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    Donald Trump and the decline of the West: Ten thousand years of civilization and we end up with this guy?
    Jul08

    Donald Trump and the decline of the West: Ten thousand years of civilization and we end up with this guy?

    René Descartes; Donald Trump; Plato; William Shakespeare (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/WikiMedia/Salon) In trying to reckon with Donald Trump’s bizarre speech in Poland on Thursday, which was among the most troubling events of his troubling presidency, I couldn’t help thinking about Mahatma Gandhi’s supposed quip when asked by a...

    Putin says Syria ceasefire agreed thanks to Trump as he’s ‘different than on TV’
    Jul08

    Putin says Syria ceasefire agreed thanks to Trump as he’s ‘different than on TV’

    RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has praised Donald Trump after a new ceasefire agreement for southern Syria was reached. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin: Television Trump is very different from the real person
    Jul08

    Vladimir Putin: Television Trump is very different from the real person

    HAMBURG, Germany — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Saturday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump successfully established a personal relationship during their more-than-two-hour meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. “As I see it, Television Trump is very different from the real person,” Putin said at a news...

    Russian media cheer over Donald Trump and Putin handshake
    Jul08

    Russian media cheer over Donald Trump and Putin handshake

    The popular tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda headlined its front page “Putin and Trump found a way to peace in Syria and Ukraine” and devoted two pages to analysis of the leaders’ public handshake. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Kremlin Says Steps Needed for Genuine Ceasefire in Ukraine
    Jul08

    Kremlin Says Steps Needed for Genuine Ceasefire in Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Measures are needed that will lead to a genuine ceasefire in Ukraine, and implementation of the Minsk agreements to end the conflict there has been too slow, the Kremlin said on Saturday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    How Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Cost the G20 its Moral Authority
    Jul08

    How Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Cost the G20 its Moral Authority

    Since they first began meeting in 2008 under the banner of the G20, the leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations have mostly used the forum to talk about finance, trade and the global economy. But on occasion, the group would set aside these issues and try to enforce some rules of common decency. Its members did this not by exacting any...

    The day democracy got hacked: To this “old spy,” all signs in the DNC email leak pointed to Russia
    Jul08

    The day democracy got hacked: To this “old spy,” all signs in the DNC email leak pointed to Russia

    Hillary Clinton (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke) Beginning in March and April 2016, an unknown person or persons hacked into the computer servers of the Democratic National Committee. Over time it became clear that the hackers were targeting very specific information in the DNC files—the opposition research the Democrats had dug up on their Republican...

    Kremlin says steps needed for genuine ceasefire in Ukraine
    Jul08

    Kremlin says steps needed for genuine ceasefire in Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree On ‘Comprehensive’ Implementation of Ukraine Peace Deal
    Jul08

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree On ‘Comprehensive’ Implementation of Ukraine Peace Deal

    The leaders of Germany, France, and Russia have agreed that the Minsk agreements on ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine “should be comprehensively implemented,” a German official tells RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump, Putin find chemistry, draw criticism in first meeting
    Jul08

    Trump, Putin find chemistry, draw criticism in first meeting

    HAMBURG: In a meeting that ran longer than either side had planned, US President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed alleged Russian meddling in the US election on Friday but agreed to focus on better ties rather than litigating the past. Trump, a Republican who called it an “honour” to meet with the Russian president, drew...