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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

    Poroshenko Claims Negotiated Defensive Weapons for Ukraine With Trump
    Jun21

    Poroshenko Claims Negotiated Defensive Weapons for Ukraine With Trump

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Poroshenko said Wednesday that he negotiated defensive weapons for Ukraine with US President Donald Trump. “We had a very effective negotiations for defensive weapons. We talked that we don’t need to attack anybody but we want to have an effective mechanism to defend by radioelectronic warfare, by drones, by...

    Almost 90% Russians Approve Putin’s Foreign Policy – Poll
    Jun21

    Almost 90% Russians Approve Putin’s Foreign Policy – Poll

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Pew Research Center survey revealed that 63 percent of respondents approved of how Putin conducted relations with Ukraine and 73 percent how the president was handling relations with the United States. In addition, 59 percent of respondents believe that Russia plays a more important role in the world than it did 10 years...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko squeezes in last-minute visit with Donald Trump
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko squeezes in last-minute visit with Donald Trump

    Amid the turmoil of the investigation into collusion with Russia, Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president. But while Petro Poroshenko may look strong to the US, Trump’s eastern Ukraine agenda remains unclear. …read more Source:...

    McCain berates deputy defense secretary nominee
    Jun20

    McCain berates deputy defense secretary nominee

    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan for not answering a question on the conflict in Ukraine during a Senate hearing on June 20. Shanahan has been nominated to be deputy defense secretary.Politics …read more Source:...

    Tech: Mesmerizing maps show the global flow of refugees over the last 15 years
    Jun20

    Tech: Mesmerizing maps show the global flow of refugees over the last 15 years

    The last decade and a half have been rife with civil unrest, leading millions of displaced persons to seek new, safer lives across foreign borders. President Trump’s administration has made repeated claims that their proposed immigration bans are meant to stop the flow of refugees across US borders. In honor of World Refugee Day, observed...

    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks
    Jun20

    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States sanctioned three banks that operate in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), the US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a press release on Tuesday. “Central Republic Bank is the central bank of the so-called ‘DPR’ and is...

    Trump calls US student’s death a ‘total disgrace’
    Jun20

    Trump calls US student’s death a ‘total disgrace’

    Washington — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a “total disgrace,” and said if the college student had been returned home to the U.S. earlier, “I think the result would have been a lot different.” Trump said he had spoken with...

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea
    Jun20

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said Staff Sgt. Alexander Baranov and Warrant Officer Maxim Odintsov were kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine with an apparent goal to press criminal charges against them. The Security Service of Ukraine said later that the detained Russian...

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