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    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:...

    Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions
| Reuters
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Joel Schectman | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON President Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia’s role, while the U.S. government added to sanctions over Moscow’s actions.Trump sat down in...

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord
    Jun21

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord

    U.S. President Donald Trump told Ukraine’s president on Tuesday that he hoped to see a resolution to the country’s crisis but stopped short of publicly … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Eyeing Syria conflict, France courts Russia after previous tough ties
| Reuters
    Jun21

    Eyeing Syria conflict, France courts Russia after previous tough ties | Reuters

    By Maria Kiselyova | MOSCOW MOSCOW France’s Foreign Minister pushed for closer co-operation with Russia on Tuesday, especially over Syria, and said relations could be driven by a renewed “spirit of trust”.Relations between Paris and Moscow were increasingly strained under former President Francois Hollande especially over...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) – 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...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    […] the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko’s more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration’s top national security advisers. Trump has maintained that he hopes to establish better ties with Moscow, repairing ill will from the Obama...

    White House Hosts Ukraine President, Says Russia Sanctions to Remain in Place
    Jun21

    White House Hosts Ukraine President, Says Russia Sanctions to Remain in Place

    Sanctions against the Russians will remain in place until “they are out of eastern Ukraine,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday as the Ukrainian president visited the White House. “We’re going to continue to have sanctions on Russia, and we believe that is part of Ukraine, and so therefore those sanctions will...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump

    Ukraine’s president is in Washington hoping to meet President Trump and explain his side of the war with Russian-backed separatists, but the White House isn’t exactly rolling out the red carpet. …read more Source:...

    4 Fascinating Ways the World Celebrates the Summer Solstice
    Jun20

    4 Fascinating Ways the World Celebrates the Summer Solstice

    Thousands of sun worshipers across the world Wednesday will celebrate the summer solstice with centuries-old rituals that include burning effigies and leaping over bonfires, as well as newer traditions like practicing yoga. The event marks the official start of summer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a joyous...