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    Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties
    Jan23

    Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his right-liberal People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy ran a full page newspaper advertisement Monday calling for people to “act normal or leave” the Netherlands if they do not like the country and its values. The message is seen by critics as targeted at Dutch citizens of a non-Western...

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United Russia party on Sunday that...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President
    Jan20

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President

    By the historic standards of the world’s oldest debating society, it was a subdued affair. The formal motion was, “This House Welcomes the End of American Hegemony.” But it could have been reworded easily, “Will the Inauguration of Donald Trump Mark the End of America’s Global Leadership?” That was the question at the heart of what...

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious
    Jan20

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious

    The night before Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Russians and foreigners celebrated at a bar in central Moscow. Over food, drinks and musical performances, some went as far as singing Trump’s praises. “Trump, is unbelievable. Trump is a superman,” said Russian singer Willi Tokarev as...

    Russian Business World Hopes for Relief From Trump
    Jan19

    Russian Business World Hopes for Relief From Trump

    Few people are more eager for Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. Conflict in Ukraine? An artificial problem invented by Barack Obama, they argue. Russian magnates and American investors alike are anticipating a Trump administration that removes...

    US Signs Defense Pacts With Baltic States, but NATO Allies Wary of Trump Era
    Jan19

    US Signs Defense Pacts With Baltic States, but NATO Allies Wary of Trump Era

    The United States has signed defense cooperation agreements with Lithuania and Estonia, formalizing the deployment of thousands of troops to bolster NATO defenses in the face of a Russian threat of aggression. The agreements, signed Tuesday, will regulate the legal status of U.S. armed forces in the two Baltic states and are part of the biggest...

    Biden: Russian Attempts to Influence Elections ‘Will Occur Again’
    Jan18

    Biden: Russian Attempts to Influence Elections ‘Will Occur Again’

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned European nations Wednesday to be ready for Russia to try to influence their elections in the same way that U.S. intelligence agencies say they are certain Russia did in the November vote that is bringing Donald Trump to office this week. “With many countries in Europe slated to hold elections this year,...

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US
    Jan18

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US

    Poland should increase its military cooperation with the United States, a senior adviser to the Polish president said. Krzysztof Szczerski, President Andrzej Duda’s top foreign policy adviser, was speaking days before the new U.S. administration that has signaled a friendlier approach to Russia takes power in Washington. Szczerski also...

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