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    Kellyanne Conway: President Obama is trying to “box in” Donald Trump with Russia sanctions
    Dec30

    Kellyanne Conway: President Obama is trying to “box in” Donald Trump with Russia sanctions

    (Credit: AP) Kellyanne Conway, President-elect Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and future White House adviser, has gone on the record accusing President Barack Obama of trying to force her boss’ hand by imposing tough new sanctions on Russia. “I will tell you that even those who are sympathetic to President Obama on most issues...

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential...

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. 35 Russian diplomats were ordered to leave the U.S. in 72 hours and two facilities closed. …read...

    Putin says Russia won’t expel U.S. diplomats
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t expel U.S. diplomats

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats.U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by...

    Putin Says Russia Won’t Expel Diplomats In Response To U.S. Sanctions
    Dec30

    Putin Says Russia Won’t Expel Diplomats In Response To U.S. Sanctions

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov went on state TV Friday to announce plans for a tit-for-tat response to U.S. sanctions on Russia. But President Vladimir Putin says it’s not happening.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia won’t oust U.S. diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t oust U.S. diplomats in hacking flap

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election...

    President Obama warns Russia after announcing sanctions: “Such activities have consequences”
    Dec30

    President Obama warns Russia after announcing sanctions: “Such activities have consequences”

    In this photo taken Dec. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political...

    Abbreviated pundit roundup:  Obama’s sanctions on Russia box Trump in
    Dec30

    Abbreviated pundit roundup: Obama’s sanctions on Russia box Trump in

    We begin today’s roundup with The New York Times and its editorial in support of the new sanctions against Russia: While it is definitely too late, and may also be too little, there should be no doubt about the correctness of President Obama’s decision to retaliate against Russia for hacking American computers and trying to influence...

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat
    Dec30

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    LONDON (AP) — Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 following a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks, unchecked immigration, and a rising military threat from Russia. Britain is suing for divorce, the far-right is on the march, some former Soviet satellites seem disillusioned with the West even as Russia...

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat
    Dec30

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    Britain is suing for divorce, the far-right is on the march, some former Soviet satellites seem disillusioned with the West even as Russia seeks to regain its influence, and America will soon inaugurate an untested, seemingly Russia-friendly president who has voiced doubts about the usefulness of the NATO alliance. There is deep unease in the...