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    Ukrainians Hold Torchlight March To Honor Nationalist Leader
    Jan02

    Ukrainians Hold Torchlight March To Honor Nationalist Leader

    Ukrainians staged a torchlight march through the streets of Kyiv to mark the 108th anniversary of the birth of the late nationalist leader, Stepan Bandera. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    35 Russian diplomats ordered out by Obama depart U.S., state department says
    Jan02

    35 Russian diplomats ordered out by Obama depart U.S., state department says

    President Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged hacking of political sites during presidential election …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump press secretary says sanctions on Russia may be too harsh
    Jan02

    Donald Trump press secretary says sanctions on Russia may be too harsh

    A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: Global...

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US
    Jan02

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US

    The State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed the United States. Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged Russian hacking of political sites during the presidential election. Obama...

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’
    Jan01

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’

    Republican Senator John McCain said on Sunday the United States could only improve its relations with Russia by taking a tough stance with President Putin, calling for stronger sanctions against Moscow. On a tour of the Baltic states, Ukraine and Georgia, McCain and other senators assured the former Soviet-dominated countries that the United...

    ‘Why the magnitude of this?’: Trump’s incoming press secretary questions US sanctions on Russia
    Jan01

    ‘Why the magnitude of this?’: Trump’s incoming press secretary questions US sanctions on Russia

    Sean Spicer said the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: Business...

    Sen. Cotton: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia ‘Not Enough,’ ‘Too Late’
    Jan01

    Sen. Cotton: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia ‘Not Enough,’ ‘Too Late’

    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said the Obama administration’s sanctions against Russia were “not enough” and “too late.” Cotton said, “It’s not enough, and it’s certainly too late. Vladimir Putin is KGB. He always has been, he always will be. President Obama has consistently...

    Top Dem lawmaker sees bipartisan support for stronger sanctions on Russia
    Jan01

    Top Dem lawmaker sees bipartisan support for stronger sanctions on Russia

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that there is bipartisan support in Congress for stronger sanctions on Russia.Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC’s “This Week” that Presid… …read more Source: The...

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking, says ‘no computer is safe’
    Jan01

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking, says ‘no computer is safe’

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of online communications his administration is likely to use for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations. Trump rarely uses email or computers, despite...

    Spicer questions Obama’s Russia hacking response
    Jan01

    Spicer questions Obama’s Russia hacking response

    Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer questioned Sunday morning President Barack Obama imposing sanctions on Russia, asking “is that response in proportion to the actions taken?”“I think one of the questions that we have is why the magnitude of this?” Spicer said on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos. “I mean you look at 35...