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    The Trump-Putin Meeting: No More than Baby Steps
    Jul07

    The Trump-Putin Meeting: No More than Baby Steps

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia Nobody should expect major changes to happen overnight. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin were scheduled to meet for only about thirty minutes, but they remained closeted together for over two hours today on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the first face-to-face meeting of the two...

    Putin 1, Trump 0
    Jul07

    Putin 1, Trump 0

    At their first meeting, Trump bought Putin’s lies about Russian election meddling. President Trump’s top aides have been hemming and hawing for days about whether Trump would use today’s high-profile meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to hammer Moscow for its election meddling. It seems he did so — but in a way that...

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom
    Jul07

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom

    HAMBURG — Whether or not the world’s wealthiest countries should promise not to pay ransoms to terrorist kidnappers formed part of the discussions about international security Friday as G20 meetings got underway in Germany. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged more than a year ago to push other world leaders to stop paying kidnappers after...

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling
    Jul07

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling

    Tillerson said Trump "pressed" Putin on Russian interference during what he described as a "very robust and lengthy exchange." US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that President Donald Trump “pressed” Russian President Vladimir Putin on findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election,...

    President Trump Met Vladimir Putin For the First Time. Here’s What a Body Language Expert Saw
    Jul07

    President Trump Met Vladimir Putin For the First Time. Here’s What a Body Language Expert Saw

    All eyes were on U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday when they sat down for their first face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. The meeting, which had been scheduled to last 30 minutes, stretched to more than two hours. Trump reportedly raised the issue of Russian interference in the 2016...

    Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks, agree on ceasefire in Syria
    Jul07

    Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks, agree on ceasefire in Syria

    AP Photo/Evan Vucci Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have held their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg, the BBC reports. “It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.” “Putin and I have been discussing various...

    Photos of the Week: 7/1–7/7
    Jul07

    Photos of the Week: 7/1–7/7

    The pagan Ivana Kupala night celebrated in Ukraine, a crash in the Tour de France, the Wife-Carrying World Championship in Finland, G20 meetings and protests in Germany, a brawl in Venezuela’s National Assembly, flooding in Japan, the start of the San Fermin festival in Spain, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    Russian state media: Trump and Putin talked cybersecurity, Syria
    Jul07

    Russian state media: Trump and Putin talked cybersecurity, Syria

    Russian president Vladmir Putin told state media outlets that he and President Trump discussed cybersecurity, Syria and Ukraine in a Friday meeting at an economic summit in Germany.It is likely the “cybersecurity” aspect of the conversation included… …read more Source: The...

    Trump’s Foreign Trip Tells a Tale of Two Europes
    Jul07

    Trump’s Foreign Trip Tells a Tale of Two Europes

    The reception for President Donald Trump received in two European countries during his second foreign trip couldn’t be more different. In Poland, Trump was greeted by cheering crowds as he stood in the sunshine in Krasinski Square. This is where Pope John Paul II made an earthshaking address in 1979 as the Cold War entered its final phase....

    ‘Phone Talks Obviously Not Enough’: Putin & Trump Meet on Sidelines of G20 Summit
    Jul07

    ‘Phone Talks Obviously Not Enough’: Putin & Trump Meet on Sidelines of G20 Summit

    Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have held a much-anticipated first meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany, which lasted more than two hours. The meeting in Hamburg was initially planned to last for around 30-40 minutes, international media reported earlier in the day. The situation in the Ukraine, Syria, as well as cyber security...