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Ex-Spy Behind Trump-Russia Allegations Identified
The former British spy at the center of the Trump allegations has been identified by the BBC as 52-year-old Christopher Steele.
Ordinary Cubans Fret About End to US Immigration Policy
Cubans worry about economic problems that could be caused by the sudden end to a once-easy pathway to life in the United States, saying those who already left to take advantage of the earlier American immigration policy could wind up with nothing
Analysis: Rex Tillerson Is More Hawkish Than Expected But Still Good News for Russia
Rex Tillerson ’s nomination as Donald Trump’s secretary of state has been described by some analysts as a gift for the Kremlin. The oil executive worked profitably for years with Russia’s leadership as head of ExxonMobil, and has been an open proponent of lifting American sanctions on Moscow.
Kremlin Hopes Putin, Trump Will Get Along Well
The Kremlin said Thursday Russia and the United States can fix their ravaged ties with interactions based on mutual respect once President-elect Donald Trump takes office
The Cold War May Be Over, but Spying Mostly the Same
The KGB may have a different set of initials, but spies are up to the same tricks.
Trump's Pick for Top Diplomat Takes Tough Line on Moscow
Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state has promised a far more muscular approach toward the Kremlin, abandoning much of the president-elect's emphasis on improving ties between the Cold War foes
US Lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia Goes After Obama
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power lashes out at Russia in the U.N. Security Council for invading and annexing Ukraine's Crimea peninsula and carrying out "a merciless military assault" in Syria
French Right-Wing Candidate Wants New Approach Toward Syria
French conservative candidate to presidential election Francois Fillon vowed to make France's voice heard again in the Syrian conflict
Navy, Trump Planning Biggest Fleet Expansion Since Cold War
Navy shipbuilders like what they're hearing from President-elect Donald Trump, who's vowed to build up the fleet to meet new threats from Russia and China