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    Putin says Russia won’t oust U.S. diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t oust U.S. diplomats in hacking flap

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election...

    Putin says Russia won’t expel U.S. diplomats
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t expel U.S. diplomats

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats.U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by...

    Abbreviated pundit roundup:  Obama’s sanctions on Russia box Trump in
    Dec30

    Abbreviated pundit roundup: Obama’s sanctions on Russia box Trump in

    We begin today’s roundup with The New York Times and its editorial in support of the new sanctions against Russia: While it is definitely too late, and may also be too little, there should be no doubt about the correctness of President Obama’s decision to retaliate against Russia for hacking American computers and trying to influence...

    President Obama warns Russia after announcing sanctions: “Such activities have consequences”
    Dec30

    President Obama warns Russia after announcing sanctions: “Such activities have consequences”

    In this photo taken Dec. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political...

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat
    Dec30

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    LONDON (AP) — Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 following a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks, unchecked immigration, and a rising military threat from Russia. Britain is suing for divorce, the far-right is on the march, some former Soviet satellites seem disillusioned with the West even as Russia...

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat
    Dec30

    Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    Britain is suing for divorce, the far-right is on the march, some former Soviet satellites seem disillusioned with the West even as Russia seeks to regain its influence, and America will soon inaugurate an untested, seemingly Russia-friendly president who has voiced doubts about the usefulness of the NATO alliance. There is deep unease in the...

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia foreign minister, suggests expelling U.S. diplomats
    Dec30

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia foreign minister, suggests expelling U.S. diplomats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Friday suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. U.S. President Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as American...

    The Morning Vertical, December 30, 2016
    Dec30

    The Morning Vertical, December 30, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian foreign minister suggests kicking 35 U.S. diplomats out of Russia
    Dec30

    Russian foreign minister suggests kicking 35 U.S. diplomats out of Russia

    Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats and closing two facilities in Moscow in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats
    Dec30

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats

    MOSCOW — Russia‘s foreign minister has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as American political...