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    Russia’s Oval Office victory dance
    May11

    Russia’s Oval Office victory dance

    When U.S. President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office on Wednesday just hours after firing the FBI director who was overseeing an investigation into whether Trump’s team colluded the Russians, he was breaking with recent precedent at the specific request of Russian President Vladimir Putin....

    Pence Expresses ‘Unwavering’ U.S. Support For Ukraine’s Sovereignty
    May11

    Pence Expresses ‘Unwavering’ U.S. Support For Ukraine’s Sovereignty

    Vice President Mike Pence expressed the Trump administration’s “unwavering support” for Ukraine’s sovereignty in a meeting with the country’s foreign minister on May 10. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With Russia ties under scrutiny, Trump meets with Kremlin’s top diplomat
    May11

    With Russia ties under scrutiny, Trump meets with Kremlin’s top diplomat

    US President Donald Trump speaks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday May 10, 2017. AFP Photo All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russia and the US election, Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to advance prospects for cooperation between the former Cold War foes in...

    Presence of Russian photographer at Oval Office meeting raises alarms
    May11

    Presence of Russian photographer at Oval Office meeting raises alarms

    By Carol Morello, Greg Miller | The Washington Post A photographer for a Russian state-owned news agency was allowed into the Oval Office on Wednesday during President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian diplomats, a level of access that was criticized by former U.S. intelligence officials as a potential security breach. Related Articles...

    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans
    May11

    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on May 10 rejected Russia’s request to lift a ban on new loans, prompting Moscow to say it will look to banks led by China for funding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans
    May11

    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on May 10 rejected Russia’s request to lift a ban on new loans, prompting Moscow to say it will look to banks led by China for funding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungary’s latest refrain: ‘We will be slaves no longer’
    May11

    Hungary’s latest refrain: ‘We will be slaves no longer’

    BUDAPEST — For weeks on end, tens of thousands of mostly young Hungarians have demonstrated in the streets of Budapest, in what is becoming a new political movement against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Initially sparked by a draft bill on nonprofits and legislation that essentially would close down the Central European University in...

    The Latest: Pence Offers ‘Unwavering Support’ to Ukraine
    May11

    The Latest: Pence Offers ‘Unwavering Support’ to Ukraine

    Vice President Mike Pence has expressed the Trump administration’s “unwavering support” for Ukraine’s sovereignty in a meeting with the country’s foreign minister. …read more Source: U.S....

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May11

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states

    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that a Russian missile deployment near the Baltic states was “destabilising”, and officials suggested the United States could deploy a Patriot missile battery in the region for Nato exercises in the summer. US allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September...

    Twerk for Peace: Activism and anger in the wake of the inauguration
    May11

    Twerk for Peace: Activism and anger in the wake of the inauguration

    Gaycation: United We Stand (Credit: Viceland) “The journey towards equality is not a linear journey.” – Parmesh Shahani, author of “Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in Contemporary India” Before the rise of 45 and his rightwing minions, if you regularly watched “GAYCATION,” a docu-series/travelogue in which Ellen Page and her best...