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Putin, Trump to Meet in Germany amid a Sea of Disputes
Jul06

Putin, Trump to Meet in Germany amid a Sea of Disputes

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements unlikely. Rarely in...

Russia’s Putin, North Korea to Challenge Trump Overseas
Jul06

Russia’s Putin, North Korea to Challenge Trump Overseas

WARSAW – President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s first launch of an...

Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid
Jul05

Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities have avoided a second cyberattack, the country’s interior minister said Wednesday, an announcement that suggests the effort to wreak electronic havoc across the country is ongoing. Ukraine is still trying to find its feet after scores or even hundreds of businesses and government agencies were hit by an...

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland
Jul05

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland

President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday for a...

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations
Jul05

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition. Those concerns, ever-present if not necessarily always top priorities, are front and center...

No ‘Specific Agenda,’ but Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss
Jul04

No ‘Specific Agenda,’ but Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to...

U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track
Jul04

U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track

WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

In Europe, Trump May Discover if 1st Impressions Stick 
Jul03

In Europe, Trump May Discover if 1st Impressions Stick 

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump’s first visit to the continent in May stirred anxieties among his European allies when he declined to endorse NATO’s common...

Official: Firm at Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems
Jul03

Official: Firm at Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems

KIEV, Ukraine — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyber epidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine’s national Cyberpolice unit, said in an interview that...

Trump, Putin Face High-Stakes Meeting in Germany Next Week
Jun30

Trump, Putin Face High-Stakes Meeting in Germany Next Week

WASHINGTON – Meeting face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy will be put to the test if he opts to confront Russia over intelligence that Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday that Trump will meet with...

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