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    Dutch block aspirational communique at EU-Ukraine summit
    Jul12

    Dutch block aspirational communique at EU-Ukraine summit

    KIEV — A summit between top Ukrainian and European Union officials to take place over the next two days in Kiev is likely to end without a final joint communiqué because of Dutch objections over wording that the EU “acknowledges Ukraine’s European aspirations.†European Council President Donald...

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security
    Jul12

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security

    The Russians know the truth and Trump knows they know. The Trump team’s habit of lying in public about its contacts with various official and unofficial emissaries of the Russian government is problematic on its own terms, but especially troubling because it raises the possibility that American foreign policy could be influenced by the fear...

    Remains of WWII ethnic Armenian 75-year MIA Sgt. to be transferred from Ukraine
    Jul12

    Remains of WWII ethnic Armenian 75-year MIA Sgt. to be transferred from Ukraine

    …read more Source: armenpress

    Siemens’ Crimea predicament tests limits of EU sanctions
    Jul12

    Siemens’ Crimea predicament tests limits of EU sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The delivery of turbines made by the German company Siemens to Crimea shows the limits of policing European Union sanctions on Russia as no EU enforcement authority exists, officials and experts said. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now
    Jul12

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now

    Donald Trump’s campaign for president seemed to vacillate between, to borrow Hunter S. Thompson’s dichotomy, being too weird to live and too rare to die. All the smartest analysts were convinced that it was definitely too weird to live. Stocked with amateurs, retreads, and minor-league washouts suddenly promoted for a cup of coffee,...

    What Exactly are ‘Kremlin Ties’?
    Jul12

    What Exactly are ‘Kremlin Ties’?

    On its surface, the Donald Trump Jr. affair seems as bizarre as its cast of characters. A Russian corporate lawyer who Trump Jr. believed possessed Russian government kompromat—compromising information—on the Clinton campaign. A Russian-Azerbaijani pop star, Emin Agalarov, whose publicist made the connection with Trump Jr., and who himself is the...

    Meet the bizarre cast of characters in Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal
    Jul12

    Meet the bizarre cast of characters in Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal

    When a British tabloid writer turned publicist for a Russian pop star emailed Donald Trump Jr. in the summer of 2016 with the promise to deliver him dirt on Hillary Clinton, the real estate scion’s response was enthusiastic: “I love it.” More than a year later, his father is president of the United States and the meeting arranged by the...

    View: Why an EU-Ukraine customs union would be mutually benefitial
    Jul12

    View: Why an EU-Ukraine customs union would be mutually benefitial

    If the EU turns Ukraine away, what message does that send to other states in our neighborhood, or to Russia? …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin: MH17 lawyer tells Russian President to ‘make amends’ over crash
    Jul12

    Vladimir Putin: MH17 lawyer tells Russian President to ‘make amends’ over crash

    The jet was downed in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board, including 38 Australian… Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of...

    Berlin Demands Explanation Over Siemens Turbines In Crimea
    Jul12

    Berlin Demands Explanation Over Siemens Turbines In Crimea

    The German government demanded speedy answers on July 12 from industrial conglomerate Siemens, after two of the group’s gas turbines were delivered to Russian-annexed Crimea despite sanctions imposed by the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...