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    The Briefing: Let’s Make A Deal
    Jan16

    The Briefing: Let’s Make A Deal

    On the new Power Vertical Briefing, we discuss what lies ahead in U.S.-Russian relations in the age of Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden Urges Ukraine To ‘Root Out’ Corruption
    Jan16

    Biden Urges Ukraine To ‘Root Out’ Corruption

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian leaders to continue their fight against corruption and cronyism. Following a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on January 16, Biden called on the country’s politicians to place the public good above personal gain. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    In an interview with the Times of London published on Sunday, Trump indicated that he could end sanctions imposed on Russia in the aftermath of the 2014 annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal. Russia isn’t so anxious to get the sanctions lifted that it is prepared to “sacrifice something, especially in what...

    In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression
    Jan16

    In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that the international community must stand against Russian aggression and urged… …read more Source:...

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Muted reaction in Russia to Trump’s talk of nuclear arms cut

    MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut have attracted a frosty reception in Moscow. Konstantin Kosachev, Kremlin-connected chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the upper house of parliament, said on Monday that Russia is not so anxious...

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit
    Jan16

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Ukraine for talks with the country’s leaders to underline U.S. support for Kyiv and also mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
    Jan16

    Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the...

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression
    Jan16

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression

    With thousands of U.S. troops arriving in neighbouring countries to bolster NATO, Ukraine — not a NATO member — is anxious to see an extension of Canada’s commitment to it …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression
    Jan16

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression

    OTTAWA — Ukraine’s envoy says his country is growing concerned about whether Canada will continue its future military support to his country to help it deter Russian aggression. Canada has deployed 200 troops to Ukraine in a non-combat mission working with Ukrainian troops on marksmanship, communication, survival and ethics training. The...

    Donald Trump Says Brexit Will Be ‘A Great Thing’
    Jan16

    Donald Trump Says Brexit Will Be ‘A Great Thing’

    (NEW YORK) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union would “end up being a great thing” and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart. The incoming president, in an interview published Sunday, said European countries are reacting to an...