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    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts
    Feb14

    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations., Flynn’s resignation came hours after it was...

    Germany – Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president
    Feb13

    Germany – Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president

    BERLIN – German Federal Assembly on Sunday elected former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president, succeeding Joachim Gauck., Steinmeier is one of Germany’s well known politicians, having twice served as foreign minister, from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 until earlier this year. Also he once served as vice...

    Russia: Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting possible before July
    Feb13

    Russia: Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting possible before July

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin said on Monday there was talk of a possible meeting between President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump taking place before a G20 summit in July, but there was nothing specific to report so far., The two men have never met, but both have said they want to try to mend battered U.S.-Russia ties, which fell to...

    France watches skies for Russian wargames, domestic drone threat
    Feb11

    France watches skies for Russian wargames, domestic drone threat

    LYON-MONT VERDUN AIRBASE, France – From close-up encounters with Russian warplanes to the threat of attacks from lightweight drones, France’s air force is on alert on two fronts as it confronts a return to Cold War shadow-boxing and heightened domestic security concerns., In the latest alert involving European airspace, the French air...

    Donald Trump pledges to work with Russia to restore peace in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Donald Trump pledges to work with Russia to restore peace in Ukraine

    The US wants to work with Russia to end the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, President Donald Trump has said. In a telephone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on 4 February, Trump said he would work with “Ukraine, Russia and all other parties involved to help them restore peace along the border,” according to a...

    Ukraine, separatists must act to stave off ‘humanitarian disaster’: aid, security groups
    Feb05

    Ukraine, separatists must act to stave off ‘humanitarian disaster’: aid, security groups

    AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine/GENEVA – International security and aid organizations appealed to Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists on Friday to withdraw from front lines where fighting has dramatically escalated or risk a humanitarian disaster. , Since Jan. 29, shelling on both sides of the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka has...

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany
    Feb03

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany

    The German Foreign Ministry said on Friday that there had been a lull in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent “hours” but ceasefire breaches were still happening too often., “In the last couple of hours we have seen a decline in military activities there but I want to say clearly that the number of ceasefire violations remains...

    Ukraine conflict: UN warns of dangerous deterioration
    Feb01

    Ukraine conflict: UN warns of dangerous deterioration

    The UN Security Council has warned of a “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called on warring sides to halt the violence., The council said renewed fighting was having a “severe impact” on civilians. Fighting in the frontline town of Avdiivka has left thousands of residents without water or power in freezing...

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria
    Jan29

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to try to rebuild U.S. Russia ties and to cooperate in Syria, the Kremlin said on Saturday, after the two men spoke for the first time since Trump’s inauguration. , U.S.-Russia relations hit a post-Cold War low under the Barack Obama administration and...

    Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed
    Jan24

    Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has narrowly approved Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state, despite concerns about his business ties to Russia., t split along party lines, with all 11 Republicans voting in favour and all 10 Democrats against. A full vote will now be held in the Republican-run Senate. The move capped a busy day for the...

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