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    Trump and Russia: Confusion at the Top
    Feb15

    Trump and Russia: Confusion at the Top

    President Trump has stated regularly that he will conduct national security policy from a position of strength. As part of this effort he has vowed to increase defense spending, sounded the alarm on China’s expansive aims in the South and East China Seas, and placed new sanctions on Iran in the wake of its ballistic missile tests.Yet there...

    Former Ukrainian presidents to attend 5th Global Baku Forum
    Feb15

    Former Ukrainian presidents to attend 5th Global Baku Forum

    Former Ukrainian presidents Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko will visit Azerbaijan to attend the 5th Global Baku Forum to be held on March 16-17. The forum will discuss a wide range of issues, including future of transatlantic relations, fight against terrorism …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Kremlin Dismisses Reports That Trump Aides Had Contact With Intelligence Agents
    Feb15

    Kremlin Dismisses Reports That Trump Aides Had Contact With Intelligence Agents

    Soon after, President Trump said on Twitter that Crimea had been taken by Russia during the Obama administration, asking if his predecessor had been too soft. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine

    Moscow: Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US president Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev. The post Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    NATO chief talks of Russian missile ‘concern’
    Feb15

    NATO chief talks of Russian missile ‘concern’

    NATO’s Stoltenberg also says alliance maintains support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity after Crimea annexation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine

    …read more Source: CNN

    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West
    Feb15

    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said in Brussels that the NATO alliance “remains a fundamental bedrock for the United States and for all the transatlantic community.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Democrats Demand Investigation Into President Trump’s Ties With Russia
    Feb15

    Democrats Demand Investigation Into President Trump’s Ties With Russia

    (WASHINGTON) — Democrats demanded a special investigation Tuesday into possible links between President Donald Trump’s administration and Russia, including when Trump learned that his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian diplomat. “The American people deserve to know the full extent of...

    Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team
    Feb15

    Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The New York Times said that the Russians made contact with Paul Manafort, who briefly served as Trump’s campaign chairman. Current and former U.S....

    Pentagon Chief Mattis Makes Clear that U.S. Committed to NATO
    Feb15

    Pentagon Chief Mattis Makes Clear that U.S. Committed to NATO

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday made clear that the United States was committed to NATO while also reinforcing the Trump administration’s demand that allies pay their fair share. Speaking at his first NATO defense minister’s meeting, Mattis called the alliance “a fundamental bedrock for the United States and for...