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Section: Voice of America (USA)

    Analyst: Trump’s Defense of Russia Puts Him Outside Mainstream America
    Jan05

    Analyst: Trump’s Defense of Russia Puts Him Outside Mainstream America

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election. Washington last week imposed new sanctions on Russia after determining that Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic Party computers. But some prominent Republicans have said they want even...

    Czech ‘Hybrid Threats’ Center Under Fire from Country’s Own President
    Jan05

    Czech ‘Hybrid Threats’ Center Under Fire from Country’s Own President

    A new Czech Interior Ministry team set up this week to monitor and analyze “hybrid threats” to security such as disinformation campaigns has come under fire from the office of the country’s own president. The Center Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats (CTHH) comprises a team of 20 officials tasked with identifying threats from...

    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen over Crimea Comments
    Jan04

    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen over Crimea Comments

    Ukraine indicated on Wednesday it would bar French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering the country after comments she made that appeared to legitimize Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Kyiv is nervous about the shifting political landscape in 2017. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has adopted a friendlier tone towards...

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US
    Jan02

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US

    The State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed the United States. Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged Russian hacking of political sites during the presidential election. Obama...

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’
    Jan01

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’

    Republican Senator John McCain said on Sunday the United States could only improve its relations with Russia by taking a tough stance with President Putin, calling for stronger sanctions against Moscow. On a tour of the Baltic states, Ukraine and Georgia, McCain and other senators assured the former Soviet-dominated countries that the United...

    Le Pen Party Needs Cash, Could Turn to Russia Again
    Dec31

    Le Pen Party Needs Cash, Could Turn to Russia Again

    Money, and how to get it, has dogged French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen for years. Now, as her National Front party’s treasurer says it’s looking “everywhere” for the 20 million euros ($21 million) needed to fund upcoming campaigns, she may be looking to Russia for cash — again. While foreign donations to French...

    U.S. Senators Vow No ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Russia, Pledge To Target Putin ‘Harder’
    Dec31

    U.S. Senators Vow No ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Russia, Pledge To Target Putin ‘Harder’

    Senator John McCain says that the United States will not strike a “Faustian bargain” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid speculation that President-elect Donald Trump could scrap sanctions in a bid to improve ties. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv Friday, along with...

    In Ukraine, Three US Senators Take Hard Line on Russia
    Dec31

    In Ukraine, Three US Senators Take Hard Line on Russia

    In an exclusive interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv Friday, Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., along with two other U.S. senators, said any possible deal with Putin “would interfere with and undermine the freedom and democracies that exist today.” …read more Source: Voice of...

    US Senators Plan Russia Sanctions on Putin, Inner Circle
    Dec31

    US Senators Plan Russia Sanctions on Putin, Inner Circle

    Speaking to RFE/RL Ukraine Service, U.S. senators John McCain, from left, Amy Llobuchar and Lindsey Graham discuss U.S. sanctions against Russia for reported cyber attacks in the recent U.S. Presidential election. …read more Source: Voice of...

    US Senators Plan Russia Sanctions on Putin, Inner Circle
    Dec31

    US Senators Plan Russia Sanctions on Putin, Inner Circle

    Speaking to RFE/RL Ukraine Service, U.S. senators John McCain, from left, Amy Llobuchar and Lindsey Graham discuss U.S. sanctions against Russia for reported cyber attacks in the recent U.S. Presidential election. …read more Source: Voice of...

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