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Obama Urges Trump To 'Stand Up' To Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama has urged his successor to stand up to Russia when it comes to the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. Obama made the comment at a joint press conference in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama called on President-elect Donald Trump not too compromise U.S. values or international norms in an effort to cut a deal with Russia. During the American presidential election campaign, Trump said he wanted to improve U.S.-Russian relations. (Reuters)