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    Canada pressing ahead with Latvia mission despite concerns about NATO’s future
    Nov15

    Canada pressing ahead with Latvia mission despite concerns about NATO’s future

    Canada is pressing ahead with plans to deploy hundreds of troops to serve as a NATO buffer against Russia in eastern Europe, despite concerns about the military alliance’s future under the administration of Donald Trump. The president-elect repeatedly criticized NATO during the election campaign, calling it obsolete and warning that the...

    Latvian mission still on, despite doubts over NATO’s future
    Nov14

    Latvian mission still on, despite doubts over NATO’s future

    OTTAWA – Canada is pressing ahead with plans to deploy hundreds of troops to serve as a NATO buffer against Russia in eastern Europe, despite concerns about the military alliance’s future under the administration of Donald Trump. The president-elect repeatedly criticized NATO during the election campaign, calling it obsolete and warning...

    Putin, Trump agree to work to improve ties in phone conversation
    Nov14

    Putin, Trump agree to work to improve ties in phone conversation

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump spoke over the phone Monday to discuss future efforts to improve the U.S.-Russian ties, the Kremlin and Trump’s office said. “President-elect Trump noted to President Putin that he is very much looking forward to having a strong and enduring relationship with Russia...

    Trump And Putin Speak By Phone And Agree For Cooperation, Kremlin Says
    Nov14

    Trump And Putin Speak By Phone And Agree For Cooperation, Kremlin Says

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and agreed to work towards “constructive cooperation,” the Kremlin said.The two men will maintain contact by phone and seek to meet each other in person, it said.Trump will take office on Jan. 20, replacing Barack Obama whose...

    Kremlin: Trump and Putin spoke by phone, discussed ‘constructive cooperation’
    Nov14

    Kremlin: Trump and Putin spoke by phone, discussed ‘constructive cooperation’

    Reuters/Amanda Macias/Business Insider Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and agreed to work towards “constructive cooperation”, the Kremlin said. The two men will maintain contact by phone and seek to meet each other in person, it said. Trump will take office on Jan. 20, replacing...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Punches Colleague at Parliament Meeting
    Nov14

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Punches Colleague at Parliament Meeting

    A Ukrainian lawmaker has punched his colleague in the face, the latest brawl in the nation’s raucous parliament.Opposition Bloc head Yuri Boiko first listened calmly as Radical Party head Oleh Lyashko was denouncing him as a Kremlin agent in Ukraine during Monday’s meeting… …read more Source:...

    Moscow Clout Rises as Bulgaria, Moldova Elect Pro-Russia Leaders
    Nov14

    Moscow Clout Rises as Bulgaria, Moldova Elect Pro-Russia Leaders

    Voters in Europe’s poorest country, Moldova, and the European Union’s poorest member, Bulgaria, elected Russia-leaning presidents Sunday. In Bulgaria, Socialist-backed General Rumen Radev, a former air force commander who wants to lift EU sanctions against Russia, won by a wide margin against the ruling center-right GERB Party...

    Putin Warns That Ukraine May Siphon Europe-Bound Russian Gas
    Nov14

    Putin Warns That Ukraine May Siphon Europe-Bound Russian Gas

    The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukraine could siphon off gas intended for European consumers in the coming winter …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian lawmaker, accused of being a Kremlin agent, punches colleague at parliament meeting
    Nov14

    Ukrainian lawmaker, accused of being a Kremlin agent, punches colleague at parliament meeting

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian lawmaker has punched his colleague in the face, the latest brawl in the nation’s raucous parliament. Opposition Bloc head Yuri Boiko first listened calmly as Radical Party head Oleh Lyashko was denouncing him as a Kremlin agent in Ukraine during Monday’s meeting of parliamentary leaders. Suddenly, he jumped...

    Putin warns that Ukraine may siphon Europe-bound Russian gas
    Nov14

    Putin warns that Ukraine may siphon Europe-bound Russian gas

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukraine could siphon off gas intended for… …read more Source:...