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    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties
    Jun02

    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin urged U.S. business executives Friday to help improve U.S.-Russia relations that have reached “their lowest point since the Cold War”, a nearly 50-year period of East-West geopolitical tension that ended in 1991. “I want to pass the buck back to you. Help us to restore a normal political...

    Additional measures to prevent pork import from parts of Poland, Ukraine to Belarus
    Jun02

    Additional measures to prevent pork import from parts of Poland, Ukraine to Belarus

    According to the World Organization for Animal Health, new cases of African swine fever have been reported in these regions of Poland and Ukraine. This is why additional measures are being taken to prevent the import of live pigs, pork, and other products. …read more Source:...

    Putin promises economic reform, but does little
    Jun02

    Putin promises economic reform, but does little

    SAINT PETERSBURG: From President Vladimir Putin down, Russian officials have long agreed the country’s economy needs to reform or risk prolonged stagnation as it edges out of the longest recession in 20 years. But nine months ahead of a presidential election he looks set to contest and win, it remains to be seen if Putin will ever make good...

    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout
    Jun02

    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout

    Adam Osmayev, a Chechen accused by Russian authorities of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot and wounded in Kyiv on June 1. Osmayev’s wife, Amina Okuyeva, returned fire, wounding the alleged attacker, who she says was posing as a journalist. The couple fought in eastern Ukraine alongside government troops against...

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?
    Jun02

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?

    Sometimes the importance, import and context of a story is only revealed by subsequent events. The Michael Cohen ‘peace plan’ story from early February is one of those. As Allegra Kirkland explains here, back in early February, Cohen and mafia-linked Trump Organization associate Felix Sater met at the Loews Regency in Manhattan with Andrii...

    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV
    Jun02

    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV

    Like its neighbor Russia, Ukraine is currently struggling against epidemics of dangerous contagious diseases, such as HIV, Hepatitis C, and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. While the country has made remarkable progress thanks to the partnership of the post-2014 government with civil society organizations, Ukraine also faces an added burden. It...

    Orphaned By War In Ukraine
    Jun02

    Orphaned By War In Ukraine

    A garden party among friends ended when the shells fell, leaving 7-year-old Zhenya without any parents. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Trump Admin Secretly Pressured State Dept To Lift Russia Sanctions
    Jun02

    Report: Trump Admin Secretly Pressured State Dept To Lift Russia Sanctions

    Immediately after entering the White House, the Trump administration embarked on a secret, forceful push to lift economic sanctions against Russia, Yahoo News reported Thursday. Senior Trump officials went toe-to-toe with former Obama administration and State Department staffers scrambling to curtail their efforts and to stall an order to develop...

    Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: a Crib Sheet
    Jun02

    Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: a Crib Sheet

    President Donald Trump still has not taken the necessary steps to distance himself from his businesses while in office. In accordance with a plan that he and one of his lawyers, Sheri Dillon, laid out at a press conference on January 11, Trump has filed paperwork to remove himself from the day-to-day operation of his eponymous organization....

    The Battle of Midway Anniversary: 75 Years Ago, America and Japan Clashed (And China Is Studying the Results)
    Jun02

    The Battle of Midway Anniversary: 75 Years Ago, America and Japan Clashed (And China Is Studying the Results)

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Asia What does Beijing think? On this solemn anniversary of the Midway Battle, Americans must first and foremost remember the extraordinary heroes of those dark days. On June 4th 1942, several entire squadrons of intrepid US Navy pilots were sacrificed. For example, every single one of the fifteen aircraft from...