: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: European Voice (EU)

    Survivor: Special EU edition
    Feb06

    Survivor: Special EU edition

    Who will make it through the challenges ahead? Who will be voted out of the group? Welcome to 2017 and “Survivor” — the European politics edition. Appropriately enough, a preview of this new reality show aired Friday on an island, as EU leaders gathered in Malta. But it will run throughout the year. French President François...

    Trump expresses ‘strong support’ for NATO, will meet leaders in May
    Feb06

    Trump expresses ‘strong support’ for NATO, will meet leaders in May

    U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to meet NATO leaders in Europe in late May during a phone call with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday, according to the White House. Trump — who has pledged to force NATO members to pay their fair share for their own defense and caused alarm by calling the military alliance “obsolete”Â...

    Trump’s plan to fight ISIL with Putin isn’t just futile. It’s dangerous
    Feb06

    Trump’s plan to fight ISIL with Putin isn’t just futile. It’s dangerous

    America and Russia fighting on the same side against ISIL: This is the radical realignment that U.S. President Donald Trump has been dangling as the linchpin of his promised reboot of the global war on terror. In one of his first executive actions, Trump signed a presidential memorandum on January 28 giving the Secretary of Defense until the end...

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin

    Donald Trump’s defense of Vladimir Putin’s homicidal history isn’t sitting well with fellow Republicans. Three Republican senators and several other conservatives were quick to condemn or distance themselves from the president seeming to put Putin on equal standing with the United States when it comes to...

    Trump lashes out at the ‘so-called judge’ who rebuked his travel ban
    Feb04

    Trump lashes out at the ‘so-called judge’ who rebuked his travel ban

    President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the federal judge who issued a broad block of his executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, calling his ruling “ridiculous.” “The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country,...

    Judge issues broad block against Trump’s travel ban
    Feb04

    Judge issues broad block against Trump’s travel ban

    President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order suffered its most severe legal blow to date Friday, as a federal judge in Seattle blocked the impact of the directive nationwide. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart ruled in favor of the attorneys general of Washington state and Minnesota on a lawsuit they brought seeking to overturn...

    Trump tells Ukrainian politician he won’t lift Russia sanctions
    Feb04

    Trump tells Ukrainian politician he won’t lift Russia sanctions

    During an unusual private meeting on the sidelines of Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump promised a Ukrainian opposition leader that the United States won’t lift sanctions on Russia until it pulls out of Ukraine, according to three people briefed on the meeting. Within hours of meeting with both...

    6 fringe parties in the Dutch election
    Feb03

    6 fringe parties in the Dutch election

    The Netherlands has always had a fragmented political system but never quite like this: a record-breaking 81 parties registered to compete in the March 15 general election. The electoral council on Friday announced the final list, cutting the number of parties on the ballot paper down to 28. The others either failed to comply with the rules,...

    Russia’s ‘crescent of instability’ spreads west
    Feb03

    Russia’s ‘crescent of instability’ spreads west

    VALLETTA — When EU leaders began wrestling with how to confront Russia over its military intervention in Ukraine, there seemed little connection between events in Crimea and Donbas, the raging conflict in Syria and the outset of a second civil war in Libya. As they gather Friday for an informal European Council summit on the...

    Marine Le Pen’s internet army
    Feb03

    Marine Le Pen’s internet army

    PARIS — Not long ago, Philippe Vardon was an anti-immigrant activist best known for carrying out shock propaganda operations, like occupying mosques or serving pork-laced soup to the homeless in Nice, the southern French city that has a large Muslim population. Today, he is a top general in the sophisticated social media campaign...

    Pin It on Pinterest