyber-related activities” a “national emergency” aimed at undermining “democratic processes.” He also ordered that 35 Russian diplomats be ejected from the United States and closed two...

    Obama administration slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats
    Dec29

    Obama administration slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats

    U.S. President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. …read more Source:...

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats
    Dec29

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats

    U.S. President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference...