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    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything
    Jul12

    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything

    We now know, in part, how the Trump-Russia scandal ends. As McKay Coppins and Rosie Gray pointed out on Tuesday, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. enthusiastically requested dirt on Hillary Clinton despite knowing it was coming from the Russian government has radically changed the argument being deployed by Trump’s defenders. Until this...

    Noted legal scholar throws cold water on claims that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason
    Jul12

    Noted legal scholar throws cold water on claims that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason

    Famous law professor Jonathan Turley dismissed in an op-ed Tuesday the claim that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason when he met with a Russian lawyer last summer to allegedly discuss damaging information on then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The New York Times opened a floodgate over the weekend when it reported on the meeting, which took...

    German Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea
    Jul12

    German Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

    Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Politics: Jared Kushner reportedly left the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer early
    Jul12

    Politics: Jared Kushner reportedly left the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer early

    Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya says that Jared Kushner left a meeting between herself, Donald Trump Jr., and Paul Manafort after between 7 and 10 minutes. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner left a meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and Trump campaign officials after 7 to 10...

    What Is Collusion? Is It Even a Crime?
    Jul12

    What Is Collusion? Is It Even a Crime?

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign. Yet, the revelation of a meeting last year—between his son, his campaign chairman, his son-in-law and a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government—suggests that the question of...

    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...

    U.S., Ukraine Join Others For Black Sea Naval Exercises
    Jul12

    U.S., Ukraine Join Others For Black Sea Naval Exercises

    U.S. and Ukrainian ships have been conducting operations in the Black Sea, joining with forces from 15 other countries in the port of Odesa for the annual Sea Breeze exercises. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opinion: Crimea turbines put Siemens in geopolitical hot water
    Jul12

    Opinion: Crimea turbines put Siemens in geopolitical hot water

    Should Siemens deliver gas turbines to Crimea? Of course not. But what about Siemens’ Russian partners? The latest controversy shows how business deals can quickly become geopolitical, says DW’s Christian F. Trippe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea
    Jul12

    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

    Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    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...