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    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

    A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates.A spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the summer damaged Trump’s...

    Putin’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Claims Nuclear War Unlikely
    Dec02

    Putin’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Claims Nuclear War Unlikely

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined in his new foreign policy document that the chances of nuclear or large-scale conflict are low, according to a copy of the document on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Several changes were made to the document known as the “Concept of Russia’s Foreign Policy” which represents the...

    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy
    Dec02

    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy

    J. Andrew Spindler Economics, Eurasia Renewed economic interaction would increase the West’s influence, not lessen it. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of...

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary
    Dec02

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary

    President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, retired four star Marine Gen. James Mattis, is worried that the U.S. is retreating in a chaotic world. “Right now we have an America that is starting to reduce its role in the world,” Mattis said in a speech at the Heritage Foundation last year. “That’s not good.”...

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe
    Dec02

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe

    Ivan Maslyuk was born with cerebral palsy, but he has never let his disability stand in the way of his goals. With the help of three friends and a hand-powered tricycle, Maslyuk cycled 5,000 kilometers from Ukraine to the Atlantic Ocean. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe
    Dec02

    A Disabled Cyclist’s Hand-Powered Trek Across Europe

    Ivan Maslyuk was born with cerebral palsy, but he has never let his disability stand in the way of his goals. With the help three friends and a hand-powered tricycle, Maslyuk cycled 5,000 kilometers across Europe from Ukraine to the Atlantic Ocean. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert
    Dec02

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert

    The Russian defence ministry warned in a note handed to the Ukrainian defence attache in Moscow that it would shoot down the missiles if necessary …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of influencing Donald Trump’s campaign
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of influencing Donald Trump’s campaign

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Dec. 2 (UPI) — A top Russian official accused the Ukrainian government of attempting to sabotage Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. A Moscow art gallery recently shut down an exhibition of nude photos by an American photographer...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. Putin also firmly rejected a plea to release an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, saying that a...