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    Turkey’s snuggling up to Russia is likely to hurt it
    Feb16

    Turkey’s snuggling up to Russia is likely to hurt it

    AT ISTANBUL’S naval museum, around the corner from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence, reminders of one of Europe’s biggest geopolitical rivalries are everywhere. A bust commemorates Hasan Pasha of Algiers, a commander in a battle in which the Russian fleet burned the Ottoman one to a crisp. The remnants of the...

    Q&A: Duško Marković, the Prime Minister Stuck Between Putin and Trump in the Balkans
    Feb16

    Q&A: Duško Marković, the Prime Minister Stuck Between Putin and Trump in the Balkans

    As the U.S. presidential elections were approaching last year, voters in the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro liked to say that they deserved to cast a ballot at least as much as any American. They were only half joking. Like many people in Eastern Europe wedged between the dueling interests of Russia and the West, the outcome of the U.S. race...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb16

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    * Turkey and Russia cooperating over Syria * Intelligence sharing after militant attacks * Russian Muslims describe Turkish police raids Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two...

    Donald Trump’s best-ever, not crazy executive order
    Feb16

    Donald Trump’s best-ever, not crazy executive order

    President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, signs his first executive order on health care, Friday, Jan, 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) A broken clock is right twice a day. Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while. Not all executive...

    Trump meets the press
    Feb16

    Trump meets the press

    Popular vote loser Donald Trump is holding a press conference, ostensibly to announce his new Department of Labor nominee since the last one took his ball and went home. But after another morning of unhinged Twitter rants from Agent Orange, who knows what we’ll see. Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 · …read more Source: Daily...

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in Germany
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in Germany

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany yesterday as Russia pressed the Trump administration to make good on promises of improved relations. All eyes were on Tillerson as he held initial talks with his Saudi, Yemen and British counterparts but he was giving nothing away amid intense...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties
    Feb16

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties

    BRUSSELS — The Trump administration signaled Thursday there will be no change soon in U.S.-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behavior. At a NATO meeting in...

    Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria in first meeting
    Feb16

    Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria in first meeting

    Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 16 (UPI) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had his first meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in which they discussed conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov To Honor Ukraine Commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov To Honor Ukraine Commitments

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow must adhere to its commitments to “de-escalate the violence” in Ukraine. They met on February 16 on the sidelines of a G20 meeting of foreign ministers in Bonn, Germany. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US puts brakes on better ties with Russia
    Feb16

    US puts brakes on better ties with Russia

    The Trump administration signalled Thursday there will be no change soon in US-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behaviour. At a NATO meeting in Brussels, US...