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    Political directors of EU foreign ministries meet in Tallinn
    Jul04

    Political directors of EU foreign ministries meet in Tallinn

    The political directors of the EU member states’ foreign ministries met in Tallinn on Monday and Tuesday. The meeting addressed foreign policy priorities for the next six months, transatlantic relations, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the situation in the Western Balkans, and relations with China. …read more Source:...

    Putin and Xi talking N.Korea, trade at Kremlin
    Jul04

    Putin and Xi talking N.Korea, trade at Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were due to hold formal talks Tuesday against a backdrop of mounting tensions over North Korea ahead of G20 summit talks with Donald Trump. The meeting in Moscow comes as North Korea claimed the launch of its first inter-continental ballistic missile, and US President Trump...

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss
    Jul04

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

    Trump, who prefers to have neatly packaged achievements to pair with high-profile meetings, may be looking for some concessions from Russia to show he’s delivering progress and helping restore a productive relationship between the two powers. Ahead of the meeting, White House National Security Council and State Department officials have...

    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?
    Jul04

    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?

    Yale historian Timothy Snyder asserts that Trump’s ties to Russia are far deeper and more dangerous than campaign collusion. The links between President Trump and Russia will prove to be deeper and darker than many Americans now believe. This is according to Timothy Snyder, a noted historian of the 20th century’s tyrannical regimes in...

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue
    Jul04

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue

    (JTA) — Unidentified individuals hurled a firebomb at a synagogue in Lviv and, in a separate incident, wrote anti-Semitic slogans on another Jewish community building in the western Ukrainian city. The incident involving a firebomb occurred on June 30 but was discovered only Monday, according to the Strana news site. The perpetrators may have...

    Small Ukrainian Tax Firm Connected To Cyberattack Could Face Charges
    Jul04

    Small Ukrainian Tax Firm Connected To Cyberattack Could Face Charges

    A small Ukrainian tax software company is facing possible charges because of its alleged connection with last week’s major cyberattack that brought down computer systems worldwide, but the firm says it is innocent. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Push to crack down on rogue European Parliament missions
    Jul04

    Push to crack down on rogue European Parliament missions

    Secretive meetings held by European lawmakers in dangerous or divisive locations could be a thing of the past, if senior parliamentarians get their way. Many members of the European Parliament head off on unofficial visits to places that are politically sensitive — such as Ukraine and Syria — and there are worries...

    In Europe, Trump may discover if 1st impressions stick
    Jul04

    In Europe, Trump may discover if 1st impressions stick

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump’s first visit to the continent in May stirred anxieties among his European allies when he declined to endorse NATO’s common...

    U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track
    Jul04

    U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation
    Jul04

    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation

    While Donald Trump seems to be constantly increasing his legal team under Marc Kasowitz, there is one name that rarely features in his recent legal announcements—longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen. In fact, Cohen seems to have been given a quiet heave-ho from Trump’s inner circle. After years of loyal service to Mr. Trump, Mr. Cohen,...