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    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking
    Dec30

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking

    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: CTV...

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow
    Dec30

    Russia expert: New US sanctions ‘clearly meant to throw a wrench into’ Trump’s dealings with Moscow

    New US sanctions on Russia could complicate the Trump administration’s relations with the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...

    Obama sanctions Russian intelligence agencies over election hacking
    Dec30

    Obama sanctions Russian intelligence agencies over election hacking

    President Obama on Thursday announced sanctions against Russian intelligence services in response to their alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election. The combination of offensive and defensive steps, Obama said in a statement, was a “necessary and appropriate response” to Russian attempts to harm American interests. Obama signed an...

    Russia, Iran And Turkey: The Real Power Brokers In Syria
    Dec30

    Russia, Iran And Turkey: The Real Power Brokers In Syria

    By entering into east Aleppo, it would seem that the Syrian Arab Army and allied forces have prevented their country from suffering Libya’s fate. But despite the government victory over the galaxy of Jihadist and “moderate rebels,” US Secretary of State John Kerry, among others, does not think control of Aleppo – the...

    The U.S. Retaliation Against Russian Hackers
    Dec29

    The U.S. Retaliation Against Russian Hackers

    President Obama announced sanctions Thursday on Russian intelligence officials and organizations he said were involved in efforts to undermine the U.S. elections. In a statement, he said 35 Russian intelligence officials in the U.S. were being expelled and two Russian compounds, one in Maryland and the other in New York, were being closed. The...

    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...

    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:...

    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:...

    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 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:...