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  • Trump denies that Russia intervened to help him win the election

    President-elect Donald Trump said that he does not believe the CIA’s report that Russia intervened in the election to help him win.

    Trump told Fox News Sunday, "I think it's ridiculous. I think it's just another excuse. I do not believe it," Reuters reports.

    In addition, the Republican President-elect accused Democrats of leaking media reports as he does not believe that those reports came from the Central Intelligence Agency.

    The Washington Post wrote on Friday, December 9th, that the CIA …

  • John McCain called on Trump to admit that the Kremlin intervened in the U.S. elections

    The senior United States Senator from Arizona, John McCain called on the President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump to admit Russia’s intervention in the U.S. presidential elections. “There are facts,” McCain said while speaking on CBS TV’s “Face the Nation” program.

    The Washington Post previously wrote that the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Russia’s hacker attacks on the official institutions of the United States were aimed at supporting Donald Trump but not discrediting …

  • U.S. Senators urge President Trump to take a tough stance against Russia

    A group of Senators, composed of twelve Republicans and fifteen Democrats, sent a letter to the President-elect of the United States with a request to take a tough stance against Russia due to the military occupation of Ukrainian territories, as stated in the report published on the website of Illinois Senator Richard Durbin.

    Durbin and the Senator from Ohio, Robert Portman, initiated the appeal to Trump. Both politicians founded the Senators’ meeting on the Ukrainian issue.

    “In the light of …

  • Former Trump adviser arrived in Moscow to meet with businessmen and 'thought leaders'

    Carter Page, who served as an adviser to Donald Trump, arrived in Moscow to hold several meetings, Ria Novosti reported.

    "I will meet with influential businessmen and thought leaders," Page said. He added that he will stay in Moscow until December 13th.

    Trump announced Page's appointment as his adviser way back in March. A few months later, Page visited Moscow after receiving an invitation from the rector of the New Economic School, Shlomo Weber. According to The New Times, during Page's last …

  • Ukraine's Antonov aircraft manufacturer offered its aircraft for Trump’s Air Force One

    The Ukrainian Antonov aircraft manufacturing and services company has offered U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump, to manufacture Air Force One. “Maybe, it is better to consider an Antonov aircraft as Air Force One,” the Ukrainian company commented in response to Trump’s tweet about not wanting Boeing’s extremely expensive aircraft.

    Trump previously stated that the contract between the U.S. Government and Boeing for the construction of the presidential aircraft, Air Force One, should be …

  • Putin calls Trump smart and says what he expects from him

    Newly elected President of the USA Donald Trump is reportedly "a smart person" and should "quickly realize a level of responsibility" after being elected to the position. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed these sentiments on during an interview.

    According to him, Trump was a businessman and an entrepreneur by nature and yet he has already accomplished being a statesman.

    "Today, he is the head of the United States of America, one of the leading countries of the world, a leading …

  • Russian MFA: Moscow has discussed Syria with 'those who will influence Washington' during Trump's presidency

    The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Ryabkov, has said that Moscow discusses the Syrian issue with those who will influence Washington during the course of the leadership of the new Presidential Administration of the United States.

    “We discuss the Syrian issue because it is a key issue with those who will probably influence Washington under the leadership of a new administration. However, this doesn’t mean that those people are from the inner circle of the President- …

  • Estonian President: Trump should support the Baltic States

    According to the President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, the stability of Estonia is a prerequisite for the stability of all countries of the North Atlantic alliance.

    "We have been helping to strengthen security in other world regions – in Afghanistan, Iraq, and today in Lebanon together with our Finnish partners, as part of UN missions all over the world for the last 20 years. We contributed to the security system based on shared values. And, we believe, it is absolutely clear – if there are …

  • Poroshenko discussed Russian aggression with Trump

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, held a telephone conversation with the President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump. Poroshenko and Trump discussed the Russian Federation’s annexation of the Crimea and aggression in eastern Ukraine.

    “The issue of Russian aggression and illegal annexation of the Crimea was raised by the President-elect of the United States during our telephone conversation,” Poroshenko stated during a press conference in Brussels.

    Poroshenko did not disclose …

  • Peskov: It is premature to talk about cooperation with Trump in Syria

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said it is “premature” to talk about cooperation with US President-elect Donald Trump in Syria, though Moscow continues to express its willingness to maintain an open dialogue on the issue, TASS reported.

    "It is premature to say what stance will be taken by the new US administration. We need to be patient and understand what the shape of the new US administration will be like," Peskov stated.

    "President Putin continues to hold the view that it is impossible to …