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Broad accord between Putin and Trump. New Munich?

This week, Rex Tillerson, Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state, said that the US could recognize Crimea as Russia if there were to be “a broader agreement which the people of Ukraine would recognize.”

Obama extends sanctions on Russia by one year

U.S. President Barack Obama extended sanctions imposed on Russia in March 2014 over the Russian aggression in Ukraine for one more year. "The actions and policies continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the U.S. national security and foreign policy."

Ukraine to transfer new batch of Oplot main battle tanks to Thailand

Thailand has signed a contract to buy 49 Oplot-T main battle tanks developed by Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) and builts at the Malyshev Factory in Kharkiv.

China’s Air Force accepts first JL-10 advanced trainers with Ukrainian jet engines

The JL-10 advanced jet trainers is powered by the Ukrainian Ivchenko Progress AI-222K turbofan; the LIFT variant uses the afterburning AI-222K-25F model.

Russian authorities have compromising information about Trump

Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump.

Sanctions against Russia. US senators introduce new bill

A group of U.S. senators including Democrat Ben Cardin, Republican John McCain and Democrat Robert Menendez have introduced a bill to impose additional sanctions against Russia over alleged cyberattacks.

Freeze of assets and investments, visa bans. Details of law on additional sanctions against Russia

The details of a new law on additional sanctions against Russia for its involvement in hacker attacks during the U.S. presidential election have been unveiled.

Surveillance camera captures Jerusalem ramming attack. Video

The video shows the truck slamming into a group of Israeli soldiers leaving the bus. The attacker was identified as a resident of east Jerusalem.

CIA: Russian meddling doubters should wait to see report

John Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the CIA’s upcoming report looking into Russia’s alleged election...

US Senators pledge to uphold sanctions against Russia

US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham promise to pledged to uphold the US anti-Russian sanctions to restrain Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

New Year shooting in Istanbul. Video

Video of shooting in Reina night club in Istanbul has been uploaded online. The footage shows the terrorist firing at people near the club entrance.

Games of Heroes. Crossfit competition for soldiers

Kyiv hosted another stage of Crossfit games among veterans and physically challenged people of the ATO on Dec.24. A Crossfit competition "Games of Heroes"...

Obama signs defense bill, enabling help for Ukraine

The document provides up to USD 350 mln for security measures. U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA),...

Putin and Assad commence new assault on besieged Aleppo

The Times publishes a longread on under the topic "Assad blitzes Aleppo while denying city is under siege" The Syrian army launched an offensive...