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    ‘Not based on a legal issue, but based on a trust issue’: Spicer defends White House Russia policy after Flynn resigns
    Feb14

    ‘Not based on a legal issue, but based on a trust issue’: Spicer defends White House Russia policy after Flynn resigns

    Sean Spicer repeatedly said that Michael Flynn's resignation was a result of a trust issue with President Trump, as opposed to the fallout of legal wrongdoing. White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly said that NSA Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation was a result of a trust issue with President Donald Trump, as opposed to the...

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks
    Feb14

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks

    US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 14, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s young presidency was plunged into deep crisis Tuesday as the forced departure of a key national security aide triggered calls for an independent inquiry into his...

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House
    Feb14

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin Denies Campaign to Discredit French Election Contender Macron

    The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges...

    500 US Troops Arrive in Romania to Bolster Defense
    Feb14

    500 US Troops Arrive in Romania to Bolster Defense

    Five hundred U.S. troops began to arrive in a Romanian Black Sea port with tanks and hardware to bolster defense in this East European NATO nation. The U.S. Embassy said the “Fighting Eagles,” 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, will be stationed in the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in eastern Romania, on a rotational basis. U.S....

    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%
    Feb14

    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%

    Analysts said they were taken aback by such a large jump in the war-scarred former Soviet republic. Ukraine said Tuesday its economy expanded at a surprisingly fast pace of nearly five percent in the fourth quarter as it continued its steady climb out of a two-year recession.The State Statistics Service said gross domestic product (GDP) growth...

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’

    The resignation of the top aide is a first stunning departure from Trump's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair.The White House late...

    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...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    The resignation of US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn so early in an American administration is unprecedented, and comes after details of his calls with a Russian diplomat were made public © AFP/File / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over...

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position
    Feb14

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position

    Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is a former head of defense intelligence whose encounters with Russian President Vladimir Putin have already drawn criticism © GETTY/AFP/File / Drew AngererWashington, United States, Feb 13 – National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said...

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