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    UN Committee Votes to Condemn Russian Occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN Committee Votes to Condemn Russian Occupation of Crimea

    A key UN committee has approved a resolution condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” of Crimea and reaffirming the United Nations’ commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over the Black Sea peninsula …read more Source: ABC...

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key U.N. committee has approved a resolution condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” of Crimea and reaffirming the… …read more Source:...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Trump ‘good news’ for US ties with Russia, Israel
    Nov16

    Moscow chief rabbi: Trump ‘good news’ for US ties with Russia, Israel

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow said he expects U.S. relations with Russia and Israel to improve under President-elect Donald Trump. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the Conference of European Rabbis, made the projection Tuesday during an interview in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, which for the first time was hosting...

    John McCain Slams Idea Of A Russian ‘Reset’ Under Donald Trump
    Nov15

    John McCain Slams Idea Of A Russian ‘Reset’ Under Donald Trump

    It’s probably safe to assume that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is not in the running for secretary of state in the Trump administration.On Tuesday, McCain warned against “resetting” relations with Russia, given its recent aggressions in Syria and Ukraine and its interference in the U.S. election. The senator, who chairs the Armed Services...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Calls On Trump To Help Counter ‘Russian Aggression’
    Nov15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Calls On Trump To Help Counter ‘Russian Aggression’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for Washington’s “resolute support…in countering Russian aggression,” as he and President-elect Donald Trump spoke by telephone for the first time since the U.S. election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia talks tough, but its navy is in disrepair
    Nov15

    Russia talks tough, but its navy is in disrepair

    A Russian fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday while trying to land on the country’s one remaining aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov. The incident was an embarrassment for the Kremlin, and despite recent muscular gestures is “further evidence of the limitations of the country’s naval power,” according to...

    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else
    Nov15

    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else

    The lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has for the first time said the simmering conflict in Ukraine should be considered an international armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else
    Nov15

    Hague Prosecutor’s Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else

    The lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has for the first time said the simmering conflict in Ukraine should be considered an international armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    KRUGMAN: Trump will turn America into an ‘all-out kleptocracy’ like Russia and Ukraine
    Nov15

    KRUGMAN: Trump will turn America into an ‘all-out kleptocracy’ like Russia and Ukraine

    The combination of Trump’s infrastructure plan and lobbyist influence will lead to graft according to economist Paul Krugman. …read more Source: Business...

    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged
    Nov15

    America’s Friendship With Europe Has Been Horribly Damaged

    “In battle, nothing is ever as good or bad as the first reports of excited men would have it.” —Field Marshall Viscount SlimLet’s hope that same caution applies to presidential transition geopolitics too, because the first reports from the Trump transition are very bad indeed.Among America’s oldest and truest allies, the reaction to...