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    The many contradictions of Trump’s secretary of state candidates
    Dec08

    The many contradictions of Trump’s secretary of state candidates

    At first blush, they seem remarkably alike: 10 older white men, all successful in their chosen fields, and all willing to serve the country if called upon by the incoming president, Donald Trump. But take a closer look at Trump’s batch of secretary of state candidates and the similarities fade quickly. One candidate has called for bombing...

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism

    The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. Emil Kurbedinov said late on Wednesday that Mykola Semena, who works for a local website of Radio Free Europe, has been formally charged with extremism....

    Germany hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE
    Dec08

    Germany hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE

    BERLIN (AP) — Foreign ministers from the 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are meeting in Germany, which says the group is needed more than ever to bolster dialogue between east and west. The two-day meeting opening at Hamburg’s trade fair grounds Thursday under heavy police protection isn’t expected to...

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism

    The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. …read more Source: FOX...

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism

    The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. Emil … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism

    The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years …read more Source: ABC...

    'Tacit Consent' in Israeli-Russian Relations
    Dec08

    'Tacit Consent' in Israeli-Russian Relations

    One of the most interesting stories, if not the most puzzling, is the close understanding and amity between Jerusalem and Moscow. While the Russian Air Force pounds the civilian population in Aleppo on behalf of the Syrian dictator Bashar Assad and his Iranian allies, Russia is coordinating the moves of its Air Force in Syria with Israel’s...

    Does Putin Have Plans for Afghanistan?
    Dec08

    Does Putin Have Plans for Afghanistan?

    Afghan and American officials are increasingly worried that any deepening of ties between Russia and Taliban militants fighting to topple the government in Kabul could complicate an already precarious security situation. Russian officials have denied they provide aid to the insurgents, who are contesting large swathes of territory and inflicting...

    EU Nations Agree to Let European Commission Review Oil, Gas Deals
    Dec08

    EU Nations Agree to Let European Commission Review Oil, Gas Deals

    EU nations agreed Wednesday to allow the European Commission to vet their oil and gas deals with third countries like Russia to guard against anti-competitive practices and supply disruptions. Overcoming resistance from member states wary of ceding sovereignty, the EU executive welcomed the deal with the bloc’s 28 nations and the European...

    After Trump bashes Boeing’s ‘ridiculous’ Air Force One costs, Ukrainian company offers its services
    Dec08

    After Trump bashes Boeing’s ‘ridiculous’ Air Force One costs, Ukrainian company offers its services

    After President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to blast Boeing for its “ridiculous” and “out of control” Air Force One replacement costs, another aircraft manufacturer offered its services. The Ukrainian state-owned Antonov Company tweeted directly at Trump Wednesday, asking, “May be it is better to consider #Antonov aircraft as Air...