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    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling
    Jun03

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack Friday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Trump elected. “This useless and harmful chatter needs to stop,” the Kremlin strongman told Russia’s annual showcase economic forum...

    Mueller’s Investigation Goes Wide
    Jun03

    Mueller’s Investigation Goes Wide

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is casting a wide net in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow.The Associated Press reported Friday that the former FBI director’s inquiry will absorb a federal criminal investigation into Paul Manafort,...

    Special Counsel’s Trump Probe Adds Manafort Case
    Jun03

    Special Counsel’s Trump Probe Adds Manafort Case

    The Associated Press has learned that the special counsel running the U.S. investigation into possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has assumed oversight of an ongoing investigation involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller may...

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms
    Jun02

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms

    U.N. member states elected six countries Friday to temporary seats on the Security Council, the U.N. body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. Starting January 1, 2018, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Poland and Peru will serve two-year terms, while the Netherlands will join for one year, in a special arrangement...

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms
    Jun02

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms

    U.N. member states elected six countries Friday to temporary seats on the Security Council, the U.N. body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. Starting January 1, 2018, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Poland and Peru will serve two-year terms, while the Netherlands will join for one year, in a special arrangement...

    It’s time to stop claims of Russian meddling: Putin
    Jun02

    It’s time to stop claims of Russian meddling: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack yesterday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Trump elected.“This useless and harmful chatter needs to stop,” the Kremlin strongman told Russia’s annual showcase economic forum in Saint...

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies
    Jun02

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For three years after Russia annexed Crimea, Washington officials quietly cautioned major U.S. firms about attending the annual St Petersburg forum, where investors mingle with President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants. …read more Source: The...

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling
    Jun02

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. AFP Photo Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for an end to allegations that Moscow meddled in the US election, as he tried to highlight a fragile economic recovery. The...

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies
    Jun02

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies

    KYIV – Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major archbishop emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, died on May 31, following a serious illness. He was 85. From January 26, 2001, to February 10, 2011, he headed the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church worldwide and was revered as the Church’s patriarch. Born in Lviv, on February 26, 1933, Lubomyr...

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jun02

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The Dutch Senate has approved the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine, paving the way for ratification of the pact strengthening ties between the EU and Kyiv. The 50-to-25 vote in the upper house of Parliament in the Netherlands on May 30 marks one of the final stages in a long path to the landmark […] …read more...