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    Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump
    Nov12

    Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump

    Danang — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he believed President Vladimir Putin was sincere in his denials of interference in the 2016 presidential elections, calling questions about Moscow’s meddling a politically motivated “hit job” that was hindering cooperation with Russia on life-or-death issues. Speaking after meeting...

    Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign
    Nov06

    Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign

    Washington – After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Donald Trump called him a “very low-level member” of a committee and said that “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to him.” When it was revealed that his son met with a Russian lawyer...

    Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe
    Oct30

    Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe

    Washington – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former Manafort business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, acting as an unregistered foreign agent, and several other financial counts involving tens of millions of dollars routed...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

    Washington – US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday.The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and...

    Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov
    Jul07

    Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov

    Hamburg – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed on a ceasefire in southwestern Sryia during talks at the G20 summit, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.The truce, agreed during talks held in a “constructive atmosphere”, would start on July 9, Lavrov told...

    PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time
    Jul07

    PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time

    Hamburg, Germany – With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of US outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit
    Jul07

    All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit

    Hamburg – After weeks of build-up, President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a sit-down that will be shadowed by the investigations into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Moscow during last year’s presidential election. The leaders are expected to delve into a series of...

    Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link
    Jun28

    Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link

    Moscow/Kiev/Washington – A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300 000 computers last month .The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing...

    Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis
    Jun21

    Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

    New legal action by the EU against eastern member states for refusing to take their share of refugeess hows how the worst migration crisis since World War II still divides the continent.The images from a crisis entering its third year have become shockingly familiar: capsized boats, refugees teargassed in squalid border camps, a Syrian...

    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...

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