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    Russian Officials Invite Marine Le Pen to Crimea
    Jan18

    Russian Officials Invite Marine Le Pen to Crimea

    Ukraine has called her views on the peninsula “historically and legally worthless.” …read more Source:...

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw
    Jan18

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter has some parting advice for Donald Trump as the president-elect tries to improve relations with Russia: Don’t get your hopes up. Trump is likely to find exceedingly few areas where Washington and Moscow’s interests still align, the outgoing Pentagon chief told POLITICO on Tuesday. And it may be most...

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique
    Jan18

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique

    The method involves transferring the parents’ combined genes into a donor egg. …read more Source:...

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories
    Jan18

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories

    (Credit: Getty/Alexsey Druginyn/Christopher Furlong/Mireia Triguero Roura) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ban Muslims from the entering the country and to make Mexico pay for a border wall. He pledged to level the economic playing field with China and to renegotiate the “very bad” Iran deal. These policies were red meat for...

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend
    Jan18

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend

    China announced late Tuesday it will play a practical role in helping to find a political solution to the Ukrainian crisis, calling the eastern European nation Beijing’s friend. The Asian powerhouse has previously avoided playing any direct role in solving the crisis for fear of alienating Russia, one of China’s biggest allies....

    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....