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    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’
    May06

    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The German chancellor paid an official visit to Kiev in late January followed by a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in late March in Malta, where Merkel stressed Ukraine’s importance for Europe. During the early April phone conversation between Merkel, Poroshenko, and French President Francois...

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May06

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Macron ahead as French presidential race nears finish
    May06

    Macron ahead as French presidential race nears finish

    After a bruising campaign overshadowed by scandals and the fear of terrorism, France will choose a new president on Sunday with the centrist former banker Emmanuel Macron the clear favourite to defeat the far-right Marine Le Pen.Voting will take place under strict security similar to the operation mounted for the first round of voting on April...

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May05

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York
    May05

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York

    The U.S. State Department says a top-level diplomat will meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on May 8 to discuss a range of bilateral issues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC
    May05

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC

    Thomas Shannon, undersecretary for political affairs, will travel to New York on Monday to meet Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov “to discuss a range of bilateral issues,” the department said in a one-sentence statement. The working group headed by Shannon and Ryabkov is intended to address festering irritants in the...

    Why I dissent
    May05

    Why I dissent

    Born of necessity This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report. While the larger part of my dissent dealt with the way the Commission does its work (which I...

    Russian, German top diplomats agree to continue Normandy-format efforts
    May05

    Russian, German top diplomats agree to continue Normandy-format efforts

    Russian and German Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Sigmar Gabriel, have reiterated their readiness to continue Normandy-format efforts towards settlement of the situation in Ukraine, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday after their telephone conversation, APA reports quoting TASS. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Steven Seagal as threat to national security
    May05

    Ukraine bans Steven Seagal as threat to national security

    Security service says it has forbidden Seagal entry into country for five years, after actor received Russian citizenshipUkraine has banned American action movie star Steven Seagal as a national security threat, making him the latest of several cultural figures to be blacklisted.The Ukrainian security service said it had forbidden Seagal entry to...

    The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition
    May05

    The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition

    Senators want to see the communications of several former aides to Donald Trump with Russians.The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is one of several bodies investigating Russian interference in the election, sent letters to Carter Page, Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, and Michael Flynn, among others, requesting their emails and records of other...