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Tusk likens Polish government policy to “Kremlin’s plan”
Nov19

Tusk likens Polish government policy to “Kremlin’s plan”

European Council President Donald Tusk issued a sharp attack on the Polish government, fueling anew speculation about his political future back home. In tweet in Polish sent on Sunday, the former Polish prime minister offered a litany of charges against his political rivals in the ruling right-wing Law and Justice government, likening them to...

Why Putin keeps outsmarting Trump
Nov19

Why Putin keeps outsmarting Trump

When the Art of the Deal meets the KGB, the KGB will always win. That’s the main thing I took away from this past weekend’s strange episode of President Donald Trump seeming to believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin actually believes Russia did not meddle in our 2016 election. Following his meeting with Putin in Vietnam, Trump...

EU keeps former Soviet states at arm’s length
Nov17

EU keeps former Soviet states at arm’s length

The EU aims to weaken enlargement hopes of former Soviet states at a summit next week in line with the wished of last year’s Dutch referendum on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Environment, presented by GasNaturally: EU-China tensions — Merkel on coal — Macron for climate science
Nov16

POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Environment, presented by GasNaturally: EU-China tensions — Merkel on coal — Macron for climate science

By Sara Stefanini | @SaraStefaninii | Send tips to sstefanini@politico.eu | View in your browser **This POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Environment newsletter is free in partnership with COP23 this week. Have you heard of our POLITICO Pro premium news service? Contact us to learn more here.** With help from Anca Gurzu, Kalina Oroschakoff and...

What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine
Nov15

What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine

I was a magazine guy. After eight years as managing editor of Time, I left at the end of 2013 to become under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. It’s a fancy title, but that job is one of the few in Washington that’s tailored for someone with a media background like me. After I was nominated, some of my...

[Opinion] Ukraine to EU: Tell us what we’re fighting for
Nov15

[Opinion] Ukraine to EU: Tell us what we’re fighting for

Ukraine wants a simple message: “Once you’re ready – you’re in”. Ukraine’s job would be to get ready. …read more Source:...

[Ticker] British PM warns of Russian interference
Nov14

[Ticker] British PM warns of Russian interference

Russia “is seeking to weaponise information” and “sow discord in the West and undermine our institutions,” British prime Minister Theresa May said Monday. “We know what you are doing, and you will not succeed,” she said in a speech. May said Russia provoked violence in eastern Ukraine, meddled in elections, and...

May commits to European security and takes aim at Putin
Nov13

May commits to European security and takes aim at Putin

LONDON — Russia is the “chief” threat to Europe’s security and the U.K. will remain “unconditionally” committed to countering it and maintaining the Continent’s security, Theresa May said Monday. In a strongly-worded speech aimed at Russian President Vladimir Putin, May accused Russia of trying to “weaponize information … to sow...

Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting
Nov12

Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting

DANANG, Vietnam — President Donald Trump stayed on script for more than a week as he crisscrossed Asia — and then Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up. After chatting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit here, Trump abandoned the diplomatic tone the White House had carefully scripted for his...

European Commission aims to lift roadblocks for military
Nov10

European Commission aims to lift roadblocks for military

The European Commission wants to be sure troops, tanks and other heavy military equipment can deploy speedily across the Continent, and it seems willing to steamroll the European Council and NATO to make it happen. In a communication published Friday, the Commission announced an action plan “to facilitate and help to expedite military mobility,”...

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