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    Dutch government prepares to ratify EU-Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    Dutch government prepares to ratify EU-Ukraine deal

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands’ government has prepared legislation clearing the way for Parliament to vote on ratifying an… …read more Source:...

    Obama: We’re going to ‘retaliate’ for Russia messing with our election
    Dec16

    Obama: We’re going to ‘retaliate’ for Russia messing with our election

    Help me out here if you can. What price did Obama make the Russians pay for invading Crimea? Yeah, I’m drawing a blank. How did Obama retaliate for all the mischief the Russians have made in Syria? You got nothing? So do I. So does everyone. Because there is nothing. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    President Obama says the U.S. will retaliate against Vladimir Putin for Russian DNC email hack
    Dec16

    President Obama says the U.S. will retaliate against Vladimir Putin for Russian DNC email hack

    President Barack Obama speaks during a “My Brother’s Keeper” summit in South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in...

    Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory

    TOKYO—Russia and Japan agreed Friday to hold talks on joint economic development on four islands at the center of a decades-old territorial dispute between the countries. It was a small step forward that fell far short of breaking the stalemate in a dispute that has prevented Russia and Japan from signing a peace treaty formally ending World War...

    Japan, Russia Summit Produces Economic Deals, No Peace Treaty 
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia Summit Produces Economic Deals, No Peace Treaty 

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin ended two days of talks without any significant breakthrough on the major issue that divides them, a territorial dispute that dates back to World War II. The two leaders met Friday in Tokyo after holding talks the day before at a hot spring resort in southwest Japan. In the...

    For Russia, more love
    Dec16

    For Russia, more love

    The GOP is warming to Russian President Vladimir Putin — even as evidence of his regime’s interference in the election intensifies. While some Republicans in Congress have slammed the Russian strongman and called for investigations into the Kremlin’s attempts to influence the election, the party’s voters are increasingly fond of...

    Putin’s Revenge
    Dec16

    Putin’s Revenge

    Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his underpants. Looking for a pizza.It was September 1994, and Boris Yeltsin was in Washington for a state visit with his new friend, President...

    What Did Donald Trump Know About Vladimir Putin’s Attempt to Hack the Election—and When Did He Know It?
    Dec16

    What Did Donald Trump Know About Vladimir Putin’s Attempt to Hack the Election—and When Did He Know It?

    Click here for reuse options! The plot thickens: Everything about Trump’s oddly subservient attitude toward Putin suggests dark possibilities. One of the most memorable moments of the 2016 presidential campaign was the GOP debate in which the man who would later become our president-elect felt the need to reassure the American people about...

    Japan and Russia Are Looking to Make an Economic Pact After Stalemating on Territory
    Dec16

    Japan and Russia Are Looking to Make an Economic Pact After Stalemating on Territory

    TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan aren’t likely to resolve a long-running territorial dispute, but they hope to announce an economic cooperation agreement after their leaders finish talks in Tokyo on Friday. The two countries have been negotiating the agreement since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed it as part of a “comprehensive...

    Japan, Russia eye economic pact amid stalemate on territory
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia eye economic pact amid stalemate on territory

    TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan aren’t likely to resolve a long-running territorial dispute, but they hope to announce an economic cooperation agreement after their leaders finish talks in Tokyo on Friday. The two countries have been negotiating the agreement since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed it as part of a “comprehensive...