2 people died during this morning's power outage that hit the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, officials say US Ambassador to Bosnia-Hercegovina Maureen Cormack explains the decision of Dodik ban US Treasury confirms Dodik is on its 'Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons' list Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe Deutsche Bank agrees to pay $7.2 billion in U.S. settlement over mortgage securities misconduct U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset Putin: @RealDonaldTrump attackers are 'worse than prostitutes' “We have seen an increase in harassment of our diplomats” in Russia, says @statedeptspoxAbout 250 US soldiers arrived in Ukraine this week to train two battalions Putin dismisses the Trump dossier as "rubbish" Russia claims it found Airbus Direct Target drone downed in the Black Sea On possible Trump-Putin talks @AmbassadorPower says “high level contacts…should happen” but shouldn’t paper over the facts and history. Prime Minister Theresa May signals UK will make clean break from EU and its single market China is willing to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis: President Xi JinpingTo counter Russia @AmbassadorPower calls for "a wholly different scale of investment" in @VOANews, @RFERL"Kremlin’s aim is to convince our people that the system is rigged,” contends @AmbassadorPower in speech at @AtlanticCouncil. #RussiaFactor As the Kremlin closes off US outlets for reaching the Russian people, "we must find others to take their place,” says @AmbassadorPower. "We also cannot give up engaging with the Russian Government,” says @AmbassadorPower Josh Earnest responds to Putin's criticism of the Obama administration and the intelligence community US needs to train independent reporters globally to counter the likes of @RT_com, says @AmbassadorPowerUS must reassure allies twe have their backs, "and we must ensure that Russia pays a price for breaking the rules,” says @AmbassadorPower. “Russia’s actions are not standing up a new world order, they are tearing down the one that exists,” says @AmbassadorPowerOfficer who fled to Russian army sentenced for 8 years for treason by Ukrainian courtLifeNews firing 80% of it's Saint-Petersburg officeUkraine banned entrance for Mayor of Przemysl LNR and DNR groups commanders in Crimea: Crimea is an example which we are following31 attacks of Russian forces on Ukrainian positions before 6pm todayUkraine got UN document with Yanukovych request to Russia to send troops to UkraineJohn McCain: "I question the recipient of a friendship award with Putin" Spreaders of "fake" Trump news "worse than prostitutes," says Putin

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17 January 2017
US Treasury confirms Dodik is on its 'Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons' list
Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe
U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset
Putin: @RealDonaldTrump attackers are 'worse than prostitutes'
About 250 US soldiers arrived in Ukraine this week to train two battalions
Putin dismisses the Trump dossier as "rubbish"
Russia claims it found Airbus Direct Target drone downed in the Black Sea
On possible Trump-Putin talks @AmbassadorPower says “high level contacts…should happen” but shouldn’t paper over the facts and history.
Prime Minister Theresa May signals UK will make clean break from EU and its single market
China is willing to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis: President Xi Jinping
US needs to train independent reporters globally to counter the likes of @RT_com, says @AmbassadorPower
Ukraine banned entrance for Mayor of Przemysl
LNR and DNR groups commanders in Crimea: Crimea is an example which we are following
31 attacks of Russian forces on Ukrainian positions before 6pm today
John McCain: "I question the recipient of a friendship award with Putin"