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    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador
    Jul13

    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador

    KIEV (Sputnik) — “[Ukraine] proposed NATO to consider an opportunity to start a political dialogue that should result in accession of Ukraine to NATO Membership Action Plan. We need this dialogue to ensure that the Alliance wouldn’t decline our request,” Prystaiko stated. On Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he...

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia
    Jul13

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Brazil’s ex-president is sentenced on corruption charges; Trump’s FBI nominee...

    In Trieste, modest expectations for Western Balkan integration
    Jul13

    In Trieste, modest expectations for Western Balkan integration

    TRIESTE, Italy — The European Union was hoping to get a firm grip on the Western Balkans at a summit Wednesday, but all it got was a limp handshake. “We need to re-found Europe,†French President Emmanuel Macron said at a press conference at the Western Balkans Summit, which he attended alongside German...

    Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters
    Jul13

    Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters

    The post Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary
    Jul13

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary

    Poland’s conservative ruling party has pushed a bill through the lower house of parliament that would give lawmakers a dominant role in appointing judges, a move that opposition parties and rights groups said would make jurists subject to political influence. The proposed law would change the makeup of the National Judiciary Council. At...

    Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters
    Jul13

    Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters

    The post Corrected: Exclusive – Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray
    Jul13

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

    President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director said he wasn’t aware of Donald Trump Jr.’s email chain about a Russian lawyer that has consumed the media, but did stress the need for the FBI’s independence. “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt,” Chris Wray says. Christopher Wray also told...

    Exclusive: Russia delivers more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses
    Jul13

    Exclusive: Russia delivers more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses

    FEODOSIA, Crimea – Two more gas turbines appear to have been delivered to Russian-controlled Crimea, according to two Reuters reporters who saw the equipment at the port of Feodosia, potentially deepening a row over sanctions compliance in which Germany’s… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington
    Jul13

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington

    Russian state-funded Sputnik Radio has started its first broadcasts in the Washington, D.C., area, in an effort to reach more Americans with what it calls “alternative news.” Sputnik, which says it gives voice to minority views outside mainstream media and supports an anti-establishment agenda, broadcasts on the 105.5 W288BS...

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine
    Jul13

    In brief visit, Tillerson changes the conversation on Ukraine

    Analysis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Ukraine last weekend and signaled clearly that the US is engaging more robustly with the pro-Western Kiev government. …read more Source: Christian Science...