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    Putin is either defending Trump, or demonstrating autocratic dictator level trolling
    Jan17

    Putin is either defending Trump, or demonstrating autocratic dictator level trolling

    It’s so difficult to detect snark on the Internet even from people you know. Add in a language barrier, the difficulty of the author being autocratic dictator who regularly orders the death of people for failing to bow low enough, and well … Asked about a dossier alleging Trump’s sexual activities at a Moscow hotel, Putin dismissed it...

    Rattled Europe Debates How Best to Approach Trump
    Jan17

    Rattled Europe Debates How Best to Approach Trump

    European governments struggled Tuesday to assess whether outspoken remarks by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, made in a weekend interview with two European newspapers, will be translated into new policies. European leaders had hoped that as Trump’s inauguration approached, the president-elect would tone down his campaign-trail criticism...

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court

    Ukraine has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia hopes for pragmatic dialogue with US under Trump
    Jan17

    Russia hopes for pragmatic dialogue with US under Trump

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once Donald Trump takes office, in contrast with the “messianic” approach of the outgoing administration that has ravaged ties, Russia’s foreign minister said Tuesday. “The capital was just two or three weeks from...

    Vladimir Putin defends Donald Trump, who he says is being “undermined”
    Jan17

    Vladimir Putin defends Donald Trump, who he says is being “undermined”

    FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after signing a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. When Alexander Zemlianichenko started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko,...

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court

    Ukraine has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump’s legitimacy
    Jan17

    Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump’s legitimacy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama is seeking to undermine the incoming one of President-elect Donald Trump.Speaking at a press conference, Putin accused the Obama administration of attempting to “undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect,” according to the Associated...

    Vladimir Putin Says People Smearing Donald Trump Are ‘Worse Than Prostitutes’
    Jan17

    Vladimir Putin Says People Smearing Donald Trump Are ‘Worse Than Prostitutes’

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations. Putin, speaking at a news conference Tuesday, described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to “undermine the legitimacy of...

    Putin Accuses Obama Administration of Trying to Undermine Trump
    Jan17

    Putin Accuses Obama Administration of Trying to Undermine Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations. Putin, speaking at a news conference Tuesday, described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to “undermine the legitimacy of the...

    We Need a Robust Transatlantic Alliance
    Jan17

    We Need a Robust Transatlantic Alliance

    Europe and the US face three main challenges together As the new Congress convened and Donald Trump is about to become the new President of the United States, it is important that the US and Europe focus on the challenges facing us. During the Cold War and the fight against terrorism, the United States and Europe were close allies defending their...