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    Ukrainian President Credits US Help in Defense Against Russia
    Jun21

    Ukrainian President Credits US Help in Defense Against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the United States has been a “co-sponsor of this story of success” in helping his country fight for freedom against Russian aggression, as he sat with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Tuesday. “We’re really fighting for freedom and democracy,” Petro Poroshenko says. Trump and National...

    US broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump
    Jun21

    US broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump

    Figures linked to businessman called ‘Putin’s cook’ among new individuals and companies added to Washington’s sanctions listWashington has broadened its sanctions against Russian companies and officials, on the same day Donald Trump welcomed the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, to the White House.The US added a new batch...

    This is why Trump suggests Obama is to blame for the death of Otto Warmbier
    Jun21

    This is why Trump suggests Obama is to blame for the death of Otto Warmbier

    During a news conference Tuesday from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump implied that former President Barack Obama was partially responsible for the death of American college student Otto Warmbier. Calling Warmbier’s North Korean death “a total disgrace,” Trump noted that Warmbier “should have been brought home a long time ago.”...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko squeezes in last-minute visit with Donald Trump
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko squeezes in last-minute visit with Donald Trump

    Amid the turmoil of the investigation into collusion with Russia, Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president. But while Petro Poroshenko may look strong to the US, Trump’s eastern Ukraine agenda remains unclear. …read more Source:...

    Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions
| Reuters
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Joel Schectman | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON President Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia’s role, while the U.S. government added to sanctions over Moscow’s actions.Trump sat down in...

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord
    Jun21

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord

    U.S. President Donald Trump told Ukraine’s president on Tuesday that he hoped to see a resolution to the country’s crisis but stopped short of publicly … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Eyeing Syria conflict, France courts Russia after previous tough ties
| Reuters
    Jun21

    Eyeing Syria conflict, France courts Russia after previous tough ties | Reuters

    By Maria Kiselyova | MOSCOW MOSCOW France’s Foreign Minister pushed for closer co-operation with Russia on Tuesday, especially over Syria, and said relations could be driven by a renewed “spirit of trust”.Relations between Paris and Moscow were increasingly strained under former President Francois Hollande especially over...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression. The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the White House as a brief...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    […] the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko’s more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration’s top national security advisers. Trump has maintained that he hopes to establish better ties with Moscow, repairing ill will from the Obama...