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    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration
    Jan21

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration

    WHIPPANY, N. J. – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 17 celebrated Christmas at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany on December 18. The festivities were organized and presided over by Post Commander Walter Kovbasniuk, who recognized several prominent guests, among them Dr. Olexander Ilchyk, who is starting a two-year...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    U.S. spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump
    Jan21

    U.S. spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump

    Now that Donald Trump is officially its commander-in-chief, America’s foreign allies are being forced to grapple with a highly sensitive question: Is it still safe to share information with U.S. intelligence agencies?The global spy community — a fractious world where friends, frenemies and sometimes enemies often enter alliances of...

    Russian Chocolate Factory Owned By Poroshenko To Close, Lay Off 700
    Jan21

    Russian Chocolate Factory Owned By Poroshenko To Close, Lay Off 700

    A chocolate maker owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on January 20 that it is planning to shut its factory in Russia for “economic and political reasons” and lay off 700 workers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President
    Jan20

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President

    By the historic standards of the world’s oldest debating society, it was a subdued affair. The formal motion was, “This House Welcomes the End of American Hegemony.” But it could have been reworded easily, “Will the Inauguration of Donald Trump Mark the End of America’s Global Leadership?” That was the question at the heart of what...

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious
    Jan20

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious

    The night before Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Russians and foreigners celebrated at a bar in central Moscow. Over food, drinks and musical performances, some went as far as singing Trump’s praises. “Trump, is unbelievable. Trump is a superman,” said Russian singer Willi Tokarev as...

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow to celebrate Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow to celebrate Trump’s inauguration

    MOSCOW — Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S. presidential candidate. It’s a sign of the...

    Haley supports moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
    Jan20

    Haley supports moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley pledged her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a shift firmly endorsed by Donald Trump but one that could trigger more violence in the Middle East. Haley, Trump’s pick to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told the Senate Foreign Relations...

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump’s inauguration

    By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S....