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    GOP Senators Warn Trump Against Lifting Sanctions on Russia
    Jan27

    GOP Senators Warn Trump Against Lifting Sanctions on Russia

    Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Friday against lifting sanctions on Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, after a top White House adviser indicated it would be up for discussion. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) said he was “deeply concerned” that sanctions on Russia could be lifted, urging Trump to “reject this course of...

    Britain’s May Says Trump Backs NATO ‘100 Percent’
    Jan27

    Britain’s May Says Trump Backs NATO ‘100 Percent’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May says U.S. President Donald Trump stands fully behind NATO, an alliance whose usefulness he has previously questioned. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east (AFP)
    Jan27

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Kiev protesters on Friday blocked a railway line into Ukraine’s rebel-held east to protest against trade with Russian-backed separatists, their spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump, May Stress Common Interests, Values
    Jan27

    Trump, May Stress Common Interests, Values

    In his first meeting with a foreign leader, President Donald Trump spoke of the two nations’ “special relationship,” and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, mentioning common economic interests and shared values, but pointedly saying the new president had pledged he is “100 percent” behind NATO. Trump has...

    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House
    Jan27

    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House

    Washington, Jan 28: US President Donald Trump met British Prime Minister Theresa May here in his first meeting with a visiting foreign leader since taking office. Trump was meeting May in a session fraught with tension as the new US President contemplates lifting sanctions against Russia despite the objections of many Europeans wary of Moscow,...

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs
    Jan27

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his defense secretary’s opposition to torture would override his own belief that enhanced interrogation “does work,” addressing concerns about a return to Bush-era use of waterboarding and other especially harsh procedures. Three issues — whether Trump would allow the use...

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions

    Washington, Jan 27 (PTI) US President Donald Trump today played down speculation that he may lift sanctions on Russia, even as British Prime Minister Theresa May urged him to continue with them until Moscow implements the international agreement on Ukraine. At a joint news conference with May, Trump told reporters that it is too early to talk...

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law
    Jan27

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law

    WASHINGTON ― Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sent a clear message to President Donald Trump on Friday amid speculation that he may lift sanctions against Russia: Don’t even think about it or I’ll lead a congressional effort to pass them into law.“For the sake of America’s national security and that of our allies, I hope President...

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine
    Jan27

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay
| Reuters
    Jan27

    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Elizabeth Piper | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to have good relations with Russia and declined to say whether he was ready to lift sanctions on Moscow, which visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said must stay in place.Speaking at a news conference after his first meeting...