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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...

US Adds 38 to Russia Sanctions for Ukraine Invasion
Jun21

US Adds 38 to Russia Sanctions for Ukraine Invasion

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control reinforced existing sanctions on Russia by designating or identifying a range of individuals and entities involved in the ongoing conflict under four Executive orders related to Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Trump Meets Ukrainian Leader Amid Russia Investigation
Jun21

Trump Meets Ukrainian Leader Amid Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression. The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the White House as a brief “drop-in.” But the...

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...

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