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    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser
    Nov09

    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s adviser Sergei Glazyev expects the U.S. to lift economic sanctions on Russia, following Donald Trump’s triumph in the U.S. presidential election, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Putin sent an early congratulatory note to Trump on Wednesday, after Trump’s praise for Putin and Russian...

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia
    Nov09

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia

    Despite being worried about an increased Russian military presence, the Baltic nations are still congratulating America’s new leader, Donald Trump. Tensions grew during the U.S. presidential election campaign when Trump floated the idea that NATO members’ defense spending targets would be a prerequisite for the U.S. to defend a NATO...

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’
    Nov09

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’

    European Union leaders have urged U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to uphold his country’s “strategic partnership” with the bloc. In a joint letter published Wednesday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk invited Trump to visit Europe for an EU-U.S. summit “at your earliest...

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President
    Nov09

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President

    Reactions from world leaders to the shocking presidential victory of Donald Trump steadily trickled in early Wednesday. Most ― even from leaders who’d been critical of Trump in the past ― offered diplomatic congratulatory statements.Responses from Europe were mixed.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May offered a diplomatic response.“I would like...

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls
    Nov09

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the 2016 presidential election. (All times EST): 7:40 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says the president-elect had a “gracious exchange” with Hillary Clinton and a “warm conversation” with President Barack Obama. In a pair of interviews on ABC and NBC News Wednesday,...

    Former NATO Supreme Commander on Trump and Security: Buckle Up
    Nov09

    Former NATO Supreme Commander on Trump and Security: Buckle Up

    As we take a collective deep breath and review the outcome of this long and unfortunately ugly Presidential campaign, there are more questions than answers for the U.S. body politic domestically. But one thing is clear: our new President-elect Donald Trump will face a very full inbox over the coming months. Given his lack of experience in both...

    The Morning Vertical, November 9, 2016
    Nov09

    The Morning Vertical, November 9, 2016

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

    U.S. Ambassadors Say Donald Trump Won’t End Support for Ukraine and Europe
    Nov09

    U.S. Ambassadors Say Donald Trump Won’t End Support for Ukraine and Europe

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has dismissed suggestions that Washington would cease supporting Ukraine, following Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. presidential election, Ukrainian news site Ukrainska Pravda reports. Trump has spoken highly of Russian President Vladimir Putin and famously claimed that Putin is “not going into Ukraine,” two...

    Putin expresses hope for Trump presidency
    Nov09

    Putin expresses hope for Trump presidency

    (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from...

    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US
    Nov09

    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US

    WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from their crisis...