Russia Stirs Friction in Balkans, as NATO Keeps an Uneasy Peace

Russia is again stirring tensions in the volatile Balkans, at a moment when NATO and the European Union are distracted with other crises. Source: World

Joint Chiefs Chairman to Meet With Russian Counterpart in Azerbaijan

It will be the first face-to-face meeting of military chiefs from Washington and Moscow since 2014, and takes place while the Trump administration’s policy toward Russia is unclear. Source: World

Trump Criticizes NATO and Hopes for ‘Good Deals’ With Russia

The president-elect called NATO “obsolete,” praised Brexit and expressed hope for a nuclear deal with Russia in a wide-ranging interview with European newspapers. Source: World