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    No collusion “yet,” says Kellyanne Conway to Fox News, holding up pieces of paper
    Jul13

    No collusion “yet,” says Kellyanne Conway to Fox News, holding up pieces of paper

    On Wednesday night, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told Sean Hannity on his Fox News show that there was not “yet” evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, despite the recent revelation that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-connected attorney during the campaign on the premise of being promised,...

    The U.S. Is a Good Place for Bad People to Stash Their Money
    Jul13

    The U.S. Is a Good Place for Bad People to Stash Their Money

    When Viktor Bout—the arms dealer extraordinaire who inspired the 2005 Nicolas Cage movie Lord of War—sought to set up anonymous shell companies, according to a Senate panel, he turned to, of all places, the U.S. So too, court documents indicate, did former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko, a man who has landed on Transparency...

    EU’s Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine’s progress
    Jul13

    EU’s Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine’s progress

    KIEV – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said corruption was undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed on Thursday to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. … …read more Source:...

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit
    Jul13

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

    GOP Rep. Agrees With POTUS That It’s Not Clear Putin Favored Trump In 2016
    Jul13

    GOP Rep. Agrees With POTUS That It’s Not Clear Putin Favored Trump In 2016

    Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) on Thursday morning argued that President Donald Trump is right to question the intelligence community’s assessment that the Russian government tried to help Trump win the 2016 election. During an appearance on CNN, host Alisyn Camerota asked Stewart to react to Trump’s argument in a Christian Broadcasting...

    EU's Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine's progress
    Jul13

    EU's Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine's progress

    KIEV (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said corruption was undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed on Thursday to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration
    Jul13

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration

    KIEV (Sputnik) – It is necessary to begin the elaboration of a roadmap on further rapprochement of Ukraine and the European Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. “We must make efforts so that the European integration ceases to be an abstract concert and becomes closer, tangible and more understanding for the people … Today it...

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)
    Jul13

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – European Union leaders on Thursday pushed Ukraine to step up its battle against corruption after the 28-nation bloc agreed to ratify a landmark cooperation deal. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul13

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German government says it’s discussing possible consequences after learning Russia diverted at least two German-produced gas turbines to Crimea, in violation of European Union sanctions.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian Jets Buzz NATO Airspace as ‘Close Encounters’ Rise Sharply
    Jul13

    Russian Jets Buzz NATO Airspace as ‘Close Encounters’ Rise Sharply

    Russia has significantly increased its military activity in the skies around Western European NATO members, according to a new report that warns the tactic could present a danger to civilian aircraft. NATO forces in Europe scrambled fighter jets to intercept approaching Russian aircraft — so-called Quick Reaction Alerts or QRA — close to 800...