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    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments
    Jan18

    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments

    Estonia and Lithuania moved on January 17 to shore up military relations with the United States ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China Offers To Help Seek Resolution Of Ukraine’s Crisis
    Jan18

    China Offers To Help Seek Resolution Of Ukraine’s Crisis

    China is willing to play a constructive role in seeking a political resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Ukrainian counterpart on January 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China’s Xi says willing to help resolve Ukraine crisis
    Jan18

    China’s Xi says willing to help resolve Ukraine crisis

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China is willing to play a constructive role in seeking a political resolution to the crisis over Ukraine, Chinese… …read more Source:...

    America Must Rethink Its Assumptions about Russia
    Jan18

    America Must Rethink Its Assumptions about Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia From energy and politics to Syria and Ukraine. I rarely find myself nodding in full agreement with Masha Gessen’s writings, but her critique of the deficiencies of the U.S. analytic community in terms of the inquiries into Moscow’s efforts to sway the 2016 American elections is spot on. She ends...

    Exposed: The Reason the U.S. Air Force Needs to Upgrade the F-15 Fast (Think Russia)
    Jan18

    Exposed: The Reason the U.S. Air Force Needs to Upgrade the F-15 Fast (Think Russia)

    Kris Osborn Security, Electronic warfare is a strength for Moscow–and has Washington quite worried. The Pentagon’s soon-to-be published Electronic Warfare strategy calls for increased investment in advanced electronic warfare technology designed to defend U.S. assets and proactively use the electromagnetic spectrum to attack enemies....

    Ukraine: The Key to Any American Russia Policy
    Jan18

    Ukraine: The Key to Any American Russia Policy

    Sagatom Saha Security, Eurasia The United States cannot pursue half measures that will intensify hostilities, unless it is fully prepared to counter all of the Kremlin’s escalations. Despite flirtations with Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump will be pressed to confront Russia’s emboldened aggression when he takes office. Amid concerns of...

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US
    Jan18

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US

    Poland should increase its military cooperation with the United States, a senior adviser to the Polish president said. Krzysztof Szczerski, President Andrzej Duda’s top foreign policy adviser, was speaking days before the new U.S. administration that has signaled a friendlier approach to Russia takes power in Washington. Szczerski also...

    Envoy to UN Calls Russia Threat to US and World Order
    Jan18

    Envoy to UN Calls Russia Threat to US and World Order

    In a parting shot to Moscow and a warning to America three days before leaving her post, the U.S. top envoy at the United Nations said Russia is “a major threat facing our great nation.” Ambassador Samantha Power, without naming Donald Trump, chastised the president-elect for casting “doubt on a unanimous, well-documented...

    Rosneft’s So-Called Privatization Gets Murkier
    Jan18

    Rosneft’s So-Called Privatization Gets Murkier

    In December of last year, the Russian government privatized 19.5 percent of the oil giant Rosneft, an act hailed by some Western writers as a “personal triumph” of Vladimir Putin. It took less then a month for Russian media to more or less confirm the healthy skepticism of those familiar with how Putin’s regime operates: the so-called...

    Russians Mint ‘In Trump We Trust’ Coin Ahead Of U.S. Inauguration
    Jan18

    Russians Mint ‘In Trump We Trust’ Coin Ahead Of U.S. Inauguration

    Here’s some money that’s definitely funny.A Russian company has unveiled commemorative silver and gold coins featuring Donald Trump’s face ahead of his presidential inauguration.The limited-edition coins ― only 45 have been made ― feature a cherubic mug of the incoming president as well as the Statue of Liberty and the...