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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...

    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...

    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,”...

    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,”...

    Mysterious Putin ‘niece’ has a name
    Nov10

    Mysterious Putin ‘niece’ has a name

    WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have a name for a mysterious Russian woman who offered to help broker meetings between former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos and Kremlin officials: Olga Vinogradova. The name, which has not previously been reported, has taken on new significance for federal investigators seeking to more fully...

    Kiev is buzzing about the Manafort indictment
    Nov09

    Kiev is buzzing about the Manafort indictment

    KIEV – Last week, as the news of Paul Manafort’s indictment on 12 counts of money laundering, tax evasion and lobbying violations rocketed through Washington D.C., a small group quietly celebrated in a nondescript Soviet-era building near the Dnieper River in the Ukrainian capital. “It showed we’re on the right track,” Serhiy...

    NATO allies battle for spoils of big spending
    Nov09

    NATO allies battle for spoils of big spending

    NATO allies are quietly preparing to go to war — among themselves — over the spoils of an imminent boom in military spending and expansion of forces and infrastructure in Europe. With U.S. President Donald Trump squeezing allies hard to pay up more on defense, the EU gearing up for intensified security and defense cooperation, and the West...

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