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    Boris Johnson to visit Moscow soon for ‘robust’ talks
    Mar04

    Boris Johnson to visit Moscow soon for ‘robust’ talks

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will travel to Moscow in the coming weeks for talks with his counterpart Sergey Lavrov, making him the first U.K. minister to visit the Russian capital in more than five years. Britain’s foreign ministry said Johnson’s visit should not be seen as a resetting of the relationship between...

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is Washington’s most dangerous diplomat
    Mar04

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is Washington’s most dangerous diplomat

    When Donald Trump delivered his first foreign policy speech of the 2016 campaign at a Washington hotel last April, a special foreign guest was in attendance: Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to Washington. Before the speech, the soft-spoken Russian envoy and other foreign ambassadors mingled at a backstage reception also attended...

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass
    Mar02

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass

    There is a “great probability” that Moscow will take over the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Wednesday during a visit to Kyiv, Radio Poland reported. Waszczykowski warned Russia is already issuing identity cards and passports, seizing Ukrainian property and cutting the eastern...

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions
    Mar02

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions

    Britain must have some “uncomfortable conversations” with its close allies and take a “principled stance” on Russian sanctions, the all-party foreign affairs select committee wrote in a report released Thursday. Sanctions should not be lifted until Russia ends its illegal annexation of Crimea, stops supporting separatist groups in eastern...

    Russian official says relations with US at lowest level since Cold War
    Feb28

    Russian official says relations with US at lowest level since Cold War

    Russia’s relations with the United States are at their lowest level since the Cold War, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the parliament in Moscow on Tuesday. The Kremlin will be watching U.S. President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress later Tuesday for signs that the new administration intends to...

    What if Donald Trump played the Kremlin?
    Feb28

    What if Donald Trump played the Kremlin?

    MOSCOW — Ever since U.S. intelligence officials accused Russia of interfering in November’s presidential elections, President Donald Trump has been forced to deny accusations that he is a Kremlin puppet. There’s another explanation for the Kremlin’s meddling, one that may seem counterintuitive, but — in...

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyberhack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer. The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that...

    What I saw in Kiev
    Feb23

    What I saw in Kiev

    I last visited Kiev in April 2014, when the energy in the city was still electric. For months, Independence Square — dubbed the Euromaidan by Ukrainians seeking to tug their country out from under Russia’s grasp — had been occupied by protesters and police as unrest gripped the city in the dead of the Ukrainian...

    The man who invented Trumpism
    Feb23

    The man who invented Trumpism

    VENMO, Netherlands — ong before Donald Trump upended the American political landscape, Geert Wilders was rewriting the electoral playbook in the Netherlands, stomping ruthlessly over convention and being rewarded with votes. Not only are the two men alike in their peculiar blond hairdos; they share a talent for using controversy to...

    Additions to the EU transparency register (February 13-20)
    Feb22

    Additions to the EU transparency register (February 13-20)

    Last week 84 new organizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include: a21soctenible Medio Ambiente, Desarrollo y Participacion Alter Summit Analizy Rynku Barbara Kielan aPODD Foundation Asociatia Lectura si Scrierea pentru Dezvoltarea Gandirii Critice Romania...

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