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    Trump Must Learn from Past Mistakes on Russia
    Dec07

    Trump Must Learn from Past Mistakes on Russia

    Julie Newton Politics, Eurasia A future administration should avoid provocation and emphasize shared interests. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia...

    International Olympic Committee extends sanctions on Russia for doping
    Dec07

    International Olympic Committee extends sanctions on Russia for doping

    The IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and coverups. …read more Source: Global...

    Gorbachev Blames ‘Greedy’ Russian, Ukrainian Leaders For 1991 Soviet Collapse
    Dec07

    Gorbachev Blames ‘Greedy’ Russian, Ukrainian Leaders For 1991 Soviet Collapse

    Mikhail Gorbachev has blamed the late Russian President Boris Yeltsin and other politicians for the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, saying that their hunger for power destroyed the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Is Already Implementing an Autocratic Foreign Policy
    Dec07

    Trump Is Already Implementing an Autocratic Foreign Policy

    The government of China doesn’t know what to make of Donald Trump, which is exactly what the president-elect prefers. Last week, he broke a decades-long diplomatic understanding with the country when he spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen. Trump tweeted that Tsai “CALLED ME,” and Vice President–elect Mike Pence...

    NATO urges continued pressure against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued pressure against Russia over Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Dec. 7 (UPI) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that economic pressure on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must be sustained. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad
    Dec07

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad

    Corruption accusations by a former ally of Ukraine’s president have reverberated beyond the country’s borders, as fugitive lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko says he’s turned damning recordings over to the FBI. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)
    Dec07

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)

    Robert Beckhusen Security, HMS ‘Illustrious’ heads for the scrapyard. HMS Illustrious, the last of the Royal Navy’s Invincible-class carriers, has set sail from Portsmouth to meet her doom at a Turkish scrapyard. The British government chose to sell her for scrap in 2014, but Illustrious’ final journey nonetheless signals the...

    The Lessons Today’s Leaders Should Take From Pearl Harbor
    Dec07

    The Lessons Today’s Leaders Should Take From Pearl Harbor

    At sunrise on this day in 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, having sailed across the Pacific Ocean unnoticed. In addition to the 19 ships destroyed, 2,403 American soldiers were killed and 1,178 wounded in the attack. While this attack was 75 years ago, there are pertinent lessons...

    Vladimir Putin Hits Out At ‘Idiotic’ Ban On Russian Judges Entering Lithuania
    Dec07

    Vladimir Putin Hits Out At ‘Idiotic’ Ban On Russian Judges Entering Lithuania

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised Lithuanian authorities that have denied entry to Russian constitutional judges because of their ruling on Crimea, Baltic news site Delfi has reported. Lithuania is set to host a summit of constitutional judges in March 2017. However, the Russian delegation was blacklisted by the Baltic...

    The King’s Speech
    Dec07

    The King’s Speech

    President Vladimir Putin addressed the Duma for the 13th time last week. Though there were no revelations in the speech—no bold new visions for the development of the country were proffered—the focus was notably different. Russia’s President talked much less about foreign policy than in the previous three years, and this time his rhetoric...