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    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...

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia foreign minister, suggests expelling U.S. diplomats
    Dec30

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia foreign minister, suggests expelling U.S. diplomats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Friday suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. U.S. President Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as American...

    Russian foreign minister suggests kicking 35 U.S. diplomats out of Russia
    Dec30

    Russian foreign minister suggests kicking 35 U.S. diplomats out of Russia

    Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats and closing two facilities in Moscow in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, December 30, 2016
    Dec30

    The Morning Vertical, December 30, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Foreign Minister Suggests Expelling US Diplomats
    Dec30

    Russia Foreign Minister Suggests Expelling US Diplomats

    Russia’s foreign minister has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. The suggestion comes after U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as...

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats
    Dec30

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats

    MOSCOW — Russia‘s foreign minister has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as American political...

    Robert Reich: 7 things Obama should do before handing over the White House keys
    Dec30

    Robert Reich: 7 things Obama should do before handing over the White House keys

    Barack Obama, Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/AP/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon) President-elect Donald Trump is accusing President Obama of putting up “roadblocks” to a smooth transition. In reality, I think President Obama has been too cooperative with Trump. In the waning days of his administration, I’d recommend Obama...

    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking
    Dec30

    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking

    HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is unleashing a string of sanctions and other punitive measures against Russia amid allegations that it engaged in cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential campaign, putting pressure on President-elect Donald Trump not to let Moscow off the hook after he takes office. Russia’s government threatened...

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game
    Dec30

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game

    Click here for reuse options! It wasn’t just Trump: Vladimir Putin’s government has also supported Brexit, Texas secession and #Calexit. Many people are familiar with the alleged efforts of the Russian government to hack computer systems belonging to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign....