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    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: FOX...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The reason? His eagerness to resolve a 70-year-old territorial dispute that has kept their countries from signing a peace treaty formally...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014…. …read more Source: Associated...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Trump Taps Tillerson
    Dec14

    Trump Taps Tillerson

    President-elect Donald Trump has selected ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as Secretary of State, according to an announcement from Mr. Trump’s transition team. “His tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics make him an excellent choice for Secretary of State,” Mr. Trump said in the statement. Do not expect...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine, the Kremlin said on December 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington
    Dec14

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington

    WASHINGTON — As Republicans in Washington bashed President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure an Iran nuclear deal last year, Exxon Mobil was watching. The oil giant’s European competitors were preparing to enter Iran’s oil business — something the company legally could not do with American sanctions still in place stemming from...

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall
    Dec14

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall

    (WASHINGTON) — Aleppo’s fall to Syrian government forces is shaping up as the first major test of President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to cooperate with Russia, whose military support has proven pivotal in Syria’s civil war. The death and destruction in the city is only renewing Democratic and Republican concern with...