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    With friends like these: Donald Trump’s anti-NATO and anti-EU stance scaring America’s European allies
    Jan17

    With friends like these: Donald Trump’s anti-NATO and anti-EU stance scaring America’s European allies

    Angela Merkel; Donald Trump (Credit: Getty/Odd Andersen/Reuters/Chris Keane) President-elect Donald Trump has alarmed America’s European allies with proclamations against NATO and the European Union that are worrying for most of Europe — but are being applauded by Vladimir Putin’s Russia. “People want their own identity, so if you ask...

    ‘It’s the Crimea model’: Kosovo accuses Serbia of seeking to annex province
    Jan17

    ‘It’s the Crimea model’: Kosovo accuses Serbia of seeking to annex province

    Kosovo officially declared independence from Serbia in 2008. The Muslim-majority nation had been administered by the United Nations since 1999, when NATO bombed Serbia — a move that forced then-President Slobodan Milosevic to withdraw his troops from the breakaway province. Now, almost 20 years after Kosovo first broke with Serbia and a decade...

    Ukraine, a “Supermarket” for Guns
    Jan17

    Ukraine, a “Supermarket” for Guns

    Ukraine has long had a tricky relationship with guns. In the course of its post-Soviet history, it has been the only country in Europe without legislation governing the civilian possession of firearms. More than a dozen laws have been proposed, but none have been passed by parliament. Instead, Ukrainian gun ownership is regulated by ordinances...

    Putin: Obama’s Govt Is Working Hard to Undermine Trump
    Jan17

    Putin: Obama’s Govt Is Working Hard to Undermine Trump

    MOSCOW—In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are “worse than prostitutes.” The statement reflected the Kremlin’s boiling anger at President Barack Obama’s...

    Putin: Obama’s govt is working hard to undermine Trump
    Jan17

    Putin: Obama’s govt is working hard to undermine Trump

    MOSCOW (AP) — In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are “worse than prostitutes.” The statement reflected the Kremlin’s boiling anger at President Barack...

    Putin: Obama’s govt is working hard to undermine Trump
    Jan17

    Putin: Obama’s govt is working hard to undermine Trump

    Asked about an unsubstantiated dossier outlining unverified claims that Trump engaged in sexual activities with prostitutes at a Moscow hotel, Putin dismissed it as “fake” and “nonsense” and said it was part of efforts by Obama’s administration to “undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect” despite...

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

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court

    In the case announced Tuesday by the International Court of Justice, Ukraine accused Moscow of “intervening militarily in Ukraine, financing acts of terrorism, and violating the human rights of millions of Ukraine’s citizens.” An international criminal probe concluded last year that a missile that destroyed the Malaysian...

    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...

    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...

    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...